Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Jazz St. Louis announces more
Bistro bookings for 2011

Jazz St. Louis has announced additional bookings for Jazz at the Bistro filling the open dates for winter and spring 2011 in their previously announced season.

Most of the musicians booked are local, but two touring acts have been added to the schedule as well. Guitarist Julian Lage will make his Bistro debut in a one-night engagement on Friday, March 25, and the all-star hard-bop band Jazz Collective, with pianist Cedar Walton (pictured) saxophonist Javon Jackson, drummer Jimmy Cobb and bassist Buster Williams, will perform on Friday, April 22 and Saturday, April 23.

Here's the complete list of just-announced dates:

Friday, January 14 & Saturday, January 15: Musica Slesa
Friday, January 28 & Saturday, January 29: Javier Mendoza
Friday, February 11 & Saturday, February 12: Mardra Thomas Group
Monday, February 14: Mardra & Reggie Thomas
Friday, February 25 & Saturday, February 26: Bosman Twins
Friday, March 25: Julian Lage
Saturday, March 26: Orange CD Release Party
Friday, April 22 & Saturday, April 23: The Jazz Collective with Cedar Walton, Javon Jackson, Jimmy Cobb and Buster Williams
Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7: Jazz St. Louis All-Stars
Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21: Erin Bode with members of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

Ticket prices range from $15 to $25 for local acts, and are $20 for Julian Lage and $35 for the Jazz Collective. Single tickets will go on sale to Jazz at the Bistro subscribers at 10:00 a.m. this Monday, December 13, and to the general public at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, December 20 via Metrotix.

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