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Love Sustains

  Love Notes is a special Valentine's Day performance inspired by John Coltrane's classic Jazz ballad, “Naima.” Written in 1959 released on the album Giant Steps, and named after his then-wife, Juanita Naima Grubbs. Using this monumental composition as a catalyst, Love Notes will present an engaging exploration of love,   Read More....

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DivaNation Movement & Voice Workshop

Movement & Voice Workshop for Singers & Movement Artists Facilitated by Germaine Ingram Tuesday January 13, 2015 6pm - 8pm   Take the Lead Dance Studio 4701 Pine St., Philadelphia PA 19143   Admission: $10 General / $5 Students, Seniors, DivaNation members Sign up for workshop online HERE or call Gretchen Elise at 617   Read More....

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Mysterious Traveler - Dan Hanrahan

            The Free Library, the Producer's Guild and PJP are teaming up to present a daring, new performance series. Entitled,  Mysterious Travelers Concert Series, it will feature FREE monthly concerts running through April 2015. It will also showcase a diverse array of Jazz   Read More....

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PJP’s Jazzy Christmas Celebration

From LOVE Park to Penn’s Landing, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Philadelphia is blessed with many family holiday traditions, including everyone’s favorite, the Wanamaker Organ Christmas Light Show.   Back in the day, families would go to the Gallery at Market East and sing holiday songs around the   Read More....

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Mysterious Traveler - Wayne Smith Jr.

The Free Library, the Producer's Guild and PJP are teaming up to present a daring, new performance series. Entitled,  Mysterious Travelers Concert Series, it will feature FREE monthly concerts running through April 2015. It will also showcase a diverse array of Jazz performers who are shaping the future sounds of Philadelphia. The   Read More....

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PhillyCAM Sessions - Jazz On TV

PhillyCAM Sessions Promo from PhillyCAM on Vimeo.   Phila Jazz Project, along with PhillyCAM and Turtle Studios produced a series of 13 live performances for television during the summer of 2014. These concerts feature some of the most exciting Jazz artists working in the Philadelphia region.   Every Sunday Night from   Read More....

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Frosty 2: Another Cool Holiday Jazz Celebration

Celebrate the Holidays with the Philadelphia Jazz Project! FROSTY 2: Another COOL HOLIDAY JAZZ CELEBRATION ....featuring some of Philadelphia's finest Jazz musicians. Co-produced and hosted by J. Michael Harrison of WRTI SATURDAY | December 13, 2014 | 4:00 p.m. [Doors open at 3:45pm] IRVINE AUDITORIUM 3401 Spruce Street,   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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Philadelphia Jazz Project is a sponsored project of the Painted Bride Art Center, with funding provided by The Wyncote Foundation.