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  1. Jazz this week: Jon Batiste, Gaslight Cabaret Festival fall series...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    This week's calendar of jazz and creative music in St. Louis offers the chance for a close-up look at a top TV bandleader, the start of this fall's Gaslight Cabaret Festival, and more. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, October 17 Since it doesn't seem to have been publicly announced anywhere else, this seems like a good place to note that organist Dr. Lonnie Smith, who previously was announced as performing Wednesday through Sunday of this week at Jazz St. Louis, last month cancelled a number of upcoming performances, including his St. Louis dates, due to illness.

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  2. StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Introducing Alex MercadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    Today, let's take a look at some videos featuring pianist Alex Mercado , who will make his St. Louis debut in a concert next Friday, September 28 at the Kranzberg Arts Center . The date is part of a brief tour of the Midwest, for which Mercado will be accompanied by Rodrigo Villanueva on drums and St. Louis' own Bob DeBoo on bass.

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  3. Jazz this week: Byron Stripling; Bonearama; Lee, McPhee, Corsano &...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    This week's calendar of live jazz and creative music in St. Louis includes New Music Circle's first concerts of their 60th season; the return of a popular trumpeter and singer to Jazz St. Louis; the drummer of The Bad Plus in one of his several side projects; and more. Let's go to the highlights ... Wednesday, September 19 Trumpeter Byron Stripling returns to Jazz St. Louis for the first of five nights of performances.

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  4. Jazz this week: Grand Marquis, Anita Jackson, a tribute to Louis Armstrong, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    This week's calendar of live jazz and creative music in St. Louis includes a tribute to Louis Armstrong, a couple of summer concert series coming to a close for the year, jump blues from Kansas City, and more. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, July 25 Trumpeter and vocalist Dawn Weber and her Electro Funk Assembly play a free concert to wrap up this summer's Whitaker Music Festival at Missouri Botanical Garden.

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  5. Jazz this week: Gateway Jazz Festival, celebrating Dennis Owsley, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    This week's calendar of live jazz and creative music in St. Louis includes a multi-artist bill of contemporary jazz and R&B, a celebration of a longtime local jazz radio personality, and more. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, July 18 The Ambassadors of Swing return to Tin Roof St. Louis , and singer Joe Mancuso and guitarist Dave Black will perform at Parkside Grille .

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  6. Jazz this week: Adam Larson, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Summerset festival, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    It's a busy week for jazz and creative music in St. Louis, with festivals presenting smooth jazz and swing dance; New Orleans music from one of that city's classic bands and from a St. Louis expat; and more. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, July 11 Saxophonist Adam Larson is in town and will present a free public performance/workshop at Saxquest.

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  7. Jazz this week: David Sanborn, U City Jazz Festival, two Miles Davis tributes, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    It's a week to celebrate St. Louis' hometown jazz heroes, as the calendar of upcoming jazz and creative music performances includes the return of the best-known living jazz musician who grew up here; a couple of tributes to the most famous St. Louis-area jazz musician of them all; plus plenty of other noteworthy gigs featuring local players. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, June 6 Saxophonist David Sanborn is back home with his new quintet for the first of four nights of performances at Jazz St. Louis .

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  8. Jazz this week: Poncho Sanchez; Cooper-Moore, Abrams & Drake;...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    The busy Memorial Day weekend schedule of live jazz and creative music in St. Louis includes the return of a leading light of Latin jazz; an all-star assembly of creative improvisors; a benefit raising funds for scholarships in the name of the late St. Louis saxophonist Willie Akins, and more. Let's go the highlights.... Wednesday, May 23 Percussionist Poncho Sanchez and his band, who are pretty much the gold standard these days for small combo Latin jazz, perform for the first of four nights at Jazz St. Louis .

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  9. Jazz this week: Dawn Weber, Terence Blanchard and the E-Collective,...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    This week's calendar of live jazz and creative music in St. Louis features plenty of brass, with performances headlined by one local trumpeter and singer; one visiting trumpeter who's become quite familiar to local listeners; one star trombonist who's helping pay tribute to some St. Louisans; and more.

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  10. Jazz this week: Terell Stafford, STL Free Jazz Collective, Brian Culbertson, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    This week's calendar of live jazz and creative music in St. Louis includes return visits from a top mainstream trumpeter, a popular smooth jazz groove-maker, and an acclaimed new music ensemble, as well as free improv, vintage jazz, big band swing, and more. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, May 9 Trumpeter Terell Stafford returns with his quintet for the first of four nights of performances at Jazz at the Bistro.

