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Tribute To Trebor Tichenot + New Music

Jazz Unlimited for Sunday, March 23 will be “A Tribute to Trebor Tichenor + New Music.”  Trebor Tichenor, St. Louis’s own ragtime music scholar and teacher, lived, as he said, a ragtime life until his recent death.  We will celebrate his life with music and interviews on the quieter side of jazz.  We will hear music from piano rolls by Scott Joplin, Joseph Lamb and James Scott.  Other recording artists on the show are ragtime pianists Milton Kaye, Charlie Thompson, and Trebor Tichenor along with the St. Louis Ragtimers.  New music will feature three new CD’s from St. Louis’s own Autumn Hill Records: Kenny Rice’s “Kenny Rice Quartet with Special Guest Nat Adderley,” Joe Mancuso’s “Cut to the Chase”, and Christopher Braig’s “Caribbean Blue.”  Other new recordings to be heard include new music from the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Edward Simon and Ensemble Venezuela, the Lena Bloch Quartet, the Frank Wess Quintet, the Nelda Swiggett Stringtet, the Emanuele Cisi trio, the Tord Gustavsen group, the Bill Goodwin Quartet, the Revolutionary Snake Ensemble and Marty Ehrlich’s Dark Woods Ensemble.

The Slide Show shows photos of some of the artists heard on this show.

The Archive of this show will be available until the morning of March 31, 2014

Jazz Unlimited 3/23/14 Hour 2 Archive
Jazz Unlimited 3/23/14 Hour 3 Archive

Here are the St. Louis Ragtimers on the Goldenrod Showbot in 1996.

Dennis Owsley has broadcast a weekly jazz show for St. Louis Public Radio since April 1983. He holds a Ph.D. in organic chemistry and is a retired Monsanto Senior Science Fellow and college teacher. His show, Jazz Unlimited, airs every Sunday from 9:00 p.m. to midnight. The show has the largest jazz audience in St. Louis and was named Best Jazz Radio Show in St. Louis for the years 2005-2007 and 2009 by the Riverfront Times. In celebration of his 25 years on the air, January 24, 2008 was proclaimed Dennis Owsley Day" in the City of St. Louis. He is the 2010 winner of the St. Louis Public Radio Millard S. Cohen Lifetime Achievement Award. Dennis is also a noted photographer, and his exhibit, In the Moment: Photographs of Jazz Musicians, ran from September 23, 2005 to January 21, 2006 at the Sheldon Art Gallery. He is a lifetime student of jazz history and teaches short courses on the subject. Dennis is the author of the award-winning book City of Gabriels: The History of Jazz in St. Louis 1985-1973, published in 2006.
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