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Jazz Stories At Core Futures 21

  Core Futures 2021: Diverse Pasts, Inclusive Futures March 22 thru March 26, 2021 Online At Temple University CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS The Philadelphia Jazz Project is proud to participate in the Temple University, Intellectual Heritage Department’s five-day, comprehensive exploration of the intersection of democracy, race,   Read More....

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Join Homer Jackson of Phila Jazz Project

  Join Philadelphia Jazz Project’s Homer Jackson as he participates in two upcoming online dialogues. The first, happens on Wednesday, January 27th, 2021 at 7pm is entitled, "Asses In Seats" and is a new weekly podcast presented by Tri State Indie on Instagram, hosted by PJP’s marketing consultant, music promoter and all around   Read More....

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Tim Brey - UNWRAP

UNWRAP is a holiday CD from Philadelphia-based pianist and educator, Tim Brey. This contemporary keyboard colossus, demonstrates mercurial speed as a soloist, a sophisticated and complementary touch as an accompanist, as well as a keen sense of wonder and a boundless thirst for exploration as a leader and collaborator. Brey has been an   Read More....

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ISMS - Elliot Bild & The Zone

ISMS is the soon to be released CD from Philadephia-based trumpeter, Elliot Bild & The Zone. The album features all original compositions that are dialed in to highlight the unique instrumentation and voice of each musician involved. Together, through their collective sound and in the moment improvisation, they fell into an environment all   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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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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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 - 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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Tom Lawton - Man Ray Suite Mixtape

On October 9th, 2015, pianist and composer, Tom Lawton and his ensemble presented a live performance at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. This performance showcased music that Lawton composed as part of a special commission from the Philadelphia Jazz Project to musically explore the work of Philadelphia-born and bred, modern art pioneer,   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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Mysterious Traveler - Elijah Thomas

Mysterious Traveler 3 Concert Series April 17, 2017 - 7PM | Elijah Thomas Parkway Central Library | Montgomery Auditorium 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1189   All events in this series are FREE.   Mysterious Travelers 3: Internal Investigations - a collaboration between The Free Library of Philadelphia and Philadelphia   Read More....

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Mysterious Traveler - Jake Kelberman

Mysterious Traveler 3 Concert Series January 23, 2017 - 7PM | Jake Kelberman Parkway Central Library | Montgomery Auditorium 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1189   All events in this series are FREE.   Mysterious Travelers 3: Internal Investigations - a collaboration between The Free Library of Philadelphia and   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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First Friday Rent Party - Chris Stevens

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 West. This activity changed the country culturally, politically and socially.   PJP is partnering with the Arch Street Meetinghouse, celebrating this milestone with   Read More....

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Marcell Bellinger And His Creative Procession

PJP and The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts [PAFA] collaborate on public programming in conjunction with the PAFA exhibition, Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis. Lewis, (1909-1979) a Black American, was a pivotal figure in American art, a participant in the Harlem art community, an innovator of Abstract Expressionism, and a   Read More....

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Mysterious Traveler - Madison Rast

Mysterious Travelers 2: Great Migrations - a collaboration between The Free Library of Philadelphia and Philadelphia Jazz Project. Back by overwhelming popular demand! FREE concerts every fourth Monday night from October 2015 through May 2016 audiences will hear from veteran, as well as up-and-coming musicians who are shaping the future sounds of   Read More....

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Streets Are Buzzing

The following is a commentary written by Philadelphia pianist, Kendrah E. Butler. She is a remarkable musician and has collaborated with PJP on a number of ocassions. In the message below, she shares her response to a recent concert that PJP and our partner, WRTI-FM produced.   Hello. My Philadelphia Jazz Project Family!   What can I say   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.
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