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Renée J. Govanucci, Director, MCG Jazz, and Marty Ashby, VP & Executive Producer of MCG Jazz share the season for next year at MCG Jazz.
2020 has youth and experience, beloved old friends and exciting new discoveries. Hear some of there music on the program - with the multi-talented Ben Vereen, Ben Vereen, pianists Joey Alexander and Harold Lopez Nussa
guitarists Jonathan Butler and John Pizzarelli, vocalist Catherine Russell, and much, much more.
Friday Night at 6 - and we’ll do to again, Sunday at 6 on WZUM, the Pittsburgh Jazz Channel!
Sunday night at 5, join Scott Hanley for an interview with pianist Shamie Royston, appearing with her quintet at the Greer Cabaret on Tuesday at 8, downtown. If you listen closely, you might even have the chance to win tickets to Tuesday’s Show!
We also pay tribute to guitarist, vocalist and Brazilian jazz innovator João Gilberto. The “Father of Bossa Nova,” died this week at 88 at his home in Rio de Janeiro.
MCG’s Marty Ashby and Renée Govanucci share sounds of Funk, Rock and Soul Fusion in Jazz, with legendary artists of the form.
Hear music from and stories about the Brecker Brothers; Larry Carlton; The Crusaders; David Sanborn; Tom Scott and the LA Express; Jeff Lorber; Grover Washington, Jr; Chick Corea and Spyro Gyra.
A constant performer through much of the thread - bassist Marcus Miller!
Thursday night from 6 until midnight, special programming with music from the premier Jazz Ensemble of the US Air Force, the Airmen of Note, with special guests, drummer Pete Erskine, vocalist Nnenna Freelon and trombonist Marshal Gilkes.
We will also share music and conversation with pianist Shamie Royston, who’s coming to Pittsburgh Tuesday night at the Greer Cabaret with her quintet