AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC INSTITUTE CELEBRATES 31 YEARS
The musicianly sophistication of jazz in Pittsburgh justifies its rightful claim to its legend as "The Land of the Giant Killers."
I'm passing along Phil Schaap's account of Fred Staton's 102nd birthday bash:
An outpouring of love as well as a display of pure musical joy occurred at Local 802 (the Big Apple branch of the American Federation of Musicians) as several hundred gathered to celebrate the 102nd birthday of Fred Staton (born Sunday, February 14, 1915). Fred attended and played!!!! Mr. Staton is a tenor saxophonist. Robert Smalls, the last African American Congressman from the days of Reconstruction,…Continue
As I’m sure you already know, Tuesday is Valentine’s Day and since Savoy is closed on Tuesdays, Monday Night Jazz will celebrate that day with the sophisticated and romantic sounds of vocalist, Fred Pugh III and Tony Campbell’s Jazz Surgery.
With that in mind, Savoy is reserving most of the dining room tables for all those diners celebrating Valentine’s Day with us. As always, the cocktail tables at the front of the house and the bar will be available for…Continue
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