AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC INSTITUTE CELEBRATES 36 YEARS
Pain Relief Beyond Belief
Pittsburgh Music History
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John Heard heard on over 250 recordings from Count Basie, Jean-Luc Ponty, Oscar Peterson, Ahmad Jamal, George Duke and more. He started out in Pgh at age 15 playing with Nelson Harrison in the Beethoven BeBops and with Horace Parlan and Tommy Turrentine at the Crawford Grill. He is also an accomplish painter and sculptor.