Art Ensemble of Chicago

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2014

    The 100 Greatest St. Louis Songs

    By Roy Kasten, Christian Schaeffer and RFT Music St. Louis isn't just a city. It's a song. Or rather songs, hundreds, thousands and more. Don't bother counting. We tried. In back rooms and basements, on stages and streets, musicians have paid tribute to St. Louis again and again. Place matters. St ... More >>

  • Music

    May 14, 2008

    Chicago Afrobeat Project

    9 p.m. Saturday, May 17. Lucas School House, 1220 Allen Avenue

  • News

    June 16, 2004
  • Music

    June 2, 2004
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    September 24, 2003

    Best Gospel Artist

    Fontella Bass

  • Music

    August 6, 2003

    Rescue Mission

    The legendary St. Louis songstress Fontella Bass headlines a benefit for the Blues Mission Fund

  • Music

    December 12, 2001

    Crunk and Disorderly

    Timbaland and Organized Noize are making the music go bang, and rap radio's never sounded so good

  • Music

    January 3, 2001

    Found Sound

    The Unheard Music Series documents essential recordings of free improvisation, from the early '60s through the mid-'80s

  • Music

    November 22, 2000

    Legendary Heart

    Fontella Bass travels the world spreading her soul and gospel, but she's less well known in her own hometown

  • Music

    November 10, 1999


    A tribute to the great trumpeter Lester Bowie

  • Music

    October 27, 1999


    Carl Craig delivers sci-fi jazz to the techno cognoscenti