Thu May 2, 2013
The Jazz History Of St. Louis-Part 5: The Gaslight Square Period
On Sunday, May 5, Jazz Unlimited will present Part Five of the Jazz History of St. Louis: The Gaslight Square Era Sunday night from nine to midnight. Gaslight Square is one of the cultural events never to be forgotten by St. Louisans. Jazz music of all styles was heard there. We will hear Sammy Gardner, Singleton Palmer, Muggsy Sprecher, the St. Louis Ragtimers, Ceil Clayton, Clea Bradford, Jeanne Trevor and the Quartet Tres Bien, among many others, along with the voices of people like Jeter Thompson, Norman Menne, Jean Kittrell and Joe Buerger, who made the history.
Check out the historical photos in the slide show.
This archive of the May 5 show will be available until May 13.
Here is a documentary on the St. Louis Ragtimers by KETC, Channel 9 produced by Anne-Marie Berger.