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Kasimu Taylor Presents Howard Street Featuring Justin Hoskin

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BB's Jazz Blues and Soups , 700 S. Broadway , St. Louis

Howard Street is an homage to classic soul and R&B music, giving you fresh takes on some of your favorite soul and rhythm & blues standards! The night will feature the soulful vocal stylings of Mr. Justin Hoskin!

Mr. Justin Hoskin-vocals Phil Graves- keys Eric Slaughter-guitar Bernard Terry-bass Jeffrey "Dhoruba" Hill-drums Kasimu Taylor-trumpet Bryan Fritz-saxophone

Tickets are $15 and available right now at Eventbrite.com...see you soon!

The Kasimu-tet Presents...Miles

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The Gaslight Theater , 358 N. Boyle, St. Louis

The Gaslight Jazz Series presents...

The Kasimu-tet presents Miles in a night dedicated to the iconic artist! The intimate confines of The Gaslight Theater will be filled with the iconic sounds of Miles Davis in a night of fellowship honoring his long legacy!

Kasimu Taylor- trumpet Zach Radwine-piano Bernard Terry-bass Demarius Hicks-drums

Tickets are $15 and available through Ticketmaster.com, or at The Gaslight Theater an hour before showtime, or they can be purchased after 4pm (cash only) at West End Grill & Pub 354 N. Boyle Ave.

See you soon!

The Kasimu-tet Presents...Miles

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BB's Jazz Blues and Soups , 700 S. Broadway , St. Louis

The Kasimu-tet presents Miles in a birthday celebration dedicated to the iconic artist on what would've been his 93rd birthday. BB's Jazz Blues and Soups will be filled with the iconic sounds of Miles Davis in a night of fellowship honoring his legacy!

Half of all ticket proceeds will go to House of Miles East St. Louis, the organization dedicated to the preservation and development of Miles Davis' boyhood home! http://houseofmilesestl.org/

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at... https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-kasimu-tet-presentsmiles-tickets-56167585761?aff=eand

Kasimu Taylor presents...Howard Street featuring Roland Johnson

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Kranzberg Arts Center , 501 N. Grand Ave., St. Louis

Howard Street is an homage to the classic soul and rhythm and blues sounds that Kasimu Taylor heard as a kid growing up just north of downtown St. Louis living on Howard Street. The band features St. Louis Soul Legend Roland Johnson in a night of classic soul and R &B standards!

Tickets available at Metrotix.com! $15adv $20dos

Roland Johnson-vocals Kasimu Taylor-trumpet Bryan Fritz-saxophone Phil Graves-keys Eric Slaughter-guitar Bernard Terry-bass Dhoruba Shakur-drums

Kasimu Taylor presents...Jazz Improv Workshop

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City Music & Education Center , 9299 Watson Rd., St. Louis

Join us this month for a masterclass on jazz improvisation lead by Kranzberg Arts Foundation Resident Artist and Webster University Alum trumpeter Kasimu Taylor! This will be an intro to improv clinic, topics covered include building ideas, reading chord progressions, chord scale relation, and active listening in a band setting.

Laumeier After Dark: Light The Way

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Laumeier Sculpture Park , 12580 Rott Rd., St. Louis

Explore Laumeier in a new light—moonlight! Join us for an activity-packed evening filled with fun for the whole family! Food and beverage available for purchase. 

This is a FREE event for all ages. 

LIVE MUSIC + DJ NUNE ART ACTIVITIES+ MOONLIGHT SCULPTURE SCAVENGER HUNT+ PRIZES+ FACE PAINTING+ FIRE PITS / S’MORES+ LAWN GAMES+ & SO MUCH MORE

  • Beer Outside (beer garden + wine)
  • Seoul Taco (Korean-Mexican fusion)
  • Frankly on Cherokee + Frankly Sausages Food Truck (tasty sausages + sandwiches + fries)
  • Blues Fired Pizza (pizza!)
  • Sia's Italian Ice (Hot Cocoa + Seasonal desserts)

SIR-CUS at the St. Louis World's Fare & Heritage Festival

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World's Fair Pavilion in Forest Park , 1904 Concourse Dr., St. Louis

This will be our maiden voyage, 1pm on Sunday August 19th at the St. Louis World's Fare & Heritage Festival!

