The New Jersey-based jazz quartet New Tricks
(pictured) is coming to St. Louis to perform at 7:00 p.m. Sunday, April 10 at the Bistro at Grand Center
. The jazz combos from Webster Groves High School will open the show.
New Tricks is co-led by tenor saxophonist Mike Lee
and trumpeter Ted Chubb
, who are both originally from Cleveland, and includes bassist Kellen Harrison
and drummer Shawn Baltazor
. They're touring in support of their second self-released CD Alternate Side, which officially comes out on Tuesday, April 5. Admission will be $10 at the door.
For a sample of New Tricks' music, check out the embedded video window below, which features a 2009 performance of the original composition Old Dog."
This story appears courtesy of St. Louis Jazz Notes by Dean Minderman.
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