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Free Jazz Month Book Raffle

The Philadelphia Jazz Project and Books & Stuff are collaborating during April 2017, Jazz Appreciation Month to encourage reading. In particular, we encourage reading about some of the intriguing and colorful characters of Jazz music. We're talking about artists like Thelonious Monk, Jelly Roll Morton and Duke Ellington whose stories make for   Read More....

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Mysterious Traveler - Najwa Parkins

Mysterious Travelers 2: Great Migrations - a collaboration between The Free Library of Philadelphia and Philadelphia Jazz Project. Back by overwhelming popular demand! FREE concerts every fourth Monday night from October 2015 through May 2016, audiences will hear from veteran, as well as up-and-coming musicians who are shaping the future sounds   Read More....

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May Daze

It's May already!! April was a great month for PJP! April 2014 was Jazz Appreciation Month and it offered 30 days of magic and music. We called it Philly JAM 2014 and PJP presented four Dizzy Gillespie inspired Happy Hours, one Hiphop+Jazz tribute to Gil Scott Heron at World Cafe Live, two Free Concerts [Band Burrage & Tal Shutuhl Trio] at   Read More....

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Philadelphia Songbook Concert Volume 1

The Philadelphia Jazz Project seeks the creation of a local songbook in the tradition of the Great American Songbook, which celebrates the most important and influential American popular songs of the 20th century. The Philadelphia Songbook Concerts will include Jazz standards and popular songs penned and/or performed by local   Read More....

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Philly Jazz Quotes

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.