Thursday, January 22, 2009

Catching up with Jean Kittrell

Decatur Herald-Review columnist Bob Fallstrom has a piece this week in which he catches up with traditional jazz pianist and singer Jean Kittrell, who retired from music last summer after being diagnosed with colon cancer.

The good news is that Ms. Kittrell, a longtime St. Louis favorite who was also a regular at the Central Illinois Jazz Festival in Decatur and many other jazz fests around the country, is recuperating after surgery for her illness and seems in good spirits; for more, read the whole article online here.

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