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Monday, September 19th, 2016




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COLTRANE AT 90 CELEBRATION SCHEDULE / Monday, September 19th, 2016

 

Philadelphia Jazz Project, in collaboration with Temple University Libraries, WRTI, PhillyCAM, Jazz Near You and other partners present a celebration of John Coltrane's 90th Birthday with 9 days of FREE events in Philadelphia. These events will take place between September 17th to 25th, 2016.

 

ALL EVENTS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND FREE OF CHARGE

BUT TO ATTEND, YOU MUST REGISTER AT EVENTBRITE

 

 

Button 12Monday, September 19th, 2016  –  7:00pm
Mysterious Traveler 3 Concert Series

Featuring Chris Oatts - Saxophonist

Free Library of Phila Parkway Central Branch

1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

 

 

 

The first concert of the ongoing collaboration between PJP and The Free Library of Philadelphia. This time, the featured artists explore elements from the Free Library's collections and create new works inspired by them. Saxophonist Chris Oatts, visits the library's Education, Philosophy & Religion Department as a source for inspiration and shares some Coltrane vibes as well.

 

CHRIS OATTS is a young, Philadelphia saxophonist, originally from Des Moines, Iowa. He is the founder and musical director of the South Philly Big Band, and has played with Terell Stafford’s Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia, as well as the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, and is an original member of Chelsea Reed and the Fair Weather Five.

 

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PARTNERS:

PJP, in collaboration with Temple University Libraries, Charles L. Blockson Collection, WRTI, PhillyCAM, PA State Senator Vincent Hughes, Free Library of Philadelphia, Jazz Near You, Tri-State Indie, Boom Room Studios/Worldtown Sound System, City of Philadelphia, Office of Arts, Culture and Creative Economy, The Church of the Advocate, The Piazza At Schmidt's Commons, The Fire, Brewerytown Beats, Cratebeats Entertainment, Sonic Liberation Front, Strawberry Mansion NAC, Fairmount Park Conservancy, East Fairmount Park Coalition, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and Painted Bride Art Center.

 

 

The Coltrane At 90 Celebration was made possible by support from the The Wyncote Foundation / Philadelphia Jazz Project is a sponsored project of CultureTrust Greater Philadelphia, with funding provided by The Wyncote Foundation.

 

 

 

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