Archives

Current MCG Jazz Assets derived from concerts, workshops, interviews, recording sessions, off-site productions and other events. Select media and transcripts will be made available here. For additional requests or inquires, contact:

Mark Jackovic

Education and Archives Manager

mjackovic@manchesterbidwell.org

412-322-1773 x 192

Current Selections

Etta Cox

Joe Negri

Nelson Harrison

John Wilson

James Guerra

We Knew What We Had

MCG Jazz produced a full-length documentary film “We Knew What We Had: The Greatest Jazz Story Never Told.” The  film features the talents of international Jazz masters George Benson, Ahmad Jamal, Stanley Turrentine, Billy Eckstine, Kenny Clarke, Art Blakey, Billy Strayhorn and Mary Lou Williams – all Pittsburghers – and explores the social conditions and historical events that came together to make Pittsburgh one of the leading contributors to the legacy of jazz music in the world.

 

This one-hour program is packed with interesting interviews, historical photographs, and over 20 live performance clips of the Jazz Masters. The film was produced for a general audience and captures the spirit of a distinctly American art form, the character of a regional locale, and the soul of a hardy and determined people.

For more information, visit the film's website by clicking here.

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