Thursday, October 14, 2010

Dave Pietro to play Thursday, November 4 at Highway 61 Roadhouse

Alto saxophonist Dave Pietro (pictured) is coming to St. Louis to perform with the Webster Groves High School Evening Jazz Combos at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 4 at the Highway 61 Roadhouse, 34 S. Old Orchard Ave.

Pietro has released six CDs as a leader and toured or recorded with Toshiko Akiyoshi, Woody Herman, Lionel Hampton, Maynard Ferguson, Maria Schneider, the Village Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Arturo O’Farrill, and numerous others. The WGHS jazz combos, directed by Kevin Cole, have won awards throughout the Midwest, finishing at grand champions at the Jazz in the Meadows festival in Chicago six of the last seven years.

Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students with ID, payable at the door.

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