University of Pittsburgh

Jazz Seminar and Concert

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September 14, 2017 - 4:00pm

Members of the University of Pittsburgh community and the general public will gather to remember the late Geri Allen, former director of the Pitt Jazz Studies program, at a memorial service on September 14, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Heinz Chapel on South Bellefield Avenue, Oakland.

Allen passed away June 27 following a battle with cancer. She was 60.

November 4, 2017 - 7:30pm

Tickets are now available for the 47th Annual Jazz Seminar Concert.

The Pittsburgh Tribune Review gives an extensive preview of the 46th Annual Jazz Seminar and Concert. According to Trib writier Bob Karlovits,

September 29, 2016 - 8:00pm

Get in the mood for the 46th Annual Jazz Seminar and Concert with an Open Jazz Jam Session at Nordy's. All Pitt students are welcome to perform!

A talented group of international jazz musicians will convene on the University of Pittsburgh campus Oct. 31 through Nov. 5 for the 46th annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert, the longest-running event of its kind in the country. Visit our Jazz Seminar homepage to find about this year’s lineup of outstanding artists.

November 5, 2016 - 7:30pm

A talented group of international jazz musicians will convene on the University of Pittsburgh campus Oct. 31 through Nov. 5 for the 46th annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert, the longest-running event of its kind in the country.

November 2, 2015 - 12:00pm

What better way to kick off Jazz Week than the Pitt Jazz Ensemble in a free concert at the William Pitt Union? Ralgh Guzzi leads the ensemble in a program of jazz standards inlcuding music by Mary Lou Williams, Billy Strayhorn and Errol Garner.

November 7, 2015 - 7:30pm

A talented group of international jazz musicians will convene at the University of Pittsburgh for the 45th annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert, the longest-running event of its type in the country.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette selected the 44th Annual Jazz Seminar Concert as one of the City’s top-ten Jazz events of the 2014. Led by Director of Jazz Studies Geri Allen, the all-star ensemble dazzled a packed house and critics as well. According to the P-G,

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