By RFT Music
By Drew Ailes
By Bob McMahon
By Allison Babka
By Kelsey McClure
By Carolina de Busto
By Ben Westhoff and Sarah Purkrabek
By Steve Brennan
Sounds Like: Remember that pianist at your daughter's school's talent show who wowed you with her mastery of styles as disparate as jazzy pop, ballads, tango and country? Well, now that you've gotten past her alternately stirring and lilting voice and her drummer's busy playing, you've noticed her lyrics and are having second thoughts about telling your kid to play with her.
Instrumentation: Piano and drums, with a sampler for a harpsichord and sound effects for one song
3124 Cherokee St.
St. Louis, MO 63118
Category: Bars and Clubs
Region: St. Louis - South City
Crowd Response: Most music showcase attendees hadn't arrived on Washington Avenue for Ellen Cook and her drummer Matt's 2 p.m. performance, but a handful of loyal fans cheered and danced in the tiny shaded area of the parking lot.
Year Formed: 2008
Next St. Louis Show: June 29th at El Lenador
What is the secret to your unique fashion sense? "Value Village and garage sales," says Cook.