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Celebrating Sun Ra

ANNOUNCING NEW FREE MIXTAPES TO CELEBRATE SUN RA, CLICK HERE.   Arriving on our planet as a child on May 22nd, 1914 in Birmingham, Alabama: Ironically referred to as The Magic City, Sun Ra also died there in 1993. Gone from his physical form for 29 years, his influence and the audience for his work, continues to grow. Sun Ra was a   Read More....

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Happy Earth Arrival Day Sun Ra!!!

ANNOUNCING NEW FREE MIXTAPES TO CELEBRATE SUN RA, CLICK HERE.   Arriving on our planet as a child on May 22nd, 1914 in Birmingham, Alabama: Ironically referred to as The Magic City, Sun Ra also died there in 1993. Gone from his physical form for 28 years, his influence and the audience for his work, continues to grow. Sun Ra was a   Read More....

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We Shall Continue - Celebrating MLK 2021

  Jazz speaks for life. The Blues tell the story of life's difficulties, and if you think for a moment, you will realize that they take the hardest realities of life and put them into music, only to come out with some new hope or sense of triumph. This is triumphant music.              Read More....

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If You Only Read One Book In Life…

If you only read one book in life… Don’t. This was the heading of a series of social media posts that we started starting about a month ago. These posts were developed in collaboration with our partner, Books & Stuff - a book shop with whom we have done multiple Jazz book raffles, to emphasize importance of reading and highlight,   Read More....

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For The Love Of Germantown - Revisited

  FOR THE LOVE OF GERMANTOWN   Philadelphia is home to strong musical traditions like Jazz, Gospel, DooWop, R&B, Rock and Hiphop. One place where music's magic happens is Germantown. This community in the Northwestern region of Philadelphia was and continues to be a neighborhood rich in culture, history and diverstity. Many   Read More....

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Gold Rush by Alexa Gold - A Mysterious Traveler Mixtape

During the summer of 2014, Leo Gadson of Producer's Guild, Adam Feldman of The Free Library of Philadelphia and Homer Jackson of PJP met to discuss an idea. The trio, teamed up to develop a daring, new performance series: The Mysterious Traveler Concert Series, which takes place in the Montgomery Auditorium at the Central Branch of the Free   Read More....

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Processional - The Marcell Bellinger CD Raffle

In the winter of 2016, PJP and The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts [PAFA] collaborated on public programming for the PAFA exhibition, Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis. Lewis, a Black American visual artist and innovator of Abstract Expressionism was a politically-conscious activist whose work was often inspired by Jazz music and   Read More....

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We Shall Again - A Lyrical MLK Celebration

We Shall: A Lyrical MLK Celebration Saturday, January, 18th, 2020 at 3pm The Museum of the American Revolution 101 S 3rd Street Philadelphia, PA 19106 Admission Information   The Philadelphia Jazz Project has been invited to remount our exciting Martin Luther King performance at The Museum of the American Revolution. We Shall: A   Read More....

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Philly Jazz Legacy

Philadelphia has been home to many transformative figures in jazz history, including Dizzy Gillespie, John Coltrane and Sun Ra, in addition to lesser-known musicians who shaped the community and its music. With that said, there is so much hidden treasure about these artists and so many others that has never seen the light of day. In an effort to   Read More....

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WRTI Announces Debut Of NPR Music Live Sessions

  “Public radio music stations connect and document their local artists in a way that nobody else is capable of...”     Roger LaMay: WXPN General Manager On October 24, 2019, Washington, D.C.- NPR announced the launch of a new microsite, Live Sessions From NPR Music. In efforts to continue to leverage   Read More....

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