All posts by satvikakhera

Chicago street musicians convert “non- believers”

By Yingxu Jane Hao & Satvika Khera

M

alik Cohran has performed in Chicago his whole life.

He is the son of legendary Chicago jazz musician Kelan Phil Cohran, who is best known for his trumpet performances in the Sun Ra Arkestra in the early ‘60s.

“I’m a person who loves music. I’m fortunate enough to be someone who decided as a kid what I wanted to do,” Cohran said.

Malik Cohran and Ronald Christian play on Michigan Avenue.(Yingxu Jane Hao & Satvika Khera/MEDILL)

Continue reading