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Ted Gericke

Ted is a treasure trove of jazz history, and the discerning listener will notice quotes from original performances pop up in his improvisations. You can tell it’s not just some kid playing changes out of a fakebook. Ted KNOWS these tunes.                         - - -    Read More....

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The First Traveler Mixtape - Matthew Clayton

In September 2017, the Mysterious Traveler Concert Series will enter its 4th season at the Free Library of Philadelphia. The series features FREE monthly concerts from September through May. It has showcased a diverse array of Jazz performers, young and not so young, who are shaping the future sounds of Philadelphia, including such awesome   Read More....

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Germantown Music Festival

Germantown Music Festival Sunday, May 7th 2017 12:00pm to 9:00pm For More Info Visit The Germantown Music Festival Website   Germantown Music Festival is day long series of events at three differnet locations in Germantown and featuring some of Germantown's finest performers. Produced by Germantown Arts, ands presented at Rittenhouse   Read More....

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Mysterious Traveler - Ross Bellenoit

Mysterious Traveler 3 Concert Series May 22, 2017 - 7PM | Ross Bellenoit Parkway Central Library | Montgomery Auditorium 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1189 All events in this series are FREE. Mysterious Travelers 3: Internal Investigations - a collaboration between The Free Library of Philadelphia and Philadelphia Jazz   Read More....

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Center City Jazz Festival 2017

2017 Center City Jazz Festival Saturday, April 29 from 1:00pm – 7:00pm 5 Venues!!! 20 Performers!! One Action-Packed Day!! For More info on Performers, Schedule & Tickets: CLICK HERE   Philadelphia native Ernest Stuart is the Founder/Artistic Director of the Center City Jazz Festival. Stuart is a graduate of Temple University   Read More....

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The Ella Fitztival

The Ella Fitztival Friday, April 28th, 2017 at 8pm Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center 7 Lock Street, [Manayunk] Phila., PA 19127 Get Tickets Here   Ella Fitzgerald is one of America's most amazing, as well as most beloved artists. She emerged as a 17 year old contestant in the famed Amatuer Night At The Apollo, moved   Read More....

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Polished Brass - Pop Up Concert

Polished Brass - Pop Up Concert Friday, April 7, 2017, 12:45pm Reading Terminal Market 51 N. 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107   The Reading Terminal Market and Philadelphia Jazz Project Present A FREE POP UP CONCERT, featuring the debut of Polished Brass Ensemble performing a Francis Johnson composition, arranged by   Read More....

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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.
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