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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.

National Donut Day Celebration

National Donut Day Celebration

 

Join us Friday, June 3rd from 8-11am for a FREE National Donut Day celebration! Donut Day includes donut tasting and competition from 15 local shops, beverages from Starbucks and Oberweis, photo booth fun, and a variety of kids …

Dianne Reeves: Christmas Time is Here

Dianne Reeves: Christmas Time is Here

at the Touhill Performing Arts Center

Welcomed by Jazz St. Louis

“The most admired jazz diva since the heyday of Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday” – The New York Times

The pre-eminent jazz vocalist in the world, Grammy Award winning Dianne Reeves …

Christian McBride’s New Jawn Quartet

Christian McBride's New Jawn Quartet

Exclusively Sponsored by Friends of the Jazz St. Louis Staff

“McBride never disappoints” – JazzTimes

Four-time Grammy-winning bassist Christian McBride can be likened to a force of nature, fusing the fire and fury of a virtuoso with the depth and grounding of …

Joey DeFrancesco Quartet

Joey DeFrancesco Quartet

Sponsored by Tim & Debbie Callihan

“…ranging from sublime to positively pyrotechnic… the best B3 player on the planet” – JazzTimes

Modern master Joey DeFrancesco retraces the lineage of organ playing throughout the history of jazz. From the beginnings in the 1930s, …

SFJAZZ Collective: The Music of Miles Davis

SFJAZZ Collective: The Music of Miles Davis

Exclusively Sponsored by Cortland Associates, Inc.

“a superbrain for what serious jazz sounds like now.” – The New York Times

The SFJAZZ Collective is an all-star, award-winning jazz ensemble comprising eight of the finest performers/composers at work in jazz today. Launched …

Gregoire Maret’s Inner Voices

Gregoire Maret's Inner Voices

with special guest Alicia Olatuja
“one of the most creative musicians around.” – Herbie Hancock

Over the course of the past decade, Grégoire Maret has emerged as a unique and compelling new voice in the modern jazz world. That …

Keyon Harrold, Lawrence Fields, Adam Larson, & Kimberly Thompson

Keyon Harrold, Lawrence Fields, Adam Larson, & Kimberly Thompson

Sponsored by American Family Insurance – Ted Wheeler Agency, Inc.

Four young Midwestern natives come together for this one-of-a-kind show. Trumpeter Keyon Harrold, pianist Lawrence Fields, and drummer Kimberly Thompson all grew up in St. Louis before going on to play with …

Laurence Hobgood Trio

Laurence Hobgood Trio

“one of these days, perhaps the music world will recognize the stature and tonal beauty of former Chicagoan Hobgood’s pianism.” – Chicago Tribune

Pianist Laurence Hobgood has enjoyed a multi-faceted and dynamic career. From 1995-2013, Hobgood was the musical director for …

Clayton Brothers Quintet

Clayton Brothers Quintet

Exclusively Sponsored by Nancy & Ken Kranzberg

“the Clayton Brothers are after some specific genial and rugged pleasures in jazz that come directly from the early 1960s.” – The New York Times

Recognized by many as the hardest swinging ensemble in jazz, …

Mike Stern Band

Mike Stern Band

featuring Kimberly Thompson and Teymur Phell
“To pigeonhole Mike Stern as a modern jazz, fusion, or contemporary guitarist is far too limiting to such a gifted artist” – Critical Jazz

One of the most esteemed electric guitarists of his generation, Mike Stern …

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