Jazz Poetry Month At City of Asylum / Alphabet City, North Side
Sep
1
to Sep 28

Jazz Poetry Month At City of Asylum / Alphabet City, North Side

Jazz Poetry Month At City of Asylum / Alphabet City, North Side

City of Asylum’s 15th-annual Jazz Poetry Festival will present free concerts featuring all-star collaborations between over twenty jazz and literary artists from thirteen different countries throughout September. Mixing languages, music, and live performance, these are unique rehearsed collaborations by some of the world’s most extraordinary talents.

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AAMI 37th Anniversary Celebration featuring Frank McComb - Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, E Liberty
Aug
31
7:30 PM19:30

AAMI 37th Anniversary Celebration featuring Frank McComb - Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, E Liberty

The Afro American Music Institute 37th Anniversary Celebration & Fund Raiser featuring soul, jazz, r&b, singer-songwriter, pianist, producer Recording Artist Frank McComb at the Kelly-Strayhorn Theatre, E Liberty

Performers will include:

The AAMI Faculty band - Dr. James Johnson, piano; Howard Alexander, keyboards; Dan Wasson, bass; Eric Johnson, guitar

The Frank McComb Band - including John Hall, bass; James Johnson III, drums; Hugo Cruz, percussion

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Piano Day(s) Pittsburgh 2019 - 4 stages, grand pianos, and a day on the road.
Aug
24
to Aug 25

Piano Day(s) Pittsburgh 2019 - 4 stages, grand pianos, and a day on the road.

Piano Day Pittsburgh returns in August - with a “preview day” which includes a grand piano touring around the region on Saturday with a special stop in front of the Crawford Grill.

Sunday, August 25, Live performances from 4 different venues, downtown, celebrating the Piano in Pittsburgh

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Monroeville Jazz Festival, Community Park, Tall Trees Amphitheater
Aug
17
2:30 PM14:30

Monroeville Jazz Festival, Community Park, Tall Trees Amphitheater

The Monroeville Jazz Festival, Community Park, Tall Trees Amphitheater

Featuring the Kind of Blue Jazz Band, the Steeltown Horns featuring vocalist Lyndsey Smith, the Benny Benack Band, and the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra featuring vocalist Anqwenique Wingfield. Saturday August 17 from 2:30 to 8:30 at the Monroeville Community Park - Tall Trees Amphitheater.

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Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival - August Wilson African American Cultural Center and throughout Pittsburgh
Jun
20
to Jun 23

Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival - August Wilson African American Cultural Center and throughout Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival June 20th through 23rd - Featuring Patti Labelle, Charles Lloyd, the Stanley Clarke Band, Tamara Tunie, WAR, plus food trucks, a craft beer garden, artist talks with performers and more!

The Jazz Fest is produced by the August Wilson African American Cultural Center and Presented by Citizens Bank.

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Jam Session and Tribute to Butch Perkins at the AAMI - Homewood
May
26
3:00 PM15:00

Jam Session and Tribute to Butch Perkins at the AAMI - Homewood

Iconic Pittsburgh Jazz Radio host Butch Perkins passed away earlier this year - and he requested an event be held in his name to celebrate jazz, his life, his collection of Teenie Harris photography, and as a fundraiser for AAMI. All of this comes together Sunday, May 26 from 3-7 a AAMI in Homewood

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The Delaney Chevrolet Westsylvania Jazz and Blues Festival  at IRMC Park in Indiana, PA
May
25
10:00 AM10:00

The Delaney Chevrolet Westsylvania Jazz and Blues Festival at IRMC Park in Indiana, PA

The Delaney Chevrolet Westsylvania Jazz and Blues Festival - with a music-filled Saturday of live performances and activities at IRMC Park in Indiana, PA

Performers include -Jazz Headliner Dwayne Dolphin; Blues Headliner Vanessa Collier; Jazz Educator and Performer Jared Sims (Sims will also perform with the IHS Jazz Band); Jack of Diamonds; Pianist Tom Roberts; The Inner Urge (Jazz-Fusion); The Nevin Saylor Big Band, with special guest Jared Sims; The Dad Band; Miss Freddye’s Blues Band.

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48th Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert
Oct
29
to Nov 3

48th Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert

The 48th annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert - a weeklong jazz happening, culminating in Saturday night’s concert at the Carnegie Music Hall at 7:30 with world class artists: 
JD Allen, saxophone; Andy Bey, vocals; Joey DeFrancesco, organ; Orrin Evans, piano; Billy Hart, drums; Ingrid Jensen, trumpet; Sean Jones, trumpet; Tineke Postma, saxophone; Reginald Veal, bass; and Mark Whitfield, guitar.

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Homeless Children's Education Fund Bierhaus at Spirit in Lawrenceville
Sep
13
5:30 PM17:30