2018 Metro Theater Company Jazz Benefit Concert

Jazz Benefit Concert, February 3, 2018

 February 3, 2018

The Grandel Theater
3610 Grandel Square, St. Louis

5:30 PM Private Reception with the Artists

6:00 PM Mardi Gras Cocktails6:30 PM New Orleans Style Dinner

8:00 PM Concert

Festive Cocktail Attire

For Tickets or more information, contact Jessie Youngblood, Metro Theater Company Development Director
314.932.7414, ext. 120 or Jessie at metroplays dot org

You are cordially invited to a night of world class jazz, New Orleans style food, and fantastic fun to benefit Metro Theater Company

Honorary chairs: 
Nancy and Ken Kranzberg
Alison and John Ferring

Join us for a special night of fun and music as international touring artist Peter Martin joins vocalist Brian Owens with a guest appearance by jazz legend Terence Blanchard to support the Metro Theater Company production of Bud, Not Buddy.

Peter Martin

Peter Martin is an acclaimed jazz pianist who has toured six continents including a White House performance. He has collaborated with jazz greats including Diana Reeves, Wynton Marsalis and Chris Botti. Peter appeared in George Clooney’s 2005 film Good Night, and Good Luck and was the featured pianist and an arranger on the Grammy-winning soundtrack.

Brian Owens

Brian Owens first attracted world-wide attention as lead singer with the U.S. Air Force band Sidewinder, whose videos drew more than 2.5 million hits on YouTube and led to appearances on Entertainment Tonight, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, at the White House and the World Series to name a few. Owens has produced more than eight albums and tours nationally.

Terence Blanchard

Multiple Grammy-winning jazz artist Terence Blanchard has recorded more than 30 critically acclaimed albums, composed more than 50 film sound- tracks and in 2013, debuted Champion: An Opera in Jazz with Opera Theatre St. Louis. New Orleans-born-and-based Blanchard has toured internationally, collaborated with a wide range of jazz legends, has received numerous recognitions and composed the music for the play Bud, not Buddy.

For Tickets or more information, contact: 

Jessie Youngblood 
Metro Theater Company Development Director 
314.932.7414, ext. 120

Jessie at metroplays dot org