Manchester Craftsmen's Guild celebrates 25th anniversary

March 6, 2012 12:00 am
  • Duke Spaulding, Bill Strickland and Roger Humphries.
    Duke Spaulding, Bill Strickland and Roger Humphries.
  • Judge Warren Watson and Harold Betters.
    Judge Warren Watson and Harold Betters.
  • John Wilson (first class of legends) with Joe Dallas (the new class).
    John Wilson (first class of legends) with Joe Dallas (the new class).
  • George H. "Duke" Spaulding.
    George H. "Duke" Spaulding.
  • Roger Humphries signs an autograph for Jackie Walker.
    Roger Humphries signs an autograph for Jackie Walker.
  • Don Aliquo Sr.
    Don Aliquo Sr.
  • Charles "Chuck" Austin and Roger Humphries.
    Charles "Chuck" Austin and Roger Humphries.
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Jazz is alive and well at the Manchester Craftsmen's Guild. MCG Jazz celebrated its 25th anniversary Saturday night by honoring Pittsburgh's great jazz musicians of the past and spotlighting the new class of cool cats during "Once in a Lifetime." Among the greats were Harold Betters, Roger Humphries, John Wilson, Cecil Brooks II, James Johnson Jr., Nelson Harrison and Chuck Austin. Future legends Don Aliquo Sr., Joe Dallas, Warren Watson, Art Nance, Frank Cunimondo and Duke Spaulding mingled with more than 350 guests.


First Published 2012-03-05 23:27:46

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