Chesterfield Jazz Festival
The inaugural St. Louis Post-Dispatch Chesterfield Jazz Festival takes place outside the stylish, new Chesterfield Amphitheater located in West County's lush Central Park on Saturday, June 15, 2013 from 2-10 p.m.
The event features co-headlining pianist David Benoit and saxophonist Paul Taylor, along with Bach to the Future featuring the Silverman brothers, the St. Louis Jazz All-Stars in a John Coltrane Tribute and Jeanne Trevor.
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Bring lawn chairs + blankets for $20 lawn seats. No coolers, picnics, or glass will be allowed, but you will have in/out privileges! www.Metrotix.com.
One of the more popular performers in the idiom somewhat inaccurately called "contemporary jazz," David Benoit has mostly performed light melodic background music, what critic Alex Henderson has dubbed "new age with a beat....
Paul Taylor grew up in Denver, where he took up the saxophone at the age of seven. He played in school bands, and in high school joined a Top 40 band called Mixed Company. Jazz keyboardist Keiko Matsui and her husband, producer Kazu Matsui, discovered him playing at the Catalina Island Jazz Festival and hired him to play in their band....
With 100 million downloads, 13 number one albums and eight million songs sold, Bach to the Future featuring Michael and Rob Silverman blends jazz and Latin styles with cutting-edge instruments and the classical pieces that have stood the test of time....
The region’s preeminent jazz musicians come together one time only to pay homage to John Coltrane. In the style of Trane’s creative expression, St. Louis’ jazz luminaries shine with Freddie Washington (sax) who is celebrated for his quick ability to captivate, but not imitate....
631 Veterans Pl Dr.
Chesterfield, MO 63017
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