Here's the latest wrap-up of assorted links and short local news items of interest:
* Last Friday's performance by Wynton Marsalis (pictured) and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra at the Sheldon Concert Hall was reviewed here by Calvin Wilson of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
* Also, George Benson's concert on Sunday night at the Touhill was reviewed by Kevin Johnson of the P-D.
* Jazz St. Louis has added more photos of Take 6's recent performance at Ladue High School to a Facebook album here.
* Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center is seeking a grant from Monsanto to support their "Orchestrating Diversity" program, which provides music lessons and the chance to play in an ensemble for local kids who otherwise might not have the opportunity. The "Grow St. Louis" grants will be awarded to local organizations based in part on an online ballot. For more information or to cast your vote for LNAC, go here. (Voting continues until Sunday, October 16.)
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