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Pat Martino Campaign

About five years ago, PJP reached out to Philadelphia Jazz musicians asking them to share stories about their experiences and lives for an upcoming book. One of the first to respond was legendary guitarist, Pat Martino (Patrick C. Azzara). We expected a powerful and/or emotionally gripping story considering his survival from a brain aneurysm,   Read More....

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Given: Women Composers Respond to Duchamp

  Given: Women Composers Respond to Duchamp Friday, May 8, 5:00 pm - 8:45 pm Philadelphia Museum of Art 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Phila., PA 19130   Given is a musical performance conceived and produced by the Philadelphia Jazz Project, written and presented by a team of brilliant Philadelphia-area women artists as a   Read More....

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Experience Philadelphia Jazz Stories Illustrated

  Experience Philadelphia Jazz Stories Illustrated Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 7 PM – 8:30 PM     Music Department, Free Library of Philadelphia 1901 Vine Street, 1st Floor Philadelphia, PA 19103   ADMISSION IS FREE But you should RSVP: CLICK HERE   Honor Philly Celebrates Jazz Month with the Free   Read More....

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PJP At Waldorf School Jazz Brunch

The Philadelphia Jazz Project (PJP) has been invited to participate in The Waldorf School of Philadelphia's, 2nd Annual Black History Brunch & Celebration.   It takes place on...   Saturday, February 29th 10am-2pm The Waldorf School of Philadelphia 6000 Wayne Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19144   Homer Jackson, the Director of   Read More....

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For The Love Of Germantown - Revisited

  FOR THE LOVE OF GERMANTOWN   Philadelphia is home to strong musical traditions like Jazz, Gospel, DooWop, R&B, Rock and Hiphop. One place where music's magic happens is Germantown. This community in the Northwestern region of Philadelphia was and continues to be a neighborhood rich in culture, history and diverstity. Many   Read More....

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Gold Rush by Alexa Gold - A Mysterious Traveler Mixtape

During the summer of 2014, Leo Gadson of Producer's Guild, Adam Feldman of The Free Library of Philadelphia and Homer Jackson of PJP met to discuss an idea. The trio, teamed up to develop a daring, new performance series: The Mysterious Traveler Concert Series, which takes place in the Montgomery Auditorium at the Central Branch of the Free   Read More....

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Processional - The Marcell Bellinger CD Raffle

In the winter of 2016, PJP and The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts [PAFA] collaborated on public programming for the PAFA exhibition, Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis. Lewis, a Black American visual artist and innovator of Abstract Expressionism was a politically-conscious activist whose work was often inspired by Jazz music and   Read More....

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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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Philadelphia Jazz Project is a sponsored project of the Culture Trust | Greater Philadelphia, with funding provided by The Philadelphia Foundation.