LOUIS BLUES HISTORY - by Kevin Belford
pleased to open The St. Louis Blues History Mailbag,
where St. Louis Blues historian & illustrator Kevin
Belford brings a Q & A forum here for those seeking
to improve their St. Louis Blues knowledge base.
a Blues History question?
it on over to Kevin, and we'll try to get it in
the Blues History Mailbag.
is an Illustrator in St. Louis, Missouri. He freelanced
for the better part of his career after graduating from
the Kansas City Art Institute. In addition, Kevin is
one of the most diligent researchers of the early St.
Louis Blues scene of the 1900's.
From Kevin: "The musical history of St Louis
and important part of the development of the American
artform. Until now the city has
been largely disregarded as a stopover for traveling
musicians due to the concentration of interest over
the years in the New Orleans, Chicago and the delta
forms of early music."