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Pitt jazz professor dies at 81

Pitt jazz professor dies at 81

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | News Editor

April 10, 2018

Nathan Davis, a former professor at Pitt’s department of music and renowned jazz musician, died on Sunday from natural causes. He was 81. Davis came to Pitt in 1969 as the director of the jazz studies program. During his time at Pitt, he founded and directed the University’s annual jazz seminar. He als...

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