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Thursday 21

Jazz Jam
CJ’s Restaurant & Lounge presents “The Roger Humphries & RH Factor Jazz Jam Session” at 8 p.m. at 2901-2911 Penn Ave., Strip District. There will be live jazz and fun every Thursday night. Must be 30 years or older and there is a dress code that will be enforced. No tennis shoes, sweats, or athletic gear. For more information, call 412-642-2377.

Friday 22

Jazz at Andys
Andys Wine Bar at the Fairmont Pittsburgh Hotel presents Jazz at Andys at 510 Market St., Downtown. Every Tuesday through Saturday, local musicians will perform live. It is open to the public. This evening’s performer will be Maureen Budway. For more information, visit http://www.andyswinebar.com.

Saturday 23

Joshua Redman Quartet
The MCG Jazz presents the Joshua Redman Quartet at 9:30 p.m. at the Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, 1815 Metropolitan St., Manchester. Redman, an acclaimed jazz saxophonist, has recorded and performed with musicians such as The Dave Matthews Band, Herbie Hancock, The Rolling Stones, Ray Brown and more. He has also been nominated for two Grammy Awards. For more information, call 412-322-0800 or visit http://www.mcgjazz.org.

Sunday 24

afronaut(a) Film Club
The Kelly Strayhorn Theater presents the afronaut(a) Film Club at 2 p.m. at The Alloy Studios, 5530 Penn Ave., East Liberty. This series, curated by artist and filmmaker Alisha B. Wormsley, showcases films that have inspired her work. The series integrates live performances from local and national artists. This installment of the seven part series will feature works by visual artist Blaine Seigel. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-363-3000 or visit http://www.kelly-strayhorn.org.

Monday 25

Savoy Jazz
Savoy Restaurant presents Savoy Jazz from 5-9 p.m. at 2623 Penn Ave., Strip District. Every Monday guests can enjoy live jazz in a sophisticated atmosphere with the Roger Humphries Trio and a special guest each week. This week’s guest will be the Tony Campbell Jazz Surgery featuring Fred Pugh. For more information, call 412-281-0660 or visit http://www.savoypgh.com.

Tuesday 26

JazzLive
BNY Mellon, the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and others present JazzLive at 5 p.m. at the Backstage Bar at Theater Square, Penn Ave., Cultural District. Every Tuesday guests can celebrate a decade of jazz in the Cultural District and enjoy hot jazz from some of the most talented musicians. The featured musician will be Mark Strickland. For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit http://www.trustarts.org.

Saturday 30

Billy Strayhorn Birthday Bash
The Kelly Strayhorn Theater presents “Suite Life: A Billy Strayhorn Birthday Bash” at 8 p.m. at 5941 Penn Ave., East Liberty. The evening will celebrate the life and accomplishments of internationally acclaimed pianist, composer and Pittsburgh native Billy Strayhorn. The featured entertainment will be a concert by the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra with vocalist Carolyn Perteete, led by jazz legend Sean Jones. There will also be a VIP reception with Jones at 6 p.m. For more information, call 412-363-3000 or visit http://www.kelly-strayhorn.org.

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