University of Pittsburgh

46th Annual Jazz Seminar Schedule

Open Jazz Jam Sessions, 8 p.m.

Nordy’s Place, William Pitt Union

All University Students are welcome to perform at Open Jazz Jam Sessions on the following dates:

Thursday, September 29

Thursday, October 13

Thursday, October 27

Evening Jazz Presentations

Tuesday, November 1, 7 p.m.
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
Artist Seminar: Dwayne Dolphin: Covering All Bassists

Wednesday, November 2, 6 p.m.
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
Film Screening: Round Midnight starring Dexter Gordon and introduced by Maxine Gordon.

Thursday, November 3, 7 p.m.
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
“The History of Jazz”
Lecture and Q&A session by Maxine Gordon, scholar, researcher, and jazz archivist

Friday, November 4, 7 p.m.
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
“The Business of Jazz”
Lecture and Q&A session by Linda Lorence, vice president of SESAC, the second-oldest performing rights organization in the United States

Daytime Seminars

Friday, November 4

Noon  Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
Artist Seminar: Cassandra Wilson
Listen Like a Musician, Sing Like a Songbird

1:30 p.m. Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
Artist Seminar: Fred Wesley
The Role of Jazz in Funk

3 p.m. Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
Artist Seminar: Perry Hughes
My Life in Music

4:30 p.m. Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
Artist Seminar: Jamison Ross
What Now?

Saturday, November 5, 2015
10 a.m. Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
Artist Seminar: Ambrose Akinmusire
A Letter to My Younger Self

11 a.m Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
Artist Seminar: S. Epatha Merkerson:
A Conversation with S. Epatha Merkerson

Community Outreach

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
8 a.m. • Fanny Edel Falk Laboratory School
Clinic: University faculty members Ralph Guzzi and Yoko Suzuki, founders of the Pitt Jazz Ensemble Big Band Festival will engage with Falk students.

UPDATED: Saturday, November 5, 2016
10 a.m. Hill House Senior Center, 2038 Bedford Avenue
Joint Artist Seminar: Dwayne Dolphin and Dave McMurray
Jazz and the Quest for Individuality

46th Annual Jazz Concert

Saturday, November 5, 2016
7:30 p.m. Carnegie Music Hall

Tickets for the jazz concert are available at the University of Pittsburgh Stages Box Office (1617 Cathedral of Learning), by calling 412-624-PLAY (7529), and online at music.pitt.edu/tickets.

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