Tuesday, August 06, 2013

William Cepeda to perform Friday, October 18 at Sheldon Concert Hall

Trombonist William Cepeda is coming to St. Louis to perform at 8:00 p.m. Friday, October 18 at the Sheldon Concert Hall.

Born in Puerto Rico, Cepeda (pictured) is a protege of the late Dizzy Gillespie and has toured as part of the trumpeter's United Nations Orchestra.

As a leader, Cepeda has released eight albums and toured internationally, performing at major jazz festivals including Montreux and NorthSea. His sound is described as "an innovative blend of world music, progressive jazz and traditional Afro-Puerto Rican roots and folk music and dance."

Tickets for William Cepeda at the Sheldon Concert Hall are $35 orchestra, $30 balcony, and will go on sale at 10:00 a.m. this Saturday, August 10 via Metrotix and the Sheldon box office.

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