Listen Locally with Roger Humphries and RH Factor - Art Blakey Tribute
Presented in partnership with Mooka Entertainment.
Join us this holiday season for a spectacular evening of jazz celebrating two Pittsburgh Jazz legends with Roger Humphries and RH Factor's Tribute to Art Blakey and special guest, Brazilian vocalist, Kenia.
Get a head start to the New Years Eve celebration with a fabulous and affordable night at Carnegie Carnegie Hall. Come out for an evening of cool sophistication, without all the fuss, hassle and expense of too many New Years Eve outings. Tickets include a dessert reception in our Lincoln Gallery following the show and a complimentary glass of prosecco for guests 21+.
Art Blakey, born in Pittsburgh in 1919, was profoundly influential on mainstream jazz. Legend has it that Blakey started his music career as a teenager on piano and was switched to drums - at gunpoint by a club owner - to clear the piano for a young Erroll Garner. Regardless of how he found his way to the drum set, Blakey went on to become a prominent name in jazz with his band, the Jazz Messengers.
Roger Humphries is a household name in Pittsburgh. He is rated by music critics as one of the most exciting percussionists in the business today. He credits Blakey with teaching him how to swing. Like Blakey, Roger Humphries began playing professionally as a teenager. A loving husband, father and doting grandfather to a large extended family, he resides in Pittsburgh with his wife. Roger Humphries is truly a living legend, and an example of how jazz is life: pure, authentic and powerful.
Tickets are $25 in advance; $30 at the door
Doors open at 7:00 pm || Concert begins at 8:00 pm
Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall (View)
300 Beechwood Avenue
Carnegie, PA 15106
|Minimum Age: 0|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|