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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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Relâche Contemporary Music Ensemble at The Andy Warhol Museum

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Saturday, April 3, 8 p.m. at The Andy Warhol MuseumPhiladelphia's internationally acclaimed Relâche will perform Franz Lehar Composer-in-Residence Paul Lansky's new composition Comix Trips, Eric Moe's 8 Point Turn, and more…See More
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Relâche Contemporary Music Ensemble at The Andy Warhol Museum

April 3, 2010 from 8pm to 10pm
Saturday, April 3, 8 p.m. at The Andy Warhol MuseumPhiladelphia's internationally acclaimed Relâche will perform Franz Lehar Composer-in-Residence Paul Lansky's new composition Comix Trips, Eric Moe's 8 Point Turn, and more…See More
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Relâche Contemporary Music Ensemble at The Andy Warhol Museum

April 3, 2010 from 8pm to 10pm
Saturday, April 3, 8 p.m. at The Andy Warhol MuseumPhiladelphia's internationally acclaimed Relâche will perform Franz Lehar Composer-in-Residence Paul Lansky's new composition Comix Trips, Eric Moe's 8 Point Turn, and more…See More
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Cellist Dave Eggar with Percussionist Charles Palmer, and Pianist Rob Frankenberry at Bellefield Hall Auditorium

February 25, 2010 from 8pm to 10pm
Cellist Dave Eggar with Percussionist Charles Palmer, and Pianist Rob FrankenberryThursday, February 25, 8 p.m.Bellefield Hall Auditorium, FREE CONCERTDave Eggar, Charles Palmer, Rob Frankenberry premiere a new work by Elliott Sharp along with music by Mathew Rosenblum, Alvin Lucier, Charles Wourinen, and others.See More
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Composer/Pianist Anthony Coleman and Flutist Lindsey J. Goodman at The Andy Warhol Museum

February 27, 2010 from 8pm to 10pm
Anthony Coleman (http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=17082) is an American musician. Coleman is a piano and keys player, trombonist and vocalist mainly working within the free improvised and avant-garde jazz scenes in downtown New York during the late 1970s through to the present day. Music on the Edge, in partnership with the Andy Warhol Museum, is excited to present him in concert on Saturday (along with Lindsey…See More
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Bellefield Hall AuditoriumTickets in advance though ProArts: general admission $8.50, non-Pitt students and seniors $5. At the door: general admission $15, students and seniors $10. Pitt students: free with IDRoger Zahab leads the MOTE Chamber orchestra in works by Mauricio Kagel, Stefan Wolpe, and himself with premieres by Anthony Coleman Amy Williams.See More
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Composer/Pianist Anthony Coleman and Flutist Lindsey J. Goodman at The Andy Warhol Museum

February 27, 2010 from 8pm to 10pm
Anthony Coleman (http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=17082) is an American musician. Coleman is a piano and keys player, trombonist and vocalist mainly working within the free improvised and avant-garde jazz scenes in downtown New York during the late 1970s through to the present day. Music on the Edge, in partnership with the Andy Warhol Museum, is excited to present him in concert on Saturday (along with Lindsey…See More
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February 25, 2010 from 8pm to 10pm
Cellist Dave Eggar with Percussionist Charles Palmer, and Pianist Rob FrankenberryThursday, February 25, 8 p.m.Bellefield Hall Auditorium, FREE CONCERTDave Eggar, Charles Palmer, Rob Frankenberry premiere a new work by Elliott Sharp along with music by Mathew Rosenblum, Alvin Lucier, Charles Wourinen, and others.See More
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Cellist Dave Eggar with Percussionist Charles Palmer, and Pianist Rob Frankenberry at Bellefield Hall Auditorium

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Cellist Dave Eggar with Percussionist Charles Palmer, and Pianist Rob FrankenberryThursday, February 25, 8 p.m.Bellefield Hall Auditorium, FREE CONCERTDave Eggar, Charles Palmer, Rob Frankenberry premiere a new work by Elliott Sharp along with music by Mathew Rosenblum, Alvin Lucier, Charles Wourinen, and others.See More
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Welcome MOTE,

We are so happy to have you among our growing family of music lovers, presenters and artists. Thank you for posting your scheduled events and for doing it correctly. We will continue to send them out as a free service as we do all member events as an encouragement to be active members. Thank you for joining and please add me as a friend.
 
 
 

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