A wide variety of quality shows this month in several different musical genres.
Christopher Cross, B-PEP Jazz Event, Pirates vs. Twins
Paula Abdul, New Kids on the Block, Boyz II Men, Roger Humphries and RH Factor Big Band
The Pittsburgh music scene this month isn’t quite at a full boil, but is at a very satisfying simmer.
Rocky Bleier’s ‘The Play,’ Roger Humphries, Pens vs. Rangers
Savoy Restaurant’s Savoy Jazz Mondays celebrates its 4th anniversary tonight with a celebration featuring club mainstay Roger Humphries, one of Pittsburgh’s top percussionists, with his band RH Factor. Join in the celebration of a great jazz spot. 6 – 10 p.m. No cover. 2623 Penn Ave., Strip District.
Savoy Jazz Monday 4th Anniversary Celebration, ‘Best of Enemies,’ Acousticafe
A numerous amount of concerts promises to make June a very pleasant month.
If you’ve heard Horace Silver’s immortal bossa nova standard, “Song for My Father,” then you’ve heard Roger Humphries. The brilliant percussionist has played virtually every major venue in the United States with everyone from Dizzy Gillespie to Ray Charles to Pittsburgh natives Nathan Davis and Pete Henderson. An accomplished solo artist in his own right and the leader of RH Factor and Roger Humphries’ Big Band, Humphries has also left a lasting legacy in Pittsburgh as an educator, having taught at
Second City Comedy, Roger Humphries, Tropical Tuesdays