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Wonderful Sound 6 - Celebrating

SATURDAY DECEMBER 9 | 8pm Celebrating J. Michael Harrison 20 Years of The Bridge CD Release Bobby Zankel Wonderful Sound 6 Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz and Performing Arts 738 South Broad Street Phila., PA 19146   Over the past few years, Bobby Zankel & the Warriors of the Wonderful Sound have presented some awesome big band   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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Satellites Series: A Sizzling, Sonic Celebration of Sun Ra

Satellites Are Spinning: A Sizzling, Sonic Celebration of Sun Ra   In the fall of 2014, Philadelphia Jazz Project developed a special mixtape project honoring the immeasurable imaginative genius of the late Philadelphia, visionary musician, philosopher, composer and band leader, Sun Ra [1914 to 1993]. This unique challenge provided an   Read More....

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The AfroSphere Is Here

The AfroSphere / How Do You Afro? Thursday, October 19 - 7PM University of Pennsylvania Museum / Egyptian Gallery 3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 For Tickets: Click Here     How Do You Afro? is the prevailaing question behind The AfroSphere: A special night of interactive global arts and unique design marketplace   Read More....

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HotHouse At PAFA - Charles Ellerbe

HotHouse At PAFA / Celebrating 20 Years On Air For J. Michael Harrison Saturday, October 28 - 2PM / Featuring Charles Ellerbe & MATRIX 12:38 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts / PAFA 118-128 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 For Tickets: Click Here   This year, WRTI-FM radio host, J. Michael Harrison is celebrating 20 years of his   Read More....

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20 Years On Air - J. Michael Harrison

HotHouse At PAFA / Celebrating 20 Years On Air For J. Michael Harrison Saturday, October 28 - 2PM / Featuring Charles Ellerbe & MATRIX 12:38 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts / PAFA 118-128 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 For Tickets: Click Here   This year, WRTI-FM radio host, J. Michael Harrison is celebrating 20 years of his   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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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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