Hugh "Peanuts" Whalum http://news.stlpublicradio.org en 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