Here's a look at some of the most noteworthy jazz and creative music performances coming up over the next few days in and around St. Louis....
Tonight, California-based trumpeter Dave Scott
, whose credits include gigs with Boz Scaggs, Toto, Michael Feinstein, the Glenn Miller Orchestra, and numerous others, will be in town to join forces with saxophonist Jason Swagler
for a performance at the Kranzberg Arts Center
; and guitarist Todd Mosby
plays at Seedz Cafe
On Friday, vocalist Erika Johnson will take the stage at Voce
, while the singing sisters Feyza Eren
and Ayse Eren will be accompanied by guitarist Dave Black
at The Wine Press
Also on Friday, singer Joe Mancuso
, trumpeter Jim Manley
and pianist Arthur Toney will team up to perform at Robbie's House of Jazz
; Sarah Jane and the Blue Notes
play at Nathalie's
; the Funky Butt Brass Band
returns to the Broadway Oyster Bar
; and Second Generation Swing
plays for dancers at the Casa Loma Ballroom
On Saturday, the Bosman Twins (pictured)
, singer Denise Thimes
, and percussionist Herman Semidey
's Latin Fire Ensemble will be the headliners of Gitana Productions' “Karamu: Fiesta of Latin and African American Music”
at Union Avenue Christian Church
in the Central West End.
Also on Saturday, pianist Carolbeth True
plays at the Mahogany Grille in the Omni Majestic Hotel
downtown; the WirePilots
will perform at the Tavern of Fine Arts
; and guitarist Larry Brown, Jr.
returns to Robbie's House of Jazz.
Then on Sunday, saxophonist Jim Stevens
will play a matinee at Chandler Hill Winery
in Defiance; guitarist Tom Byrne
and saxophonist Sam Hargadine will be at the Schlafly Brewery and Tap Room
downtown; and Miss Jubilee
performs at Nathalie's.
Looking beyond the weekend, on Tuesday the Coleman Hughes Project with Adrienne Felton will play a Juneteenth" show in the Great Hall of the Missouri History Museum
in Forest Park; and the St. Louis Big Band
will perform for the Notes From Home" series at the Sheldon Concert Hall
This story appears courtesy of St. Louis Jazz Notes by Dean Minderman.
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