Daily Archive: June 6, 2013



Legendary Pitt Jazz Studies Program Director Nathan Davis to retire

NATHAN DAVIS (Photo Credit: CIDDE) by Sharon S. Blake (This article was reprinted from the May 28, 2013, issue of the Pitt Chronicle.) University of Pittsburgh Professor of Music Nathan Davis, founder and director of the Pitt Jazz Studies Program and the long-running annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert, is retiring from the University effective June 28, 2013, it has been announced by N. John Cooper, the Bettye J. and Ralph E. Baily Dean of Pitt’s Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.