This is the blog home for musician Maurice "Mo" Egeston from St. Louis, MO. Mo currently leads Mo E All-Stars, Coco & Mo featuring CocoSoul and Mo E3(Trio) and he is a member of Brothers Lazaroff. Past projects include Urban Jazz Naturals, Vargas Swing, the remix project and UG Project.
Mo Egeston's Music Updates- mo E trio this Sunday May 9 @ Lola for Brunch
Greetings, This Sunday May 9 the mo E trio will be live @ Lola for brunch from 11-2 as part of the Mo Egeston Presents Sunday Brunch Music Series. Sunday's lineup will include percussionist Duane "Jingo" Williams, bassist Teddy Brookins andMo Egestonon keys and beats.
News and Notes
The Soul Alliance featuring CocoSoul had a great time entertaining a sold out Off Broadway as a part of a James Brown tribute and KDHX fundraiser this past Friday. Coco literally brought the house down and the evening was full of talent. You can catch some of that energy by following the link to some photos from the evening. www.flickr.com/photos/sara_photos/sets/72157623977536836/ ( Photos- Look for the slideshow link for optimal viewing.) The Soul Alliance has its first full band public performances of 2010 June 4-5 at River City Casino. Before that catchthe trio live @ Lola for Brunch on May 23.
I'll be joining D Laz ofBrothers Lazaroff on some of his new LIVE excursions into sonic madness this Spring and Summer. D Laz is bringing some Austin and Indie Rock flavor to the idea of beats, sound manipulation, mixing and improvisation. Can you say keytar? I knew you could. Studio sounds can't be far behind...
Brothers Lazaroff hits the stage at the City Museum on May 13 as a part of KDHX's Midwest Mayhem and again at Lola for Brunch on May 16.
UG Project returns to Lola for the monthly live house music throwdown Saturday May 22. Featuring DJ Nune (Lamar Harris), C Jay Conrod, Jingo Williams and mo E.
Finally a shout out to the students of Egeston Piano Studio and University City Violin Academy (violinist Twinda Murry) for another successful recital at Steinway Piano Gallery. The students take the stage next in late July with a possible performance by the Mowinda Chamber Ensemble.
Stay tuned and thanks for supporting live music in all of its forms.