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Remembering Pitt jazz director Geri Allen

University of Pittsburgh jazz Studies director and pianist Geri Allen performs at the University of Pittsburgh in 2015.
Pianist Geri Allen, director of jazz studies at the University of Pittsburgh, performs with the MCA Power Trio, which consist of Allen, drummer Terri Lynne Carrington and saxophonist David Murray during the 13th running of the Panama Jazz Festival in Panama City Panama in 2016.
University of Pittsburgh jazz director and pianist Geri Allen looks on as drummer Daniel Petersen and trombonist Iyanna Buffaloe practice an arrangement by pianist Erroll Garner in 2014.
Pianist Geri Allen, director of Jazz Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, performs during annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert at Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland November 2015.
Pitt jazz Studies director Geri Allen presents lifetime achievement awards to saxophonist Pharaoh Sanders, left, and drummer Jimmy Cobb during the 45th Annual Jazz Seminar and Concert at Carnegie Music Hall of Oakland.
University of Pittsburgh jazz director and pianist Geri Allen talks about leading the jazz department in 2014.