Kohlenberg Lyceum Series Presents St. Louis Stompers Jazz Band

stlouisstompers1.jpg The Kohlenberg Lyceum Series will present the St. Louis Stompers classic jazz band at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 14, in Baldwin Auditorium. The Stompers will perform a mixture of Chicago and New Orleans style, traditional jazz and Dixieland selections.

Performing music reminiscent of jazz giants such as Louis Armstrong and King Oliver, this popular ensemble consists of members Pat Arana, trombone; Bob Grimm, banjo; Mike Lilley, clarinet soprano saxophone; Steve Lilley, cornet; Dave Majchrzak, piano; Joe Schulte, tuba; and Jack Tartar, drums and ukulele.

The Stompers have played at numerous venues throughout Missouri and Illinois. Some of their performances include the Great River Jazz Society of Hannibal, the St. Louis Jazz Club, the Juvae Jazz Society in Decatur, Ill., Gateway Jazz Festival, the National Ragtime Festival on the Goldenrod Showboat, and the Bix Beiderbecke Jazz Festival. In addition, the band has shared their music at various concerts and parties across the Midwest.

The band has produced six CDs and appeared on KSDK’s TV show “Show Me Saint Louis,” KTVI’s morning show, and Classic 99, KFUO FM’s “From the Garden Live” concert series in recent years.

Free tickets to the music performance are available now to students, faculty and staff with a University ID. Students may pick up tickets at the Student Activities Board Office. Faculty and staff may pick up tickets at the Center for Student Involvement.

For more information on this event, call the Public Relations Office at 785.4016. Additional information on the Kohlenberg Lyceum series can be accessed at http://lyceum.truman.edu.

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