Pennsylvania Piano: An In Depth Look At Our State's Most Influential Pianists

Feeling Good - Ahmad JamalHot Takes Trio
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Pennsylvania's mark on jazz piano is undeniably immense, with an astonishing number of all time great players, arrangers, and educators hailing from the state. 

This program showcases the music, lives, playing style, and influence of nine piano playing Pennsylvania natives:

  • Earl "Fatha" Hines

  • Mary Lou Williams

  • Billy Strayhorn

  • Erroll Garner

  • Ahmad Jamal

  • Bobby Timmons

  • McCoy Tyner

  • Fred Rogers

  • Keith Jarrett

With visual aids, a sing along, audience participation, and even audience members sitting in with the trio, this program showcases a bit of local history wrapped up in an eclectic and engaging live music experience.