Jazz at Holmes: Demarius Hicks Group
Demarius Hicks, one of St. Louis’ most distinctive, creative and colorful drummers brings his quartet to the stage. Hicks, known among musicians as ‘HeavyD’ brings his wide background of jazz, rhythm and blues and more to a musicianship born in the church music of his youth. Throughout the years Hicks has performed with Nicholas Payton, Chico Freeman, Hilton Ruiz among others. He has given masterclasses and numerous concerts at Washington University with faculty and guest musicians and continues to be an active artist in the East St. Louis and metropolitan scene.