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Jazz Seminar: Jazz Faculty Showcase

This is a past event.

Members of the Pitt Jazz Studies Program faculty perform compositions by Erroll Garner streamed live from Bellefield Hall Auditorium. 

 

Setlist includes:

Jumpin' at the Deuces 

Movin Around 

Bounce with Me 

Erroll's Peril 

Play Piano, Play! 

Boogie Woogie Boogie

Blues I Can’t Forget

Misty

 

Performers:

Frank Cunimondo — Piano

Jeff Grubbs — Bass

Ralph Guzzi — Trumpet

Aaron J. Johnson — Trombone

James Johnson Jr. — Piano

James Johnson III — Drums

Nicole Mitchell — Flute

Mark Strickland — Guitar

Yoko Suzuki — Saxophone

 

Attendance for this event is STREAMING ONLY via the Music at Pitt YouTube channel.

 

The University of Pittsburgh’s jazz studies program headed by award-winning flutist, composer, bandleader, and educator Nicole Mitchell will celebrate its 51st Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert, January 24th through 29th, 2022. Jazz week will feature student and faculty performances streamed online, a Musicians’ Rights Symposium with keynote speaker Robin D.G. Kelley, an online exploration and discussion of the Erroll Garner archives and a concert with our featured artist Orrin Evans. 

 

For the 51st Jazz Seminar, the Jazz Studies Program will highlight and pay tribute to the incredible Erroll Garner archives and Garner’s legacy as a pianist and a Pittsburgh Hill District native. The jazz studies program is honored to hold Garner’s archives and be given the opportunity to honor him during jazz week. All music performed during the week will be Garner’s compositions or pieces inspired by his work. The jazz program is also pleased to have pianist Orrin Evans as the featured artist who will hold a workshop and perform with local Pittsburgh musicians during the jazz seminar week.

 

Information and links for all events can be found on jazz.pitt.edu/jazz-sem. For any questions about the events, email pittjazz@pitt.edu or call the jazz program’s office at 412-624-4187.

Friday, January 28 at 7:00 p.m.

Virtual Event

Jazz Seminar: Jazz Faculty Showcase

Members of the Pitt Jazz Studies Program faculty perform compositions by Erroll Garner streamed live from Bellefield Hall Auditorium. 

 

Setlist includes:

Jumpin' at the Deuces 

Movin Around 

Bounce with Me 

Erroll's Peril 

Play Piano, Play! 

Boogie Woogie Boogie

Blues I Can’t Forget

Misty

 

Performers:

Frank Cunimondo — Piano

Jeff Grubbs — Bass

Ralph Guzzi — Trumpet

Aaron J. Johnson — Trombone

James Johnson Jr. — Piano

James Johnson III — Drums

Nicole Mitchell — Flute

Mark Strickland — Guitar

Yoko Suzuki — Saxophone

 

Attendance for this event is STREAMING ONLY via the Music at Pitt YouTube channel.

 

The University of Pittsburgh’s jazz studies program headed by award-winning flutist, composer, bandleader, and educator Nicole Mitchell will celebrate its 51st Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert, January 24th through 29th, 2022. Jazz week will feature student and faculty performances streamed online, a Musicians’ Rights Symposium with keynote speaker Robin D.G. Kelley, an online exploration and discussion of the Erroll Garner archives and a concert with our featured artist Orrin Evans. 

 

For the 51st Jazz Seminar, the Jazz Studies Program will highlight and pay tribute to the incredible Erroll Garner archives and Garner’s legacy as a pianist and a Pittsburgh Hill District native. The jazz studies program is honored to hold Garner’s archives and be given the opportunity to honor him during jazz week. All music performed during the week will be Garner’s compositions or pieces inspired by his work. The jazz program is also pleased to have pianist Orrin Evans as the featured artist who will hold a workshop and perform with local Pittsburgh musicians during the jazz seminar week.

 

Information and links for all events can be found on jazz.pitt.edu/jazz-sem. For any questions about the events, email pittjazz@pitt.edu or call the jazz program’s office at 412-624-4187.

Friday, January 28 at 7:00 p.m.

Virtual Event

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