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The People's Voices Were Heard

Working to keep the energy and ideals of Independence Day going this summer, PJP worked to present 4 concerts in 3 days called Voices Of The People: Celebration Of Singers at the historic Hatfield House in Fairmount Park. The celebration, which was co-curated and c-produced by the creative team of Barbara Montgomery, Rhenda Fearrington, Karen   Read More....

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Voices Of The People - Lee Mo

Voices Of The People: Celebration of Singers July 6, 7, 8, 2017 Hatfield House 33rd & Girard Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130     The Philadelphia Jazz Project continues as we carry the spirit of Philadelphia into the second weekend of July 2017. In collaboration with Fairmount Park Conservancy, Philadelphia Parks &   Read More....

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Voices Of The People - Paul Jost

Voices Of The People: Celebration of Singers July 6, 7, 8, 2017 Hatfield House 33rd & Girard Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130     The Philadelphia Jazz Project continues as we carry the spirit of Philadelphia into the second weekend of July 2017. In collaboration with Fairmount Park Conservancy, Philadelphia Parks &   Read More....

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Voices Of The People - Rhenda Fearrington

Voices Of The People: Celebration of Singers July 6, 7, 8, 2017 Hatfield House 33rd & Girard Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130     The Philadelphia Jazz Project continues as we carry the spirit of Philadelphia into the second weekend of July 2017. In collaboration with Fairmount Park Conservancy, Philadelphia Parks &   Read More....

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Voices Of The People - Suzanne Burgess

Voices Of The People: Celebration of Singers July 6, 7, 8, 2017 Hatfield House 33rd & Girard Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130     The Philadelphia Jazz Project continues as we carry the spirit of Philadelphia into the second weekend of July 2017. In collaboration with Fairmount Park Conservancy, Philadelphia Parks &   Read More....

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Voices Of The People - Raimundo Santos

Voices Of The People: Celebration of Singers July 6, 7, 8, 2017 Hatfield House 33rd & Girard Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130     The Philadelphia Jazz Project continues as we carry the spirit of Philadelphia into the second weekend of July 2017. In collaboration with Fairmount Park Conservancy, Philadelphia Parks &   Read More....

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Voices Of The People - Annie Sciolla

Voices Of The People: Celebration of Singers July 6, 7, 8, 2017 Hatfield House 33rd & Girard Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130     The Philadelphia Jazz Project continues as we carry the spirit of Philadelphia into the second weekend of July 2017. In collaboration with Fairmount Park Conservancy, Philadelphia Parks &   Read More....

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Voices Of The People - Lili AƱel

Voices Of The People: Celebration of Singers July 6, 7, 8, 2017 Hatfield House 33rd & Girard Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130     The Philadelphia Jazz Project continues as we carry the spirit of Philadelphia into the second weekend of July 2017. In collaboration with Fairmount Park Conservancy, Philadelphia Parks &   Read More....

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Voices Of The People - Ella Ganht

Voices Of The People: Celebration of Singers July 6, 7, 8, 2017 Hatfield House 33rd & Girard Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130     The Philadelphia Jazz Project continues as we carry the spirit of Philadelphia into the second weekend of July 2017. In collaboration with Fairmount Park Conservancy, Philadelphia Parks &   Read More....

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Voices Of The People

Voices Of The People: Celebration of Singers July 6, 7, 8, 2017 Hatfield House 33rd & Girard Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130    Admission Is FREE! However, Registration Is Mandatory  Register Here!!   The Philadelphia Jazz Project in collaboration with Fairmount Park Conservancy, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation,   Read More....

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The Ella Fitztival

The Ella Fitztival Friday, April 28th, 2017 at 8pm Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center 7 Lock Street, [Manayunk] Phila., PA 19127 Get Tickets Here   Ella Fitzgerald is one of America's most amazing, as well as most beloved artists. She emerged as a 17 year old contestant in the famed Amatuer Night At The Apollo, moved   Read More....

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A Blast From Recent Past

  In March 2013, PJP was invited to do an unusual thing. We were asked to be amongst a group of performers to take part in Philadelphia's TedX talks. These events have rarely, if ever involved musical performances. We thought long and hard of what and who to present. The following is documentation video from the Tedx YouTube Channel, of   Read More....

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PJP Mixtape Series

Philadelphia is home to strong musical traditions like Jazz, Gospel, DooWop, R&B, Rock and Hiphop. Our greatest strength has been the unexpected and wonderful blending and swirling of these traditions into new and fascinating musical creations. That's what we did and that's what we still do. This mixtape series, available as a free download is an   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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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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