Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Peter Leitch to show photos,
give concert at Webster University

Peter Leitch is best known to jazz fans as a New York-based guitarist and composer, but it's his skills as a photographer that will be on display next month in St. Louis when his new photography show "New York to New Orleans, 2000 - 2007" opens with a reception from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday, February 27 at the May Gallery in Webster University's Sverdrup Building, 8300 Big Bend Blvd.

Leitch, who has worked with musical luminaries including Oscar Peterson, Ron Carter, Milt Jackson, Woody Shaw, Pepper Adams, Jaki Byard, Jack McDuff, Kenny Wheeler, Al Grey and St. Louis' own John Hicks, also will play what's being described as "a short concert" with his band at the gallery starting at 7:00 p.m. the next night, Saturday, February 28. Both the reception and concert are free and open to the public.

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