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StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Spotlight on Anat Cohen

StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Spotlight on Anat Cohen

This week, it's time to check out some videos featuring clarinetist and saxophonist Anat Cohen, who's coming to St. Louis to perform with her quartet starting Wednesday, February 27 through Sunday, March 3 at Jazz St. Louis. Born in Israeli and educated at Berklee, Cohen moved to New York after college and began her career by touring ...

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StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: It's "Go Time" for Grace Kelly

StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: It's "Go Time" for Grace Kelly

This week, let's check out some videos featuring saxophonist and singer Grace Kelly, who's coming to St. Louis to perform starting Wednesday, February 13 through Sunday, February 17 at Jazz St. Louis. Already a music business veteran at age 26, Kelly grew up in the Boston area, recording and releasing her first album when she was just ...

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StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Spotlight on Dianne Reeves

StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Spotlight on Dianne Reeves

This week, let's check out some videos featuring singer Dianne Reeves, who will perform next Saturday, February 9 at The Sheldon. Reeves, who last year was named an NEA Jazz Master, appeared here most recently in December 2016, presenting a Christmas show at the Touhill Performing Arts Center. She's considered one of the top jazz vocalists working ...

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StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Introducing Jaimie Branch

StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Introducing Jaimie Branch

This week, let's take a look at some videos featuring trumpeter Jaimie Branch, who will be making her St. Louis debut in a concert with cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm and drummer Ståle Liavik Solberg to be presented by New Music Circle on Saturday, February 9 at The Stage at KDHX. Branch, who's 34 years old, grew up in ...

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StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Kirk Whalum's "Gospel According to Jazz"

StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Kirk Whalum's "Gospel According to Jazz"

This week, let's take a look at some videos featuring saxophonist Kirk Whalum, who's bringing the seventh annual edition of his “Gospel According to Jazz Christmas" show to St. Louis next Friday, December 14 at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church. The show, a spinoff from Whalum's series of “Gospel According to Jazz" albums that began back ...

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StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Spotlight on Geoffrey Keezer

StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Spotlight on Geoffrey Keezer

This week, let's look at some videos featuring pianist Geoffrey Keezer, who's coming to St. Louis to perform on Thursday, December 13 at the HQ of pianist Peter Martin's Open Studio, which is in the Centene Center for the Arts, 3547 Olive St. in Grand Center. Originally from Eau Claire, WI, Keezer, 48, was something of a ...

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StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Christian McBride's New Jawn

StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Christian McBride's New Jawn

This week, let's take a look at some videos of bassist Christian McBride's New Jawn, who will be in St. Louis to perform starting this coming Wednesday, November 29 through Sunday, December 2 at Jazz St. Louis. A man of many musical projects, McBride has played at the Bistro several times in recent years with both his ...

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StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Dee Dee Bridgewater goes back to Memphis

StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Dee Dee Bridgewater goes back to Memphis

This week, StLJN's video spotlight shines on singer Dee Dee Bridgewater, who will be in St. Louis to perform next Saturday, November 17 at the Sheldon Concert Hall. Long known as one of the top female jazz singers of her generation, Bridgewater went in a different musical direction for her most recent album, Memphis... Yes, I'm Ready, ...

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StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Ellen Fullman's Long String Instrument

StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Ellen Fullman's Long String Instrument

Today, let's check out some videos featuring artist, musician, and instrument inventor Ellen Fullman, who will be in St. Louis next week for a residency sponsored by New Music Circle, culminating in a performance on Friday, November 9 at 560 Music Center. While she's here, Fullman also will make public presentations about her work on Wednesday, November ...

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StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Stefon Harris and Blackout's "Sonic Creed"

StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Stefon Harris and Blackout's "Sonic Creed"

This week, let's take a look at some videos featuring vibraphonist Stefon Harris, who's coming to St. Louis to perform starting next Wednesday, October 31 and continuing through Sunday, November 4 at Jazz St. Louis. Considered one of the top mallet percussionists in jazz, Harris has played here several times in the last few years, most recently ...