The St. Louis Jazz and Blues Vespers series will begin its 2010-11 season with a free concert featuring Trio Trés Bien (pictured) at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 17 at Second Baptist Church, 9030 Clayton Rd. (at McKnight).
Featuring pianist Jeter Thompson and his brothers Harold Thompson on bass and Howard Thompson on drums, Trio Trés Bien have been St. Louis favorites for more than 40 years, dating back to the Gaslight Square era. This is the third season for the St. Louis Jazz and Blues Vespers series, and here's the complete schedule for 2010-11:
Sunday, October 17: Trio Trés Bien
Sunday, November 21: Sandy Weltman and Hot Club Caravan
Sunday, January 16: Eric Slaughter Trio
Sunday, February 20: Darrell Mixon Project
Sunday, March 20: Funky Butt Brass Band
Sunday, April 17: Paul DeMarinis and the Webster University Jazz Faculty Quintet, with Steve Schenkel, Kim Portnoy, Willem von Hombracht and Kevin Gianino.
All concerts begin at 6:00 p.m. and are free and open to the public. Free parking is available on the lighted lot adjacent to the church. For more information, visit the Vespers' Web site or call 314-991-3424.
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