AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC INSTITUTE CELEBRATES 36 YEARS
Pain Relief Beyond Belief
Time: November 3, 2018 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Location: Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland
Street: 4400 Forbes Avenue
Website or Map: http://music.pitt.edu/jazz-sem
Event Type: concert
Organized By: Frank Hammond Jr.
Latest Activity: Nov 2, 2018
Internationally-recognized jazz legends will take part in the 48thAnnual University of Pittsburgh Jazz Seminar and Concert, which kicks off Oct. 29 and runs through Nov. 3.
Jazz Week begins at noon on Monday, Oct. 29, with a free performance by the student-based Pitt Jazz Ensemble at the William Pitt Union Lower Lounge, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Day and evening seminars by the visiting guest artists and jazz scholars will take place throughout the week at the Frick Fine Arts Building, 650 Schenley Drive. There will also be a talk and performance at the Hill House Association’s Senior Center, 2038 Bedford Ave., Hill District. The week culminates with the 48thPitt 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.