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SAXQUEST Free Concert Artist Series - Rahsaan Barber

When: Sat, Apr 9th 2016 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Saxquest Shop
Cost: FREE
Sponsored By: Saxquest, Yamaha

Saxquest is thrilled to host a FREE recital/clinic at the shop this Saturday with saxophonist and Yamaha Artist, Rahsaan Barber (Saturday April 9 at 2PM). Rahsaan will be performing with a local rhythm section.
 
Rahsaan Barber proves to be a talented musician who possesses the fire of John Coltrane, the soul of Stanley Turrentine, the spirit of his namesake, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, and a sound that's all his own. - All About Jazz, Dan Bilawksy 
 
Since earning a Master's Degree in Jazz Performance from the Manhattan School of Music in 2005, Rahsaan Barber has set out on a singular path of musical excellence in performance, composition, education, and entrepreneurship. Residing proudly in his hometown of Nashville, Tennessee, Rahsaan enjoys a career that encompasses performing and recording in an ever-expanding range of musical styles, including jazz, blues, funk, classical, fusion, soul, Latin, and world music.
 
Mr. Barber has performed on many of the world’s most prestigious stages for music, including The Ryman, The Village Vanguard, Birdland, Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, and the Montreux Jazz Festival. Rahsaan has joined the ranks of the nation’s rising jazz stars as the leader of his own instrumental band, Everyday Magic; co-leader of Latin-jazz septet El Movimiento; and the creator, bandleader, songwriter, and producer of emerging hip-hop, soul band The Megaphones. In addition, he has built a reputation as a standout jazz producer with the founding of his record label, Jazz Music City, in August of 2011. The label launched with the release of Everyday Magic, an album featuring Rahsaan’s Nashville-based quintet. The album was awarded the rare honor of Editor’s Pick by DownBeat Magazine, along with receiving high praise from both critics and audiences. Since the release of Everyday Magic, Rahsaan has become an in-demand producer for Nashville’s rising jazz artists.
 
This is a very unique event for Saxquest and one not to miss! Remember our enthusiasm to continue hosting these events is entirely dependent on your attendance!! I hope to see you out this Saturday. Please tell everyone you know.
 
Also mark your calendar:
 
Saturday Apr 23 - 2-4PM - DAVID LIEBMAN
Saturday Apr 23 - 7:30PM and 9:30PM sets at Jazz at the Bistro - DAVID LIEBMAN
Saturday Apr 30 - 2PM-4PM - WILL & PETER ANDERSEN
Saturday May 21 - 2PM-4PM - NEW HORIZON SAXOPHONE QUARTET
Saturday May 28 - 2-4PM - Pedrosaxo and Derek Brown - Extreme Saxophone x2
 
Saxquest address: 2114 Cherokee St., St. Louis, MO 63118