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Maysa & Taste of Jazz

September 20 @ 8:00 pm
980 Liberty Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States


Join us in kicking off the 14th Annual Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival with Maysa at the August Wilson African American Cultural Center! Tickets to Maysa include access to the post-concert Taste of Jazz party.

Maysa is the kind of singer who takes hold of a song and enraptures her audience in the palm of her hands, as she delivers lyrics, phrases, melodies and harmonies in a way that only she can. Blessed with an instantly identifiable honey-toned mezzo-soprano and an undeniably brilliant and magnetic stage presence, Maysa’s alluring vocals, candor, honesty, humor and purity make her a rarity in this business. Having collaborated with everyone from Stevie Wonder to Incognito, Angela Bofill, Will Downing and Jonathan Butler, Maysa can hang with the best. It is no wonder she was the recipient of many awards for her work, including Soul Train’s first Centric Award in 2009, and her first Grammy nomination for Best Traditional R&B Performance for her remake of Nancy Wilson’s “QUIET FIRE” in 2014.

Taste of Jazz:
What is a Taste of Jazz? It is a Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival tradition, and highly anticipated party of the year.  It’s our way to share a taste of different jazz styles, paired with delicious tasting from Pittsburgh’s hottest restaurants. Check back for updates on participating musicians and restaurants!