48th Annual Jazz Seminar Concert
The Department of Music will host jazz clinics and performances presented by James Johnson III (drums), Glenn Zaleski (piano), Dan Wilson (guitar), and Ivan Taylor (bass). The guest artists will will give two short performances and conduct clinics with members of Pitt's Jazz Ensemble and Small Jazz Ensemble. All events are free and open to the public.
Concert Information for the Spring 2023 Term available now!
Some FREE events may require registration.
Select events will be available via livestream on the Music at Pitt YouTube channel.
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Pitt African Music and Dance Ensemble
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.
Tickets are now available for the 47th Annual Jazz Seminar Concert. The official lineup will be announced soon!
The Pittsburgh Tribune Review gives an extensive preview of the 46th Annual Jazz Seminar and Concert. According to Trib writier Bob Karlovits,
"This year's University of Pittsburgh Jazz Seminar and Concert will feature the creative and exploratory voice of Cassandra Wilson, the dramatic talents of actress S. Epatha Merkerson and the standout bass work of area stalwart Dwayne Dolphin.
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.
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.