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Latin music is a diverse and complex group of cultural expressions. Its roots lie deep at the intersection of European, Native and African cultures. Latin music has had profound impacts on Jazz. It is sometimes difficult to see where one begins and one ends.   Being here in Philadelphia, we are fortunate to be present in a diverse   Read More....

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Economy of Scale

  The great bassist/composer, Charles Mingus left an indelible imprint on Jazz music. He was an incredible force of nature and a fierce believer in his dreams. He was an amazing bandleader who could squeeze intense performances out of any ensemble and an audio alchemist who truly understood the meaning of the term, "economy of   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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Philadelphia Jazz Project is a sponsored project of the Culture Trust | Greater Philadelphia, with funding provided by The Wyncote Foundation.