AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC INSTITUTE CELEBRATES 36 YEARS
Pain Relief Beyond Belief
Sunday, December 19, 2010
By Dan Majors, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette squirrel
Whether it was as the man blowing the horn on the record or the mentor bringing the talent out of a young musician, John Clifford Mosley Jr. made his mark.
You can still hear him. Listen to the flute being played during the opening of The Isley…Continue
Today I got this email from Ken and Felicia. Very sad news.
My friend, mentor and fellow board member, saxophonist Frank McGowan has passed. Mr. Frank was very suportive in my efforts to have music in the communities and came to every Jazz Fan Appreciation event he could make it too. My last time seeing him play was at this year's Kenny Fisher Memorial Jam Session. And what a smokin' session that was! You had to be there.
He was also very commited to the music as most of you…Continue
Added by Kevin Amos on December 15, 2010 at 12:00am — No Comments
Our city's jazz legacy is well-established. Today, being more specific, Richard Frushell honors players of the 'big wood' -- the keepers of the rhythm that Pittsburgh has produced in multitudes
Sunday, December 12, 2010 By Richard Frushell Stacy Innerst/Post-Gazette
Scotty Hood, an exceptional jazz bassist from Green Tree, died in October. His passing led me to think that the second generation of fine Pittsburgh jazz bassists is…Continue
Time: December 18, 2010 from 3pm to 6:30pm
Location: Thunderbird Cafe / Lounge
Organized By: Kevin Amos
Start your Saturday off with a Jazz session at the Thunderbird Cafe/Lounge from 3-6:30PM. Now a weekly event, it's the perfect way to get your musical groove on. Our next session is today, December 11 and on December 18th. Cover is $4 fothe general public, $3 for all Jazz Network members and $1 for musicians sitting in
Hi everyone. Next…Continue
Added by Kevin Amos on December 11, 2010 at 3:34pm — No Comments
I know many of you have met Mr. Moody over the years. I did on many occasions when he would come for the Pitt Jazz Seminar. I enjoyed talking to him and loved to hear his stories. We will miss this giant of a man.
For over six decades, saxophone master James Moody has serenaded lovers with his signature song Moody's Mood for Love an…Continue
Added by Kevin Amos on December 10, 2010 at 1:06pm — No Comments