Tag Archives: St. Louis Jazz

Terrific Fundraiser


Last night we had the pleasure of playing the St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute’s “Uncorked” fundraiser. It was a dreary maybe-going-to-rain night and we were to play outside … it was interesting because after what was a great success, I turned to Barb my friend/singer and said, “I totally wasn’t in the mood for this tonight, […]

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The KM4 to Rock the AB Biergarden

AB Beer Garden

It’s always exciting for the band to get a new place to play — and so pleased that our good friends at Penny Moon Entertainment hooked us up with three gigs at the wonderful Anheuser Busch Brewery.  They opened a new Biergarden, and we’ll be playing their three dates this summer: June 22nd, July 20th, […]

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Keeping it Fresh

first dance stock

The late winter is a good time for the band.  We have some nice weddings typically, but we also have a bit of space in the schedule.  And that means it’s time to add some new tunes to the set list! Now we actually learn songs all through the year — in fact, we always […]

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An Engagement & A Wedding


Special weekend swingin’ downtown — we played a public gig at the Third Degree Glass Factory Friday night and … wow.  What a great place with a great vibe. It was really hopping and we were pleased to be part of it — it was perfect for our  jazz/swing/standards/blues/fun music. And being a great St. […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day

VD Day Image

Today is also St. Louis’ 250th birthday!  At a special Burning Love festival, they are hoping they get as many couples as possible to get engaged. Will they break a record?  Maybe.  Will some of those couples want the KM4 to play at their wedding?  Most definitely!  And we very much look forward to it. […]

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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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We Took a Chance On Love

raj couple

Love — or anything good — does not happen without risk taking. Elizabeth — daughter of a preacher from middle Missouri — said yes to  Ajay — born in India — via eharmony. They then made plans to marry. Happily they wanted a classy jazz band. So inquiries ended up in the KM4 email box. […]

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Ukulele Lady


On this cold “spring” day, my two boys had a snow day and we built this snow man … or maybe it was a snow woman? See my grandma, Thelma Cowee, was a ukulele lady.  In her youth she played in speakeasy.  As a senior citizen, she played in variety shows she directed and starred […]

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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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Happy Valentine’s Day


For this Valentine’s Day we made a special video for you — enjoy! We love playing special Valentine’s Day events but alas we had to turn down offers this year because of a personal obligation on my part. But call us for 2014! That said, St. Louis is really the city of love as far […]

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