05/11/14

Memorial Concert for MAXJAZZ Owner Richard McDonnell Coming to St. Louis

Show will feature Terell Stafford, Bruce Barth, others

Jazz St. Louis will host a memorial concert for Richard McDonnell, the owner of the MAXJAZZ record label who passed away on Feb. 8, at Jazz at the Bistro, on May 25. McDonnell was a long-time board member of Jazz St. Louis. The concert will feature a headlining performance by MAXJAZZ artists Terell Stafford, Bruce Barth, Tim Warfield and Carla Cook, joined by St. Louis’s Montez Coleman and Bob DeBoo, starting at 7:00 PM. Many St. Louis-based artists, including Good 4 the Soul, Jesse Gannon, Cheryl Brown, Funky Butt Brass Band, the Gene Dobbs Bradford Blues Experience, the Phil Dunlap Quintet, and others, will be performing throughout the day, beginning at 1:00 p.m., leading up to the headlining set.

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Brilliant Corners, the first band to record on the MAXJAZZ label, will also be performing. The concerts are general admission, free, and open to the public. A suggested donation of $25 can be made at the door to Jazz St. Louis in honor of Rich McDonnell.

For more information visit Jazz St. Louis.

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