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William Bickley - The Puppet

The Puppet: A Musical Comedy July 8th 2016 | 8pm Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center 7 Lock Street, Philadelphia, PA 19127 [Off Main Street in Manayunk] For Information & Tickets Call: 267-481-3155   William "Brother Wali" Bickley is a world class flautist, composer, poet and playwright. Born in Philadelphia,   Read More....

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The Intersection of Jazz & HipHop

THE OHENE SAVANT CONCERT HAS BEEN REVISED. OHENE SAVANT WILL NOT APPEAR.   On April 29th, at the Venice Island Performing Arts and Recreation Center in Manayunk, PJP presents A Concert At The Intersection of Jazz & HipHop. The event features the lyrical prowess of Philadelphia rapper/poets MadSwayzie and Raphael Xavier, as well as the   Read More....

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Ohene Savant - At The Intersection of Jazz & Hiphop

On April 29th, at the Venice Island Performing Arts and Recreation Center in Manayunk, PJP presents Ohene Savant - Year of the Savant. This concert, at the intersection of Jazz & Hiphop, features the music and lyrical prowess of Philadelphia’s returning son, rapper, musician, composer, producer and writer, Ohene Savant. He will be joined on   Read More....

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Holy Sea Mixtape

In September 2015, PJP was in preparation mode for the 7th and final performance of our 7x7 Concert Series at Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center [VIPARC] in Manayunk. While the series showcased an eclextic array of performances, it also introduced Philadelphia audience to this beautiful and new performance space. The featured   Read More....

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Shamika Byrd - Sacred & Soulful

The 7 x 7 Venice Island Concert Series takes place at the new and beautiful performance facility: Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center in Manayunk. This series introduces the artists and the audience to a must-see Philadelphia area venue. It is through these kinds of efforts that we support and enable the Philadelphia Jazz music   Read More....

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Pablo Batista Latin Jazz Ensemble

The 7 x 7 Venice Island Concert Series takes place at the new and beautiful performance facility: Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center in Manayunk. This series introduces the artists and the audience to a must-see Philadelphia area venue. It is through these kinds of efforts that we support and enable the Philadelphia Jazz music   Read More....

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Butler & Fearrington-Women In Jazz Showcase

The 7 x 7 Venice Island Concert Series takes place at the new and beautiful performance facility: Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center in Manayunk. This series introduces the artists and the audience to a must-see Philadelphia area venue. It is through these kinds of efforts that we support and enable the Philadelphia Jazz music scene   Read More....

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7 x 7 Concert Series At Venice Island

This Spring and Summer, PJP in collaboration with seven talented Philadelphia musicians will present 7 magnificent concerts at the brand, spanking new performance venue, the Venice Island Performing Arts and Recreation Center in Manayunk.   These 7 artists represent a diverse cross-section of the contemporary, Philadelphia musical   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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