Grant Green

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2014

    Nick Waterhouse on the Blues and the Abstract Truth

    If we take the physicists at their science, then yes, you can get something out of nothing. The cosmos, for starters. Music is another matter. Ex nihilo might be fine for the Big Bang or God or John Cage's " 4'33" - nothing out of nothing -- but if music makes you move, think, feel or dream, it's ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2013

    Here is the Difference Between "Good" Music and "Cool" Music

    The comment that a band is "good at what it does" is a polite attempt to acknowledge the talents of a group outside of one's wheelhouse. But the phrase tends to come off as a dismissive, backhanded compliment, the type of statement a person makes to avoid actually forming an opinion. The underlying ... More >>

  • Music

    October 6, 2011

    Larry Brown Jr.

    7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, October 7 and 8. BB's Jazz Blues & Soups, 700 South Broadway.

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    The Draft Thread

    Well, here we go, everybody. The Draft is finally here, and now we wait for the Nationals to tell us what we already know. Aaaaand there we are. Strasburg is the pick at #1. In other news, the sun came up in the East this morning, and likely will again tomorrow. 

  • Music

    December 5, 2007

    Smooth Operators

    Schoolhouse Rock's songwriter celebrates a few special birthdays in St. Louis while we pit Kenny G vs. Trans-Siberian Orchestra in a fight to the holiday death.

  • News

    September 13, 2006

    Blue Sunday

    Bennie Smith: 1933-2006.

  • News

    June 15, 2005

    Buffet of Champions

    You came, you saw, you voted: the winners of the 2005 Riverfront Times Music Awards

  • Music

    December 1, 1999


    Jazz musicians Dave Stone and Eric Markowitz are cookin' at their weekly Cafe Mangia gigs