Jimmy Tomasello & Bill Brickey
Recorded April 28, 2017 Archived April 28, 2017 41:58 minutes
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DescriptionJimmy T., as he is affectionately known by all, is one of the most familiar faces at the Old Town School. Now the head of the Guitar, Bass and Songwriting program, Jimmy's worked here since starting in the music store over 40 years ago. In a conversation recorded at the school on January 25th, 2017, Jimmy talked to his friend and fellow teacher Bill Brickey about his musical origins and growing up in Chicago's Austin neighborhood. Go to www.oldtownschool.org/StoryCorps to hear selected excerpts from this and many more interviews collected as part of the StoryCorps-Old Town School partnership.