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A Philly Songbook Story

“Bobby Mcferrin and I go to the same chiropractor.”   These words begin a story told by one of the performers in the Philadelphia Jazz Project [PJP's] latest offering, The Philadelphia Songbook Vol.2 and the comment stands as illustration of how rich the local environment is with people who make regular, stellar contributions to   Read More....

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Phila Songbook Concert Vol 2


 In February of 2014, PJP presented the very first Philadelphia Songbook Concert at Temple Performing Art Center [TPAC]. There were over 900 excited people in attendance. They saw an amazing concert with an all star band led by pianist Alfie Pollitt, featuring artists like Pablo Batista, Webb Thomas, Barbara Walker, Pete Chavez, Ella Gahnt,   Read More....

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Listening Party #4

Philadelphia Jazz Project invites you to Listening Party #4 Friday, November 22nd, 2013 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. At The Friends Meeting House 320 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106     This is our 4th Listening Party. Each party has been unique and exciting. Each one showcases great music, poets, comedians and of course, some   Read More....

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Make Music Philly Day

Make Music Day is a global celebration that takes place on the summer solstice each year and for the first time ever, the “city of brotherly love” will join with over 500 other cites world-wide to celebrate from 8AM -8PM. Friday June 21, 2013 will be the first, city-wide, free “do it yourself” festival - including   Read More....

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Philly Jazz Quotes

On my first record with him, I used no notes, just sound... I never played as powerfully as I did with Sunny Murray... he plays pulse, not beats.
Byard Lancaster

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