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Welcome to Philadelphia Jazz Project




Mysterious Traveler - Karen Smith

The Free Library, the Producer's Guild and PJP are teaming up to present a daring, new performance series. Entitled,  Mysterious Travelers Concert Series, it will feature FREE monthly concerts running through April 2015. It will also showcase a diverse array of Jazz performers who are shaping the future sounds of Philadelphia. The next   Read More....

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Celebrating Philly's Jazz Organ Tradition

Home Cooking: Celebrating The Philadelphia Jazz Organ Tradition Wednesday, March 4, 2015 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM World Cafe Live 3025 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 Philadelphia Jazz Project, WRTI, WXPN and NPR's Jazz Night in America have teamed up to bring you Home Cooking: Celebrating the Philadelphia Jazz Organ Tradition. It's a   Read More....

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Media Blitz

“When you hear music, after it's over, it's gone, in the air. You can never capture it again.” ....Eric Dolphy   Since January of 2012, PJP has been presenting special events bringing together artists and audiences for some one of a kind experiences. If you missed one of those events, you missed a very special moment. The   Read More....

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The Drum Speaks

Another Holiday For Skins is a special performance featuring an all star ensemble of Philadelphia drummers, percussionists and other musicians. This event is a 21st century celebration of the classic 1958 album “Holiday For Skins” and its sister projects, “Drum Suite” and “Orgy In Rhythm.” Recorded by   Read More....

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Another Holiday For Skins

Another Holiday For Skins: A Drum Celebration Saturday | February 28, 2015 | 8:00 p.m. International House - Ibrahim Theater 3701 Chestnut Street, Phila., PA 19104   Another Holiday For Skins is a special performance featuring an all star, Philadelphia-based ensemble of trap drummers, percussionists and other musicians. This   Read More....

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DivaNation - Bandleading Workshop For Singers

DivaNation Workshop Series: Bandleading Techniques for Singers Facilitated by Ella Gahnt   Tuesday, February 10, 2015 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.   Philadelphia Clef Club 738 S. Broad St. [ Broad & Fitzwater Sts.] Philadelphia, PA 19146 Workshop Fee: $10.00 / $5.00 for Seniors, Students, and DivaNation Members. To purchase   Read More....

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Love Sustains

  Love Notes is a special Valentine's Day performance inspired by John Coltrane's classic Jazz ballad, “Naima.” Written in 1959 released on the album Giant Steps, and named after his then-wife, Juanita Naima Grubbs. Using this monumental composition as a catalyst, Love Notes will present an engaging exploration of love,   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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Three Jazz Pianists, A Generation After Apartheid
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:03:00 -0400
Clark Terry, Ebullient Jazz Trumpeter, Has Died
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Cassandra Wilson Sings Billie Holiday
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:49:00 -0400
Three Jazz Pianists, A Generation After Apartheid
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:03:00 -0400
Dardanelle Hadley On Piano Jazz
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:10:00 -0400
Philadelphia Jazz Project is a sponsored project of the Painted Bride Art Center, with funding provided by The Wyncote Foundation.