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Horace Tapscott Film Screening

HORACE TAPSCOTT: MUSICAL GRIOT a film by Barbara McCullough Tuesday, September 12th, 2017, 7pm International House, 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 For Info/Tickets   Every community has a story and that story usually emerges from the efforts of just a few individuals. In Los Angeles, the composer, pianist, band leader and   Read More....

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Raymond A. King

Make Music Day is a global celebration that takes place on the summer solstice each year and on Friday, June 21st 2013, for the first time ever, the “City of Brotherly Love” joined in with over 500 other cites world-wide to celebrate  the occasion. Think of it as a city wide, musical showcase presenting the whole gamut of musical   Read More....

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On my first record with him, I used no notes, just sound... I never played as powerfully as I did with Sunny Murray... he plays pulse, not beats.
Byard Lancaster

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Philadelphia Jazz Project is a sponsored project of the Culture Trust | Greater Philadelphia, with funding provided by The Wyncote Foundation.