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From Blakey to Brown, Como to Costa, Eckstine to Eldridge, Galbraith to Garner, Harris to Hines, Horne to Hyman, Jamal to Jefferson, Kelly to Klook; Mancini to Marmarosa, May to Mitchell, Negri to Nestico, Parlan to Ponder, Reed to Ruther, Strayhorn to Sullivan, Turk to Turrentine, Wade to Williams… the forthcoming publication Treasury of Pittsburgh Jazz Connections by Dr. Nelson Harrison and Dr. Ralph Proctor, Jr. will document the legacy of one of the world’s greatest jazz capitals.

 

Do you want to know who Dizzy Gillespie  idolized? Did you ever wonder who inspired Kenny Clarke and Art Blakey? Who was the pianist that mentored Monk, Bud Powell, Tad Dameron, Elmo Hope, Sarah Vaughan and Mel Torme? Who was Art Tatum’s idol and Nat Cole’s mentor? What musical quartet pioneered the concept adopted later by the Modern Jazz Quartet? Were you ever curious to know who taught saxophone to Stanley Turrentine or who taught piano to Ahmad Jamal? What community music school trained Robert McFerrin, Sr. for his history-making debut with the Metropolitan Opera? What virtually unknown pianist was a significant influence on young John Coltrane, Shirley Scott, McCoy Tyner, Bobby Timmons and Ray Bryant when he moved to Philadelphia from Pittsburgh in the 1940s?  Would you be surprised to know that Erroll Garner attended classes at the Julliard School of Music in New York and was at the top of his class in writing and arranging proficiency?

 

Some answers  can be gleaned from the postings on the Pittsburgh Jazz Network.

 

For almost 100 years the Pittsburgh region has been a metacenter of jazz originality that is second to no other in the history of jazz.  One of the best kept secrets in jazz folklore, the Pittsburgh Jazz Legacy has heretofore remained mythical.  We have dubbed it “the greatest story never told” since it has not been represented in writing before now in such a way as to be accessible to anyone seeking to know more about it.  When it was happening, little did we know how priceless the memories would become when the times were gone.

 

Today jazz is still king in Pittsburgh, with events, performances and activities happening all the time. The Pittsburgh Jazz Network is dedicated to celebrating and showcasing the places, artists and fans that carry on the legacy of Pittsburgh's jazz heritage.

 

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SOUL FOOD DINNER & JAZZ NIGHT AT THE RIVERS CLUB

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SOUL FOOD DINNER & JAZZ NIGHT AT THE RIVERS CLUB

Time: April 5, 2014 from 6pm to 10pm
Location: RIVERS CLUB - OXFORD CENTER
Street: 301 Grant Street
City/Town: DownTown Pittsburgh, PA
Website or Map: http://www.SFDJN.com
Phone: 412-860-8500
Event Type: pure, fun, -, buffet, dinner, and, dancing
Organized By: Rob Jones, IngoodCompany
Latest Activity: Mar 11, 2014

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Soul Food Dinner & Jazz Night
 
Saturday, APRIL 5, 2014
6:00 - 10:00 pm -  Rivers Club
Downtown Pittsburgh

TICKETS ONLINE AT
www.SOULFOODDINNER.com
OR
Call 412-860-8500 Direct

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Pittsburgh's most spectacular gourmet Soul Food Buffet prepared by a kitchen full of Pittsburgh’s finest chefs. 

Partial Menu: BBQ RibsCornmeal Crusted CatfishFried Chicken, MissConnie's GreensSaladsMac&CheesePotato SaladCandied Yams,CornbreadPeach CobblerPecan PieSweet Potato PieBananas Foster AND MORE...

 

ENTERTAINMENT LINE UP:

CECIL BROOKS, Jazz Legend! 

    
 – AND -


Pittsburgh R&B Great, JOHNNY VANN! 

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED  
CALL 412-860-8500 After 6pm to 11pm

 

$47.50 For ALL Pittsburgh Jazz Network Members - MC/VISA/Amex/PAYPAL 
ALL INCLUSIVE

Children $20 (Ages 6 - 12) 

"All Inclusive" Includes all Food, taxes and Meal Gratuity

NOT INCLUDED: Parking, Cash Bar, Bottomless Soft Drinks  $2.50


EMAIL FOR DETAILS: soulfooddinner@gmail.com
ASSIGNED SEATING ONLY - CALL TODAY!


Closest Parking in Oxford Parking Lot at 419 3rd Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15219  (Corner of Cherry Way and Third Ave.)


NO-SHOW WITHOUT CANCELLATION, NO REFUND

AN  IngoodCompany, LLC  EVENT!

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