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JAZZ LIVES IN PHILADELPHIA

Greetings and Welcome to Jazz Appreciation Month 2015:   April is here and that could only mean one thing, we, The Philadelphia Jazz Community is tuning up for Jazz Appreciation Month. In celebration of this special month, we are sharing a collection of voices from Philadelphia’s community of fans, supporters, performers and   Read More....

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Dizzy Hours In Philly

In celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, [we call it Philly JAM] PJP in collaboration with its partners will present a series of FREE events each Monday called Dizzy Hours, honoring the legend and contributions of Philadelphia’s Bebop pioneer, Dizzy Gillespie.   Dizzy Hours Every Monday in April from 5 – 7   Read More....

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Philly Jazz Quotes

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.
Kenny Barron

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