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Devin Rodino
Devin Rodino began with Jazz St. Louis as an intern in May 2008. Upon completion of his summer internship, Devin was hired as a part-time employee while finishing his senior year at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, where he graduated in May 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in music business. Devin eventually expanded his duties into a full-time position in November 2011 as the Communications & Operations Manager, fulfilling the day-to-day marketing efforts of Jazz St. Louis and running front- and back-of-house at Jazz at the Bistro concerts. In December 2013, Devin was promoted to Director of Communications, and now oversees all aspects of Jazz St. Louis’s marketing and public relations efforts. Outside of work, Devin can be found playing alto sax in the soul/Motown cover band Jake Gehret & The Brokedown Sound.

Weather Forever: The Music of Weather Report & Return to Forever

Weather Forever: The Music of Weather Report & Return to Forever

Celebrate fusion at its finest with Weather Forever! Zeb Briskovich (bass), Montez Coleman (drums), Adaron “Pops” Jackson (keys), Eric Slaughter (guitar), and Jason Swagler (sax), make up this all-star band created to pay tribute to legendary fusion groups Weather Report and …

Erika Johnson

Erika Johnson

Vocalist Erika Johnson returns to the Jazz at the Bistro stage for the first time in nearly a decade! The East St. Louis native started her jazz career studying under saxophonist Ron Carter in the famed Lincoln HS jazz band. She’s …

Montez Coleman’s Generations featuring Houston Person

Montez Coleman's Generations featuring Houston Person

St. Louis-based drummer Montez Coleman has assembled a band to span the generations of jazz, highlighting the incredible history of the music (tenor sax legend Houston Person), it’s current firepower (Coleman and guitarist Eric Slaughter), and the young guns preparing to …

Farshid Etniko’s Café Danza

Farshid Etniko's Café Danza

Through his travels, multi-instrumentalist Farshid Erniko accumulated the music of the world, making it his own, weaving the variety of styles and influences together into a sound that is both unique and familiar. His band, Café Danza, is an ensemble that …

Brothers Lazaroff

Brothers Lazaroff

“Since 2009, David and Jeff Lazaroff have been writing and releasing some of the most interesting and eclectic music in the city, pulling from a wide range of inspirations — from Americana to psych-rock to jazz to world music, and …

Chick Corea Trio with Christian McBride & Brian Blade

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Chick Corea has attained iconic status in music. The keyboardist, composer, and bandleader is a DownBeat Hall of Famer and NEA Jazz Master, as well as …

The Joey Alexander Trio

The Joey Alexander Trio

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“Magnificent not only for his virtuosity — plenty of prodigies have outsized chops — but for his maturity and perception.” – Jazz Times

“A thoughtful musician as well as a natural one, with a sophisticated harmonic palette …

The Mothership Chronicles: The Music of Parliament-Funkadelic Reimagined by Lamar Harris

The Mothership Chronicles: The Music of Parliament-Funkadelic Reimagined by Lamar Harris

Call him funky, call him jazzy, call him whatever you like, but Lamar Harris’s seamless blend of horns, electric sounds, and vocals forms an explosive combination. A respected trombonist, producer, arranger, and DJ, Harris has shared the stage with some of …

The Bad Plus Joshua Redman

The Bad Plus Joshua Redman

“The Bad Plus (plus one) roared as if a quartet were always lying just beneath the surface.” – The Los Angeles Times

As though it was always destined to be, powerhouse trio The Bad Plus finds their fated fourth member in longtime friend and …

Whitaker Jazz Speaks Series: BAG – A Celebration of the Black Artists Group with Oliver Lake

Whitaker Jazz Speaks Series: BAG – A Celebration of the Black Artists Group with Oliver Lake

Whitaker Jazz Speaks is a series of three community events exploring the connection between jazz, race, and politics. Thanks to generous support from the Whitaker Foundation, we’re able to offer all these events for FREE!
BAG – A Celebration of the Black Artists Group with Oliver Lake
Thursday, April 21, 6pm…

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