AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC INSTITUTE CELEBRATES 36 YEARS
Pain Relief Beyond Belief
December 11, 2015 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm – Point Breezeway Bésame takes you across Colombia from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific Coast and beyond to set your feet tapping to some of the amazing traditional music the region has to offer. With side trips t… Organized by Roger S Day | Type: music, +, complementary, array, of, bites, and, beverages
August 17, 2016 from 5:30pm to 7pm – HOMEWOOD LIBRARY AUDITORIUM Dr. James T. Johnson, Jr. will host a viewing and panel discussion of a documentary movie about iconic jazz drummer and bandleader Art Blakey. Be there or be square. Organized by Heinz History Center | Type: movie, and, panel, discussion, free, to, the, publ, ic
November 2, 2016 from 6pm to 8pm – Frick Fine Arts Bldg free admission Wednesday, Nov. 2 6 p.m. Frick Fine Arts Auditorium Film Screening: ’Round Midnight The film stars saxophonist Dexter Gordon and will be introduced by Maxine Gordon. Organized by Pitt Jazz | Type: film, and, discussion, free, admission
November 3, 2016 from 7pm to 8:30pm – Frick Fine Arts Bldg Thursday, Nov. 3 7 p.m. Frick Fine Arts Auditorium “The Jazz Archive and The Making of Round Midnight" Lecture and Q&A session by Maxine Gordon, scholar, researcher, and jazz archivist Organized by Pitt Jazz | Type: lecture, and, q, &, a, session, free, admission
November 12, 2016 from 7pm to 9:30pm – PointBreezeway Restaurant . Blues Orphans present the mellow musical stylings of Bob Gabig's brilliant songs, A subbbbbbtle blend of Pittsburgh soul, hillbilly hiphop, beatnik bebop, rockabilly satire. That's Bob Gabi… Organized by PointBreezeway | Type: various, snacks, and, punch, hard, soft, byob., $20.music, at, 7pm.
March 17, 2017 from 5pm to 7:30pm – Backstage Bar at Theater Square Guitarist/vocalist Peter King perform originals and distinctive covers of blues, folk and jazz standards. Bassist Mark Perna, Peter's frequent recording and performing accomplice, will bring the bott… Organized by Peter King | Type: originals, and, standards, pre-, pump boys and dinettes
April 1, 2017 from 7pm to 9:30pm – PointBreezeway Restaurant Always wanted to see the Blues Orphans but didn't want to cross the river? ("Cuz you KNOW you'll never find your way back home!")Well, now's the time, this is your chance. HOUSE PARTAAAAAY! $20 or w… Organized by BLUES ORPHANS | Type: live, music, show, original, tunes, fun, $20, cover, includes, snacks, and, punch, byob
April 2, 2017 from 4pm to 8pm – Wyndham Pittsburgh Univesity Center The African American Jazz Preservation Society of Pittsburgh, Inc. (AAJPSP) celebrates Women in Jazz. Swing into Spring with the elders of the former Black Musicians Union Local 471 as we celebrate… Organized by AAJPSP | Type: performance, commemoration, tickets, are, $15, in, advance, and, $20, at, the, door.
June 9, 2017 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm – Main Street Carnegie Corner of Main and Broadway across from Papa J's. Blues Orphans 6-9. A big night in little CarNEGie! And stick around after 9 for the stellar international trombone of Reggie Watkins and selected… Organized by BLUES ORPHANS | Type: blues, concert, and, crawl, eat, drink, dance