Out on the corner of Cherokee and Lemp on Saturday afternoon, bandleader and music educator Chris Tomlin was wrangling his Saint Boogie crew before their march westward. He was in his element—a kind of second line—ideal for the former New Orleans native.
Just before the Marquise Knox Blues Revue closed out the Fifteenth Old Webster Jazz and Blues Festival on Saturday, Webster Groves Mayor Gerri Welch shared a few impressive statistics.
Oh ye merry music fans, do we have a compilation for you. The second volume of KDHXmas features 17 artists from St. Louis and beyond, all playing brand new and/or familiar songs to make the season bright.
Thursdays at the Intersection brought Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers to Strauss Park this week.
Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers set up for an uptempo version of Ethel Waters's 1925 original that conjured an eclectic mix of hot jazz and swing.
From dress to affect, Miss Jubilee exudes the good-old-American, bluesy, swing jazz that she and her band the Humdingers work to renew in St. Louis.