Brad Mehldau Trio
Presented by: Manchester Craftsmen's Guild
Jazz pianist Brad Mehldau has recorded and performed extensively since the early 1990s. Mehldau's most consistent output over the years has taken place in the trio format. Larry Grenadier (most recently at MCG Jazz with Pat Metheny) and Jeff Ballard round out the trio.
Date: 04/25/2014
Time: 7:00 pm
1815 Metropolitan St, Pittsburgh, PA
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Cassandra Wilson
Presented by: Manchester Craftsmen's Guild
Cassandra Wilson has been described as "a singer blessed with an unmistakable timbre and attack who has expanded the playing field" by incorporating blues, country and folk music into her work. Her awards include: two Grammys, the Django D'Or, The Edison Music Award, a marker on the Mississippi Blues Trail, and the 2012 Echo Award for Jazz. She also performed a lead role in Wynton Marsalis' "Blood on the Fields," the first jazz work to receive a Pulitzer Prize.
Date: 05/03/2014
Time: 9:30 pm
1815 Metropolitan St, Pittsburgh, PA
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School of Swing
Presented by: Manchester Craftsmen's Guild
School of Swing is a rollicking interactive jazz concert for kids! A 45-minute show by local jazz celebs with fun audience participation, School of Swing provides aunique opportunity to introduce kids to jazz music. Listen for fun songs from current movies and classic TV shows plus classics like "Take the A Train!"
Date: 05/20/2014
Time: 7:00 pm
1815 Metropolitan St, Pittsburgh, PA
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