AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC INSTITUTE CELEBRATES 31 YEARS
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Any of you familiar with Joe Evans?
PRESS RELEASE A Wonderful Life - January 20, 2014
Joseph James Evans, age 97, of Richmond, Virginia departed this life
January 17, 2014. Born on October 7, 1916 in Bonifay, Florida, he grew
up in Pensacola where his love of music was fostered. As a young man, he
moved to New York City where his professional career began to flourish.
Between 1939 and 1965, "Joe" Evans performed…
This is Pittsburgh's one and only home grown music-tech- radio conference. Admission is free of charge and open to the public.
The Each One Teach One music and radio conference brings together incredible array of musicians, arts advocates, policymakers, technologists, media representatives and industry figures to discuss issues at the intersection of music, technology, policy and law. Your participation in these conversations has been crucial. Our past conferences were held on the…Continue
CITY OF ASYLUM/PITTSBURGH PRESENTS
ITS 8TH ANNUAL FREE JAZZ POETRY CONCERT
The Oliver Lake Steel Quartet with Meshell Ndegeocello
& 4-time slam champ, Patricia Smith
Jazz-Poetry is a great concert and a unique event that has begun to attract international attention. The Concert brings poets…Continue
Is The RIAA Dying A Slow Painful Death?
7:32 p.m. . August 20, 2012 . by Sasha Geffen
If you've ever silently wished death upon the Recording Industry
Association of America, your prayers may be poised to come true. The
anti-piracy giant that went after torrenters with…
Founder and President of the African American Jazz Preservation Society of Pittsburgh, an executive board member of the Pittsburgh Musician's Union, and a member of the Pittsburgh Jazz Hall of Fame, Chuck Austin was a versatile musician as well as a strong advocate for the preservation of jazz history. He was even honored by The City of Pittsburgh when February 8, 2011 was proclaimed to be Chuck Austin Day.
Pittsburgh musician Chuck Austin passed away 5:35am on May…Continue
John Levy, a bassist and pioneering talent manager whose roster included some of the biggest names in jazz, notably Nancy Wilson, Joe Williams, Cannonball Adderley and Wes Montgomery, died on Friday at his home in Altadena, Calif. He was 99.…