Live Jazz in Pittsburgh
Mar
1
7:00 PM19:00

3 High Schools and the Syria Shrine Jazz Ensemble with special guests - Jazz at the Syria Shrine - Cheswick, PA

The Butler, Deer Lakes High School Jazz and Slippery Rock High School Jazz Ensembles, joined by soloists with Mike Tomaro, Sax, and Edward Kocher, trombone.

The evening will conclude with the Syria Shrine’s own Jazz Ensemble, featuring many top level players from the region.

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Trimm, Watkins and McCune @ Hollywood Gardens/Bixton Brewing
Mar
5
7:00 PM19:00

Trimm, Watkins and McCune @ Hollywood Gardens/Bixton Brewing

Reggie Watkins (Trombone), Saxophonist Rex Trimm and drummer Christopher McCune

This trio will be exploring the boundaries of horn driven groove music and free jazz/punk rock heavily influenced and inspired by the mid 90's work of drummer Joey Barron and the much earlier works of Yusef Lateef.

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Tania Grubbs - BassChamber: Deep Bass with a Bit of Treble - at Joe Negri Auditorium, Mt Washington
Mar
16
7:00 PM19:00

Tania Grubbs - BassChamber: Deep Bass with a Bit of Treble - at Joe Negri Auditorium, Mt Washington

Tania Grubbs - BassChamber: Deep Bass with a Bit of Treble - at Joe Negri Auditorium, Mt Washington

Featured artists:
Tania Grubbs, vocals
Jeff Grubbs, bass; Peter Guild, bass; John Moore, bass; Aaron White , bass; Paul Matz, bass

Special Guests:
Tony Grey, bass guitar; James Johnson, III, drums

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Celebration of Ornette Coleman: Night 2 @ Alphabet City, North Side
Feb
20
6:30 PM18:30

Celebration of Ornette Coleman: Night 2 @ Alphabet City, North Side

Night Two of a two-evening celebration of the life and work of jazz legend Ornette Coleman. 

This second night will feature:

6:30 PM – Pre-concert demo lead by Sphinx Trio
7:00 PM – Sphinx Trio concert
8:15 PM  – Screening of the documentary Made in America (downstairs in the Word Cellar)

Featured Musicians: Sphinx Trio

John Shannon, guitar
Tony DePaolis, bass
Thomas Wendt, drums

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Roger Humphries at the Nordy's Place Jazz Jam @ Pitt Union
Feb
18
8:00 PM20:00

Roger Humphries at the Nordy's Place Jazz Jam @ Pitt Union

  • Pitt Student Union, Nordy's Place (map)
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Nordy's Jazz Jam session located in the basement of the William Pitt Union. The event is free and open to the public.

The featured guest artist is drummer Roger Humphries. The house band will be Dr. Yoko Suzuki on alto along with Ben Barson (sax), Ryan Salisbury (guitar) and bassist Sam Cohen. Drums, piano, mics, and amps will be provided. Bring your instrument and sit in.

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