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Grover Celebrated

Let’s begin with three letters. …Letters that may seem insignificant individually, but when put together are exceedingly powerful.   Those letters are, J. A. M.   Yes. The word is Jam. There are numerous definitions of this word. However, we are focusing on the definition that describes a piece of music that is personal   Read More....

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Celebrating Grover

The Grover Washington, Jr. Reunion Concert Tuesday, July 18th, 7:30 PM Temple University Performing Arts Center 1837 North Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19122 Tickets can be purchased HERE; General Admission: $30   Grover Washington, Jr., one of the most influential and well-regarded saxophonists of all time, left us too soon. He   Read More....

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Musica Potente Mixtape

Latin music is a diverse and complex group of cultural expressions. Its roots lie deep at the intersection of European, Native and African cultures. Latin music has had profound impacts on Jazz. It is sometimes difficult to see where one begins and one ends.   Being here in Philadelphia, we are fortunate to be present in a diverse   Read More....

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Pablo Batista - Common Touch

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 | 7pm Free Library of Philadelphia Parkway Central Library / Skyline Room 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1189   RSVP Here   Pablo Batista is an exceptional percussionist who effortlessly moves from traditional, or folkloric music to Pop, from R&B, or Jazz to Salsa. He has worked with   Read More....

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Pablo Batista - El Viaje

Saturday, June 25, 2016 | 8pm Sunday, June 26, 2016 | 3pm El Viaje Temple Performing Arts Center [TPAC] 1837 N. Broad Street, Phila., PA 19122   For Tickets & More Info Visit El Viaje Website   Pablo Batista's El Viaje (The Journey) from Jill Frechie on Vimeo.   Pablo Batista is a Philadelphia rhythm master who   Read More....

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1st Time In Philadelphia

Hailing from Bahia, Brazil, the percussion and woodwinds big band, Letieres Leite & Orkestra Rumpilezz embark on their very first U.S. tour debuting Friday, July 31, 2015, in Philadelphia. In partnership with "Southern Exposure," the concert tour will feature musicians from New York, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Santa Cruz, San Jose and Miami.   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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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 Drum Speaks

Another Holiday For Skins is a special performance featuring an all star ensemble of Philadelphia drummers, percussionists and other musicians. This event is a 21st century celebration of the classic 1958 album “Holiday For Skins” and its sister projects, “Drum Suite” and “Orgy In Rhythm.” Recorded by   Read More....

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Another Holiday For Skins

Another Holiday For Skins: A Drum Celebration Saturday | February 28, 2015 | 8:00 p.m. International House - Ibrahim Theater 3701 Chestnut Street, Phila., PA 19104   Another Holiday For Skins is a special performance featuring an all star, Philadelphia-based ensemble of trap drummers, percussionists and other musicians. This   Read More....

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Philly Jazz Quotes

If it hadn't been for him, there wouldn't have been none of us. I want to thank Mr. Louis Armstrong for my livelihood.
                    Dizzy Gillespie

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