St Louis Blues is 100 years old
There have been so many wonderful
jazz versions of St Louis Blues –
including those of Count Basie, the
Mills Brothers, the Boswell
Sisters, Johnny Dodds, Bing Crosby
and Duke Ellington, JC
Higginbotham, Paul Robeson, Billie
Holiday and Benny Carter ...
STL jazz trumpeter Floyd LeFlore mourned by family, friends, fellow artists Jazz St. Louis Tickets
At the memorial service on Saturday
morning for Floyd A. LeFlore Jr.,
the jazz trumpeter and poet from
St. Louis, the Rev. Lee Goodman
invoked "pastoral privilege" to
skip his scheduled eulogy. "We'll
instead go to a selection," Rev.
Goodman said ...
Re-formed trio Tracer launches Jazz at Holmes Sept. 11 Jazz St. Louis Tickets
In the 1970s and '80s, the St.
Louis band Tracer was one of the
area's premier exponents of
fusion-style jazz, combining
electric instruments with elements
of rock, funk and rhythm and blues.
Now, pianist Ptah Williams has
reunited with bassist Darrell ...