Next 'Uptown Jazz Series' Concert to Celebrate the Music of Local Artists
The next concert in Duquesne's Mary Pappert School of Music's Uptown Jazz Series will include the works of Pittsburgh jazz greats.
The music of Ray Brown, Tommy Turrentine, Roy Eldridge and other Pittsburgh jazz legends will highlight Local Legends: Pittsburgh Potpourri, Part One on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the music school's PNC Recital Hall.
Jazz Studies Director Mike Tomaro is both artistic director of and a saxophonist in the Uptown Jazz Series, which features School of Music faculty and guest artists.
This year, the School of Music is partnering with non-profit Pittsburgh Creators' Project, which promotes composers, choreographers, photographers, filmmakers and others who are from or have ties to the greater Pittsburgh area. Prior to each concert in the series, Pittsburgh Creators' Project will exhibit work in the PNC Recital Hall lobby.
Tickets to each concert are $10 for general admission.
Visit www.duq.edu/UptownJazz to purchase individual tickets or a season pass.
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