January 10, 2017 - Sheldon Concert Hall: Mo Egeston All-Stars featuring Matthew Von Doran, Mario Pascal & CocoSoul present an evening of original and reimagined modern soul with elements of jazz, Latin and club dance grooves, celebrating Mo Egeston's 25th year "doing this thing..."
Follow this link for the Facebook event. Online ticket sales begin mid November.
Welcome to Mo Egeston Music. Maurice "Mo" Egeston is a pianist, band leader and educator from St. Louis, Missouri. He spends his musical time leading bands and writing music while also working as a collaborative artist, accompanist and educator in both the classroom and private studio.
- Audio promotional interview with David Syner (Night Shift with Scott Sherman).
- Download Mo Egeston Music booking one sheet.
Mo did his graduate studies in chamber music and accompanying at Southern Illinois University (Edwardsville) with Dr. Linda Perry. He currently leads the Vocal Jazz Combo and teaches piano lessons at McKendree University and he was the music instructor at Columbia-College St. Louis from 1996- 2015 (Music Appreciation, Music of the United States, Masterpieces of Music).
If you are here for piano lesson information please click the link above. Contact Mo at moisme1atgmaildotcom with any questions about band bookings, lessons, accompanying, collaborative, club or studio work.
A 20 year veteran of the St. Louis music scene, Mo first emerged as a band leader during the birth of the Washington Ave nightlife scene in the mid 90's. Soon after, regional favorites Vargas Swing brought the sounds of the swing revival to the St. Louis club scene and were featured on 2 national compilations.
Next came the pioneering live house music project Urban Jazz Naturals who released 2 dance singles globally and eventually evolved into mo & dawn: the remix project. See Mo's bio for a more detailed band and recording history. (Mo E's bio)
In 2008 the Mo E Family was born as a catch all for the variety of projects Mo currently leads.
- Mo E All-Stars original progressive soul, electronica, nu jazz & house
- Mo Egeston: Groove Sessions solo improvisation with beats, loops and live sampling.
- Coco & Mo- (Soul Alliance) dance band or lounge groove. soul, house, funk, pop, disco & more
- Mo E trio/Mo E3 Mo E 3 can be anything from a traditional instrumental jazz trio (soul, jazz, pop) to small dance music ensemble. Mo E3 also collaborates with area vocalists including Jessica Butler, Mario Pascal and Coco Rochelle (CocoSoul).
- Mowinda violin & piano chamber music. Classical, pop, tango & jazz
Mo E All-Stars were a part of the Second Season of the Chevy Music Showcase- STL Edition. Follow the link to like the All-Stars page and stay up to date on Facebook. The episodes aired in 2013 on KMOV-TV and can be viewed on YouTube along with other live clips. (Mo E All-Stars YouTube Playlist)
Mo Egeston frequently supports with St. Louis based singer and songwriter Coco Rochelle (formerly CocoSoul). Their work together currently includes Coco & Mo and began with the Soul Alliance. And he collaborates with singer Jessica Butler as a duo, trio and full band.
Mo was also a member of St. Louis rock band Brothers Lazaroff from 2008 through the summer of 2014. The band released the albums Give Em What They Need in 2010 and Science Won in 2012. The band's Hope, Fear,Youth was released in the Fall of 2013. (Bros Laz on CD Baby )
Mo also contributed a track to the Science Won Remixes (Link to Bandcamp)- "I Could Stay Here for the Rest of My Life" features Elizabeth McQueen & Brothers Lazaroff. Listen to the single in the player to the right.
Use the links at the top of the page to listen to band samples, watch video, check Mo's performing schedule and even hear a classical/tango piano arrangement that Mo did for his Mom's birthday. (Tango a la Chopin- player to the right)
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