Newsmakers: Pitt's Annual Jazz Seminar and Concert

Issue Date: 
November 12, 2012

Pitt’s 42nd Annual Jazz Seminar and Concert was held Nov. 1-3, and included the musicians' visits to local school, visits, performances in the community, and the annual concert at Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland on Nov. 3. Top from left, bassist Abraham Laboriel was presented with the International Academy of Jazz Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award and Trumpeter Lew Soloff—formerly with Blood, Sweat, and Tears—was honored with the University of Pittsburgh Jazz Seminar Committee Award. Bottom: Nathan Davis, founder of the event and director of Pitt’s Jazz Studies Program, joined on stage and directed his fellow musicians.

(Photos by Joe Kapelewski/CIDDE)