Tuesday, September 20, 2011

So What: Local News, Notes & Links

Here's the latest wrap-up of assorted links and short local news items of interest:

* In advance of their gig this Wednesday through Saturday at Jazz at the Bistro, Joey Kibble of the vocal group Take 6 (pictured) did an interview with Calvin Wilson of the Post-Dispatch.

* Singer Jeanne Trevor last week talked about her career and this weekend's U City Jazz Festival with DJ Jason Church of Smooth Jazz 96.3 HD-3, but you need to be on Facebook to hear it.

* Pianist Peter Martin, who will play a duo concert with pianist David Torkanowsky on Friday at the Sheldon, was the subject of a brief profile by the P-D's Deb Peterson.

* The new Miles Davis set of formerly bootleg live recordings from 1967 is reviewed by Terry Perkins for the St. Louis Beacon.

* Meanwhile, KSDK reports that neighbors in East St. Louis are concerned about the condition of Davis' childhood home, which has been vandalized and stripped of copper and other metals.

* Lastly, former P-D theater reviewer and restaurant critic Joe Pollack reports for St. Louis magazine on the London funeral of Fran Landesman, poet, writer and former co-owner of the Crystal Palace nightclub in St. Louis' Gaslight Square.

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