Jazz Week 2018
Wednesday, October 31
8 – 10 p.m.
Nordy’s Place, William Pitt Union
Hosted by James Johnson III
EVENING JAZZ PRESENTATIONS
Tineke Postma “Jazz Education Influence in Europe and the USA”
Terri Lyne Carrington “The Modern Jazz Musician: Being successful in today’s jazz climate”
Orrin Evans “It’s A Business Too…Press, Social Media, and Promotion”
Joey DeFrancesco “Techniques in Improvisation”
Ingrid Jensen “Exploring Resonance: A discussion of the importance of connection with the elements of sound”
Mark Whitfield “The Art of Jazz Accompaniment”
Billy Hart “Analysis of the Rhythm Section”
Saturday, November 3
Hill House Association
2038 Bedford Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Sean Jones and Reginald Veal
The week culminates with the 48th Pitt Jazz Concert at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3, at Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland.
Guest artists this year include: 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.
Musical direction is by award-winning drummer, composer and producer Terri Lyne Carrington, who is assisting with this year’s event