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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, Mr. Rodino was hired as a part-time employee while finishing his senior year at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville where he graduated in May 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in music business. Mr. Rodino’s wide range of duties include providing support to all of the JSL staff, running Jazz at the Bistro concerts, coordinating volunteers and managing JSL’s social networking sites.

2015-16 Jazz St. Louis Season Announced

2015-16 Jazz St. Louis Season Announced

Jazz St. Louis is proud to announce the 2015-16 Jazz St. Louis Season, featuring the Wells Fargo Advisors Jazz at the Bistro Season! Now in our 20th year of presenting the best in live jazz, we have a great lineup of musicians scheduled to perform …

Family Concert

Family Concert

Join Jazz St. Louis and Metta Quintet in the Ferring Jazz Bistro for John-Michel and the BeBop Kings, an exploration of jazz and visual arts. Designed for children in grades 3-6, this program aims to introduce young audiences to …

Swingin’ for the Fences – A Free Community Event Series

Swingin' for the Fences - A Free Community Event Series

Sponsored by PNC Arts Alive
St. Louis is known around the world for its connection to jazz and love for all things baseball. What better way to celebrate these two important aspects of our city than with a series of FREE events …

Swingin’ for the Fences: Town Picnic

Swingin' for the Fences: Town Picnic

Sponsored by PNC Arts Alive

Join Jazz St. Louis and the Greater St. Louis Historical Base Ball Society for an exciting baseball game and outdoor jazz concert! Beginning at 4pm …

Swingin’ for the Fences: Jazz & the Negro Leagues – A Story of Black Urbanization

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Sponsored by PNC Arts Alive

Both Negro league baseball and jazz came to prominence in the 1920s. Both are also a product of black migration …

Swingin’ for the Fences: Big Bands & Baseball

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Sponsored by PNC Arts Alive

It is not well known, but many popular big bands in the 1930s and ’40s formed baseball teams made up of their musicians. …

Gregory Porter

Gregory Porter

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Welcomed by Jazz St. Louis

“the next great male jazz singer” – NPR

The New York Times hailed Gregory Porter as “a jazz singer of thrilling presence, a booming baritone with a …

Stanley Clarke Band

Stanley Clarke Band

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Welcomed by Jazz St. Louis

Four-time Grammy Award-winner and Platinum recording artist Stanley Clarke has attained “living legend” status. A constant force of nature in American music, Clarke first rose to prominence in the …

Matt Wilson’s Christmas Tree-O

Matt Wilson's Christmas Tree-O

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“If we were to form a jazz combo, our model would most definitely be Matt Wilson’s Christmas Tree-O!” –The Three Wisemen

It was a …

Sean Jones

Sean Jones

Live CD Recording

Co-Sponsored by
Jon & Barbara Topp and Jim & Lynne Clanahan

“When Jones solos, soaring with a gentle strength as his band swells behind him, it’s not just a pretty melody… it’s praise.” – JazzTimes

Sean Jones has quickly …

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