The Touhill Performing Arts Center this week is offering a special pre-sale of tickets for the 2013 Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival, which go on sale to the general public next Monday, December 3.
The GSLJF's featured performers will be the Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour 55th Anniversary tribute show on Friday, April 19, and trumpeter Doc Severinsen and his big band on Saturday, April 20.
The Monterey Jazz Festival tribute will feature an all-star band (pictured) including bassist and musical director Christian McBride, singer Dee Dee Bridgewater, saxophonist Chris Potter, trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire, pianist Benny Green and drummer Lewis Nash, while Severinsen, of course, is famous for his long tenure as bandleader for The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.
Tickets for both shows are $35, and can be purchased now by in person at the Touhill Ticket or by calling 314-516-4949 and mentioning the promo code "FESTIVAL." To buyonline, go here, and look for the promo code box at the top right of the page. Type in FESTIVAL, then click the arrow to submit, and you should be able to access the order form.