Pianist Geri Allen will headline Pitt Jazz Seminar
By Bob Karlovits
Published: Friday, Oct. 7, 2011,
Pianist Geri Allen, a Pitt graduate, will headline participants for the University of Pittsburgh Jazz Seminar and Concert Nov. 3 through 5 in Oakland. The series of workshops on the Pitt campus will culminate in a concert at 8 p.m. Nov. 5 at the nearby Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland.
Besides Allen, the event will feature trumpeters Randy Brecker and Maurice Brown, drummer Billy Cobham, guitarist Larry Coryell, trombonist Curtis Fuller, saxophonists Donald Harrison Jr. and Quamon Fowler, and bassist Abe Laboriel.
They will perform under the direction of Nathan Davis, director of jazz studies at the university. Admission is $18, or $8 for students. Details: 412-394-3353 .
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