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 Five

February 9, 2021: Art: Why I Stuck with a Junkie Jazzman by Laurie Pepper (with the author)

March 9, 2021: Music: A Subversive History by Ted Gioia (with the author)

April 13, 2021: Clifford's Blues by John A. Williams

May 11, 2021: Swing Shift: “All-Girl” Bands of the 1940s by Sherrie Tucker (with the author)


Previous Titles: Year One, Year Two, Year Three, Year Four

Swing Shift: All-Girl Bands of the 1940s Cover Image
ISBN: 9780822328179
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: Duke University Press - May 23rd, 2001