Legendary Roger Humphries: Fast Facts

By Trevor Miles


On November 29th, local artist Roger and the RH Factor will perform at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater, as a part of the 7th Annual Suite Life: A Billy Strayhorn Birthday Bash.


Roger Humphries has had an incredible five decades in the jazz world and you can learn more Fast Facts about his legacy right here!


  • Humphries went professional at 14 as a jazz drummer
  • He has worked with greats like Ray Charles, Lionel Hampton, and Horrace Silver
  • RH Factor, Humphries band, was created in 1972
  • He has taught at the University of Pittsburgh, The Pittsburgh High School for the Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA), Slippery Rock University
  • February 23 is recognized by the City of Pittsburgh as Roger Humphries Day
  • He has done extensive touring in Europe, even releasing an album there
  • Humphries has over a dozen albums on his discography, including a Christmas album
  • Roger and the RH Factor perform regularly in Pittsburgh’s Strip District at CJ’s Lounge



Come and enjoy Roger Humprhies and the RH Factor: Nov. 29th  ::  Kelly Strayhorn Theater :: 8 PM


Link to tickets and more info:

7th Annual Suite Life: A Billy Strayhorn Birthday Bash

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