In case you don’t know — and chances are pretty good that if you aren’t from Chicago or a house music-head, you may not — the picture above is that of Frankie Knuckles. Knuckles, who passed away in 2014, is commonly known as the “Godfather of House Music,” […]
Back in Millennium Park for the 4th year running.
The amazing people at the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events have announced their 2019 calendar, and there are a lot of reasons to get excited about: house […]
Ladies and Gentlemen!Here is the song that we have been preparing and waiting for – a special masterpiece in Chicago’s collection – Street Player! (now available at https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/leonidfriendsfeatarturosandova)And to make it even more special we have invited a special guest to play it with us – the world-famous jazz star Maestro Arturo Sandoval!Special thanks to him for the amazing solo that has adorned the song and added his unique charm!We never stop telling thanks to Chicago for their inspiration!Special gratitude goes to Danny Seraphine, David Hawk Wolinski, Peter Cetera and Donnie Dacus!Well, enjoy this unique product of our team creation – the summer release that will get you all to dance!
Posted by Leonid & Friends on Monday, June 25, 2018
Leonid & Friends
“I always say in Chicago, bad is good and good is bad,” Freakeasy co-founder Matt Fusello says over a plate of late night lo mein in the Windy City’s Chinatown. Fusello and Freakeasy partner Striz have asked Mixmag out to slurp down noodles in order to impart the feel and history for this legendary Chicago […]
In 1987, a group called Rhythm Controll released a track that would contain probably the most sampled speech in House music history: “My House.” Featuring the vocal prowess of a then unknown […]
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What does house music have to do with White Sox baseball?
In the beginning, there was Jack, and Jack had a groove.
And from this groove came the groove of all grooves.
And while one day viciously throwing down on his box, Jack boldy declared,
‘Let there be HOUSE!’
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