Nicole Mitchell, Alfredo Rodriguez and the evolving, diverse jazz world

This week on “The Scene,” Scott Hanley visits with the newly announced Director for Jazz Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, Nicole Mitchell.

Also, Cuban-born pianist Alfredo Rodriguez, soon to visit MCG Jazz on February 2.

Plus, a peek at the Jazz Central Calendar for more people there, who also have recordings we share, the Balcony Big Band and the Jenny Wilson Trio.

Listen to an hour of this Thursday nights at 6, Sunday nights at 5 on WZUM!

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Nicole Mitchell

Nicole Mitchell

Nicole Mitchell and Scott Hanley at the University of Pittsburgh  Credit C. Leavens

Nicole Mitchell and Scott Hanley at the University of Pittsburgh

Credit C. Leavens