This just in: Veteran saxophonist Ernie Watts
(pictured) will join pianist Laurence Hobgood
for the latter's previously announced performance
on Thursday, April 5 at Jazz at the Bistro
. Watts has played with Hobgood in singer Kurt Elling's band, and also is known for his work as a solo artist and with Charlie Haden's Quartet West, the Rolling Stones, Frank Zappa, and many others.
Performing with Hobgood and Watts will be bassist Matthew Rybicki
, whose credits include work with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, and drummer Jared Schonig
, who's also played with Elling and is a member of the Wee Trio
with bassist and St. Louis native Dan Loomis.
Tickets for the Laurence Hobgood Quartet at Jazz at the Bistro are $25 for the general public, $10 for students with ID, and are on sale now via Metrotix
This story appears courtesy of St. Louis Jazz Notes by Dean Minderman.
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