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Hothouse At PAFA After Dark - The Willow Trio

HotHouse At PAFA After Dark Concert Series Wednesday, September 7 - 7PM / The Willow Trio Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts / PAFA 118-128 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 For Tickets: Click Here HotHouse: A musical laboratory for Jazz/New Music/Improvisors and Cutting Edge Artists - providing a public space for experimentation,   Read More....

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Mysterious Traveler - Chris Oatts

Mysterious Traveler 3 Concert Series September 17, 2016 - 7PM | Chris Oatts 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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Celebrating Coltrane

September 17th to 25th, 2016 One of the most important artists of the 20th century 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 next month. September 23rd, 2016. He would have been 90 years old.   His name was John William   Read More....

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PJP, WRTI & PhillyCAM Win Media Award

  On July 6th, 2016, The Alliance for Community Media announced the winners of their 2016 Hometown Media Awards. In the category of Access Center Professional Winners / Local Performances, the winning media project was....   Philadelphia Jazz Project & WRTI Present: Orkestra Rumpilezz Produced with PhillyCAM   On Friday,   Read More....

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Taji Nahl - On Facing East

July 14th, 2016, 8:00pm Facing East: Islamic Influences In Jazz International House 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104   Tickets: $15 in advance, more at the door Purchase Tickets Here   Philadelphia Jazz Project In collaboration with The New Africa Center, present Facing East: A concert celebrating Islamic influences   Read More....

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First Friday Rent Party - Lili Añel

First Friday Rent Party Series August 5th, 2016 - 7:30PM | Lili Añel | Celebrating Florida Arch Street Meeting House
 320 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106   2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the Great Migration: The historic period when millions of Black Americans left the South and moved to the Northeast,   Read More....

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Pablo Batista - El Viaje

Saturday, June 25, 2016 | 8pm Sunday, June 26, 2016 | 3pm El Viaje Temple Performing Arts Center [TPAC] 1837 N. Broad Street, Phila., PA 19122   For Tickets & More Info Visit El Viaje Website   Pablo Batista's El Viaje (The Journey) from Jill Frechie on Vimeo.   Pablo Batista is a Philadelphia rhythm master who   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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