Jazz moment

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Thirty years of jazz at Saint Louis

Jazz moment thirty years of jazz, Saint Louis is a great cultural reality that has come to our day through a long historical period. Fruit and at the same time amplifier of the children of artists of the seventies. He lived and suffered the creative crisis of the 1980s, between nostalgic quotes from the past decade and a smudged use of electronics:

In search of something new that she had very little, she approached, at the end of the millennium, to an apparent rediscovery of the tradition.
To a dimension of pure and cultivated creativity at the same time, to a renewed taste of living Jazz no longer in smoky semi-subterranean clubs, but in theatres and concert halls.

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Since 1976, the Saint Louis has driven, often conducted, and sometimes directed the jazz phenomenon towards new objectives and languages.
A visionary temple of music that welcomed with the same spirit the first true pioneers of Jazz

  • Musicians and audiences, but also those who over the years have approached them sometimes by tendency or curiosity. Sometimes driven by a healthy interest.

Jazz moment thirty years of jazz in this publication we have collected unpublished sounds and images, some signed by professionals others by improvised witnesses, unconsciously aware of living a fugitive moment that no media will ever be able to reproduce, a musical moment where the artist’s timeless creation has fed the perceptible energy of a sincere audience, an inspired and overwhelming moment, a moment of Jazz.

Stefano Mastruzzi
Director of the Saint Louis College of Music