Lester Bowie

  • Music

    March 3, 2010
  • Music

    May 14, 2008
  • 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

    December 1, 2004

    Russell Gunn

    Wednesday, December 1, through Saturday, December 4; Jazz at the Bistro

  • News

    June 16, 2004
  • Music

    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

    September 4, 2002

    Garaj Mahal

    Sunday, September 8; Broadway Oyster Bar

  • Music

    May 30, 2001
  • Music

    April 18, 2001

    Donkey Business

    The Unheard Music Series reissues Funky Donkey, a classic of St. Louis jazz

  • 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

  • Culture

    February 16, 2000

    Soul Deep

    Urban Bush Women and the David Murray Octet (Edison Theatre)

  • Music

    December 29, 1999

    Critical Mass

    RFT music critics offer a cut-and-paste compendium of the year in music. Everyone's wrong. Everyone's right.

  • Music

    November 10, 1999


    A tribute to the great trumpeter Lester Bowie

  • Music

    February 10, 1999

    Gunn Play

    Former east St. Louis trumpeter Russell Gunn appears at the Sheldon as his major-label debut, Ethnomusicology, Volume 1, hits the shelves

  • Music

    December 9, 1998

    All That Jazz

    There's live jazz in St. Louis -- you just have to know where to look for it