Tag Archives: East St. Louis

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 | […]

Artist Residencies

East St. Louis on PBS

Final Week: JSL 10 in 6 Campaign – Help Us Make Goal

Your Dollars. Your Support. Their Future. We hope you’ve enjoyed the stories about Brady, Everette, Marvin, and Carlos. This is the final week of the 10 in 6 campaign, and we still need your help to make our goal of $10K by May 31. If you haven’t given yet, a gift of just $10 will […]

Meet Carlos Brown, Jr.: The 10 in 6 Campaign

We’ve raised $1,000 toward our goal of $10K in 6 weeks. We can still make this goal by May 31st if you give $10. Would you please give $10 today? There are just two weeks to go, and your gift will make so many stories possible. Carlos Brown, Jr. is the final student we’ll be […]

Meet Everette and Marvin: The 10 in 6 Campaign

  Everette Benton and Marvin Cooper, juniors from East St. Louis, are first-year members of JazzU and play in the rhythm section of our Miles Davis Group. For both young men, working with an ensemble has been a profound learning experience and a great way to meet new people. Everette, the group’s drummer, began playing […]

Gala 2011

Meet Brady Lewis – The 10 In 6 Campaign

  Brady Lewis first took interest in music in middle school, singing in the choir before getting involved with the band. The longer he was in the band, the more he enjoyed the onstage experience. With hard work, dedication, and a love for the craft, Brady improved – earning multiple Honor Band nominations. And this […]

10 in 6 for Youth Education

Your Dollars. Your Support. Their Future.   Meet Four Outstanding Young Men Your Gifts Support The students pictured above are juniors from the East St. Louis Senior High School Jazz Band: Brady Lewis, trumpet, Carlos Brown, Jr., alto saxophone, Marvin Cooper, bass, and Everette Benton, drums. We are very proud to announce that their high […]

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