The Kasimu-tet: A Nite @ Joe's!

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Joe's Cafe , 6008 Kingsbury, Saint Louis

Kasimu Taylor brings his superb band to Joe's Cafe on a late summer night for some cool jazz.

Kasimu is a trumpet player who does a Miles Davis tribute show on Miles' birthday every year. He grew up in North City and started playing as a youngster, following in the great man's footsteps. A St. Louis trumpet player who celebrates Miles' birthday better have chops and Kas has the chops! Last year at Joe's he tapped into a move that Monk would have been proud of by repeating a phrase about eight times before moving on with the tune. He is a deep, post-bop player who can also pump out a standard, straight, with the best of them. His musicianship extends into original compositions that are exquisite. He is a true jazz master, and we are honored to have him in our little club.

Kasimu - Trumpet, band orchestrator Eric Slaughter - guitar Antonio Foster-piano Bernard Terry - Bass Demarius Hicks - Drums

POET: Zaire Imani

Normal Joe's rules apply.

• Doors 7pm, show 8pm. • $15 Eventbrite advanced tickets. $20 at the door, night of • Bring your own food and drink. • Park on Des Peres only. • No talking over the music • Try to be over 25

Thanks for following these simple rules, it makes it work for everyone.