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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
September 10, 2019: Jelly Roll, Bix, and Hoagy: Gennett Studios and the Birth of Recorded Jazz by Rick Kennedy
October 8th, 2019: Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon by Maxine Gordon
November 12, 2019: Playing Changes: Jazz for the New Century by Nate Chinen
December 10, 2019: Raise Up Off Me by Hampton Hawes
February 11, 2020: Love Affair: A Memoir of a Forbidden Father-Daughter Union by Leslie Kenton
March 10, 2020: TBA
April 14, 2020: Africa Speaks, America Answers: Modern Jazz in Revolutionary Times by Robin D.G. Kelley May 12, 2020: Blue Nippon: Authenticating Jazz in Japan by E. Taylor Atkins
Book Club cancelled until next season.
April 2020 Jazz St. Louis book club selection
May 2020 Jazz St. Louis book club selection