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A Trio Version of the 4

KM4 Jazz Trio

I really love my band, and like playing with a group featuring a singer. So I don’t often go out as an instrumental trio, but I have to say, it is a lot of fun when the opportunity arises.  Recently we got a call from Yelp! for a return engagement. Last year they had a […]

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“Thursday’s All So Sad”

It’s a stormy Thursday here in St. Louis, so I thought I’d put a video together of us doing that classic blues tune, “Stormy Monday.” Adhering to our “Four Martini Set List,” we typically bring this one out in the final set of the evening and whether it’s a corporate event or a swanky wedding, […]

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Never Too Late …

… to add a great St. Louis jazz band to your event! We got a typical query the other day for a wedding — but it could have just as easily been for a 50th Anniversary or a 70th Birthday party. What as “typical” [for us!] was that it was “short notice.”  Someone asked us […]

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March Madness

Kevin warming up on a bar stool for tonight's rehearsal, circa 1968. (Takes me a while to warm up)

For a band like ours, the winter is a time to reflect, rejuvenate, and re-jive! We have the occasional gig, but are looking forward to spring weddings and summer at the wineries. So we spend these cold evenings working on some smokin’ new tunes to expand the repertoire and tighten some of the lesser-known tunes […]

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RIP Dave Brubeck

Mike soloing on Take 5

Like all music fans, the KM4 mourn the loss of Dave Brubeck, though going at 91 after all the great music he’s made is not too bad. We of course do his Take 5, and I’m really proud of both saxophonist Steve Kauffmann and drummer Mike Schleicher for doing such a great job of it […]

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Corporate Christmas Parties

Barb looking back

It’s going to be in the 90s today, and we’re looking at Labor Day weekend … so why am I thinking Christmas? Because we just confirmed our first of what will be several corporate holiday parties. This one, at the end of November, is for a special client that is having us back for a […]

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