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Welcome to Philadelphia Jazz Project




Acknowledgement - Always Celebrating Coltrane

  One of the most important artists of the 20th century was a Philadelphian. He was our neighbor. He walked among us. He lived among us. He was not born here, but he became a man and a professional musician here. We celebrate his birthday every September 23rd.   But, we actually celebrate his mastery, his creativity and his   Read More....

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Full Mantis - Milford Graves Film

  "One of the best jazz documentaries ever assembled... a singular viewing experience." Byron Coley, The Wire : Adventures In Modern Music   MILFORD GRAVES FULL MANTIS Thursday, September 27th, 2018 at 7:00pm Lightbox Film Center International House 3701 Chestnut Street Phila., PA 19104 TICKETS: CLICK   Read More....

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Jazz Industry Day In Philadelphia

First Annual Jazz Industry Day Conference Scheduled For September 13 In Philadelphia   "The timing is right to formally bring together the leaders, innovators and stakeholders in jazz with the goal of developing infrastructure and improving the jazz economy." —Michael Ricci, All About Jazz     Jazz Industry Day is a FREE   Read More....

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Five Outdoor Performances At The Barnes

Philadelphia Jazz Project Presents Five Cool Performances To Beat The Heat!! On Thursday afternoons, from July19th to August 16th, PJP Presents Five Cool Performances Outside At The Barnes Foundation. Most important these events are FREE of charge. Bring a lunch and enjoy the music.   The Schedule: July 19 | Saxophonist Larry Price   Read More....

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One Book - Report Concert

One Book - Report Concert Monday, July 9th 7:00 pm Shakespeare Park at the Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine St | Philadelphia, PA 19103 FREE EVENT, BUT YOU MUST RSVP TO RSVP CLICK HERE   The 2018 One Book One Philadelphia selection was Jacqueline Woodson’s award winning novel, Another Brooklyn. After an exciting season of   Read More....

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Summer Sounds

From Friday, June 1 through Friday, September 7, the Summer Sounds In The Historic District free music series delivers sweet tunes at nearly a dozen locations in Old City, Society Hill and along the Delaware River waterfront.   Produced by VISIT PHILADELPHIA in partnership with Veteran Freshman, the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation,   Read More....

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DivaNation PHILLY Membership Event

DivaNation Philly Spring Membership Event POTLUCK & MIXER with the Women's Caucus for Art Sunday, May 20th, 5-8 pm CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia 1315 Walnut Street, Suite 320 Phila., PA 19107   Continuing to grow, develop and give voice to the diverse songs of Philadelphia female artists, DivaNation PHILLY prepares for a big   Read More....

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Philly Jazz Quotes

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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