[Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>
Keith Richards early in his career. February is Black History Month, the mere existence of which is a reminder that white people have spent a majority of America's existence being total dicks. When it comes to popular music, Caucasians are like a race comprising Winona Ryders who have no prob ... More >>
7:30 p.m. Sunday, January 22. The Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Boulevard.
The movie Do It Again.The annual St. Louis International Film Festival (that's SLIFF for short) began last night and runs through November 21. As it does every year, SLIFF features a generous selection of music-related documentaries. Here's the rundown. For the RFT's full coverage of the film ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsBefore we get to the list, I want to make clear that this is not a Christmas-bashing article, but simply a piece listing ten Christmas songs that are so awful they should never be played again for any reason. I love Christmas, I love the season and I love the spirit -- and th ... More >>
Why waste money (or steal) those bogus Thriller remixes when you can get better Michael Jackson reinventions legally — for free? Plus, the history of the classic Harlem Globetrotters song "Sweet Georgia Brown."
A year-end wrap-up of what we adored, what was ignored and what the new year will bring.
(Mangia, south St. Louis)
Wednesday, April 13, through Saturday, April 16; Jazz at the Bistro (3536 Washington Avenue)
Beauty Shop is clipped straight from its predecessors
Pipa at the Gates of Dawn
All at Euclid Records
Week of February 11, 2004
I Can't Stop (Blue Note)
Erstwhile St. Louis singer/songwriter Emory Joseph specializes in funky country
Hometown legend Bennie Smith joins other blues greats at the "Guitar Masters 2002" show
Renowned session drummer Ndugu Chancler heads up a celebration of the beat at UM-St. Louis
A jazzman who went looking for his dream in New York and found it in St. Louis
Ethnomusicology, Vol. 2 (Justin Time)
U. City native Peter Martin releases a live album for local label MaxJazz's new piano series
Fans of the late jazzman will find an upcoming Webster University concert to their liking
Wednesday-Saturday, March 29-April 1; Jazz at the Bistro
The 1999-2000 season of Jazz at the Bistro gets under way
St. Louis saxophonist Greg Osby returns from New York to showcase and celebrate the past and future legends of Blue Note Records