Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Jazz St. Louis announces more
2017 bookings for Jazz at the Bistro

Jazz St. Louis today announced additional performances that will complete the winter/spring 2017 schedule at Jazz at the Bistro.

Most notably, drummer Jeff Hamilton (pictured) and his trio will play a one-nighter on Thursday, March 9 at the Bistro.

They're the only touring group added to the schedule; the rest of the new dates announced will feature St. Louis-based musicians, most making return visits to the venue, along with a few Bistro debuts.

The newly added shows, in chronological order, are:

Wednesday, January 11 & Thursday, January 12: Jazz St. Louis All-Stars Alumni Quintet
Thursday, January 26: Adam Maness, Bob DeBoo & Montez Coleman
Friday, January 27 & Saturday, January 28: Denise Thimes "Sings Nancy Wilson"

Wednesday, February 22 & Thursday, February 23: Rob Endicott Quintet
Saturday, February 25: Dave Venn with special guest Jeanne Trevor

Thursday, March 9: Jeff Hamilton Trio
Friday, March 10 & Saturday, March 11: Weather Forever
Wednesday, March 22 & Thursday, March 23: Two Times True with Larry Johnson
Friday, March 24 & Saturday, March 25: Funky Butt Brass Band & Friends
Sunday, March 26: Williams Brothers
Tuesday, March 28: Washington University Jazz Band

Tuesday, April 18: SIUE Concert & Alumni Jazz Bands
Wednesday, April 19 & Thursday, April 20: Saxquest Nonet
Friday, April 21 & Saturday, April 22: Ella Fitzgerald 100th Birthday Celebration featuring Anita Jackson, Montez Coleman, Adaron “Pops” Jackson, Bob DeBoo & Ben Reece

Wednesday, May 3 & Thursday, May 4: Ben Reece’s Unity Quartet
Friday, May 5 & Saturday, May 6: Kevin Bowers' NOVA
Wednesday, May 17: Route 66 Jazz Orchestra
Friday, May 19 & Saturday, May 20: Bosman Twins

Tickets for these shows are priced from $15 to $25 depending on the performer, $10 for students, and will go on sale to the general public at 10:00 a.m. next Wednesday, December 7 via the Jazz St. Louis website and box office.

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