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Philly Makes The World Go Round

PHILLY MAKES THE WORLD GO ROUND Featuring Alfie Pollitt & Tony TNT Jones January 4th, 2019 at 6pm The Barnes Foundation 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy Philadelphia, PA 19130 FOR TICKETS   Philly Makes The World Go Round is a Soulful, Jazzy evening of worldclass, yet homegrown, Philly music. Two musical powerhouses take the stage to   Read More....

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Jazz Philadelphia Summit

Jazz Philadelphia Summit is a FREE two day gathering of jazz advocates and audiences, musicians, and key arts and culture stakeholders in Center City Philadelphia on November 2nd and 3rd.   The Jazz Philadelphia Summit will provide important information about how playing, producing, and marketing jazz is evolving all around the world, where   Read More....

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Acknowledgement - Always Celebrating Coltrane

  One of the most important artists of the 20th century was a Philadelphian. He was our neighbor. He walked among us. He lived among us. He was not born here, but he became a man and a professional musician here. We celebrate his birthday every September 23rd.   But, we actually celebrate his mastery, his creativity and his   Read More....

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Jazz Industry Day In Philadelphia

First Annual Jazz Industry Day Conference Scheduled For September 13 In Philadelphia   "The timing is right to formally bring together the leaders, innovators and stakeholders in jazz with the goal of developing infrastructure and improving the jazz economy." —Michael Ricci, All About Jazz     Jazz Industry Day is a FREE   Read More....

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Summer Sounds

From Friday, June 1 through Friday, September 7, the Summer Sounds In The Historic District free music series delivers sweet tunes at nearly a dozen locations in Old City, Society Hill and along the Delaware River waterfront.   Produced by VISIT PHILADELPHIA in partnership with Veteran Freshman, the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation,   Read More....

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The Equinox Concert Mixtapes

  "I'm interested in all the sciences—metaphysics, astrology, astronomy, mental physics..."  - - - - John Coltrane     The Equinox is the time or date (twice each year) at which the sun crosses the celestial equator when day and night are of equal length (about September 22 and March 20). Although this is an   Read More....

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Jazz In The Digital Age - Michael Ricci

Jazz In The Digital Age Tuesday, April 3, 2018 / 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM South Kitchen & Jazz Parlor 600 N. Broad St Philadelphia, PA 19130   Admission is FREE, but you must register To Register | To Learn More     Jazz In The Digital Age is a series of presentations that raise the awareness of various organizations,   Read More....

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Mysterious Traveler - Nick Lombardelli

Mysterious Traveler 4 Concert Series May 21st, 2018 / Nick Lombardelli Parkway Central Library | Montgomery Auditorium 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1189   All events in this series are FREE.   Mysterious Travelers 4: Further Investigations - a collaboration between The Free Library of Philadelphia and Philadelphia   Read More....

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Mysterious Traveler - Rob Martino

Mysterious Traveler 4 Concert Series April 30th, 2018 / Rob Martino Parkway Central Library | Montgomery Auditorium 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1189   All events in this series are FREE.   Mysterious Travelers 4: Further Investigations - a collaboration between The Free Library of Philadelphia and Philadelphia Jazz   Read More....

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Mysterious Traveler - Mike Kennedy

Mysterious Traveler 4 Concert Series March 19th, 2018 / Mike Kennedy Parkway Central Library | Montgomery Auditorium 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1189   All events in this series are FREE.   Mysterious Travelers 4: Further Investigations - a collaboration between The Free Library of Philadelphia and Philadelphia Jazz   Read More....

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Celebrating Sunny Murray

The Sunny Murray Memorial Saturday, February 24th, 2018 at 6:00pm The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz & Performing Arts 738 S. Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19146   FREE Admission, but you must RSVP TO RSVP CLICK HERE   "I'm at the point in my life now with this message to happiness, expressing to people the magic of being   Read More....

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Mysterious Traveler - Jeff Scull

Mysterious Traveler 4 Concert Series February, 26th, 2018 / Jeff Scull Parkway Central Library | Montgomery Auditorium 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1189   All events in this series are FREE.   Mysterious Travelers 4: Further Investigations - a collaboration between The Free Library of Philadelphia and Philadelphia   Read More....

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The Sound Of Progress - Songs For John Henry

The Sound Of Progress: Songs For John Henry Sunday, January 14, 2018, 3:00pm   Philadelphia Museum of Art 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Phila., PA 19130   The program is FREE with Museum admission. Pre-order Museum tickets for a discounted rate CLICK HERE. Scroll down and click the orange button that says “Buy Now And   Read More....

