Jazz Improv with Kasimu Taylor

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

Join us 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.

Kasimu Taylor, veteran trumpet player and bandleader, in the tradition of Clark Terry and Miles Davis, comes out of St. Louis’ deep rooted trumpet heritage. He’s a frequent performer in St. Louis and the surrounding region, playing regularly in Grand Center - St. Louis with a monthly residency at the Dark Room at The Grandel.

Howard Street: A Nite @ BB's!

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

Howard Street is a soul band created by trumpet player Kasimu Taylor, paying tribute to the sounds of his youth. The band is an homage to classic soul and R&B music, giving you fresh takes on some of your favorite soul and rhythm & blues standards along with the new soul sounds of today!

Performing at BB's, one of the city's top live music venues, this will be one not to miss!