Jazz Ensemble

Spring 2021 Audio and Video Releases

Our students and faculty worked extremely hard all semester in circumstances that could not have been more challenging to the process of making music, but somehow they managed to produce a wide variety of inspiring performances. We are sure you will enjoy this collection if their recent work.

Roger Zahab leads Pitt's Symphony Orchestra in this virtual performance of Judtih Weir's Sinfonia Comatica.

Pitt Big Band Festival

Pitt Jazz Ensemble hosts big bands from the region including Falk Middle School, CAPA Middle School, and CAPA High School. Sherrie Maricle, Drummer and leader of the DIVA Jazz Orchestra, will give all participating bands feedback on their performances.

Jazz Seminar Kickoff Concert

The Pitt Jazz Ensemble will kick-off the 48th Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert with a free lunch time performance in the Lower Lounge of the William Pitt Union. The program will feature vocalist Rosa Zhang and the ensemble will perform music by Sammy Nestico, Gordon Goodwin, John Clayton, Freddie Hubbard, Thad Jones, Ella Fitzgerald, and an original composition by Director Ralph Guzzi.