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Happy Holidays 2017

Happy Holidays Everyone!!!   Thanks for making 2017 such an exciting and fruitful year for PJP. Much gratitude and thanks to our audience members and supporters. Special shout outs to our collaborators: PhillyCAM, Free Library of Philadelphia, WPPM, WRTI, WXPN, Fairmount Park Conservancy, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, PAFA, Barnes   Read More....

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Paul Jost Live At Station Shops - Mixtape

Paul Jost Live At Suburban Station Friday, December 8th, 2017   Spreading the joy of the season, SEPTA,  AthenianRazak LLC and Phila Jazz Project present 4 FREE & Cool Holiday Concerts in Suburban Station on Fridays in December. Jazz vocalists, Paul Jost brought plenty of musical moments of Peace & Love to Station Shops At   Read More....

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Ella Gahnt & Kevin Valentine Live At Station Shops - Mixtape

Shamika Byrd Live At Suburban Station Friday, December 8th, 2017   Spreading the joy of the season, SEPTA,  AthenianRazak LLC and Phila Jazz Project present 4 FREE & Cool Holiday Concerts in Suburban Station on Fridays in December. Jazz vocalists, Ella Gahnt & Kevin Valentine brought the true spirit of Frosty with them in the form   Read More....

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Mysterious Traveler - Dan Nosheny

Mysterious Traveler 4 Concert Series January 29th, 2018 - 7PM | Dan Nosheny Parkway Central Library | Montgomery Auditorium 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1189   All events in this series are FREE.   Mysterious Travelers 4: Further Investigations - a collaboration between The Free Library of Philadelphia and Philadelphia   Read More....

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Watch Night At The Cathedral

Watch Night New Year’s Eve – Sunday, December 31, 2017 4:00pm The Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral 19 South 38th Street Philadelphia, PA 19104   In a new initiative inaugurated in response to the alarming increase in racist violence and injustice over the past year, the Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral will host a New   Read More....

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Shamika Byrd Live At Station Shops - Mixtape

Shamika Byrd Live At Suburban Station Friday, December 8th, 2017   Spreading the joy of the season, SEPTA,  AthenianRazak LLC and Phila Jazz Project present 4 FREE & Cool Holiday Concerts in Suburban Station on Fridays in December. Actress and vocalist, Shamika Byrd continued the concert series with a soothing and soulful mix of   Read More....

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Kim Pedro | Lab Test #2 - Mixtape

As part of Jazz Appreciation Month, during April of 2017, PJP collaborated with Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy to present four special concerts in various public spaces around the city. These concerts were presented at facilities under the auspices  of the Free Library of Philadelphia and Parks &   Read More....

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3 Bassists And A Drummer - Mixtape

Now, well into its 4th season, the Mysterious Traveler Concert Series features FREE monthly concerts from September through May. It has showcased a diverse array of Jazz performers, young and not so young, who are shaping the future sounds of Philadelphia, including such awesome talents as Kim Pedro Rodriguez, Elijah Thomas, Wali Bickely,   Read More....

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Tim Price - Jazz Walk Mixtape

In September of 2016, Philadelphia Jazz Project [PJP] and a group of collaborators presented nine days of free events celebrating the 90th birthday of the legendary Philadelphia Jazz artist, John Coltrane. It was called, Coltrane At 90: Philadelphia Celebrates John Coltrane: A nine day celebration of John Coltrane. Among the many events that   Read More....

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Marion Salaam Live At Station Shops - Mixtape

Marion Salaam Quartet Live At Suburban Station Friday, December 1st, 2017   Spreading the joy of the season, SEPTA,  AthenianRazak LLC and Phila Jazz Project present 4 FREE & Cool Holiday Concerts in Suburban Station on Fridays in December. Saxophonist and vocalist, Marion Salaam started off the concert series with an enthusiastic   Read More....

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Frosty At Station Shops

SEPTA / AthenianRazak LLC / Phila Jazz Project Present FROSTY AT STATION SHOPS Suburban Station 16th Street & JFK Blvd Philadelphia, PA 19102 Fridays in December - 4:30 - 6:00pm   Spreading the joy of the season, SEPTA,  AthenianRazak LLC and Phila Jazz Project present 4 FREE & Cool Holiday Concerts in Suburban Station on Fridays   Read More....

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Mysterious Traveler - Larry Price

Mysterious Traveler 4 Concert Series December 18th, 2017 - 7PM | Larry Price Parkway Central Library | Montgomery Auditorium 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1189   All events in this series are FREE.   Mysterious Travelers 4: Further Investigations - a collaboration between The Free Library of Philadelphia and   Read More....

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Mysterious Traveler - Ben Singer

Mysterious Traveler 4 Concert Series November 20th, 2017 - 7PM | Ben Singer Parkway Central Library | Montgomery Auditorium 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1189   All events in this series are FREE, but you must RSVP RSVP Here   Mysterious Travelers 4: Further Investigations - a collaboration between The Free Library of   Read More....

