AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC INSTITUTE CELEBRATES 31 YEARS
Turn Up the Heat!
ACFL&MH Acquires Rare Collection of
Michele Bensen & the Bensen Burners
Saturday January 24 at 8:00 p.m.
Michele Bensen returns to Carnegie Carnegie Hall bringing
a little sizzle to ease the bleak mid-winter doldrums.
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This letter was rejected by the local mainstream print media.
To the Editor:
( “Obituary: Max Roach/Innovative jazz drummer” Friday, August 17, 2007). Max Roach loved Pittsburgh. It was one of his favorite jazz towns. That’s what he told his fans who came out to a…Continue
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Below is a prime example of what is happening to jazz. You have one or two "safe" legends like Sonny Rollins and Billy Taylor , but the rest is a probably a "whitewash" of the new face of jazz. What is especially offensive is Tony Monaco giving any "master"…
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"...he has a voice that will enchant you. ...his songs are dripping with sexuality.…Continue
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What's jazz? It's an innocent enough question. Get together a dozen
aficionados who think they know and ask them. You'll likely end
up with a dozen different answers. Is jazz just something made up
on the spot? Can anyone play it? How is it different from pop?
Can you play it wrong? Is it for dancing? If the Blue-hots have
anything to say about it, jazz is an ingredient in a much larger…
The renowned jazz trumpeter wants Pittsburgh to know, even though he's leaving for a job in Boston, Pittsburgh is still his home
By Zach Brendza @zachbrendza SEAN JONES. 7 p.m. Sat., July 26. Riverview Park, Perry North. Free. 412-255-2493 Related Events Staff Pick Sean Jones @ Riverview Park Sat., July 26, 7 p.m.
Renowned jazz trumpeter Sean Jones came to Pittsburgh in 2004, as an artist in residence at Duquesne University. In his 10 years…Continue
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Jun 13, 2014
By Genea L. Webb
Scholarship winners with Roger Humphries, center, are Sam Harris, left, who won the scholarship two years ago, and Eli Naragon right, who received a scholarship this year. Naragon graduated from Winchester Thurston High School and…Continue
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