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Book Excerpts

Trudy Pitts: Extraordinary Pianist & Master of the Hammond B-3

Read "Trudy Pitts: Extraordinary Pianist & Master of the Hammond B-3" reviewed by Pheralyn Dove


[The following is an excerpt from Pheralyn Dove's forthcoming memoir, No Time for Tears: A Book of True Life Stories, and the chapter titled “Today I Cried."]The Student Meets the MasterTalking to keyboardist Trudy Pitts is like going on an adventure. It's the type of escapade where wanderlust, laughter and discovery are all intertwined. Whether on the telephone or in person, the discourse is utterly unpredictable, always exciting. I remember one night we were on the ...

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Interview

Trudy Pitts: Meeting the Next Keyboard Challenge

Read "Trudy Pitts: Meeting the Next Keyboard Challenge" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer


On September 15, 2006, Trudy Pitts will have the distinction of being the first jazz musician to perform on the spectacular new organ in Verizon Hall, at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia, in a concert opposite the great singer Nancy Wilson. The largest concert organ in the United States, officially known as The Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ (Dobson organ Op. 76), it was designed and constructed by the great organ builder, Lynn Dobson, and his ...


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