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Pittsburgh's Con Alma To Host Coltrane And Monk Birthday Celebrations

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Pittsburgh’s newest jazz club will be presenting retrospectives of two legends.
John Coltrane
Con Alma is excited to announce upcoming celebrations in acknowledgment of John Coltrane and Thelonious Monk’s birthdays. An observance of saxophonist John Coltrane’s birth will take place from September 18-September 23.

During this special period, Con Alma’s house band, which showcases some of the finest talent in the Pittsburgh area, will perform selections from Coltrane’s prolific discography. In October, the Con Alma house band returns to celebrate the birth of pianist Thelonious Monk. Festivities will kick off on October 11. Additionally, the club will be paying homage to the legends during curated vinyl happy hours.

More information about the Coltrane and Monk birthday celebrations, and all other upcoming performances can be found at conalmapgh.com. Follow Con Alma on Facebook and Instagram at @conalmapgh for additional photographs, videos, and information on food and drink specials.

About Con Alma

Con Alma is a restaurant and jazz bar located on Ellsworth Avenue in Shadyside. Inspired by the rich heritage of jazz in Pittsburgh, Con Alma, which means “with soul,” seeks to return jazz to its rightful place at the forefront of the local music scene. Con Alma’s house band hosts current Pittsburgh musicians live six nights a week. The club features a Latin-inspired menu with dishes from South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean, with a touch of Asian influence, paired with Prohibition-style classic cocktails, new twists on Latin favorites, and a hand-selected wine list, featuring varietals from all over the world.

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