Julius Hemphill

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2013

    New Music Circle Celebrates Its 55th Season with Saxophonist Marty Ehrlich

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    Happy Birthday to Jazz Virtuoso Julius Hemphill

    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 >>

  • Music

    September 20, 2006

    History Never Repeats

    Local scientist/historian Dennis Owsley compiles a history of jazz, while Calexico talk about their new music.

  • Music

    February 15, 2006

    I Need You Around

    Catching up with the World Sax Quartet, atoning for V-Day sins with Stars and heralding the triumphant return of the Smoking Popes

  • Music

    January 4, 2006

    Let's Get It Started

    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

  • Calendar

    November 3, 2004

    Life After Matthew

    The Laramie Project lives on

  • News

    September 8, 2004

    Song of the STL

    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:

  • Calendar

    November 19, 2003

    Violence and Drama in Belfast

    When Irish eyes ain't smilin'

  • Music

    March 26, 2003

    Hitting the Mark

    Official genius Ken Vandermark wants to reach people who don't know they like jazz

  • Music

    July 19, 2000

    Fat Lip

    The latest incarnation of the Third Lip Cabaret bulges with intriguing entertainment

  • Music

    November 10, 1999


    A tribute to the great trumpeter Lester Bowie

  • Culture

    January 13, 1999