Sunday, August 29, 2010

Ben Sidran to perform Sunday,
September 12 at Kol Am Temple

Keyboard player, singer, composer, author and broadcaster Ben Sidran (pictured) is coming to St. Louis for a performance at 6:00 p.m. Sunday, September 12 at Kol Am Temple, 1023 Chesterfield Parkway.

KWMU’s Dennis Owsley will serve as host as Sidran performs and shares "his insights on Jews, Music, and the American Dream." Sidran first gained fame working with the Steve Miller Band, and has gone on to perform and record with musicians and singers including Eric Clapton, the Rolling Stones, Peter Frampton, Diana Ross, Van Morrison, Mose Allison and Rickie Lee Jones.

He has hosted numerous programs for TV and radio, including NPR’s award-winning "Jazz Alive" and "Sidran on the Record" and VH1′s New Visions. His written works include the book Black Talk, about the sociology of black music in America; the memoir A Life in the Music; and Talking Jazz, a collection of interviews with jazz musicians.

Tickets for Ben Sidran are $12 and are available in advance online or by calling the Kol Am office at 636-519-0082. A reception and book/CD signing will follow the performance.


Anonymous said...

Unbelievable! An evening with Ben Sidran - $12!
Are they kidding? They should be charging $50. $12 and I get to shake his hand and talk to him.

Anonymous said...

Up close and personal with Ben. See you there. Can't wait to groove.