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Jon Faddis’s Triumph of Trumpets

featuring Terell Stafford & Sean Jones Sponsored by Ted Wheeler “Four star! …warm …original …superhuman technique.” The New York Times Three of the most dynamic trumpeters alive today…on one stage. Jon Faddis has assembled an all-star cast with fellow trumpeters Terell Stafford and Sean Jones for a celebration of the role of the trumpet in […]

Andre Hayward, Reggie Thomas, Tim Warfield, & Rodney Whitaker

Sponsored by Ted Wheeler Andre Hayward is an extremely gifted trombonist with the sound and clarity reminiscent of the late J.J. Johnson. His gospel-tinged  approach is refreshing and will warm the hearts of anyone with whom he comes in contact. One of the most in-demand pianists and educators in the country, Reggie Thomas’s soulful, hard-swinging […]

2012-13 Season Announced

Jazz St. Louis is pleased to announce the 2012-13 season, including the Wells Fargo Advisors Jazz at the Bistro Series and the Jazz at the Touhill Series, sponsored by World Wide Technology, Inc. Jazz St. Louis’s 18th Season celebrates the uniquely American art of jazz with imaginative pairings, international superstars, and fresh talent challenging the […]

Residency Wrap-Up

When I woke up this past Sunday morning, something was different. There was no 8 am lobby call, no scheduled school visits, JazzU classes, or artists to shuttle to all corners of the city. It was, after all, Sunday. However, more notable, was that it was the first day in a week that I was […]

Jazz St. Louis Gala

friday, march 9, 2012 Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark featuring the Jazz St. Louis All-Stars and the Funky Butt Brass Band with special guest Greg Osby honoring Whitaker Foundationwith the Barbara Rose Memorial Award 6:30 p.m. – cocktails and big board auction | archview ballroom 7:30 p.m. – dinner, program and live auction | […]

JazzU Podcast #2 – Featuring Residency Artist, Byron Stripling

In this second installment of the JazzU podcast, Director of Education, Phil Dunlap, rants about the importance of listening to jazz.  Then, upcoming Residency artist, Byron Stripling, joins Dunlap and JazzU instructor, Andy Ament, for an interview and a blindfold listening test.  [audio:https://jazzstl.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Jazz-STL-Byron-Stipling-REV.mp3|titles=Jazz STL Byron Stipling REV]

Artist Residencies

Jazz St. Louis Residency Podcast #1 – An Interview with Sherman Irby

[audio:https://jazzstl.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/JazzUPodcast_Sherman-Irby.mp3|titles=JazzUPodcast_Sherman Irby] Director of Education Phil Dunlap and JazzU instructor Andy Ament sit down with saxophonist Sherman Irby to discuss his upcoming Jazz St. Louis Residency and performances at Jazz at the Bistro. Irby is one of three residency artists this year that will come to St. Louis for a full week and work with […]

Matt Wilson’s Arts & Crafts

Sponsored by Ted Wheeler, American Family Insurance Agency Fresh off a performance at the White House for a State Dinner, New York based drummer and Grammy nominee Matt Wilson is one of today’s most celebrated jazz artists. He is universally recognized for his musical and melodic drumming style as well as being a gifted composer, […]

Byron Stripling

Sponsored by Sandy “A powerful trumpeter, at ease with the most complicated and detailed bebop lines and an open-armed [Louis] Armstrong swagger.”— The New York Times A spectacular trumpeter with a wide range, a beautiful tone, and the ability to blend together many influences into his own style, Byron Stripling is an extroverted performer who […]

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