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Jazz Guitarist John Pizzarelli On New Memoir, Visit To St. Louis

John Pizzarelli is a world-renowned jazz guitarist and singer.

He has recorded dozens of albums and is now the author of a new memoir called, World on a String: A Musical Memoir.

Pizzarelli’s latest album is Double Exposure.  It is a collection of tunes by songwriters of traditional songs framed within traditional jazz arrangements.

Host Steve Potter talked with John Pizzarelli about his career and upcoming appearance in St. Louis.  Pizzarelli also performed live during the interview.

After the program, John Pizzarelli performed a little extra for us:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v18hCQFfcO4&feature=share&list=UUBzLTcsoKJZOox0APfW8g1g

Related Event

Jazz St. Louis Presents the John Pizzarelli Quartet
November 29 - December 1, 2012
7:30 and 9:30 p.m.
Jazz at the Bistro, 3536 Washington Avenue

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Mary Edwards came to St. Louis Public Radio in 1974, just after finishing her Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She has served the station in a number of capacities over the years. From 1988-2014 she also taught an undergraduate class in radio production at Webster University. Mary was inducted into the St. Louis Media History Foundation Media Hall of Fame in April, 2017 and received the Gateway Media Literacy Partners' Charles Klotzer Media Literacy Award in 2012. Mary retired from St. Louis Public Radio in 2018, but still serves the station as a St. Louis Symphony Producer.

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