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Jazz Seminar: Kickoff Performance--Pitt Jazz Ensemble and pianists Samuel Boateng and Irene Monteverde

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Pitt Jazz Studies kicks off the 51st Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert Week with performances by the student-based Pitt Jazz Ensemble and Pitt graduate pianists Samuel Boateng and Irene Monteverde--streamed LIVE from Bellefield Hall Auditorium.

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.

 

Monday, January 24 at 8:00 p.m.

Virtual Event

Jazz Seminar: Kickoff Performance--Pitt Jazz Ensemble and pianists Samuel Boateng and Irene Monteverde

Pitt Jazz Studies kicks off the 51st Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert Week with performances by the student-based Pitt Jazz Ensemble and Pitt graduate pianists Samuel Boateng and Irene Monteverde--streamed LIVE from Bellefield Hall Auditorium.

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.

 

Monday, January 24 at 8:00 p.m.

Virtual Event

OCC Goal Areas

Appreciation of the Arts

University Unit
Department of Music
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#pittjazz51

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