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2014-15 JazzU Auditions

We are pleased to announce auditions for the 2014-15 JazzU program, which will take place June 2-5, 2014.

Made possible by a lead contribution from Monsanto Fund with support from the Arthur & Helen Baer Foundation and Ameren Missouri, JazzU places talented middle and high school musicians in small …

Jon Faddis, Terell Stafford, and Sean Jones Featured in Final Residency of 2012-13 Season

The final education Residency of Jazz St. Louis’s 2012-13 season begins Monday, April 1, and while each Residency is unique, this one is not to be missed! Featuring three of the world’s top trumpet players, this Residency brings together the amazing talents of Jon Faddis, Terell Stafford, and Sean …

2013-14 JazzU Auditions

Jazz St. Louis is proud to announce auditions for the 2013-14 JazzU program. On this page, you will find all of the necessary information and resources for your audition. Auditions will take place June 3-6, between 4 and 9 …

Jazz St. Louis Hosts Four Residency Artists March 4-9

Next week, Jazz St. Louis will play host to four Residency artists participating in the second of three Residencies scheduled for the 2012-13 season. The Jazz St. Louis Residency program is made possible in part with support for the National Endowment for the Arts. Residency weeks are busy yet fun …

Jazz St. Louis Impacts Students Across Missouri with Creative Collaborations

Jazz St. Louis Impacts Students Across Missouri with Creative Collaborations

 [caption id="attachment_5987" align="alignright" width="214" caption="2013 MO All-State jazz band final performance"][/caption]Every January for the past 35 years, (this year 1/23-26) thousands of Missouri students, teachers, parents, organizations, and institutions come together to celebrate music …

Auditions for the 2012-13 JazzU Program

Auditions for the 2012-13 JazzU Program

Jazz St. Louis is pleased to announce auditions for the upcoming 2012-13 JazzU program.  Auditions will be held on Mondays, June 4 and 11 beginning at 10 am each day.  Audition dates and times will be assigned once …

Residency Wrap-Up

Residency Wrap-Up

When I woke up this past Sunday morning, something was different. There was no 8 am lobby call, no scheduled school visits, JazzU classes, or artists to shuttle to all corners of the city. It was, after all, Sunday. However, more notable, was that it was the first day in …

Matt Wilson’s Arts and Crafts to Give Informal “Preview” Performance at Saxquest

During Arts and Crafts’s Residency week (March 19 thru 24), the group will be giving an informal “preview” performance at Saxquest (www.saxquest.com), located at 2114 Cherokee Street in St. Louis.  A&C, led by Grammy-nominated drummer Matt Wilson, will be …

JazzU Podcast #2 – Featuring Residency Artist, Byron Stripling

In this second installment of the JazzU podcast, Director of Education, Phil Dunlap, rants about the importance of listening to jazz.  Then, upcoming Residency artist, Byron Stripling, joins Dunlap and JazzU instructor, Andy Ament, for …

2011-2012 Education Season Preview

Well, it’s that time of year again; the time when we look toward the start of another great season and educational programming. If you’ve seen the upcoming Jazz at the Bistro lineup, you know that we have quite a season in store, and the …

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