Best of the Bluff, Season One: Blues and Ballads at the Movies

  • 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
  • PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music

This concert will kick off the Best of the Bluff series with some of our culture's most beloved melodies. Three of Pittsburgh's local jazz favorites collaborate with Bluff Series favorite, pianist Dr. Joe Utterback, for an afternoon of nostalgia and memory. The repertoire will include songs from The Wizard of Oz, Casablanca, Summer of '72 and Black Orpheus, among others. Interim Mary Pappert School of Music Dean David Allen Wehr will visit with Utterback during the pre-concert discussion to talk about the history of music in the movies.

2:30 p.m., pre-concert discussion, 3 to 5 p.m., concert.

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