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Lineup Announced for Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert

Geri Allen, Esperanza Spalding, Joe Lovano and more

Joe Lovano
Esperanza Spalding
ACS--Geri Allen, Esperanza Spalding and Terri Lyne Carrington (from left)--perform at Wayne Shorter's 80th Birthday Celebration, Town Hall, NYC, June 2013

The lineup has been announced for the 44th annual University of Pittsburgh Jazz Seminar and Concert, which advertises itself as the longest-running event of its kind in the United States. Pitt Jazz Week, which comprises free on-campus seminars, performances at community venues, and the Nov. 1 concert at Carnegie Music Hall, will run from Oct. 27 to Nov. 1.

Under the direction of internationally renowned pianist, composer, and Pitt Jazz Studies Program director Geri Allen, the following artists are

scheduled to participate:

Clifton Anderson

Terri Lyne Carrington

Tia Fuller

Joe Lovano

Esperanza Spalding

Afro Blue

Allen, Carrington and Spalding have been touring internationally as the

ACS Trio.

More details about Pitt Jazz Week will be announced in the coming weeks.

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