• Thaddeus Mosley, Eric Revis, Nasheed Waits, Oliver Lake, Orrin Evans (L to R) Photo: Joe Edgar
    Tarbaby Trio and Oliver Lake: Naked on Stage

    The jazz trio discusses the meaning behind the name Tarbaby, how they ended up working with Oliver Lake, and their thoughts on performance, while mentioning a veritable catalog of influential jazz musicians, plus their favorite musicians from Pittsburgh.

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  • Jazz Poetry Concert 2011 Broadcast Live

    On September 10, Sampsonia Way, an alley in Pittsburgh’s Northside, will become the stage for the acclaimed open air jazz concert. Jazz Poetry Concert will be streamed live on the web at http://www.livestream.com/jazzpoetryconcert.

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  • Trumpeter Freddie Hendrix Creates a Higher Ground

    Trumpeter Freddie Hendrix already has a lifetime worth of accomplishments with five albums as a sideman for George Benson, Bradford Hayes, Melvin Davis, New Jersey City University Jazz Ensemble, and most recently Rufus Reid. In this video, Hendrix shares his thoughts of City of Asylum/ Pittsburgh’s 2010 Jazz Poetry Concert.

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  • Alfred Patterson:Turned-On Trombone

    Saxophonist and Trombone player Alfred Patterson moves just as easily between musical styles: he was a member of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, toured with the American Ballet Company, played in the pit orchestras for musicals such as “Dreamgirls” and “La Cage Aux Folles,” and jammed with the Count Basie and Duke Ellington Orchestras. In this video, Patterson discusses sound, poetry, and the nature of improvisation.

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