Hamiet Bluiett http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Live From The Village Vanguard-Part 1 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/live-village-vanguard-part-1 <p>Jazz Unlimited for February 9 is “Live from the Village Vanguard-Part 1.”&nbsp; We continue our survey of New York jazz clubs with the first of two parts on the Village Vanguard.&nbsp; Max Gordon started the club in 1935 and ran it until his death in 1989.&nbsp; Since then, his widow Lorraine continues to run it.&nbsp; It remains the way it was when Max died.&nbsp; The featured artists for this show, guitarist Jim Hall, the Gerry Mulligan Concert Jazz Band, the Brad Mehldau Trio, Roy Eldridge, Coleman Hawkins, Earl Hines, the Steve Kuhn Trio, the J.J. Sat, 08 Feb 2014 16:51:21 +0000 Dennis Owsley 33569 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Live From The Village Vanguard-Part 1 George Sams Will Start New Performance Series In 2014 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/george-sams-will-start-new-performance-series-2014 <p>This past February, George Sams, owner of the Metropolitan Gallery, decided to close the space at 2943 Locust St. Sams had mounted art exhibitions there since taking it over in 2005 and also presented regular concerts as part of his Nu-Art Performance Series.</p><p>Musicians included Hamiet Bluiett and Oliver Lake -- natives of the St. Louis area who went on to international acclaim as members of the World Saxophone Quartet – as well as famed pianist Andrew Hill and trumpeter Eddie Henderson.</p> Wed, 01 Jan 2014 14:09:32 +0000 Terry Perkins 32415 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org George Sams Will Start New Performance Series In 2014 The Jazz History Of St. Louis-Part 6: The Black Artists' Group and the Human Arts Association http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/jazz-history-st-louis-part-6-black-artists-group-and-human-arts-association <p>The Sunday May 12 edition of Jazz Unlimited will present Part Six of the Jazz History of St. Louis: The Black Artists' Group and Human Arts Association (1968-1974).&nbsp;&nbsp; The BAG period in St. Louis is the second time that St. Louis music had an influence nationally.&nbsp; The first time was the Ragtime Era around 1900.&nbsp; When the St. Louis musicians got to New York, they helped change the way jazz and other allied music was played for the next twenty years.&nbsp; We will hear almost all of the recordings made in St. Louis by these experimentalists. Mon, 06 May 2013 15:21:17 +0000 Dennis Owsley 26116 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Jazz History Of St. Louis-Part 6: The Black Artists' Group and the Human Arts Association