The Jazz History Of St. Louis-Part 5: The Gaslight Square Period

Aug 1, 2014

On Sunday, August 3, Jazz Unlimited will present Part Five of the Jazz History of St. Louis: The Gaslight Square Era.  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 for the show will be available until the morning of August 11, 2014.

Here is a documentary on the St. Louis Ragtimers by KETC, Channel 9 produced by Anne-Marie Berger.