City of Gabriels: The History of Jazz in St. Louis, 1895-1973
City of the Gabriels: The Jazz History of St. Louis by Dennis Owsley City of the Gabriels presents St. Louis's jazz history from 1895 to 1973. Highlighted with striking images from each era, this coffee-table book describes the lively world of jazz from the Mississippi riverboats to the smoke-filled clubs of Gaslight Square. The book explores talents and personalities like Tom Turpin, Frank Trumbauer, Singleton Palmer, Clark Terry, Jeanne Trevor, Willie Akins, Miles Davis, and countless others. Beginning with the ragtime era that helped jazz take root, the narrative, authored by St. Louis jazz DJ Dennis Owsley, combines first-person accounts with deft commentary. Stories from and about musicians, club owners, and aficionados abound, and Owsley places them in context. City of the Gabriels is a must for lovers of jazz. The book gives a needed insight into an enduring culture in St. Louis. It also serves as the companion to the eponymous exhibit opening September 21, 2006, at The Sheldon Art Galleries in St. Louis.
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Review: City of Gabriels: The Jazz History of St. Louis, 1895-1973User Review - Mike - Goodreads
OK, I know Dennis and have worked with him for years, but even if I didn't, I would still, without question, recommend this tome to any with a taste for jazz history. It covers only the St. Louis area ... Read full review
The PreJazz Era 18951919
The Riverboats and the 1920s 19191929
St Louis in the 1930s The Plantation Club the Unions and the Decline of the Riverboats 19301939
The War Years Jimmy Blanton Miles Daviss St Louis Years and the Inception of Jazz Radio in St Louis 19391949
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A companion book City of Gabriels: The History of Jazz in St. Louis, 1895 – 1973, is co-published by the Sheldon Art. Galleries and Reedy Press ($29.95) ...
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Written by jazz enthusiast, photographer, and radio show host Dennis Owsley, City of Gabriels: The History of Jazz in St. Louis 1895-1973 is the culmination ...
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St. Louis Jazz Notes: September 2006
The article I wrote for the Riverfront Times about Dennis Owsley and his new book City of Gabriels, The History of Jazz in St. Louis 1895-1973 is now online ...
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(SOURCES, 'City of Gabriels: The History of Jazz in St. Louis, 1845-1873', Brief article) by "St. Louis Journalism Review"; Literature, writing, ...
Author of "City of Gabriels: The History of Jazz in St. Louis, 1895-1973". Related Events. The Sheldon Art Galleries Present "City of Gabriels: The History ...
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25, "City of Gabriels: The History of Jazz in St. Louis" -- Author Dennis Owsley, Ph.D., will explore the history of jazz in St. Louis and Reggie and Mandra ...
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“Jeter’s just a dazzling pianist,” said longtime jazz DJ Dennis Owsley, author of City of Gabriels: The History of Jazz in St. Louis, 1895-1973. ...
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St. Louis - Best Of - Best Jazz Radio Program - Jazz Unlimited (2007)
No, really: Owsley's 2006 tome City of Gabriels: The History of Jazz in St. Louis, 1895-1973 is the first comprehensive, book-length history of jazz music ...
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