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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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PhillyCAM Sessions - Electricity

There's more Jazz on local television as, Philadelphia Jazz Project, Turtle Studios and PhillyCAM present a diverse collection of performances by Philadelphia musicians who demonstrate their unique interpretations of the term “Electricity.” Featuring hot performances by artists like trombonist and Center City Jazz Festival creator   Read More....

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The Music Of Jymie Merritt And The Forerunners

In March of 2015, WRTI, WXPN and the Philadelphia Jazz Project collaborated with NPR’s Jazz Night In America to present Home Cooking: Celebrating The Philadelphia Jazz Organ Tradition. [Jazz Night In America is NPR’s popular radio series hosted by Philadelphia’s own, Jazz bassist Christian McBride.] The Home Cooking concert   Read More....

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PhillyCAM Sessions-VSOR On TV

During the summer of 2015, Philadelphia Jazz Project, Turtle Studios and PhillyCAM partnered to create a series of one time special live studio recordings with some of Philadelphia's most intriguing elder performers. The program, which airs on Sunday Nights at 7pm this Fall is entitled, PJP Presents: PhillyCAM Sessions - Very Special One Time   Read More....

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What’s A Mixtape & What's It Gotta Do With Jazz?

I'm sure that you've heard the term before… Mixtape.   According to our friends at Wikipedia; “A mix-tape or mix tape is the generic name given to any compilation of songs recorded onto any audio format…. Essayist Geoffrey O'Brien has called the personal mix tape "the most widely practiced American art form.”   Read More....

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More Home Cooking

Philadelphia Jazz Project director, Homer Jackson was recently interviewed by Matthew Leister of Jump Philly Magazine. They discussed the Homecooking; Celebrating The Philadelphia Jazz Organ Tradition concert which occurred on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at World Cafe Live and will be broadcast on National Public Radio's [NPR’s] Jazz Night In   Read More....

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Listening Party #3

Saturday, September 14th at 5:00 p.m. Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education 8480 Hagy’s Mill Road Philadelphia, PA 19128 | (215) 482-7300   The Philadelphia Jazz Project in collaboration with the Germantown Artist Roundtable presents Listening Party #3, a fun-filled evening in the great outdoors, showcasing recordings   Read More....

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Fast & Furious

The Summer of 2013 has come upon us fast and furious. Hard to believe that it's here already, but it's hot and the kids are out of school. Time flies when you're having fun and it's been an incredible, first 6 months for Philadelphia Jazz Project [PJP]. Our Community Conversations at the Gershman Y and PhillyCam with guests like musicians   Read More....

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We Are Underway

Welcome to the Philadelphia Jazz Project [PJP]. PJP works to inspire a network to support, promote, archive and celebrate the diverse elements within the Philadelphia jazz community, with the larger goal of connecting to the global community. Join us, by attending events, informing your family, friends and colleagues, by supporting the artists   Read More....

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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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Philadelphia Jazz Project is a sponsored project of the Culture Trust | Greater Philadelphia, with funding provided by The Wyncote Foundation.