Sir-Cus is a new music landscape created by trumpeter Kasimu Taylor, in collaboration with master percussionist Matt Henry and top STL bassist Ben Wheeler, the group explores world & Afro-Beat infused improvised compositions, creating a lush pad of pulsing organic grooves.

Kasimu Taylor-trumpet & keys Ben Wheeler-bass Matt Henry-percussion

Fantasia Christmas After Midnight

Peabody Opera House, 1400 Market St., St. Louis

Recorded at two historic venues — Los Angeles’ Capitol Studios and Nashville’s Blackbird Studios — “Christmas After Midnight” pays homage to singers such as Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald, reports Billboard. The album’s mix of rock, soul, jazz, funk and blues reinterprets 12 tracks, including “This Christmas,” “The Christmas Song,” James Brown’s “Santa Claus Go Straight to the Ghetto,” “Merry Christmas, Baby” and “Hallelujah.” Cee Lo Green teams up with the North Carolina native on the playful single “Baby, It’s Cold Outside.” The album was produced by Ron Fair (Christina Aguilera, The Black Eyed Peas).

The 6th Annual Grub and Groove Festival

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Francis Park

The Kasimu-tet plays the 6th Annual Grub and Groove Festival 4:30-5:30. The festival starts at 3p and will feature live music, food from some of St. Louis' finest restaurants, a kids zone, and fireworks to cap off the nite!

The Kasimu-tet

Kasimu Taylor-trumpet Nathan Jatcko-piano Ben Wheeler-bass Montez Coleman-drums

The Jeremiah Allen presents...A Night With Stevie!

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Heman Park

The Jeremiah Allen Band presents a concert honoring the genius of Stevie Wonder, playing some of his greatest hits! Pack a picnic basket, your lawn chairs, and dancing shoes, then meet us at Heman Park for the party!

Kasimu Taylor presents...Howard Street featuring Roland Johnson Standards & Soul

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Kranzberg Arts Center , 501 N. Grand Ave., St. Louis

Kasimu Taylor's new soul band, Howard Street, pays homage to the classic soul and r&b sounds of years past, but bringing their own flavor and vibe to these classic works. This show features the Legendary Roland Johnson, a St. Louis soul icon, in a pre Valentines Day set, performing classic soul and jazz standards!

Come out and hang Valentines Day Weekend!

Standards&Soul

Roland Johnson-vocals Marlys Gypsy Brown-vocals Kasimu Taylor-trumpet Austin Cebulski-tenor saxophone Eric Slaughter-guitar Ben Wheeler-bass Fred Spencer-drums

$15 adv $20 door

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Kasimu Taylor presents...Howard Street

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Broadway Oyster Bar

Kasimu Taylor's new soul band, Howard Street, pays homage to the classic soul and r&b sounds of years past, but bringing their own flavor and vibe to these classic works.

Roland Johnson-vocals Marlys Gypsy Brown-vocals Kasimu Taylor-trumpet Austin Cebulski-tenor saxophone Eric Slaughter-guitar Ben Wheeler-bass Fred Spencer-drums

Kasimu Taylor presents...The Trio

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The Dark Room , 615 N. Grand , St. Louis

This is a weekly event, every Wednesday nite at the Dark Room, featuring some of the cities top players, set in an award winning wine bar and photo gallery! Located in the historic and vibrant Grand Center Arts District, The Dark Room provides a cool backdrop to lounge and chill with friends!

See you soon!!

Kasimu Taylor presents...The Trio

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The Dark Room , 615 N. Grand , St. Louis

This is a weekly event, every Wednesday nite at the Dark Room, featuring some of the cities top players, set in an award winning wine bar and photo gallery! Located in the historic and vibrant Grand Center Arts District, The Dark Room provides a cool backdrop to lounge and chill with friends!

See you soon!!