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Mysterious Traveler - Ross Bellenoit

Mysterious Traveler 3 Concert Series May 22, 2017 - 7PM | Ross Bellenoit Parkway Central Library | Montgomery Auditorium 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1189 All events in this series are FREE. Mysterious Travelers 3: Internal Investigations - a collaboration between The Free Library of Philadelphia and Philadelphia Jazz   Read More....

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Center City Jazz Festival 2017

2017 Center City Jazz Festival Saturday, April 29 from 1:00pm – 7:00pm 5 Venues!!! 20 Performers!! One Action-Packed Day!! For More info on Performers, Schedule & Tickets: CLICK HERE   Philadelphia native Ernest Stuart is the Founder/Artistic Director of the Center City Jazz Festival. Stuart is a graduate of Temple University   Read More....

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The Ella Fitztival

The Ella Fitztival Friday, April 28th, 2017 at 8pm Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center 7 Lock Street, [Manayunk] Phila., PA 19127 Get Tickets Here   Ella Fitzgerald is one of America's most amazing, as well as most beloved artists. She emerged as a 17 year old contestant in the famed Amatuer Night At The Apollo, moved   Read More....

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Polished Brass - Pop Up Concert

Polished Brass - Pop Up Concert Friday, April 7, 2017, 12:45pm Reading Terminal Market 51 N. 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107   The Reading Terminal Market and Philadelphia Jazz Project Present A FREE POP UP CONCERT, featuring the debut of Polished Brass Ensemble performing a Francis Johnson composition, arranged by   Read More....

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Feya Faku - Live In Philly

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 7 pm FEYA FAKU QUINTET Rose Recital Hall, UPenn 3340 Walnut Street (4th floor) Philadelphia, PA 19104 Free Admission    Fezile "Feya" Faku was born in New Brighton, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Port Elizabeth is a town often referred to as a Jazz Academy that brought forth a great number of jazz   Read More....

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Free Jazz Month Book Raffle

The Philadelphia Jazz Project and Books & Stuff are collaborating during April 2017, Jazz Appreciation Month to encourage reading. In particular, we encourage reading about some of the intriguing and colorful characters of Jazz music. We're talking about artists like Thelonious Monk, Jelly Roll Morton and Duke Ellington whose stories make for   Read More....

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Four For The City

Much like Philly's own saxophone colossus, Archie Shepp's classic album, "Four For Trane;" a musical celebration honoring John Coltrare, PJP is presenting four, special concerts for the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy. These concerts are produced in collaboration with the Free Library of Philadelphia   Read More....

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The stuff McCoy Tyner did was earth-shattering for me. The modal thing, the way he voiced chords in fourths, the way he used the pentatonic scale -- all those things were very new.
Kenny Barron

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