The weeks of Christmas and New Year's Day usually are relatively slow for live jazz and creative music here in St. Louis, as most touring bands are off the road while many local musicians and venues also are enjoying a brief respite.
Still, once we get to the weekend, there are some shows of note around town, and so we're going to tell you about them right now....
Friday, December 26
In what's become an annual post-Christmas engagement, Good 4 The Soul will open a two-night stand at Jazz at the Bistro. Comprised of bassist John King, guitarist Sean Robinson, drummer James Jackson, and keyboardist Adaron "Pops" Jackson, G4TS (pictured, from left)) offers a mix of jazz, funk, and instrumental R&B with an occasional touches of gospel and pop, generally drawing an enthusiastic audience of hometown fans.
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