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Jazz St. Louis

Reading Group books are available from Left Bank Books in St. Louis, MO at a 20% discount.

The Jazz St. Louis Book Club will meet in Nancy’s Jazz Lounge in the Harold and Dorothy Steward Center for Jazz at 6.30 pm, on the second Tuesday of each month. The Steward Center is located at 3536 Washington Avenue in the Grand Center district.  Please visit their website jazzstl.org/jazz-at-the-bistro/book-club/ or contact shane.m@left-bank.com for more information.

To sign up for the book club, contact the Jazz St. Louis box office at 314.571.6000. You can sign up for each individual month, or for the entire four-book series. Although the book club is free, a ticket is required and can be obtained through the box office for each session, or by clicking HERE.

Year Three

September 10, 2018: Jazz: A Beginner's Guide by Stuart Nicholson with special guest Stuart Nicholson via Skype **note on a Monday**

October 9, 2018: The Jazz Kid by James Lincoln Collier (not available-out of print)

November 13, 2018: Why Jazz? by Kevin Whitehead with special guest Kevin Whitehead

December 11, 2018: Sound of the Trumpet by Bill Moody (not available-out of print)

February 12, 2019: With Billie: A New Look at the Unforgettable Lady Day by Julia Blackburn with special guest Julia Blackburn

March 12, 2019: The Stardust Road by Hoagy Carmichael (not available-out of print)

April 9, 2019: A Love Supreme by Ashley Kahn with special guest Ashley Kahn

May 14, 2019: I Call Him Morgan (a documentary about Lee Morgen)

 

 

Previous Titles: Year One, Year Two

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Jazz: A Beginner's Guide (Beginner's Guides) Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781780749983
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: ONEWorld Publications - March 14th, 2017

September 2018 Jazz St. Louis book club selection


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Why Jazz?: A Concise Guide Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780199731183
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Oxford University Press, USA - January 3rd, 2011

November 2018 Jazz St. Louis book club selection


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With Billie: A New Look at the Unforgettable Lady Day Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780375705809
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage - April 11th, 2006

February 2019 Jazz St. Louis book club selection


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A Love Supreme: The Story of John Coltrane's Signature Album Cover Image
By Ashley Kahn, Elvin Jones (Foreword by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780142003527
Availability: Backordered
Published: Penguin Books - October 28th, 2003

April 2019 Jazz St. Louis book club selection