Houston Person Quartet

Houston Person“{Person’s} one of the best…he’s got bull chops!” –Dizzy Gillespie   

One of St. Louis’s favorites and a giant of soul and groove based jazz, Houston Person’s velvet-toned saxophone has enamored jazz lovers since the 1960’s. Throughout his prolific career, Person has remained a symbol of constant swing and good times. As Person puts it, he wants to give people “good solid melodies with some improvisation and plenty of blues feel.” Swing…and soul…PERSON-ified!

style: straight-ahead / soul jazz

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  1. […] HOUSTON PERSON – JAZZ AT THE BISTRO on Washington AvenueWhere: Houston Person will be performing starting at 8:30 and 10:15 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.Why go: One of the giants of soul and groove based jazz, Houston Person’s velvet-toned saxophone has enamored jazz lovers since the 1960s. Throughout his prolific career, Person has remained a symbol of constant swing and good times. Pricing: Tickets range in price from $25 (phone/Internet surcharge $3.25) to $30 (phone/Internet surcharge $3.75). Students pay $10. Check with venue for details and cancellation policies. […]

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