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Christian McBride Trio

Sponsored by   Beck/Allen Cabinetry Welcomed by KDHX 88.1FM “McBride never disappoints, and his latest band, like its predecessors, is worth seeking out.” JazzTimes Christian McBride is the premier bassist on today’s jazz and pop scene. He is simply without peer on his instrument and the first choice as collaborator for everyone from Sting and [...]

Bill Charlap Trio with special guest Houston Person

Co-Sponsored by Mr. & Mrs. William C. Rusnack &  “When {Charlap} sits down to play, the result is an embrace, an act of possession…but no matter how imaginative or surprising his take on a song is, he invariably zeroes in on its essence.” TIME Magazine “{Person’s} one of the best…he’s got bull chops!” Dizzy Gillespie [...]

Poncho Sanchez & His Latin Jazz Band

Exclusively Sponsored by   Welcomed by KHDX 88.1FM   “As Elvis is to rock and James Brown is to soul, Poncho Sanchez is to salsa…particularly the congas.” Los Angeles Times If music were about pictures, percussionist Poncho Sanchez’s music would best be described as a kaleidoscopic swirl of some of the hottest colors and brightest [...]

Laurence Hobgood Quintet featuring Ernie Watts

“[Watts] is one of the greatest living tenor saxophonists, at the top of his game.” All About Jazz “Alert listeners have known for years that…Hobgood is one of the best pianists of his generation.” Mojo Magazine (UK) Pianist Laurence Hobgood has enjoyed a multi-faceted and dynamic career. Since 1995, Hobgood has been the musical director [...]

2013 Summer Series On Sale Now!

Jazz St. Louis is pleased to announce that tickets for the 2013 Jazz at the Bistro Summer Series are on sale now via the Jazz St. Louis box office at 314.289.4030 and all MetroTix outlets. All shows at Jazz at the Bistro with sets at 7:30 pm & 9:30 pm nightly DATE                                  ARTIST                                                                        PRICE   [...]

88 Squared: Adaron “Pops” Jackson & Phil Dunlap with Jahmal Nichols & Marty Morrison

Two of St. Louis’s finest pianists come together for one night of incredible music. Adaron “Pops” Jackson has performed as a sideman as well as with his own ensembles throughout the U.S. and Europe.  Jackson’s career has seen him share the stage with a diverse array of artists such as Jon Faddis, Sean Jones, Terell [...]

Two Times True with Larry Johnson

It’s always thrilling when members of one family join forces musically, and that is the basic concept for Two Times True, featuring Carolbeth True on piano and her son David True on drums.  In performance the Trues are joined by Glen Smith on bass and Larry Johnson on saxophone. Carolbeth True is one of St. [...]

Great Guitars 2014: Eric Slaughter & Shaun Robinson with Montez Coleman & Jahmal Nichols

From Grant Green to Chuck Berry, St. Louis has a rich history with the guitar. Now, two great St. Louis jazz guitarists will come together for one incredible weekend at Jazz at the Bistro. Eric Slaughter and Shaun Robinson will share the stage, backed by drummer Montez Coleman and bassist Jahmal Nichols. Fans of the [...]

International Jazz Day Jam Session

On Sunday, March 18, 2012 jazz legend, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, and Chairman of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, Herbie Hancock, sent out a call from the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center stage to the St. Louis community to join him in celebrating the first-ever “International Jazz Day” on April 30. Charged with leading [...]

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, [...]

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