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Phila Songbook Concert Vol 2


 In February of 2014, PJP presented the very first Philadelphia Songbook Concert at Temple Performing Art Center [TPAC]. There were over 900 excited people in attendance. They saw an amazing concert with an all star band led by pianist Alfie Pollitt, featuring artists like Pablo Batista, Webb Thomas, Barbara Walker, Pete Chavez, Ella Gahnt,   Read More....

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PJP Mixtape #2

Philadelphia is home to strong musical traditions like Jazz, Gospel, DooWop, R&B, Rock and Hiphop. Our greatest strength has been the unexpected and wonderful blending and swirling of these traditions into new and fascinating musical creations. That's what we did and that's what we still do. This mixtape series, available as a free download is an   Read More....

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Streets Are Buzzing

The following is a commentary written by Philadelphia pianist, Kendrah E. Butler. She is a remarkable musician and has collaborated with PJP on a number of ocassions. In the message below, she shares her response to a recent concert that PJP and our partner, WRTI-FM produced.   Hello. My Philadelphia Jazz Project Family!   What can I say   Read More....

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Germantown Stars Under The Stars

Germantown Artists Roundtable is one of PJP's best partners. We have done three very successful projects together. This summer Germantown Artists Roundtable has been very busy. We spoke with Paula Paul, one of the organizers of the group about their next big event: Germantown Stars Under The Stars which takes place on Friday, August 7th, 2015,   Read More....

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Take It Away Dance At Venice Island

The 7 x 7 Venice Island Concert Series takes place at the new and beautiful performance facility: Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center in Manayunk. This series introduces the artists and the audience to a must-see Philadelphia area venue. It is through these kinds of efforts that we support and enable the Philadelphia Jazz music   Read More....

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3 Jazz Films

If you enjoy the music and are open to learning more about it, then you don't want to miss 3 short films that are coming our way very soon. Most important, there's a local angle here as well. Dr. Guy Ramsey, Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor of Music at the University of Pennsylvania and author of the very informative book, "The Amazing   Read More....

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Raimundo Santos At Venice Island

The 7 x 7 Venice Island Concert Series takes place at the new and beautiful performance facility: Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center in Manayunk. This series introduces the artists and the audience to a must-see Philadelphia area venue. It is through these kinds of efforts that we support and enable the Philadelphia Jazz music scene   Read More....

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If it hadn't been for him, there wouldn't have been none of us. I want to thank Mr. Louis Armstrong for my livelihood.
                    Dizzy Gillespie

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