Jazz St. Louis has added shows for the 2011 Spotlight Series. This series features the best talent that the St. Louis area has to offer as well as some special engagements from touring artists. We are happy to have Javier Mendoza back after his Latin jazz debut at the Bistro 2 years ago, while Mardra and Reggie Thomas will be returning once again to make Valentine’s Day extra special. Young guitarist Julian Lage will be making his Jazz at the Bistro debut with a one night engagement, while an all-star Jazz Collective will swing the doors off the club. Don’t miss any of these exciting shows at the Bistro!
January 14 – January 15: Musica Slesa
January 28 – January 29: An Evening of Latin Jazz with Javier Mendoza
February 11 – February 12: Valentines Weekend with the Mardra Thomas Group
February 14: Valentine’s Day with Mardra & Reggie Thomas
February 25 – February 26: Bosman Twins
Friday, March 25: Julian Lage
Saturday, March 26: Orange CD Release Party
April 22 – April 23: The Jazz Collective featuring Cedar Walton, Javon Jackson, Jimmy Cobb and Buster Williams
May 6 – May 7: Jazz St. Louis All-Stars
May 20 – May 21: Erin Bode with members of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Ticket prices range from $15 to $25 for local acts, and are $20 for Julian Lage and $35 for the Jazz Collective. Single tickets are now on sale via all Metrotix outlets and at 314.534.1111 or 314.289.4030.