* Speaking of anniversaries, the Sheldon isn't the only mainstay of the St. Louis music celebrating one this month. Community radio station KDHX is turning 25, and the Riverfront Times' Kiernan Maletsky has details on the station's new building in Grand Center and the birthday party set for this Sunday at Schlafly Bottleworks in an article here.
* The Post-Dispatch's Kevin Johnson has an article this week on “Sounds From the Soul,” a new exhibit at the Griot Museum of Black History featuring images of music icons including Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, and other jazz, blues and soul performers. The exhibit, which runs through November, includes photographs and illustrations from the William P. Gottlieb Collection and from German artist Wolfram Schramm.
* Jazz St. Louis has posted on YouTube some video of their recent youth concerts featuring Metta Quintet.