The Holiday Jam 2023
The Holiday Jam returns in 2023 to bring in the season with two performances only on Saturday, December 2, 7:30pm and Sunday December 3, 7:30pm at the New Hazlett Theater. Now in its eighth year, the Jam gathers some of Pittsburgh’s most celebrated performers in a live concert that features Jam’s signature blend of jazz, rock, and innovative renditions of holiday classics.
The Holiday Jam has become an annual musical celebration that audiences love. The house band includes old friends who played together for years as part of the WQED program Live from Studio A. The Pittsburgh-based lineup of the Holiday Jam is packed with talent, playing unique arrangements that blend jazz, rock, and innovative renditions of holiday classics. The musical lineup for the evening will be:
Scott Anderson – keyboards, vocalsLisa Bleil – vocals Maria Becoates-Bey – vocals Steve Delach – guitar Brian Stahurski – bass Joe Waslousky – drums Eric DeFade – saxophone Benny Benack, Jr. – clarinet, saxophone Matt Ferraro – saxophone Lou Pisani – trumpet Reggie Watkins – trombone
Additionally, the 2023 Holiday Jam will feature the return of two beloved Pittsburgh performers. Billy Hartung joins the show as a special guest artist, and Jam favorite Pete Hewlett will be back with a special appearance!