Janet Evra Valentine's Day Janet Evra Valentine's Day

Janet and her band return to Blue Strawberry for Valentine’s Day 2022 (their third, the first two sold out with Jazz, Bossa Nova, Latin and pop. Three-Course Dinner from our chef and a Show.   Janet Evra (vox & bass), Kendrick Smith (alto sax), Will Buchanan (guitar), Tim Moore (drums).

1st Course 

French Onion Soup

or

Caprese Salad – burrata and sliced tomatoes, with fresh basil and balsamic reduction


2nd Course

Sauteed Chicken Breast, beurre blanc, mushrooms

with au gratin potatoes and broccoli

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Grilled Fillet Mignon, port demi-glace

with au gratin potatoes and broccoli

or

Grilled Salmon, crab butter sauce

rice rilaf with toasted pine nuts and dried fruit, broccoli

 

3rd Course 

Caramel Apple Bread Pudding, crème anglaise

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Dense Chocolate Cake, fresh berries

 

"Janet Evra's arrival brought a breath of fresh air to the St. Louis jazz scene."  Dennis Owsley, St. Louis Public Radio

"Janet Evra... An absolute must-see for anyone in St. Louis who loves jazz."  Riverfront Times

"Janet Evra delivers a fresh, romantic jazz spin to St. Louis' music scene." St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Evra blends the different flavors and languages of jazz tradition, all anchored in her warm, sweet-as-honey voice."  St. Louis Magazine

Janet Evra is an international jazz vocalist, bassist, songwriter and bandleader from Gloucester, England.  Evra tours across the USA and Europe, with recent jazz festival appearances at the Deva Jazz Festival in Romania and the Linna Jazz Festival in Finland.  

Evra has collaborated with GRAMMY winners and jazz superstars including Randy Brecker, Taylor Eigsti, Yusa, Roy "Future Man" Wooten, Chad Lefkowitz-Brown, Eric Marienthal, and Diego Figueiredo.  Evra's music is played on hundreds of radio stations based in the USA, UK, France, India, and New Zealand.  Evra was a 2020-2021 Artist in Residence at the Kranzberg Arts Foundation.