Don’t Miss December Jazz @ the August Wilson Center
Regina Carter’s Reverse Thread
Saturday, December 12, 2009
Times: Shows at 7 & 9:30 PM
Call 412.456.6666 / pgharts.org / Visit the Box Office at Theater Square / Groups of 10+: call 412.471.6930
Traverse the globe with internationally acclaimed jazz violinist Regina Carter as she and her quartet perform pieces from her Paganini project and music from Mali, Senegal and Uganda. Carter brings audiences to their feet with a musical style Time magazine called “probingly intelligent” and “breathtakingly daring.” This concert is presented in partnership with MCG Jazz.
The presentation of Regina Carter’s Reverse Thread is made possible through the generous support of the Alcoa Foundation, Allegheny Regional Asset District, The Heinz Endowments, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation’s Mid Atlantic Tours program, National Endowment for the Arts’ American Masterpieces: Presenting initiative, National Endowment for the Arts’ Regional Touring Program, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts’ Preserving Diverse Cultures and The Pittsburgh Foundation.
The Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra
A Holiday Jazz Concert
Thursday, December 17, 2009
6 pm Pre-concert Reception and Concert / $50
A private reception with members of the orchestra and Sean Jones, artistic director
8 PM Concert only / $22.50
Call 412.456.6666 / pgharts.org /Visit the Box Office at Theater Square / Groups of 10+: call 412.471.6930
This festive holiday celebration for the entire family blends the talents of the August Wilson Center’s resident big band, Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra featuring trumpeter Sean Jones, with the extraordinary sounds of a guest vocalist. Enjoy new and traditional holiday favorites that add to the magic of the season.