A host of excellent retired St. Louis jazz educators will be honored on Sunday, June 8th in a concert performance featuring the Jazz Edge Orchestra at 3 p.m. at the Metro High School Auditorium, 4015 McPherson Avenue. will present a tribute concert to area retired music educators. Honorees will include: Allen Ivey, Hughie Ellison, Herman Morgan, Ernest Nashville, Vernon Nashville, Paul Overby, Richard Overby, Charles Rose, Harold Wayne, Walter Lathen and Ed Nicholson. Special recognition will also be given to Leo Chears and Don Wolff for their musical contributions to the community. The Jazz Edge Orchestra will be led by Thomas Moore and will feature vocalist Anita Jackson. A reception will follow and admission is free.
For more info on these shows:
U.S. Bank Saint Louis Jazz Festival
Missouri Botanical Garden
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