Free Virtual Event at Alphabet City
City of Asylum @ Alphabet City, located in our neighborhood at 40 West North Avenue, is the permanent home for City of Asylum programming and the arts. It is a home for diverse voices from around the globe – a place where Pittsburgh meets the world and the world meets Pittsburgh. To view all of the events that are scheduled, or to register for any of the events, visit the Alphabet City website.
Yoko Suzuki Presents ‘The Music of Geri Allen’
Thursday, February 25 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm
In this 2nd in a series of Geri Allen performances by Yoko Suzuki, Yoko has created new arrangements of Geri’s work with unique instrumentation. Geri Allen is remembered as one of the most important musicians of our time because of the intricacy of her jazz compositions. During her 35 year career, Geri composed over 100 songs, many of them so highly complex in melody, harmony, and rhythm, that musicians do not typically attempt to play them live; it takes multiple players to recreate songs that Allen played on her own.