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Happiest Of Holidays

2015 has been a great year for PJP! From September 2015 to December 2015, our season has been full and rich. Great performances. Great audience responses.   From last January to the Fall of 2015, we also did some great things. ▪ We presented Love Notes for Valentine's Day at the Arch Street Meeting House. ▪ We showcased some awesome   Read More....

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Mysterious Traveler Mixtape

In early 2014, Leo Gadson of Producers Guild, Adam Feldman of the Free Library of Philadelphia and Homer Jackson of the Philadelphia Jazz Project met to discuss a new concert series. It was called the Mysterious Traveler Concert Series. From Sept 2014 to May of 2015, the series presented monthly concerts, showcasing young and not so young,   Read More....

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Mysterious Traveler Series 2014-15

  The next and final Mysterious Traveler Concert Series concert of this season is...   
Monday, April 13, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. Central Library/Montgomery Auditorium 1901 Vine Street, 19103

 Featuring: 3 Bassists + A Drummer   More Info About Concert Here   During the summer of 2014, Leo Gadson of Producer's Guild, Adam   Read More....

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April 2015

It’s Jazz Appreciation Month and there are lots of activities happening this month: Great concerts, dialogues and even films. Some events are even free. To find out more about what’s happening in Philly this month, visit: City of Phila - Jazz Month Calendar or Jazz Near You: Philadelphia This month PJP will share a free   Read More....

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Another Monster Bash

Last year, award winning arranger/trombonist, Steve Tirpak, Laurin Talese, Chartel Findlater, Eric Wortham, Anwar Marshall, Jay Webb, Dahi Divine and company, blew the roof off of the Painted Bride Arts Center for two nights. This year, he's back. Same energy. Different locations. First, on Wednesday, October 8th, 2014, at The Kimmel Center's   Read More....

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Block Party At The Dell

On Thursday, August 21st, 2014, at The Dell Music Center in Fairmount Park, on the very night when Al Jarreau and David Sanborn appear, PJP has the honor of providing both pre-show performers and the opening act for the evening.   Don't miss it.   We're calling it East Fairmount Park Block Party. Join us as we re-imagine   Read More....

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Monster Bash

On Halloween night, Thursday, October 31st at 8pm and Friday, November 1st at 8pm at the Painted Bride Art Center, award winning arranger/trombonist, Steve Tirpak brings together some of Philly's most talented Jazz artists to scare the shhhhh%$@#! outta you, in a special Halloween performance, a monster bash called, "Boo!" “The band   Read More....

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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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