Dr. Alton Merrell

Dr. Alton Merrell

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Dr. Alton Merrell

Dr. Alton Merrell

Tue, Mar 24, 2020, 5:00pm
  • Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
  • Backstage Bar at Theater Square
  • Ticket Prices
    Free

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and its potential impact on our venues and events. The safety of our guests, staff, and artists is of paramount importance, and following Governor Wolf's order to prohibit the operation of all businesses that are not life-sustaining, effective March 19, 2020 until further notice, all Pittsburgh Cultural Trust performances, exhibitions, films, and events through May 10 have been suspended.

As a result, this JazzLive performance has been cancelled. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Dr. Alton Merrell is a world class pianist, composer, and educator based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His musical artistry is a unique blend of lyrical melodies, rich harmonies, and fluid technique that spans multiple music genres including jazz, gospel, classical, pop, and rhythm and blues. His music is known to take listeners on spirit-filled excursions that deeply touch the soul.

Currently, Dr. Merrell leads his own instrumental jazz group, "The Alton Merrell Quartet," as well as his own gospel jazz vocal group “Dr. Alton Merrell & Impact.” In both groups, Dr. Merrell incorporates diverse musical styles in the repertoire to minister love to people worldwide.

He is a current member of the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra and has also performed with, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, Cleveland State Jazz Heritage Orchestra, Pittsburgh Concert Chorale, YSU All-Star Alumni Jazz Ensemble,Warren Philharmonic Orchestra, and the OMEA Intercollegiate All-Star Jazz Ensemble.

To learn more, visit altonmerrell.com.

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