Meet the Artist: Nestor Zurita

Nestor is an accomplished altoist, composer, educator, and social activist, with deep convictions. Born in New York, the heart of modern jazz, Nestor grew up in Quito, Ecuador. Nestor started to play the saxophone at age 15. Moved by a great desire to learn more about his mother’s Cuban heritage he traveled to Miami where,…


A Word from our Executive Director

After a year’s retirement, I am very excited about returning as the Executive Director of Arts at St. Johns – just in time for the new 2014-15 season. I like to think of this season as a “Time of Diversity and Convivencia” at the Arts at St. Johns. “Diversity” refers to all types of diversity…

Meet the Artists: Tom Lippincott

Tom says: I was born in New Jersey in 1966 and grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma. I began playing trombone in sixth grade band and after hearing Beatles records as a teenager, was inspired to take up guitar as well. I soon became interested in jazz and classical guitar and started taking lessons in both…

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