Roger Humphries & The RH Factor - Tribute to Mary Lou Williams At the Kelly Strayhorn Theater, E Liberty
Pittsburgh is home to one of the richest music legacies in America, and percussionist extraordinaire Roger Humphries Sr has assembled a four-part tribute to some of our most influential artists. For the second in the series, Humphries and his band RH Factor celebrate the legendary pianist, arranger and composer Mary Lou Williams.
Called "perpetually contemporary" by Duke Ellington, she recorded over 100 albums and composed and arranged for Ellington, Benny Goodman and Cab Calloway. This seasons concert series shares her most notable compositions, and takes audiences on a journey through our local musical history