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Together Through Music

As we all weather these difficult times, we remember how music can bind us together, heal our wounds, touch our hearts, and refresh our souls. We invite you to listen to some of Jazz St. Louis’ performers play, sing, and share their music. While we can’t join together in person, we can enjoy together in […]

Spring Is Here

And suddenly it’s spring! While we can’t be physically together, know that we at Jazz St. Louis have your back. Take a break from the COVID-19 drama, ease your anxieties, and appreciate the sounds of spring with help from some of jazz’s favorite musicians. Also helpful when used as a spring cleaning soundtrack 😉 Music. […]

Remembering McCoy Tyner

My heart is heavy to learn of the passing of one of the great legends of jazz, McCoy Tyner.  I will never forget how excited I was when he opened my first full season at Jazz St. Louis.  Having a chance to hear one of the great masters in the intimacy of the Bistro was […]

Dave Grelle: The Soul and Riff

Dave Grelle’s Playadors take the stage on March 13th and 14th. Jazz St. Louis enjoyed a cup of coffee with Dave to learn more about his background, upcoming show, and how he came up with the name “Playadors.” Jazz St. Louis (JSL):  Tell us a little about your music background. Dave Grelle (DG): Well I’m […]

Adaron “Pops” Jackson: No Boundaries

One of Jazz St. Louis’ most beloved individuals is Adaron “Pops” Jackson. He’s been a part of the Jazz St. Louis family for years as a performer, educator, and accompanist for our WeBop program. He returns to the Ferring Bistro stage this coming Wednesday and Thursday. We caught up with Pops to learn more about […]

Nate Smith: Leaving jazz better than he found it

It’s no question we work with talented people. The artists we book at Jazz St. Louis define talent. Every now and then, we encounter someone special. Not only is this person an accomplished musician, but there’s a certain je ne sais quois that separates this artist from the rest. Nate Smith is one such artist, […]

Gratitude in 2019

We have so much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving, including the many successes of our past and present students, all of the support we receive from the St. Louis community and beyond, and all of the partnerships we’ve had this year. It’s been an exciting year of collaborations, and we look forward to doing […]