Jazz guitar great James Mundell Lowe, best known as "Mundy," who died Saturday December 2nd in San Diego at 95, had the good fortune to be able to celebrate that birthday onstage, guitar in hand, performing as he had since his teens. Despite battling two forms of cancer, kidney disease and cardiac problems in the past ten years, Lowe persevered until suffering a fall several weeks ago.
Monday, October 30 at 7:30, Duquesne University Jazz Studies will present "Swingin'," a program of classic swing performed by the school's jazz ensemble led by Mike Tomaro with soloists Paul Cosentino on clarinet and guitarist and faculty member. Joe Negri. The concert takes place at Power Center on Forbes Avenue in the Dougherty Ballroom, across from the parking garage. Tickets are $ 10.