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Listening Party #4

Philadelphia Jazz Project invites you to Listening Party #4 Friday, November 22nd, 2013 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. At The Friends Meeting House 320 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106     This is our 4th Listening Party. Each party has been unique and exciting. Each one showcases great music, poets, comedians and of course, some   Read More....

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Fall Happenings

If you missed it, Listening Party#3 3 was a great success. Taking place at the cozy Pavilion on the beautiful grounds of the The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education in the Andorra section of the city, we had a nice crowd who enjoyed both the music and the location. The weather was just chilly enough for the roaring fire that we   Read More....

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Listening Party #3

Saturday, September 14th at 5:00 p.m. Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education 8480 Hagy’s Mill Road Philadelphia, PA 19128 | (215) 482-7300   The Philadelphia Jazz Project in collaboration with the Germantown Artist Roundtable presents Listening Party #3, a fun-filled evening in the great outdoors, showcasing recordings   Read More....

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Fast & Furious

The Summer of 2013 has come upon us fast and furious. Hard to believe that it's here already, but it's hot and the kids are out of school. Time flies when you're having fun and it's been an incredible, first 6 months for Philadelphia Jazz Project [PJP]. Our Community Conversations at the Gershman Y and PhillyCam with guests like musicians   Read More....

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Listen Up

Last Friday, we put on our first listening party. With WRTI's J. Michael Harrison hosting, we featured music by local musicians like Rhenda   Fearrington, Keith DeStefano & Puzzlebox, Odean Pope, Robert Kenyatta, Korey Riker and Lauren Lark. The musicians who were in the house spoke to the audience about their music and then, they mixed   Read More....

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Listening Party #1

What is a listening party and why should you come out? A listening party is an entertaining gathering of folks. A listening party is an opportunity to hear great, local music. A listening party is a chance to hang out with old friends and new ones. A listening party is a chance to meet and support local musicians. A   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.
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Philadelphia Jazz Project is a sponsored project of the Culture Trust | Greater Philadelphia, with funding provided by The Wyncote Foundation.