Von Freeman http://wkms.org en Archives: Commentary - Von Freeman and the Definition of Celebrity http://wkms.org/post/archives-commentary-von-freeman-and-definition-celebrity <p>RIP Von Freeman, Chicago jazz legend, who passed away at 88 today. (<a href="http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/music/chi-von-freeman-dies-chicago-jazz-music-20120813,0,7008651.column">Article from Chicago Tribune</a>). We pulled this commentary from the archives by Cafe Jazz host Brian Clardy, recorded in 2007.</p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; ">Earl Lavon Freeman, one of Chicago&#39;s most influential Jazz elders, has been playing tenor saxophone since the 1930s. Dr. Brian Clardy talks about why Von Freeman defines the meaning of celebrity.</span></p><p> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 22:45:15 +0000 Brian Clardy 20711 at http://wkms.org Archives: Commentary - Von Freeman and the Definition of Celebrity