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C Jam Blues-The Greatest Records Ever

The Greatest Records Ever: ¨C Jam Blues¨ from Mingus At Carnegie Hall This series is an opportunity to reflect on some of the amazing music that has come into our lives. From the popular and celebrated to the unknown, obscure and/or ignored, we will touch on some music that you know and love and surely some works that you   Read More....

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Guest Playlist #1

Guest Playlist #1: Guest Playlist is a special feature here at the PJP website. We asked musicians, artists, DJs, journalists, dancers, politicians, and average Jazz fans to share a playlist of music that is important to them. We wanted to get and share what folks are listening to and what they think the rest of us should check out. We   Read More....

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Centro Musical Free Concerts

Centro Musical Free Summer Music Series Celebrating 50 years of the Best Latin Music and Service to the Community   4 Concerts 4 Saturdays 2 Locations 30+ Performers!   Centro Musical is a third generation family owned and operated business. Founded in 1964, it is the biggest and longest standing Latin Music Store in   Read More....

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DivaNation is Coming

  A Diva is often defined as….” a female performer, usually an opera singer, who is extremely talented, but very imperious and temperamental. But the distinguishing factor is that her talent permits somewhat uncouth behavior.” DivaNation The above quote paints a popular image of the immensely talented, female   Read More....

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Who Got The Jazz #6

For six months, Philadelphia Jazz Project and Yusuf Muhammad's Veteran Freshman have presented an exciting series of live hip-hop/jazz music events at World Cafe Live. The series is called Who Got The Jazz and brings together jazz and hip-hop performers collaborating together and paying homage to a jazz legend. It is inspired by the classic   Read More....

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Make Music Philly 2014

Make Music Day is a global celebration that takes place on the summer solstice each year and over 500 cities world-wide celebrate. Saturday June 21, 2014, will be the second time Philadelphia joins in the celebration. Think of Make Music Philly as a city wide, musical showcase presenting the whole gamut of musical expression available in the   Read More....

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Who Got The Jazz #5

  Philadelphia Jazz Project and Philadelphia’s leading hiphop presenting vehicle, Veteran Freshman and its chief, Yusuf Muhammad join forces to present a series of live hip-hop/jazz music events at World Cafe Live continuing on Tuesday, May 27th.   World Cafe Live 3025 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (215)   Read More....

Tags : MilesDavis VeteranFreshman WorldCafeLive HiphopmeetsJazz ATribeCalledQuest NimrodSpeaks LukeCarlosO’Reilly KharyShaheed

Philly Jazz Quotes

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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