St. Louis Jazz Talk
Be sure to tune in from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays for St. Louis Jazz Talk, a production of WSIE-FM honoring the great jazz talent we have in the St. Louis area–both current and past. Join Dick Ulett and co-hosts Mike and Rob Silverman as they talk with local talent and feature their music. WSIE-FM loves St. Louis and the jazz that emanates from this great city. That’s St. Louis Jazz Talk on WSIE-FM…Modern American Jazz for the St. Louis Region.
If you’re a St. Louis-based jazz musician and you’d like to submit CDs for possible airtime on the Sunday morning show, USPS them to: ATTN: Greg Conroy, WSIE-FM, SIUE, 50 Hairpin Drive, Edwardsville, IL 62026-1773.
Various Artists @ Thurman’s During May
Here are the groups playing during May at the Thurman Grill in the Shaw Neighborhood in The Lou: at 8 on the 28th, singer Joe Mancuso and guitarist Dave Black.
Holmes, Lennon And True Out And About
Vocalist Debby Lennon will perform with her group–pianist Carolbeth True, bassist Ric Vise and drummer Dave True–at 7 p.m. Friday, May 29th, at Concord Trinity Methodist Church, 5275 South Lindbergh (between Gravois and Tesson Ferry). The concert is free and is part of an ongoing series. For information: Concord Concerts or call 314.842.2060. Trumpeter Randy Holmes and his quartet–with vocalist Kim Fuller, pianist Carolbeth True, bassist Glen Smith and drummer Kevin Gianino–will perform the music of Billie Holiday and other jazz greats at The Ozark Theatre from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday, May 30.
Mancuso, Glenn To Headline
Award-winning jazz vocalists Joe Mancuso and Charles Glenn will headline the Second Annual Voices of St. Louis Concert Benefiting Multiple Sclerosis research starting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, at The Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Boulevard, in St. Louis in back of The Fox Theatre. This musical event will also spotlight St. Louis vocalists Justin Mayfield and Zelina Star. The mission of this annual event is to raise money for MS research and to showcase up and coming St. Louis based singers. The band for the event is made up of St. Louis musicians including guitarist Dave Black, Pete Ruthenburg on piano, bassist Vince Clark, tenor saxophonist Christopher Braig, violinist Nikki Glenn and drummer James Jackson. Tickets are available through MetroTix, 314-534-eleven-eleven.
Jazz Jam At Shaker’s
Shaker’s, 554 East Broadway, in Alton, is the place for a weekly jazz jam session from 6-10 p.m. Wednesdays, hosted by Ellen Martinez and Bob Werner. Amps and PA systems are provided. More information is available by calling (618) 462-4945.
Joe Mancuso At Nathalie’s
Doug Burns Duo At The Feasting Fox
Vocalist and horn player Doug Burns along with keyboardist Jan Ammerman (aka The Doug Burns Duo) appear from 7:30-9:30 p.m. every first Wednesday of the month at the Feasting Fox Restaurant