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Feya Faku - Live In Philly

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 7 pm FEYA FAKU QUINTET Rose Recital Hall, UPenn 3340 Walnut Street (4th floor) Philadelphia, PA 19104 Free Admission    Fezile "Feya" Faku was born in New Brighton, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Port Elizabeth is a town often referred to as a Jazz Academy that brought forth a great number of jazz   Read More....

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Celebrating Bill Barron & Ted Curson

On Friday October 16th, 2015, at the American Philosophical Society, PJP will pay tribute to two talented Philadelphia artists Bill Barron and Ted Curson, who were in the thick of things during the New Thing in Jazz in the late 1950s. If you've never "heard of" them, you've probably "heard" them. Saxophonist, Bill Barron and trumpeter, Ted   Read More....

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Philly Jazz Quotes

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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