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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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Hi everyone, WOW! What a night again! Fresh on the heels an amazing night of great live music at our 8th anniversary celebration of Savoy Monday Night Jazz; this past Monday Night proved to be the perfect way to start our 9th year of fantastic jazz Monday’s at Savoy! The place was packed and Judi Figel (along with the Roger Humphries Trio) knocked it out of the park! It promises to be another stellar year of music at Savoy on Monday Nights! See you at Savoy! Join us next Monday, September 23rd,…See More
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Savoy Monday Night Jazz 9-23-2019 - Special Event - The Benny Benack III Combo at Savoy Restaurant

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Hi everyone, WOW! What a night again! Fresh on the heels an amazing night of great live music at our 8th anniversary celebration of Savoy Monday Night Jazz; this past Monday Night proved to be the perfect way to start our 9th year of fantastic jazz Monday’s at Savoy! The place was packed and Judi Figel (along with the Roger Humphries Trio) knocked it out of the park! It promises to be another stellar year of music at Savoy on Monday Nights! See you at Savoy! Join us next Monday, September 23rd,…See More
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Hi everyone, WOW! What a night ! Our 8th anniversary celebration was a real blast! Thanks to all the folks who attended and thanks to all the guest performers who, once again, helped make the magic happen! Here’s to many more years of great music with friends on Monday nights at Savoy! Join us next Monday, September 16th, when Savoy Monday Night Jazz presents…Vocalist, Judi Figel with the Roger Humphries Trio…See More
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Hi everyone, IT’S HERE!!! Monday, SEPTEMBER 9, 20198th Year Anniversary Celebration of Savoy Monday Night Jazz; a jam with Tony Campbell & Jazzsurgery feat. Fred Pugh III and special guests.Please join us on September 9th for our 8th year anniversary celebration jam, showcasing selections from Tony Campbell’s CD, “EastSide”, and featuring performances by vocalist,…See More
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Hi everyone, IT’S HERE!!! Monday, SEPTEMBER 9, 20198th Year Anniversary Celebration of Savoy Monday Night Jazz; a jam with Tony Campbell & Jazzsurgery feat. Fred Pugh III and special guests.Please join us on September 9th for our 8th year anniversary celebration jam, showcasing selections from Tony Campbell’s CD, “EastSide”, and featuring performances by vocalist,…See More
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Special Edition Savoy Thursday Night Live presents Jo Gore in Concert! 8-1-19 at Savoy Restaurant & Wiine Bar

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Hi everyone,Please join us Thursday, August 1st when a Special edition of Savoy Thursday Night Live presents Jo Gore in Concert!Charlie G., host of Monday Night Jazz presents a mezzo soprano who will perform a unique style that belongs to her alone; a style which destines this artist to become one of this era's iconic voices.  Join us on August 1st to witness this first…See More
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Hi everyone, Savoy Monday Night Jazz is still one of the hottest nights of jazz in the ‘burgh!  And, like the weather, it’s only getting hotter! Join us next Monday, July, 22nd, when Savoy Monday Night Jazz once again presents… The Kenny Blake Trio (feat. John Mulkerin on keys & special guest, Roger Humphries on drums)Saxophonist, Kenny Blake                         …See More
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Hey everyone, Wow, wow, wow!  I mean, what more can I say! Monday Night Jazz at Savoy is always amazing; however, last Monday with Tony Campbell and Fred Pugh was spectacular.  And that was due in no small part to Jo, the young songstress who wow’d us last week, once again sharing the stage and knocking it out of the park!!! Watch for more from her in the weeks to come.  Always something special happening at Savoy Monday Night Jazz!  You don’t want to miss it! See you at Savoy! Join us next…See More
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July 8, 2019 from 6pm to 9pm
Hey everyone, Wow, wow, wow!  I mean, what more can I say! Monday Night Jazz at Savoy is always amazing; however, last Monday with Tony Campbell and Fred Pugh was spectacular.  And that was due in no small part to Jo, the young songstress who wow’d us last week, once again sharing the stage and knocking it out of the park!!! Watch for more from her in the weeks to come.  Always something special happening at Savoy Monday Night Jazz!  You don’t want to miss it! See you at Savoy! Join us next…See More
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THURSDAY JAZZ JAM AND SESSION AT SAVOY WITH RH FACTOR HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Posted on February 3, 2018 at 11:43pm 0 Comments

Sorry to say, Thursday's Live jam at Savoy with RH Factor has been cancelled. Thanks to everyone who came out to support. Please note that Savoy Monday Night Jazz is continuing on. Join us next Monday when Fred Pugh III along with Tony Campbell & Jazz Surgery will be performing from 6 to 9pm (no cover). See you there.

2017 Valentine's Day at Savoy - Seating

Posted on February 12, 2017 at 11:59pm 0 Comments

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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…

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ATTENTION: WINTER HOURS FOR SAVOY MONDAY NIGHT JAZZ!

Posted on January 11, 2016 at 7:32am 0 Comments

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!  I just got word of some exciting things happening with Monday Night Jazz at Savoy!

 

Before I go any further, I want to take a moment to thank all of you for helping make Savoy one of the best new spots for jazz in the “burgh” over the past few years.  It has been compared to such iconic Pittsburgh jazz venues as The Encore and The Balcony (just to name two).  We are well on our way (if not already there) to be remembered in days…

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Ralph Lalama @ Savoy with the Roger Humphries Trio on 7/21/14

Posted on July 18, 2014 at 12:53am 0 Comments

Hi Jazz fans,

Just wanted to do a little extra to make sure that all of you are aware of how special this Monday night at Savoy (7/21/14) is going to be!  Pittsburgh area native, Ralph Lalama will be in town that night to do a special show with Roger Humphries and his trio.  Also, scheduled to sit in for a set with Mr. Lalama is one of the prodigies from Elevations, George Heid lll.  Ralph is well known in historic jazz circles and has played with many legends.  Also, Ralph…

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