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Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival

Over the last ten years, the Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival has grown to be one of the most significant jazz festivals in the Midwest. Produced by the University of Missouri–St. Louis (UMSL), the Touhill Performing Arts Center, and Jazz St. Louis, the 2013 festival runs April 18-20, featuring the Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour, […]

Anat Cohen and Matt Wilson

Everyone who hears her is impressed by virtuosic reed artist Anat Cohen.  As one critic put it, she is “one of the brightest, most original young instrumentalists in jazz.”  Winner of four consecutive Clarinet Player of the Year awards from the Jazz Journalists Association  and multiple citations in Downbeat’s readers and critics polls, Israeli-born Cohen […]

Doc Severinsen and His Big Band

Presented by the Touhill as part of the Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival Sponsored by Emerson “Heeeeere’s Johnny!” That lead-in, followed by a big band trumpet blast, was the landmark of late night television for three decades. The ‘Johnny’ was Johnny Carson, the announcer was Ed McMahon, and the bandleader was Doc Severinsen. Beginning in […]

Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour 55th Anniversary

Christian McBride, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Chris Potter, Benny Green, Lewis Nash, & Ambose Akinmusire Part of the Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival Sponsored by The Monterey Jazz Festival, the longest continuously-running jazz festival in the world, has presented nearly every major jazz star—from  Billie Holiday and Louis Armstrong to Esperanza Spalding and Trombone Shorty—since it […]

The Christian McBride Big Band

Part of the 9th Annual UMSL Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival, presented by the University of Missouri-St. Louis, the Touhill Performing Arts Center, & Jazz St. Louis. If there’s any side or scene of jazz that the still-under-forty Christian McBride hasn’t mastered yet, just wait–he will undoubtedly get around to it, and do it masterfully.  […]

Stefon Harris and Sean Jones

Part of the 9th Annual UMSL Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival, presented by the University of Missouri-St. Louis, the Touhill Performing Arts Center, & Jazz St. Louis. Jazz St. Louis presents two of jazz’s most acclaimed young musicians together in this one-night-only Bistro exclusive. In the great tradition of players from Clifford Brown to Milt […]

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