Gene Dobbs Bradford http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Jazz St. Louis To Get $10 Million Makeover http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/jazz-st-louis-get-10-million-makeover <p>Jazz St. Louis in Grand Center has announced a new expansion that it hopes will make it one of the top five jazz hubs in the world.</p><p><a href="http://new.pitchengine.com/pitches/b5c36bee-72f3-4dc7-b11b-174ba0217486" target="_blank">The $10 million plan </a>includes the purchase its building at 3536 Washington Ave. and another next door, a renovated performance space, an education center and a jazz lounge.</p> Tue, 13 May 2014 19:28:47 +0000 Nancy Fowler 36088 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Jazz St. Louis To Get $10 Million Makeover Jazz St. Louis Presents American Music Showcase http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/jazz-st-louis-presents-american-music-showcase <p>This Saturday, Grand Center, Inc. and Jazz St. Louis team up to present a showcase of American music.&nbsp; The event will take place at five venues in Grand Center and will feature performances by six local bands.</p><p>When they first started planning the event, they were going to present music across a wide range of genres, said Devin Rodino, communications and operations manager at Jazz St. Louis. But in the end they settled on American music --jazz, folk, blues, country and bluegrass.</p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 21:30:44 +0000 Camille Phillips & Mary Edwards 28758 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Jazz St. Louis Presents American Music Showcase