An Evening of World-Class Jazz

At Grandel Theatre
3610 Grandel Square

February 3, 2018 at 8PM

International touring pianist Peter Martin joins vocalist Brian Owens for an unforgettable evening of music highlighted by a guest appearance by jazz legend Terance Blanchard. They will be joined by bassist Bob DeBoo and drummer Montez Coleman.

Concert proceeds benefit Metro Theater Company assuring that performances and educational opportunities are available to audiences of all ages throughout the St. Louis region, regardless of ability to pay.

Featuring Peter Martin and Brian Owens, with guest appearance by Terence Blanchard.

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.

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