Jazz Studies

The KanKouran West African Dance Company dancing on stage in bright yellow and orange attire.
Born of a lunchtime conversation among three women faculty members and sponsored by multiple units on campus, the upcoming “Black to the Future” festival will showcase artistic talent, resilience and innovation.
Barson in a yellow jacket with gray lapels
Reginald Veal playing bass
For 48 years, Pitt has invited international jazz artists to convene for a week of on-campus seminars and a popular concert at Carnegie Music Hall. But another high note of Jazz Week is the annual outreach activity in Pittsburgh’s Hill District.
Geri Allen
Internationally lauded musician Geri Allen, director of the University of Pittsburgh's Jazz Studies program, died on June 27.