In conjunction with their appearances next week as guest artists for the Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival
, drummer Peter Erskine
and trumpeter Jon Faddis
will present free master classes on their respective instruments.
Erskine's drum classes will be from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Friday, April 17 and 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Saturday, April 18. Faddis' trumpet class will be held from 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 18. All three master classes will take place in the Touhill Performing Arts Center
's Lee Theater, and all are free and open to the public.
In addition to the weekend concerts featuring Erskine, Faddis, guitarist/singer John Pizzarelli
and saxophonist Lou Marini
, the GSLJF also will include a number of performances and clinics featuring student combos and big bands from local schools. For a schedule of those events, go here
This story appears courtesy of St. Louis Jazz Notes by Dean Minderman.
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