We have updated our website!

All of us want to wish  our friends, fans and followers happiness, peace, and a multitude of God's blessings in this  new year 2020!! We updated our website last year,  hope you will continue to enjoy using it.  Please check out some of our music samples near the bottom, and stay in touch with us.  Please encourage your friends who enjoy great music performed LIVE to sign up for our email/newsletter which will always tell of upcoming events of which our groups are a part.   Thanks and Happy 2020!!

Events & Concerts

Previous events

Two Times True featuring Deborah Sharn "Songs of the Ladies"

Gaslight Theatre, 358 North Boyle, St. Louis MO 63108

Deborah Sharn with songs from some of the great lady vocalists and girl groups; Two Times True with instrumentals from that period and beyond: Larry Johnson--saxophones; Carolbeth True--keys; Dave True--drums; Glen Smith--bass. For best ticket service: call 314.531.1515 or email: william@stlas.org. Come join all of us in this wonderful theatre space, AND check out great food next door at The West End Grille and Pub!

Two Times True at Parkside

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Parkside Grille, 505 Strecker at Clayton, Wildwood MO 63011

Two Times True featuring Larry Johnson play a wide variety of jazz and pop/jazz this Friday at The Parkside Grille. Carolbeth True--keys; Dave True--drums; Larry Johnson--saxophones; Glen Smith--bass. The Parkside has great food and very friendly staff, so come and relax with us this Friday night! For reservations, which are suggested: 636.422.8483 or www.theparksidegrille.com.


Two Times True Trio at Church on the Rock

Church on the Rock, 900 Birdie Hills Road, St. Peters MO

Sun, Feb. 23rd @ 10:10AM — 12:45PM Church on the Rock, 900 Birdie Hills Road, St. Peters MO The Two Times True Trio plays jazz in the relaxing lobby cafe before and after the 11AM service. Relax, enjoy trio jazz with Carolbeth, Dave and Glen, wonderful coffee and tasty treats from their bakery; then hear a powerful sermon from their minister David Blunt, and an exciting praise band to lead worship. share

Carolbeth is a cornerstone of the St. Louis jazz scene, but also one of the hardest working jazz educators this town has ever seen! Her quartet Two Times True features three of the city’s most notable players, Dave True, Glen Smith and Larry Johnson. Their work together shows Carolbeth’s playing in a very powerful light.”

— Michael Silverman


Carolbeth True

Carolbeth True is well known in the St. Louis area as a performer and music educator. She is adjunct music faculty at Webster University and also has an extensive private piano studio.

Carolbeth performs with Two Times True with her son Dave on drums; the Carolbeth Trio; the Oikos Ensemble; Wind of the Spirit Praise Band, and is an original cast member of "The Jazz Story", the first educational program presented by The Sheldon. Her trio enjoyed extended runs at both the Adam's Mark Hotel and Jazz at the Bistro. She has been the pianist with Variety Children's Theatre for nine years, and the All-State Vocal Jazz Ensemble for seven years.

Her awards include "Excellence in the Arts" from the Arts and Education Council; Riverfront Times and St. Louis Magazine Best Jazz Artist among others. Carolbeth is heard on many cds, most recently "True Christmas" with Two Times True.

It's Carolbeth True's dedication to the ivories that makes us all grateful she calls St. Louis her home.”

— St. Louis Magazine



We offer a variety of groups for clubs and restaurants, festivals, private and corporate parties, weddings and any other event needing exciting musical styles.  

Booking: carolbethtrue@mac.com

Piano Instruction: carolbethtrue@mac.com