The municipality of University City in recent years has been known for producing a number of successful jazz musicians, including pianist Peter Martin, trumpeter and singer Jeremy Davenport, saxophonist Todd Williams, and bassists Neal Caine and Chris Thomas.
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Mae Wheeler: 1934-2011Singer Mae Wheeler, who earned the nickname "Lady Jazz" entertaining several generations of St. Louisans, died Wednesday evening at her home in Maryland Heights after a long illness. She was 77.
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Ed: Mae Wheeler, known as Lady Jazz, died Wednesday at her home in Maryland Heights. Read about her life and accomplishments both in the arts and as a philanthropist -- below, Dean Minderman talks to seven people who knew and worked with Wheeler.
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T.S Eliot once wrote that April is cruelest month, but here in St. Louis, December is turning out to be cruel for local music venues. On the heels of the recent announcement that Lucas School House will close at the year's end, the Webster Groves club Cookie's Jazz and More also is ending its run t ... More >>