Arts + Culture,

Off Minor Jazz: Celebrating Ray Brown

Oct 30, 2019 - Oct 30, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
City of Asylum
40 W. North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Pittsburgh-born “Jazz Master” Ray Brown pioneered the solo spotlight on the bass. Along with Jimmy Blanton and Oscar Pettiford, Brown was a virtuoso timekeeper and soloist who set the standard for future generations of bassists. In this edition of the Off Minor Jazz series, we feature several of Pittsburgh’s top jazz bassists in various configurations in a celebration of Ray Brown’s amazing life in music.

The Off Minor Jazz Series highlights the music of legendary jazz composers and players. The series has been curated by drummer Thomas Wendt, who puts together specialized musicians for each concert. 

Featured Musicians:

Dwayne Dolphin – bass, cello

Tony DePaolis – bass

Paul Thompson – bass

Alton Merrell – piano

Thomas Wendt – drums


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