20's to 50's Swingin' Hot Jazz and Blues as brought to you by Sarah Jane and the Blue Notes. Make your brunch complete with a self-pancake-portrait by famous pancake artist Dr. Dancakes!
Original and jazz standards featuring sax improvisation
2nd Annual Gypsy Jazz Fest pays homage to the Belgium-born Gypsy Django Reinhardt, creator of his own version of swing on the guitar now known as Gypsy Jazz. The weekend-long festival will feature local acts such as Franglais, Phatz Django and Fleur de Lou, as well as international musicians, including world-famous violinist Jason Annick of Boston, Grammy winning vocalist Miles Griffith of New York, and Italian guitar virtuoso Dario Napoli.
The weekend will include Gypsy Jazz brunches on Saturday and Sunday, workshops, performances and jazz jams and collaborations.
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Hot Jazz, Rhythm & Blues form the 1920s to 1950s performed by Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers! Get your portrait captured in pancake-dom by world-renowned pancake artist. Dr. Dancakes and a bloody mary from Dr. Bob's Be Nice or Leave Bloody Mary Bar, the best in town.
"Redd da Killer Bee is a clearly talented individual on his way to stardom. His lyrics and style flow over these masterfully produced tracks. His vibe is strong and message is clear. The calling card of an accomplished musician…" --Exposed Vocals
Photo by: Neil Huffaker
Miss Jubilee has been entertaining audiences around St. Louis and beyond since the beginning of 2007 with their exciting blend of authentic Hot Jazz, Swing, Rhythm & Blues and R’n’R spanning the 1920’s-1950’s. Fronted by a high energy female vocalist and backed up by a swingin’ horn fueled rhythm section, Miss Jubilee is a favorite among Swing Dancers and fans of all ages who enjoy uplifting and energetic music!
Singer/songwriter/guitarist formerly of the band Genevieve.
Celebrating the 5th anniversary of the release of Victor Durant: Vampire Hunter, an indie film by local filmmaker Christopher Conner. Director Q & A session to follow.
‘Music like an Island Breeze,’ best describes Elliott Ranney, a Folk-Jazz singer/songwriter performing finger style on classical guitar. His focus spans the genres of Bossa/Samba, The Cool School and contemporary Folk-Pop music. Ranney follows his bliss with original compositions inspired by Tom Jobim, Michael Franks, Tom Waits and Steely Dan, to name a few.
Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers (St. Louis, MO) bring the party with Hot Swing Jazz--don't forget your dancing shoes! And don't forget to see Dr. Dan the Pancake Man for one of his world-famous Dancakes!
"She’s a sublime vision and vocal powerhouse; he’s percolated energy, metered, but intense, strumming his guitar with effervescent perpetual motion. Their collaboration showcases creative independence while blurring the lines between sultry and snappy."
-Kim McDarison, The Wisconsin Happy Farm
Singer/songwriter/guitarist formerly of the St. Louis band Genevieve.
"The Detroit, Michigan-based duo masterfully blends and blurs the lines of bluegrass, folk, country, and rock garnering favorable comparisons to artists as diverse as The Band, tastemaker/producer T Bone Burnett, The Civil Wars, and Emmylou Harris."