AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC INSTITUTE CELEBRATES 36 YEARS
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October 11, 2019 marks the CENTENNIAL of Pittsburgh Jazz icon Art Blakey. Although a highly skilled and imaginative drummer, Blakey was a pioneer in Hard Bop.
If you are unaware of Art Blakey, now's the time to find out more! If you are aware, raise your glass in honor of a true Jazz Giant!
The Hot Club of France was formed in 1935 by Charles Delaunay and Hugues Panassie. Initially, its goal was to provide a congenial atmosphere where Jazz enthusiasts could gather and listen to 78 rpm recordings. In the mid-1930's, the European Jazz community had little access to current American Jazz music. Fans, dependent on each other, shared current titles at the club for all to savor and enjoy. The Hot Club of France blossomed, worldwide, into small listening clubs, eventually expanding…Continue
Hot Club on the Air, new radio programming, emanating from WKCR, New York, will be presenting the music of Pittsburgh's own, Maxine Sullivan, LIVE, this Monday (7/22) from 12:00 Noon until 3:00 PM. Host, Matthew "Fat Cat" Rivera will present, in most cases, Maxine's music via the original 78 RPM format. Providing personal insight into Maxine's career will be her daughter, Paula Morris. Rarities will be heard from the Roy Eldridge Collection (WKCR archives) featuring Maxine, Roy Eldridge,…Continue
HOT CLUB on the Air, new radio programming, emanating from New York's WQCR will be featuring the music of Pittsburgh's own, Maxine Sullivan, this Monday (7/22) from 12:00 noon until 3:00 PM. The three hour LIVE broadcast will include host Matthew "Fat Cat" Rivera and guest Paula Morris, Maxine's daughter, discussing Maxine's music and career. In most instances, the original recordings, via the 78 RPM format will be heard. Rarities from the Roy Eldridge Collection (WKCR archives) featuring…Continue