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First Friday Rent Party - Tony Jones

First Friday Rent Party Series July 1st, 2016 - 7:30PM | Tony Jones | Celebrating Georgia Arch Street Meeting House‚Ä® 320 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106   2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the Great Migration: The historic period when millions of Black Americans left the South and moved to the Northeast, Midwest and   Read More....

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Philadelphia Songbook Concert Volume 1

The Philadelphia Jazz Project seeks the creation of a local songbook in the tradition of the Great American Songbook, which celebrates the most important and influential American popular songs of the 20th century. The Philadelphia Songbook Concerts will include Jazz standards and popular songs penned and/or performed by local   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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Philadelphia Jazz Project is a sponsored project of the Culture Trust | Greater Philadelphia, with funding provided by The Wyncote Foundation.