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Announcing Sun Ra Mixtape # 4

In the fall of 2014, Philadelphia Jazz Project [PJP] developed a unique challenge for DJs, producers, electronic musicians, turntablists, singers, poets, and/or rappers, as well as solos by instrumentalists to honor the immeasurable imaginative genius of the late Philadelphia, visionary musician, philosopher, composer and band leader, Sun Ra   Read More....

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Germantown Stars Under The Stars

Germantown Artists Roundtable is one of PJP's best partners. We have done three very successful projects together. This summer Germantown Artists Roundtable has been very busy. We spoke with Paula Paul, one of the organizers of the group about their next big event: Germantown Stars Under The Stars which takes place on Friday, August 7th, 2015,   Read More....

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Listening Party #5

Philadelphia Jazz Project & Germantown Artists Roundtable invites you to Listening Party #5 Saturday, March 29th, 2014 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. Cliveden Carriage House 6401 Germantown Avenue, 19144       This is our 5th Listening Party. Each party has been unique and exciting. Each one showcases great music, poets,   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.