With the approaching Pittsburgh Worldwide Jazz Competition, concert events with MCG Jazz, Kente Arts and far more – the month of September is constructing to an enormous variety of musical alternatives.
This week, we discuss with bass legend Ron Carter, who opens the Pittsburgh Worldwide Jazz Competition on the August Wilson African American Cultural Middle, September 16 along with his Foursight Quartet. We realized that his record-setting variety of jazz recordings on his Wikipedia web page (2,221 final we noticed) may very well be low by a couple of hundred.
We discuss with Ron about simply of few of his musical experiences of late – and what its prefer to be on the set of flicks like “Spherical Midnight” and “Kansas Metropolis.”See Also:Heard & Seen on the 2022 Charlie Parker Jazz Competition
Ron Carter went Rochester’s Eastman Faculty of Music – as did bassist Tony Levin of the Levin Brothers band – coming to That is Crimson in Munhall. They are saying “hello” to one another…and Tony Levin shares the variations between touring on the highway with King Crimson or Peter Gabriel vs the Levin Brothers Band (one has extra busses, the others might have a couple of extra accouterments).
We additionally discuss with rising jazz star vocalist Samara Pleasure, enjoying the PIJF, and pianist Orrin Evans, coming again for the entire week of the Jazz Competition, together with main the Jam Session on the August Wilson Middle, take part for an evening at Con Alma, and extra.
Plus, Music from Catherine Russell, enjoying for Kente Arts on the New Hazlett Theater, September tenth.See Also:Ramsey Lewis, the pop chart’s favourite jazz pianist, dies at 87