Robert Marovich shines a light on the humble origins of a majestic genre and its indispensable bond to the city where it found its voice: Chicago.
“A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music” Saturday, April 25 at 2pm Woodson Regional Library, Auditorium 9525 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL Book Discussion & Signing with Robert Marovich. Featuring performances by special guest artists. See more at: City of Chicago :: Chicago Gospel Music Festival - [...]
Journal of Gospel Music Editor-in-Chief Bob Marovich has written the definitive history of gospel music from Chicago, the genre's birthplace. Available from the University of Illinois Press starting in April 2015. Read more here: UI Press | Robert Marovich | A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music. [...]