Jeremy Davenport http://news.stlpublicradio.org en The Jazz History Of St. Louis-Part 9: The Early 2000's http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/jazz-history-st-louis-part-9-early-2000s <p>The Jazz Unlimited Sunday, June 2, will be the “Jazz History of St. Louis-Part 9: The Early 2000’s.”&nbsp; Even though 9/11 put fear into the nation, the St. Louis jazz scene continued to revive until the Great Recession that started in 2007.&nbsp; After that, gigs were few and far between for several years.&nbsp; Jazz at the Bistro became one of the great jazz clubs in the world.&nbsp; The Sheldon continued to bring local and national groups into St. Louis.&nbsp; The City Bank St. Wed, 29 May 2013 17:47:31 +0000 Dennis Owsley 26849 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Jazz History Of St. Louis-Part 9: The Early 2000's The Jazz History Of St. Louis-Part 7: The 1970’s And 1980’s: Dark Times And Rebirth http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/jazz-history-st-louis-part-7-1970-s-and-1980-s-dark-times-and-rebirth <p>On the May 19 Jazz Unlimited show, we will find out that the jazz scene in St. Louis went through a dark time and the beginnings of a rebirth in the 1970’s and 1980’s.&nbsp; College and high school jazz programs began and Charlie Menees brought a traditional jazz and swing program to KWMU.&nbsp; The 1986 University City High School sent their jazz band to the Montreux Jazz Festival and all the member of the 1987 Todd Williams Quintet went on to solid professional careers.&nbsp; A small group of experimentalists was still in St. Fri, 17 May 2013 01:02:45 +0000 Dennis Owsley 26476 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Jazz History Of St. Louis-Part 7: The 1970’s And 1980’s: Dark Times And Rebirth St. Louis Native, Jazz Trumpeter And Vocalist Jeremy Davenport Performs At Jazz St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-native-jazz-trumpeter-and-vocalist-jeremy-davenport-performs-jazz-st-louis <p>St. Louis native <a href="http://jeremydavenport.com/">Jeremy Davenport</a> is a jazz trumpeter and vocalist now based in New Orleans.</p><p>Davenport, 42, grew up in a family of musicians.&nbsp; His mother was a music educator for nearly 50 years and his father recently retired from the St. Louis Symphony.</p><p>Davenport’s performances harken back to a time when Jazz was at its peak popularity though his unique style and mood of storytelling creates a modern edge.</p> Fri, 23 Nov 2012 21:06:01 +0000 Alex Heuer & Mary Edwards 6646 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Native, Jazz Trumpeter And Vocalist Jeremy Davenport Performs At Jazz St. Louis