St. Louis Jazz

It’s the start of another new month, and so it’s time once again to check in on StLJN’s sibling site Heliocentric Worlds, where each day there’s posted a different online music video, drawing on genres including jazz, blues, soul, funk, classic rock, prog rock, experimental, and more. The five most-watched videos added to the site […]

Here’s StLJN’s latest wrap-up of assorted links and short news items of local interest: * The new Miles Davis album The Lost Septet, a live recording featuring the trumpeter’s 1971 band that made no studio albums, was reviewed by London Jazz News. * In related news, a previously unheard bootleg audio recording of Davis’ 1970 […]

Jazz St. Louis will celebrate their 25th anniversary with a free online event on Friday, October 2. From its origins as the “Just Jazz” concert series presented by the late Barbara Rose at the Majestic Hotel downtown, Jazz St. Louis has grown into a top presenter of touring and local jazz performers with its own […]

Here’s StLJN’s latest wrap-up of assorted links and short news items of local interest: * St. Louis natives Eric Person and Keyon Harrold are among the recipients of a new round of composer commissions from the NYC-based Jazz Coalition. * The restoration of Miles Davis’ childhood home (pictured) by the not-for-profit organization House of Miles […]

Here’s StLJN’s latest wrap-up of assorted links and short news items of local interest: * Tom “Papa” Ray, proprietor of Vintage Vinyl and presenter of the “Soul Selector” program airing Monday afternoons on KDHX (88.1 FM), is hosting a new program on local PBS affiliate Nine Network. According to a report from the Riverfront Times‘ […]

Here’s StLJN’s latest wrap-up of assorted links and short news items of local interest: * Members of the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA), including The Sheldon, Off Broadway, Old Rock House and more than a dozen others in St. Louis, are asking music fans to contact their Representatives and Senators in Washington DC to express […]

It’s the start of another new month, which means it’s time once again to check in on StLJN”s sibling site Heliocentric Worlds, where each day there’s posted a new online music video, drawing on genres including jazz, blues, soul, funk, classic rock, prog rock, experimental, and more. The five most-watched videos added to the site […]

Here’s StLJN’s latest wrap-up of assorted links and short news items of local interest: * Trumpeter Jim Manley (pictured) was the featured guest on the most recent episode of brass manufacturer Stomvi USA’s “Schools of Thought” webcast. * Syncopated Times this week published a review of Cool It If You Can, the most recent album […]

Jazz St. Louis and the Kranzberg Arts Foundation have announced a new concert series called Open Air, which will bring live music back to the Grand Center district on Friday and Saturday nights starting in August and continuing through October. The series will take place in what’s described as “a spacious, covered, outdoor area” next […]

Sunday Session: July 26, 2020 Charles Tolliver Here’s this week’s roundup of various music-related items of interest: * Soft Machine today (TheBlueMoment.com)* Emitt Rhodes, RIP (BrooklynVegan.com)* After The All-Stars: Live At The Lighthouse 1960-1972 (WFIU)* Of “St. James Infirmary” and COVID-19 (Jazz Times)* Wynton Marsalis On The Future Of New York City (Gothamist.com)* Charles Tolliver: […]


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