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Photos: 2016 Pittsburgh Jazzlive Festival

Stevie Murin's photos of Chick Corea, Eddie Palmieri, Jeff "Tain" Watts, Gabriel Alegria and others

Chick Corea performing with Trilogy at the 2016 Pittsburgh Jazzlive Festival
Brian Blade performing with Trilogy at the 2016 Pittsburgh Jazzlive Festival
Christian McBride performing with Trilogy at the 2016 Pittsburgh Jazzlive Festival
Jeff "Tain" Watts performing at the 2016 Pittsburgh Jazzlive Festival
Antonio Adolfo performing at the 2016 Pittsburgh Jazzlive Festival
Kenia performing with Antonio Adolfo at the 2016 Pittsburgh Jazzlive Festival
Gabriel Alegria performing with his Afro Peruvian Sextet at the 2016 Pittsburgh Jazzlive Festival
Saxophonist Laurandrea Leguía performing with the Gabriel Alegria Afro Peruvian Sextet at the 2016 Pittsburgh Jazzlive Festival
Drummer Shirazette Tinnin performing with the Gabriel Alegria Afro Peruvian Sextet at the 2016 Pittsburgh Jazzlive Festival
Brianna Thomas performing at the 2016 Pittsburgh Jazzlive Festival
Roger Humphries performing at the 2016 Pittsburgh Jazzlive Festival
Buika performing at the 2016 Pittsburgh Jazzlive Festival
Brett Williams performing at the 2016 Pittsburgh Jazzlive Festival
Braxton Bateman performing at the 2016 Pittsburgh Jazzlive Festival
Eddie Palmieri performing at the 2016 Pittsburgh Jazzlive Festival
Guitarist Adam Agati performing with Brett Williams at the 2016 Pittsburgh Jazzlive Festival
Dwayne Dolphin performing at the 2016 Pittsburgh Jazzlive Festival
Percussionist Freddy Lobatón performing with the Gabriel Alegria Afro Peruvian Sextet at the 2016 Pittsburgh Jazzlive Festival
Vernon Reid performing at the 2016 Pittsburgh Jazzlive Festival
Davina performing with the Vagabonds at the 2016 Pittsburgh Jazzlive Festival
Graham Haynes performing at the 2016 Pittsburgh Jazzlive Festival
Wadada Leo Smith performing with Vijay Iyer at the 2016 Pittsburgh Jazzlive Festival
Brianna Thomas performing at the 2016 Pittsburgh Jazzlive Festival

From Friday, June 24 until Sunday, June 26, the city of Pittsburgh played host to the Pittsburgh Jazzlive Festival – a series of live performances including free outdoor shows on Penn Avenue, paid shows at the August Wilson Center and a Club Crawl at local venues. Among the artists performing at the festival were Chick Corea’s Trilogy (with Christian McBride and Brian Blade), Eddie Palmieri, Vijay Iyer and Wadada Leo Smith, Jean-Paul Bourelly’s Nu Grid (with Vernon Reid, Graham Haynes & DJ Logic), Jeff “Tain” Watts Quartet +1 (with special guest Mark Whitfield), Brett Williams, Davina & the Vagabonds, Kenia with Antonio Adolfo, Buika, Gabriel Alegria Afro Peruvian Sextet, the Revive Big Band and others. The festival was presented by Citizens Bank and is a project of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.

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