Friday, June 15, 2018

So What: Local News, Notes & Links

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

* Just in time for the Riverfront Times' "Showcase STL" this weekend, trumpeter Adam Hucke of the Funky Butt Brass Band was profiled as another of the RFT's "STL 77."

* Trumpeter Keyon Harrold's July tour dates in the UK are previewed in a post on the website Jazz in Europe.

* The sartorial style of Miles Davis inspired an article from Vanity Fair magazine about "what we imagine he might have in his (online) shopping bag now."

* Saxophonist, clarinetist and U City native Marty Ehrlich (pictured) has a new release, Trio Exaltation, which was reviewed by's Troy Dostert.

* Trumpeter Russell Gunn's Royal Krunk Jazz Orkestra backs singer Dionne Farris on a new remake of her hit "Hopeless." The track is featured on the Orkestra's debut album Get It How You Live, which is set for release on Friday, July 13 from Ropeadope Records.

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