One of St. Louis’s favorites and a giant of soul and groove based jazz, Houston Person’s velvet-toned saxophone has enamored jazz lovers since the 1960’s. Throughout his prolific career, Person has remained a symbol of constant swing and good times. He embraces the Great American Songbook and the blues, a foundation on which he has built [...]
For nearly a decade, the JazzU program has identified the top middle and high school jazz talent in the St. Louis area and focused on teaching improvisation in a small-group setting. The JazzU Big Band is Jazz St. Louis’s first foray into creating an all-star student big band, which returns to Ferring Jazz Bistro stage on [...]
Making their debut appearance at the Ferring Jazz Bistro, drummer and singer Sammy Miller leads his band, The Congregation, as they cap off their education residency week in grand style. This six member, feel-good group will have you swingin’, stompin’, and groovin’ to the music of New Orleans and the golden age of jazz.