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Jazz Walk In Fairmount Park

Sunday, October 13th; Noon - 4 p.m.
Philadelphia Jazz Project presents JAZZ WALK

 

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Take a stroll with the PJP in beautiful Fairmount Park around the 
East Park Reservoir starting at 33rd & Diamond Streets or 33rd & Oxford Streets.


JAZZ WALK is a FREE event, featuring Jazz Performances, free snacks & water. Wear comfortable shoes or sneakers for walking and if you need to, bring a lightweight, portable chair.

 

We'll celebrate the lives and work of...

• John Coltrane
• Dizzy Gillespie
• Charlie Ventura
• Philly Joe Jones
• Lee Morgan
• Ethel Waters
• Joe Venuti/Eddie Lang

 

Featured performers include:

• Alan Nelson
• Robert Kenyatta
• Rhenda Fearrington
• Keith DeStefano
• Tal Shtuhl
• Kim Pedro
• Lauren Lark
• Francois Zayas
• Stan Slotter
• Daud El Bakara
• and many others

 

Purpose: To create a one day place in our city to celebrate Philadelphia Jazz. On this day, we ask Philadelphians to join us answering the question: Is our local jazz history important enough for us to showcase and celebrate with the world?


Take the walk and show the world that it is!


No Rain Date!

 

If you'd like to volunteer for JAZZ WALK, please contact us at info@philajazzproject.org or call 267-259-3802.

 

If you were planning to attend our sponsor, The Painted Bride's Sunday Jazz Series Event Featuring The Fresh Cut Ensemble with Orrin Evans, piano from 2pm – 5pm....no worries, you can do both. we will have a free trolley leaving from the Bride at 11:30am to bring you to JAZZ WALK and returning to the Bride in time to get to the show.

 

To sign up for the trolley ride send, an email with your name and whether you want one or two seats to info@philajazzproject.org

So join us for this event and more.


Stay tuned to PJP at our website, or on Facebook, or Tumblr and/or your email box, we'll be in touch.

 

 

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