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The Art of Blakey

The Art of Blakey

Join Jazz St. Louis as we salute the iconic & hugely influential master drummer Art Blakey. Blakey’s Jazz Messengers quickly became the “University of Hard Bop,” ushering the best young musicians into the jazz world, armed with a heavy dose of swing.  Spearheaded by …

Kyle Dean Massey

Kyle Dean Massey

Kyle Dean Massey is an American actor best known for his work on Broadway in Pippin, Next to Normal, Wicked & Xanadu and to television audiences as Kevin Bicks from ABC’s Nashville.

Kyle Dean was raised in Jonesboro, Arkansas, …

Emily Wallace with the Funky Butt Horns

Emily Wallace with the Funky Butt Horns

“The best musicians are the true storytellers. The people who need to sing in order to feel whole and treat lyrics like breaths of fresh air to the lungs of a dying soul. They climb on any stage and just play. Stage …

Montez Coleman Group

Montez Coleman Group

Montez Coleman’s annual birthday gig features music from his debut release New Beginnings. The group encompasses everything from straight-ahead jazz to fusion, and features numerous original compositions of Coleman’s. An East St. Louis native and Belleville resident, Coleman has toured the world …

Good 4 the Soul – The Music of Prince

Yes, they’re gonna do it one more time! Last summer, Good 4 the Soul lit up the Bistro in tribute to Prince during a Grand Center-wide celebration of the Purple One’s life & music. Led by John …

Herbie Hancock at Powell Hall

Herbie Hancock at Powell Hall

Presented by Jazz St. Louis

Sponsored by World Wide Technology & The Steward Family Foundation

Now in the sixth decade of his professional life, Herbie Hancock remains where he has always been: at the forefront of world culture, technology, business and music. …

Lamar Harris – Ballad of Atlantis

The Music of the Isley Brothers

After last summer’s remarkable salute to the music of Parliament Funkadelic, Lamar Harris returns to the Bistro with this one-time-only performance, flipping the music of the legendary Isley Brothers to express his vast repertoire of talents ranging from …

4th Annual Richard McDonnell Scholarship Concert

4th Annual Richard McDonnell Scholarship Concert

Jazz St. Louis is pleased to announce the 4th Annual Richard McDonnell Memorial Scholarship Concert at The Harold and Dorothy Steward Center for Jazz and The Ferring Jazz Bistro, Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 7:30PM.

Through the education programs at Jazz St. Louis, …

Jackson, Slaughter, Reece, & Coleman

Jackson, Slaughter, Reece, & Coleman

A swinging time will be had by all, as four of St. Louis’s premier artists join forces for the first time ever on the Bistro stage.  This powerhouse quartet will surely put everyone in a good mood, throwing …

Rent Party Concert

Rent Party Concert

Presented in Cooperation with COCA

Celebrate the music of the Harlem Renaissance with an exciting and unique performance in the Ferring Jazz Bistro featuring music of Fats Waller, Louis Armstrong, Fletcher Henderson, James P. Johnson, and many more. In …

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