Dean Minderman Memorial Jazz & Blues Concert

Hosted by the friends and family of Dean Minderman

Join us in remembering pianist and writer Dean Minderman, who kept his finger on the pulse of the St. Louis scene with his blog St. Louis Jazz Notes. This event will help raise money to carry on St. Louis Jazz Notes through Jazz St. Louis. The afternoon features all-star groups ranging from blues and R&B to jazz and new music.

Sunday, February 27 at Jazz St. Louis (3536 Washington Avenue). Doors at 3 pm, show begins at 4pm, with an expected run time of 3 hours. Restaurant service will be available. Online ticket sales end at midnight on Saturday, February 28. Walk-up tickets will be available for purchase from the Jazz St. Louis box office on Sunday until 5pm.

A minimum donation of $25 is required per ticket, with all proceeds going to fund the continuation of Jazz Notes. Donations can be made below.

Musicians scheduled to appear (lineup subject to change):

Blues/R&B set
Cherie Evans, Renee Smith, Eugene Johnson - Vocals
Dennis Brock – Guitar
Charlie Brown – Piano, Keyboards
Gus Thornton – Bass
Don Drewitt – Drums

Jazz set featuring Tracer
Ptah Williams – Piano, Keyboards
Darrell Mixon – Bass
Gary Sykes – Drums
Tom Byrne – Guitar

New Music set
This set will feature all original music by the band members, including a composition by Ben Colagiovanni written in honor of Dean.
Ben Colagiovanni—Piano
Andrew Meyer—Trombone
Alex Beltran—Saxophone
Andrew Binder—Bass
Alvin Cobb - Drums


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