With firm roots in St. Louis soil, New Music Circle stands proud as the city's oldest group of its type. Exploring sound while focusing on live performance, NMC brings artists of jazz, noise and contemporary composition to St. Louis with an emphasis on locations. Beginning in 1959, NMC has spent o ... More >>
Julius Hemphill may not have resided in St. Louis for his entire life. But it didn't take long for the jazz legend to make his mark in the Gateway City. Hemphill -- who was born on this day in 1938 -- was an jazz virtuoso who unleashed a string of groundbreaking music over his career. Born in Texas ... More >>
Local scientist/historian Dennis Owsley compiles a history of jazz, while Calexico talk about their new music.
Catching up with the World Sax Quartet, atoning for V-Day sins with Stars and heralding the triumphant return of the Smoking Popes
B-Sides cops to liking the Black Eyed Peas, talks to local-boy-done-good Marty Ehrlich and dreams up some new logos for American Idol contestants
The Laramie Project lives on
On Saturday, September 4, we tuned in to local musical frequencies in their vast and varied incarnations. What we heard, all day and all night:
When Irish eyes ain't smilin'
Official genius Ken Vandermark wants to reach people who don't know they like jazz
The latest incarnation of the Third Lip Cabaret bulges with intriguing entertainment
A tribute to the great trumpeter Lester Bowie