Friday, January 31, 2014

Andre Delano to perform Sunday, March 9
at Bistro at Grand Center

Saxophonist and East St. Louis native Andre Delano (pictured) is coming back home to perform at 6:00 p.m. Sunday, March 9 at the Bistro at Grand Center.

The gig is in support of Delano's latest single "Help Yourself," which will be featured in two versions on the forthcoming 9 Mile Road compilation on Woodward Avenue Records.

A graduate of Lincoln High School, Delano first gained national attention with his 2005 album Full Circle, which included tracks such as "Night Riders" and "Foot Steps" that got substantial airplay on smooth jazz radio. His credits as a sideman include performances and/or recordings with Maxwell, Jeff Lorber, Bobby Womack, Stevie Wonder, Chieli Minucci, Doc Powell, Bobby Lyle, and others.

Since his first solo album, Delano has released two more CD as a leader, and also spent three years as a featured performer in singer Lionel Richie's touring band. He last played in St. Louis in March 2013 at BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups.

Tickets for Andre Delano at the Bistro at Grand Center are $25 and are on sale now via Metrotix.

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