AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC INSTITUTE CELEBRATES 31 YEARS
Fats Domino, the genial, good-natured symbol of the dawn of rock and roll and the voice and piano behind enduring hits like "Blueberry Hill" and "Ain’t That a Shame," died Tuesday at the age of…Blog Fats Domino dies at 89 - Rolling Stone 2 Likes Fela Sowande: Past, Present and Future video Fela Sowande: Past, Present and Future 2 Likes Dr. Nelson Harrison Member Dr. Nelson Harrison 13 Likes Fred Staton, Saxophonist with Peerless Persp… Fred Staton, Saxophonist with Peerless Perspective on Jazz History, Dies at 102 By Josh Landes • 10 hours ago TwitterFacebookGoogle+Email Courtesy of the Jazz Foundation of America Fred Sta… Discussion Fred Staton, Saxophonist with Peerless Persp… 2 Likes Pittsburgh Quarterly: Ahmad Jamal: Jazz Maste
John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie was born in Cheraw, SC, October 21, 1917. His virtuosity on trumpet was immediately recognized and through teacher recommendations, received a scholarship to…Blog Dizzy Gillespie and the Pittsburgh Connection 2 Likes JAZZ IN THE HILL featuring Bassist Paul Thom… event JAZZ IN THE HILL featuring Bassist Paul Thom… 3 Likes Thelonious Monk - 100 years!
"Out To Lunch", a daily three hour broadcast of Jazz music provided by radio station WKCR, recently presented the music of Pittsburgh Jazz great, Ahmad Jamal. Host, Phil Schaap, profiled Jamal's…Blog Thelonious Monk - 100 years! 3 Likes
THE PITTSBURGH SOUND
Thoughts by Nelson E. Harrison, Ph.D.
…Blog THE PITTSBURGH SOUND - An essay on jazz as a 6 Likes Rene Marie Interview by C. Denise Johnson/Dr… Question: How do you approach standards in the American songbook to make them unique to your singing style? Answer: So many of the songs in the Great American Songbook have been done by instrumen… Discussion Rene Marie Interview by C. Denise Johnson/Dr… 2 Likes Grover Mitchell Interview by Monk Rowe - 4/1… video Grover Mitchell Interview by Monk Rowe - 4/1… 3 Likes Hank's Symphony * George V Johnson Jr * Detr… video Hank's Symphony * George V Johnson Jr * Detr… 3 Likes "Harold's House Of Jazz" from "Battle Of Th… video "Harold's House Of Jazz" from "Battle Of Th… 3 Likes