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Performance Dates
July 6, 2022 6:00 PM
Highmark Theatre


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Jazz, for us, is a verb. The Pillow Project — under the direction of Pearlann Porter & John Lambert — is a dance company (est. 2004) for the creation of improvisational, multidisciplinary ideas engaging a ‘postmodern-jazz’ movement philosophy. Their focus is the investigation of sincere intimacy, characterized by spontaneous perception expressed with deliberate intent to 'physicalize the music' much as a jazz musician articulates their moment in sound. In live-collaboration with the jazz musicians of Fourth River (John Shannon - guitar, Jeff Grubbs - bass, David Throckmorton - drums), The Pillow Project takes their signature monthly jazz-happenings that have been a Pittsburgh institution at The Space Upstairs since 2007, and takes them Downtown and outside for this one-of-a-kind event! 


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  • The Pillow Project x Fourth River presents The Space Upstairs In A Space Outside.

    July 6, 2022 6:00 PM