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The Positive Music

It is not unusual to see a tall, thin caramel-skinned man sitting in the front row of a concert in Philadelphia with his tripod and his video camera, intensely focused, capturing the performance. The man is Steven Berry and this is his work. Since the birth of PJP, five years ago, this gentlemen has documented hundreds of hours of performances   Read More....

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Media Blitz

“When you hear music, after it's over, it's gone, in the air. You can never capture it again.” ....Eric Dolphy   Since January of 2012, PJP has been presenting special events bringing together artists and audiences for some one of a kind experiences. If you missed one of those events, you missed a very special moment. The   Read More....

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Something Special

On Sunday, December 15th 2013, something special happened. With the planning of witty co-producer, J. Michael Harrison, the wizardly help of pianist, musical director, Aaron Graves, and the gargantuan efforts of the Philadelphia Jazz Project's team of Melissa Talley-Palmer, Julia Lopez and Gail Fountaine, Frosty: A Cool Holiday Jazz   Read More....

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Frosty Is On!!

  Yes! Frosty is on. Our weather will be chilly/cold, but it will also be somewhat sunny today. The temperature will be quite a bit above freezing, so we'll have a fine day for a frosty celebration. Hope to see you there.   Celebrate the Holidays with the Philadelphia Jazz Project! FROSTY: A COOL HOLIDAY JAZZ   Read More....

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Frosty: A Cool Holiday Jazz Celebration

Celebrate the Holidays with the Philadelphia Jazz Project! FROSTY: A COOL HOLIDAY JAZZ CELEBRATION ....featuring some of Philadelphia's finest Jazz musicians in an exciting holiday extravaganza. Co-produced and hosted by J. Michael Harrison of WRTI SUNDAY | December 15, 2013 | 4:00 p.m. [Doors open at 3:45pm] IRVINE AUDITORIUM 3401   Read More....

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On my first record with him, I used no notes, just sound... I never played as powerfully as I did with Sunny Murray... he plays pulse, not beats.
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Philadelphia Jazz Project is a sponsored project of the Culture Trust | Greater Philadelphia, with funding provided by The Wyncote Foundation.