Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>
Art and life co-habitate, informing, imitating, and enriching each other constantly. Each week in Better Living Through Music, RFT Music writer Ryan Wasoba explores this symbiotic relationship. Last night, I did not attend the greatest concert of my life. Alarm Will Sound, the New York miniature o ... More >>
About a week ago, our Northwest sister paper Seattle Weekly ran a post about the diminishing popularity of jazz. Watch for a lengthy reply by RFT Music's devilishly handsome resident jazz guitar school dropout later this week. In the meantime, here are the six most bizarre crossover attempts by jazz ... More >>
Jazz music has a history of drummers who have made their mark at a young age. In the 1960s, the late Tony Williams was barely old enough to qualify for a driver's license when he was hired to join Miles Davis' famous quintet. More recently, saxophonist Branford Marsalis tapped Justin Faulkner to joi ... More >>
7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 1 to Saturday, February 4. Jazz at the Bistro, 3536 Washington Avenue.
Jazz St. Louis today announced that pianist Brad Mehldau is coming to St. Louis to play Wednesday, April 6 and Thursday, April 7 at Jazz at the Bistro. Mehldau, who is one of the most critically acclaimed jazz musicians of the past decade, last performed here with his trio in April 2008 at ... More >>
Jannica HoneyFrightened Rabbit plays a sold-out show tonight at the Old Rock House. Read Roy Kasten's interview here.Friday, May 7 *Frightened Rabbit/Maps and Atlases, Old Rock House - SOLD OUT *Neil Hamburger, Firebird *Leslie and the Badgers/Ferraby Lionheart, Blueberry Hill's Duck Room *Bo ... More >>
8 p.m. Saturday, May 8. The Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center, One University Drive at Natural Bridge Road on the campus of University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Old, new, borrowed and true
A year-end wrap-up of what we adored, what was ignored and what the new year will bring.
2005's best and brightest albums
Jazz instead of rocks
Week of October 15, 2003
The Dave Holland Big Band is just one of the highlights of the 2003 U.S. Bank St. Louis Jazz Festival
Week of March 6, 2002
The Fucking Champs wage their solitary war on the wuss hegemony, the indie-rock cabal, the bass and soundmen
Friday and Saturday, Sept. 15 and 16; Sheldon Concert Hall
There's live jazz in St. Louis -- you just have to know where to look for it