The city of Pittsburgh has had a hidden treasure on the International jazz scene for many years: the University of Pittsburgh Annual Jazz Seminar. Both the caliber of the event and the location make the Jazz Seminar a truly remarkable event.

This double CD captures some of the best musicians in the world recorded live on a most historic occasion. By calling on Grammy-nominated recording engineer Dae Bennett to capture this exciting evening on a recording, jazz fans everywhere now have the chance to hear the historic convergence of jazz greats James Moody, Grover Washington Jr., Nathan Davis, Jon Faddis, Randy Brecker, Patrice Rushen, Abraham Laboriel, and Idris Muhammad.

Side One:
Big P
Sandu
The Summer Knows
Along Came Betty
Night in Tunisia
Nutville

Side Two:
Well You Needn't
War and Peace
Bags' Groove
Easy Living
Moody's Mood for Love
Manteca

Click below to hear excerpts from Jazz at Pitt:

Manteca (RealAudio)

Manteca (Mp3)

The Summer Knows (RealAudio)

The Summer Knows (Mp3)

Bag's Groove (RealAudio)

Bag's Groove (Mp3)

To order a CD of this memorable event send a check or money order for $15.95 payable to the University of Pittsburgh to:

Jazz Live at Pitt
The Book Center
4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
To order by phone:
1-800-648-1451

Pitt Jazz Home Page

 

If you need more information, please contact:

Jazz Studies
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
USA

Telephone: 412 624-4187
Fax: 412 624-4186
Email:  pittjazz@pitt.edu