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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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Dizzy Hours In Philly

In celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, [we call it Philly JAM] PJP in collaboration with its partners will present a series of FREE events each Monday called Dizzy Hours, honoring the legend and contributions of Philadelphia’s Bebop pioneer, Dizzy Gillespie.   Dizzy Hours Every Monday in April from 5 – 7   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.