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University of Pittsburgh Names Nicole Mitchell, Award-Winning Flutist, Composer and Educator, As Endowed Chair & Director of Jazz Studies
University of Pittsburgh Names Nicole Mitchell, Award-Winning Flutist, Composer and Educator, As Endowed Chair & Director of Jazz Studies

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -The University of Pittsburgh has named Nicole M. Mitchell, an award-winning creative flutist, composer, bandleader and educator, as its William S. Dietrich II Endowed Chair in Jazz Studies, effective July 1, 2019.Mitchell also will be th …

Jazz Pianist, Composer Geri Allen Remembered As Passionate Performer and Educator
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Jazz Pianist, Composer Geri Allen Remembered As Passionate Performer and Educator

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -Members of the Pitt community joined jazz fans the world over this week in mourning the death of acclaimed pianist and composer Geri Allen, the director of Pitt’s Jazz Studies program. An influential jazz pianist who brought the sa …

Papers of Jazz Pianist Erroll Garner Donated to Pitt
Papers of Jazz Pianist Erroll Garner Donated to Pitt

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -Extensive collection of music, audio recordings, awards, photos, and correspondence is a gift from Garner's late manager The professional materials of Pittsburgh-born jazz pianist Erroll Garner—a brilliant virtuoso who was one of t …