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The 3rd Time Is Special - Ella Gahnt CD Project

Third Stage of Elegance Ella Gahnt's Latest CD Available for purchase on CDBaby   Ella Gahnt is an exquisite and powerful, Philly-based Jazz vocalist and a burgeoning songwriter. She has wowed audiences at most of the area's major venues including Kimmel Center, West Oak Lane Jazz Festival, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Painted Bride Art   Read More....

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Exuberance

Matt Yaple is musician and composer, media maker and founder of @exuberance, a beautiful, new, local jazz salon. Since the summer 2016, Yaple has been presenting small, but powerful musical situations in his salon.   PJP Spoke with Matt Yaple about his work, @exuberance and a unique New Year's Day benefit for Jazz Bridge: "resolution"   Read More....

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Swing Jam With DivaNation

The ladies of DivaNation, in collaboration with The Studio at Take the Lead, present an intriguing event.   Swing Jam: A live music event for a dancing crowd Friday, January 15, 2016 8pm - Midnite (Doors 7:30) Studio at Take the Lead 4701 Pine St., Philadelphia, PA 19143 Tickets: Click Here A BYOB Event   PJP recently spoke with   Read More....

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DivaNation Salon At 7165 Lounge

The DivaNation Salon Series Continues Saturday, July 11th 2015 at 4pm 7165 Lounge 7165 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia PA 19119 Tickets: $15, $10 Students & Seniors Buy Tickets Here   This concert will feature DivaNation vocalists: ▪ Barbara Montgomery ▪ Carol Harris ▪ Saudah Al-Akbar
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DivaNation - Barry Harris-Style Vocalist Workshop

DivaNation Workshop Series: Barry Harris Style Workshop for Vocalists Tuesday, May 12, 2015 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.   Phila. Clef Club of Jazz 738 S. Broad St. - Broad & Fitzwater Sts. Philadelphia, PA 19146 Aaron Graves Moderator Workshop Fee: $10.00 / $5.00 for Seniors, Students, and DivaNation Members. To purchase tickets online, click   Read More....

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DivaNation is Coming

  DivaNation is a diverse and developing community of Philadelphia's female singers who evoke the spirit of legendary Jazz singers like Ethel Waters, Sarah Vaughan and Billie Holiday, while simultaneously keeping an eye and ear open to the sounds of the future. For six months, in monthly sessions, these women have been meeting,   Read More....

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Frosty Is On!!

  Yes! Frosty is on. Our weather will be chilly/cold, but it will also be somewhat sunny today. The temperature will be quite a bit above freezing, so we'll have a fine day for a frosty celebration. Hope to see you there.   Celebrate the Holidays with the Philadelphia Jazz Project! FROSTY: A COOL HOLIDAY JAZZ   Read More....

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Frosty: A Cool Holiday Jazz Celebration

Celebrate the Holidays with the Philadelphia Jazz Project! FROSTY: A COOL HOLIDAY JAZZ CELEBRATION ....featuring some of Philadelphia's finest Jazz musicians in an exciting holiday extravaganza. Co-produced and hosted by J. Michael Harrison of WRTI SUNDAY | December 15, 2013 | 4:00 p.m. [Doors open at 3:45pm] IRVINE AUDITORIUM 3401   Read More....

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Philly Jazz Quotes

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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