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Michael Allemana


Guitarist Michael Allemana has been performing in Chicago since the 1990s, including fifteen years with Von Freeman at the New Apartment Lounge. In 2020, Mike earned his PhD in Ethnomusicology from the University of Chicago with a dissertation that explores, in part, the contributions of the Freeman family to Chicago cultural life. Together with George Freeman, Allemana has been performed since 2013 as the George Freeman/Mike Allemana Organ Quartet and continues to rehearse and develop new musical endeavors.