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Mixing mediums with the Creative Arts Ensemble

Mixing mediums with the Creative Arts Ensemble

By Diana Velasquez, Staff Writer

January 6, 2020

Many scholars of fine arts consider themselves to be masters of one discipline, such as music, or painting or poetry. Some Pitt students had the opportunity last semester to take a class that challenged that notion.

Pitt jazz professor dies at 81

Nathan Davis, former professor in Pitt’s Department of Music and renowned jazz musician, died Monday. (Image via University of Pittsburgh)

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | News Editor

April 11, 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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