Kenny will appear in the ensemble backing up the Temptations on June 21 at 7:00 P.M. at the Greensburg Palace Theater.
Aretha returns to Pittsburgh for her first appearance in over 13 years! Don’t miss an evening full of her greatest hits with one of music’s most legendary icons.
Fat Cats Jazz & Blues Club is located on Deck 6 of Norwegian Cruise Lines, “Epic”. This Club has a split personality featuring both jazz and the blues and a great reputation for consistent talent. By day, jam with the performers – at night, the professionals hit the stage.
It looks like Kenny has his sea legs.
Take a break from your busy holiday prep with The Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra Annual Holiday Celebration! The PJO returns to the Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild for the first time with their annual holiday celebration. Artistic Director of the Orchestra, Sean Jones, says, “We want to try to recreate the spirit of what the holiday is all about.” This very popular concert spreads Christmas cheer and old favorites receive a jazz makeover, as the skilled musicians of the PJO render a new treatment on holiday classics, and turn the holiday season into a unique celebration of wonder, bliss and merriment the whole family will enjoy. With featured vocalist Freddy Cole, who The New York Times says, “has an impeccable sense of swing…he is, overall, the most maturely expressive male jazz singer of his generation, if not the best alive.”
Jazz in the Box is a series of four jazz concerts that showcase the best of local jazz in the Center’s unique studio theater. Different groups will bring their smooth and mellow jazz sounds for a terrific evening of entertainment. Kenny’s performance is the second in the series.
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Looking forward to seeing you!
When PA Cyber student and outstanding violinist Gabrielle Faetini was asked to perform as part of jazz ensemble for a doctoral recital at the University of Pittsburgh, she didn’t know it would put her on stage with a PA Cyber senior administrator, Dr. Kenneth Powell.
The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School website tells the story. Read it here.
Our Father, Who Art Blakey
September 17, 2011 | 8 pm | $20 – $40
The 2011-2012 season kicks off with the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra in a celebration of the life and legacy of Art Blakey, the Pittsburgh native who blazed a trail for jazz hopefuls, and created his own style of drumming that became famous around the globe. Featuring special guest master drummers Roger Humphries, James Johnson, Cecil Brooks III and Tom Wendt, this event will celebrate Blakey’s contribution to jazz and the unique lineage of jazz drumming that emerged from the Pittsburgh region.
The August Wilson Center Family Series Presents:
SWING! Mary Lou Williams’ Musical Adventure in the Land of Oo Bla Dee
Based on Jazz at Lincoln Center’s “Who is Mary Lou Williams?”
September 17, 2011 | 1PM | $5
Swing with us as we discover how Mary Lou Williams, “the little piano girl from East Liberty” became the “First Lady of Jazz” and a master of ragtime, stride, boogie-woogie, bebop and beyond. Join Sean Jones and the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra for an afternoon of fun interactive activities and deeply swinging music including, “Roll ‘Em,” “Walkin’ and Swingin’,” and “In the Land of Oo Bla Dee.”
9:00pm – 11:00pm
Great news for Jazz Fans! The Kenny Powell Jazz Trio will be entertaining on the lake view patio at the Juniper Grill in the South Hills of Pittsburgh. Kenny will feature select guest artists weekly, including vocalist Denise Sheffey and Keyboardist Joe DeFazio. We’ve found the perfect recipe for your Summer night!