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The Coltrane Symposium Returns

  The John Coltrane Symposium 2021 September 22th - 25th, 2021 At Various Venues / Philadelphia, PA CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO   The John Coltrane Symposium, coordinated by Dr. Anyabwile Love is a multi-day affair, a call to gather, to celebrate, dialogue and share testimony, insights and questions about the great Philadelphia Jazz   Read More....

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POOL Exhibition

POOL Opening September 3, 2021 Fairmount Water Works 640 Waterworks Dr., Philadelphia, PA 19130 (In Fairmount Park Near Phila Museum Of Art)   A project by Victoria Prizzia of Habithèque Inc. CLICK HERE FROM FOR MORE INFO   IMPORTANT UPDATE!!! ***Due to damage from flooding, exhibition is temporarily closed*** ***In   Read More....

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Brent White - Picking Up The Broken Toy

BRENT WHITE - BROKEN TOY CD RELEASE CONCERT JULY 11th at 3pm The CEC/Community Education Center 3500 Lancaster Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19104   One of the greatest achievements of the Philadelphia Jazz Project has been in the work to provide Philadelphia musicians with the opportunity and challenge to create new musical works. In our   Read More....

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Phound Sounds Podcast

PHOUND SOUNDS PODCAST Published Monthly on the 15th day of the month Hosted by trumpeter Paul Giess LEARN MORE HERE:   This current period has shifted so many aspects of our lives. The ways we work. They ways we travel or don't travel. They ways we communicate. The internet, which has been continually transforming our lives, since   Read More....

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Happy Earth Arrival Day Sun Ra!!!

ANNOUNCING NEW FREE MIXTAPES TO CELEBRATE SUN RA, CLICK HERE.   Arriving on our planet as a child on May 22nd, 1914 in Birmingham, Alabama: Ironically referred to as The Magic City, Sun Ra also died there in 1993. Gone from his physical form for 28 years, his influence and the audience for his work, continues to grow. Sun Ra was a   Read More....

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Philly Jawns: JAM with Nina!

Philly Jawns: JAM with Nina! / Jazz Meets Poetry Friday, April 30th at 6:00pm Hosted by WRTI's J. Michael Harrison REGISTER HERE!   Among the many powerful artistic voices that emerged out of the Philadelphia Jazz community, none is more heartfelt than that of Nina Simone. An aspiring young concert pianist who comes to Philadelphia   Read More....

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Thelonious Monk - An American Original

Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 7:00PM A FREE VIRTUAL BOOK DISCUSSION CLICK HERE FOR INFO & REGISTRATION   There’s two kind of mistakes. The regular kind and those that sound bad.            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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