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How One Jazz Prodigy Will Surprise You

January 22nd 2009

At first glance St. Louis’ most recent gift to America’s art form pales in stature to what audiences are accustomed to seeing on the bandstand.  But open your mind, eyes and ears (not necessarily in that order).  At twelve years of age, the diminutive frame of Tito Pascoal will, indeed, surprise you.  While he may not have a list of musical accomplishments yet, Tito is equally deserving of the audience’s attention.

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Jingle Jazz

January 10th 2009

Mingle with your peers,
inject a tingle in their ears.
We’re talkin’ about jazz for the soul,
that’s our holiday goal.
Exchange tears for cheer,
with friends far and near.
And for an extra holiday pizzazz?
Put a little jingle in your jazz!

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