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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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Composer/Musical Director: Monnette Sudler Talks RetroLove

RetroLove June 29th & 30th, 2016 at 7:00PM Drake Theater | 1512 Spruce Street | Phila., PA 19102   Grammy nominated composer/jazz guitarist/vocalist/bandleader Monnette Sudler is known as the “First Lady of Jazz Guitar.” Ms Sudler began in the tradition of avant-garde Jazz, playing with artists like, Sunny Murray, David Murray,   Read More....

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Guest Playlist #3

Guest Playlist #3:The Gang of Four + One Playlist Guest Playlist is a special feature here at the PJP website. We asked musicians, artists, DJs, journalists, dancers, politicians, and average Jazz fans to share a playlist of music that is important to them. We wanted to get and share what folks are listening to and what they think the   Read More....

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Black February

  Documentary film screening:  "Black February." Saturday, August 3rd at 6:30pm at Drexel University: Papadakis Auditorium Room;   Every once in a while in American culture, someone comes along and shakes up things… and when they do, everyone knows it. American music has never been the same after Louis   Read More....

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