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  11. Jazz this week: John Scofield & Joe Lovano, Julian Vaughn, Eddie Gomez Trio, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    This week's calendar of live jazz and creative music in St. Louis includes the reunion tour of two major jazz stars; a rare visit from a famed bassist; a couple of tributes to Duke Ellington; and plenty of other sounds ranging from vintage to experimental. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, April 25 Guitarist John Scofield and saxophonist Joe Lovano bring their quartet to Jazz at the Bistro for the first of four nights, continuing through Saturday.

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  12. Jazz this week: Ken Page, Miller, Mulkerhar & Lefkowitz-Brown, C....Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    It's a busy week for live jazz and creative music in St. Louis, with performances in styles ranging from cabaret to vintage jazz to fusion to experimental intermedia and beyond. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, April 4 Singer, actor and St. Louis native Ken Page , now living back in his hometown after a distinguished career on Broadway and in film, will perform his cabaret show for the first of two nights at Jazz at the Bistro .

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  13. Jazz this week: Alicia Olatuja, jazz for Valentine's Day, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    For the second consecutive week, the calendar of live jazz and creative music in St. Louis features performances by a local expat making a triumphant return home after earning national acclaim. For more about that and the other jazz shows happening around town, let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, February 14 Singer Alicia Olatuja performs for the first of four nights at Jazz at the Bistro .

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  14. Jazz this week: Keyon Harrold, a tribute to Michael Jackson, Mardi Gras, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    This week's calendar of jazz and creative music in St. Louis includes the return of a favorite local son, a tribute to the late "King of Pop," various Mardi Gras festivities, and more. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, February 7 Trumpeter Keyon Harrold returns home to perform for the first of two nights at Jazz at the Bistro Harrold currently is riding high thanks to the critical and commercial success of The Mugician , his second album as a leader, and the publicity last year surrounding the feature film Miles Ahead , which prominently featured the Ferguson native on its soundtrack.

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  15. Jazz this week: Maceo Parker, Barb Jungr & John McDaniel, Ryan Keberle, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    This week's calendar of live jazz and creative music in St. Louis features one of the godfathers of funk saxophone, cabaret interpretations of the music of the Beatles, the return of a popular free concert series, and more. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, January 24 Saxophonist Maceo Parker opens a four-night engagement continuing through Saturday at Jazz at the Bistro.

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  16. Jazz this week: Lea DeLaria with Janis Siegel, New Year's Eve jazz, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    For the last week of the year, the calendar of live jazz and creative music in St. Louis features a homecoming for another local native who's made good on the national stage, plus a variety of musical options for New Year's Eve, and more. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, December 27 Singer, actor and Belleville native Lea DeLaria will perform for the first of two nights at Jazz at the Bistro.

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  17. Jeter Thompson 1930 - 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2017 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    Pianist Jeter Thompson, whose leadership of the groups Quartette TrAŠs Bien and Trio TrAŠs Bien made him a significant figure on the St. Louis jazz scene from the Gaslight Square era into the 21st century, died on Friday, December 1. He was 87 years old. Born in St. Louis on March 16, 1930, Thompson started playing piano at five years old, and made his first professional appearance at age 16 in 1946, performing with saxophonist Emmett Carter at a downtown club called the Coconut Grove.

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  18. Jazz this week: Take 6, Tatsuya Nakatani, Bonerama, Xmas jazz around town, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2017 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    It's going to be a busy few days for jazz and creative music in St. Louis, and though a couple of high-profile shows are sold out , there's still going to be plenty of music - holiday and other - available on local stages. Let's go to the highlights.

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  19. Jazz this week: Jane Monheit, Douglas Ewart and the STL Free Jazz...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    This week's busy calendar of live jazz and creative music in St. Louis includes a return engagement from one of the most popular female vocalists in jazz; a couple of shows featuring adventurous woodwind players; the first few of what will be many holiday-themed concerts for the season; and more. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, November 29 Singer Jane Monheit returns to St. Louis for the first of four nights at Jazz at the Bistro .

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  20. Douglas Ewart to perform with STL Free Jazz Collective on Saturday, December 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    Multi-instrumentalist Douglas Ewart is coming to St. Louis to perform with the STL Free Jazz Collective on Saturday, December 2 at the 14th Street Artist Community , 2701 N 14th St in the Old North neighborhood. The concert is free and open to the public, thanks to funding from the Regional Arts Commission.

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