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Experience Philadelphia Jazz Stories Illustrated

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 7 PM – 8:30 PM    
Music Department, Free Library of Philadelphia

1901 Vine Street, 1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103

 

ADMISSION IS FREE

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Honor Philly Celebrates Jazz Month with the Free Library’s Music Department and the Philadelphia Jazz Project with an evening of performance, conversation and a presentation of illustrations from the Jazz Project’s new book, Philadelphia Jazz Stories Illustrated: Volume One. This work shares engaging stories, memories and historical accounts from, or about members of Philadelphia’s influential jazz community, all exquisitely illustrated by visual artists associated with Philadelphia.


Coltrane & Rashied Ali

 

Included in this first volume are 30 intriguing chronicles with engaging insights and fascinating anecdotes. Every story is accompanied by exquisite illustrations created by talented visual artists from, or associated with Philadelphia. Philadelphia Jazz Stories Illustrated: Volume One is a colorful collection of memories and historical accounts about some of the amazing people, places and things that abound in the Philadelphia story. Join us for this FREE event!

 

Barbara Montgomery

Philadelphia Jazz Stories Illustrated was conceived by Homer Jackson, Director of the Philadelphia Jazz Project and produced by the creative team of Homer Jackson, Art Director Eric Battle and Designer/Book Store Owner Lynn Washington.

 

THE BOOK FEATURES...

VISUAL ARTISTS:

  • Ron Ackins
  • Eric Battle
  • Akinseye Brown
  • Inga Kimberly Brown
  • Sade Brown
  • Dylan B. Caleho
  • Bernard Collins
  • Julie Cook
  • Nancy Devard
  • Denise Erickson
  • Heather Franzen-Rutten
  • Joe Hasenauer
  • Willis Nomo Humphrey
  • Cavin Jones
  • Christine Kerrick
  • Mike Leeke
  • Malachi Lily
  • Nile Livingston
  • Abayomi Louarde-Moore
  • Michelle Ortiz
  • Steve Peters
  • Brittany Pezzillo
  • Jerry Pinkney
  • Kimpedro Rodriguez
  • Jon Swartz
  • Jesse White
  • Jarreau Wimberly

STORYTELLERS & MUSICIANS:

  • Rashied Ali
  • Butch Ballard
  • Bootsie Barnes
  • Farid Barron
  • Suzanne Burgess
  • Bill ChambreĢs
  • Catherine DeChavis
  • Charles Ellerbe
  • Frankie Fairfax
  • Rufus Harley
  • Lovett Hines
  • Ted Gerike
  • Benny Golson
  • Leon Jordan Sr.
  • Raymond A. King
  • Byard Lancaster
  • Julia Lopez
  • Pat Martino
  • Denise Montana
  • Barbara Montgomery
  • Alan Nelson
  • Billy Paul
  • Alfie Pollitt
  • Odean Pope
  • Mickey Roker
  • Steve Rowland
  • James Spaulding
  • George Starks Ph.D
  • Diane D. Turner Ph.D
  • Tony Williams

 

Grover Washington Jr

 

 

Experience Philadelphia Jazz Stories Illustrated

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 7 PM – 8:30 PM    
Music Department, Free Library of Philadelphia

1901 Vine Street, 1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103

 

ADMISSION IS FREE

But you should RSVP: CLICK HERE

 

 

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