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Celebrating Coltrane 2017 - Thanks

"Overall, I think the main thing a musician would like to do is give to the listener the many wonderful things he knows of and senses in the universe…”   ——  John Coltrane       Many thanks to everyone who attended, participated, or wanted to join us in celebrating John Coltrane's 91st   Read More....

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Mysterious Traveler - Chad Taylor

Mysterious Traveler 4 Concert Series October 30th, 2017 - 7PM | Chad Taylor Parkway Central Library | Montgomery Auditorium 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1189   All events in this series are FREE, but you must RSVP RSVP Here   Mysterious Travelers 4: Further Investigations - a collaboration between The Free Library of   Read More....

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Celebrating Coltrane 2017

  Bar none, John Coltrane is the most influential tenor saxophonist in jazz history. Whether it's his patented "sheets of sound," his rapid-fire improvisations or his bold cathartic wails, no aspiring jazz saxophonist can afford to neglect the music of Coltrane.      - - - - John Diliberto     I feel like I   Read More....

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Eye2Eye Trio - Jazz Walk

In September of 2016, Philadelphia Jazz Project [PJP] and a group of collaborators presented nine days of free events celebrating the 90th birthday of the legendary Philadelphia Jazz artist, John Coltrane. It was called, Coltrane At 90: Philadelphia Celebrates John Coltrane. Among the many events that took place, the Eye2Eye Trio featuring   Read More....

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Mysterious Traveler - Dwight James

Mysterious Traveler 4 Concert Series September 18, 2017 - 7PM | Dwight James Parkway Central Library | Montgomery Auditorium 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1189   All events in this series are FREE. But you must RSVP. RSVP HERE   Mysterious Travelers 4: Further Investigations - a collaboration between The Free Library   Read More....

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Center City Jazz Festival 2017

2017 Center City Jazz Festival Saturday, April 29 from 1:00pm – 7:00pm 5 Venues!!! 20 Performers!! One Action-Packed Day!! For More info on Performers, Schedule & Tickets: CLICK HERE   Philadelphia native Ernest Stuart is the Founder/Artistic Director of the Center City Jazz Festival. Stuart is a graduate of Temple University   Read More....

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Celebration of Trane's Interstellar Space

    I was young and Trane was giving me a chance to play. And I was playing my heart out - it was a new experience for me because I didn't have the bass player to think about. I didn't have the pianist there. It was just me. I wasn't as confident. But, Trane knew that it was there. He knew it was there all the time. - Rashied   Read More....

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Re-Imagining Interstellar Space

In September of 2016, Philadelphia Jazz Project [PJP] and a group of collaborators presented nine days of free events celebrating the 90th birthday of the legendary Philadelphia Jazz artist, John Coltrane. Of the many events that took place, one was very special. We asked two artists, tenor saxophonist, Terry Lawson and drummer, Alan Nelson to   Read More....

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Raymond A. King

Make Music Day is a global celebration that takes place on the summer solstice each year and on Friday, June 21st 2013, for the first time ever, the “City of Brotherly Love” joined in with over 500 other cites world-wide to celebrate  the occasion. Think of it as a city wide, musical showcase presenting the whole gamut of musical   Read More....

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For the Love of Germantown

For the Love of Germantown   Philadelphia is home to strong musical traditions like Jazz, Gospel, DooWop, R&B, Rock and Hiphop. Our greatest strength has been the unexpected and wonderful blending and swirling of these traditions into new and fascinating musical creations. One place where this magic happens is Germantown. This community   Read More....

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Sunday Jams With Rob Henderson

Rob Henderson's Jam Sessions - Sundays at 6pm Alma Mater 7165 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19119   Drummer, Robert H. Henderson has a career as a jazz musician that spans over two decades. His inimitable style combines influences from historically legendary stick men, such as: Art Blakey, Arthur Taylor, Kenny Clarke, and   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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Jazz Night In America - Christian McBride

In case you missed it, a few weeks ago, NPR's Jazz Night In America captured Christian McBride, the host of the show in performance right here in his own hometown of Philadelphia. The performance was his Civil Rights Era celebration, The Movement Revisited from the Merriam Theater of the Kimmel Center. The piece uses the words of Martin Luther   Read More....

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PJP Mixtape - Sun Ra Edition

This fall, the Philadelphia Jazz Project will create a 12 song, mixtape celebrating the 100th birthday of longtime Philadelphian, visionary musician, philosopher, composer and band leader, Sun Ra. We are looking for DJs, producers, electronic musicians, turntablists and anyone that understands the sampling sport to create instrumental   Read More....

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