Jazz Unlimited on Sunday, July 6 will be the first installment of the ten-week radio documentary on the jazz history of St. Louis. Not only do we have the music, but also we have interviews with the people who made that history. The interviewees for the first installment include St. Louis historian Judge Nathan Young, internationally known ragtime expert Trebor Jay Tichenor, tuba player Singleton Palmer, bandleader Eddie Johnson, trumpeters Clark Terry and David Hines and the great-grandson of the man who started the St.
Jazz Unlimited for Sunday, March 23 will be “A Tribute to Trebor Tichenor + New Music.” Trebor Tichenor, St. Louis’s own ragtime music scholar and teacher, lived, as he said, a ragtime life until his recent death. We will celebrate his life with music and interviews on the quieter side of jazz. We will hear music from piano rolls by Scott Joplin, Joseph Lamb and James Scott. Other recording artists on the show are ragtime pianists Milton Kaye, Charlie Thompson, and Trebor Tichenor along with the St. Louis Ragtimers. New music will feature three new CD’s from St.