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 94th 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!

A portion of all proceeds will go to House of Miles East St. Louis, the great organization dedicated to the preservation and development of Miles Davis' boyhood home!

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

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Joe's Cafe, 6014 Kingsbury Ave., St. Louis

Kasimu Taylor makes his Joe's Café debut featuring the dynamic young vocalist Sya Collins! More details to come! On this night we put our faith and our stage in the hands of a great veteran trumpet player who never disappoints!

Kasimu has been doing some Miles shows recently and has been fantastic. That is very treacherous ground to walk on! But with Miles' own family there and with the show being a benefit to raise money for the House of Miles in East St. Louis, Kasimu put on a show at BB's, Jazz, Blues and Soups that was absolutely great. Playing Miles isn't easy. Nobody is going to sound just like Miles and to try would be a mistake. Kasimu plays Kasimu as he belts out the tunes that Miles wrote and made famous with his infinitely great style. We are very lucky to have a player like Kasimu in our region playing the greatness of Miles plus featuring a bevvy of original material and other well known and well loved standards. The stage belongs to Kasimu and on this night with a heavyweight singer and an all-star band the one thing we can tell you is that this night is going to be hot and cool!

POET: Acclaimed writer and author Sylvester Brown Jr. will read some excerpts from his latest book "When We Listen ". Books will be on hand for purchase and signing!

Normal Joe's rules apply.

• Doors 7pm, show 8pm. • $15 to get in. Cash only, no ATM. • Bring your own food and drink. • Please don't park on Kingsbury, park on Des Peres only. • No talking during the music.