Another line-up of international jazz greats is in place for the 42nd Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert, which runs Oct. 30-Nov. 3.
Founded in 1971 by Pitt Jazz Studies program director Nathan Davis, the event features a stellar group of jazz musicians who will hold free on-campus lecture/demonstrations, visit area schools and community venues, and then perform on stage as an ensemble in the annual concert at 8 p.m. Nov. 3 at Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland.
Musicians taking part this year include Randy Brecker, trumpet; George Cables, piano; Winard Harper, drums; Javon Jackson, tenor saxophone; Abraham Laboriel, bass; Yotam Silberstein, guitar; Lew Soloff, trumpet, and Bobby Watson, alto saxophone, performing under the direction of Davis, also a saxophonist.
Download the complete listing of events for the 42nd Annual Jazz Seminar and Concert (pdf).
Concert tickets are $18 general admission and $8 for students with a valid ID. Tickets are available online, by calling 412-624-play (7529), or at the Pitt Repertory Theatre Box Office Monday–Friday, 1–4 p.m. (except when the University is closed and during the week of Thanksgiving). The Pitt Repertory Theatre Box Office is located in the lower level of the Stephen Foster Memorial.