Events

Past Event

Feed the Fire: A Cyber Symposium in Honor of Geri Allen

November 5, 2020
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Online

Feed the Fire: A Cyber Symposium in Honor of Geri Allen, celebrates the work of the late pianist, composer, improvisor, and educator and serves as a launch for a special issue of the journal Jazz and Culture, “The Power of Geri Allen.” 

Feed the Fire focuses on Allen’s work in music as a performer, composer, teacher, activist, and mentor, and features a keynote event with Terri Lyne Carrington (Berklee College of Music), Angela Davis (University of California, Santa Cruz), Gina Dent (University of California, Santa Cruz), and Farah Jasmine Griffin (Columbia University).

This online event is free and open to the public and is part of a week-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Pitt Jazz SeminarFeed the Fire is organized by Professors Ellie Hisama (Columbia University) and Michael Heller (University of Pittsburgh).

Registration is required.