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Jazz plays on in Pittsburgh

Jazz plays on in Pittsburgh

By Emma Maurice | Staff Writer

January 8, 2018

While the riverboats travelling up the Mississippi and Ohio rivers between 1916 and 1970 brought many people to Pittsburgh to work in the booming steel industry, it also brought a wave of musicians who created Pittsburgh’s lasting jazz scene. Jazz in Pittsburgh continues to flourish and sustain years of tr...

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