It's a relatively light week for jazz performances in St. Louis, but there are at least a handful of shows worth noting around town. Here's a quick look:
Tonight, pianist Peter Martin leads his trio in a free concert for the Whitaker Music Festival at Missouri Botanical Garden. For more on Martin, see StLJN's previous coverage here.
Tomorrow, the Latin/jazz group Samba Bom does a free outdoor concert at St. Louis Place Park.
On Friday and Saturday, smooth jazz saxophonist Tim Cunningham (pictured) will perform at Jazz at the Bistro.
Meanwhile, Robbie's House of Jazz features singer Wendy Gordon and her trio on Friday night, and vibraphonist Peter Schlamb and his band on Saturday.
For more jazz-related events in St. Louis this weekend and beyond, please visit the St. Louis Jazz Notes Calendar, which can be found on the left sidebar of the site or by clicking here. You also can keep up with all the latest news by following St. Louis Jazz Notes on Twitter at http://twitter.com/StLJazzNotes or clicking the "Like" icon on the StLJN Facebook page.
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