V-JAM Philly

V-JAM Philly is a way for us to come together as a community to show our strength, celebrate our talent, and give jazz lovers what they need right now: music. The hospitality and entertainment sector has been hard hit by…

Community Resources During the Coronavirus Pandemic

During this extraordinary time, we hope that the community will come together to help one another. We hope you’ll fill out this critical survey from Philadelphia’s arts and culture office about what you’re suffering through, as they will use the…

Jazz Philadelphia Summit 2020 – October 9 & 10

SAVE THE DATE!We are looking forward to seeing all of you again at this year’s summit, so please save the date. Registration will be available in May. If you are interested in program book advertisements or sponsorship opportunities, please send…

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VJAM Philly Session Leader: WRTI

We’re excited to announce that we’re launching the Jazz Philadelphia Hometown Heroes series today in partnership with WRTI. For the rest of April, Tuesday through Saturday, we’ll publish profiles of artists who have called Philadelphia home, while WRTI celebrates their…

VJAM Philly Session Leader: OACCE

The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) is turning its attention to relief and recovering efforts, including collecting data on the economic impact of the shutdown directly from artists and organization/business leaders. We urge everyone in the…

Meet the 2020 Winners of the Jazz Residency Program of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

By Steve Bryant The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts has announced its Jazz Residency winners for the 2020 season, and public workshops are coming up in March. Bassist Richard Hill, Jr., saxophonist Immanuel Wilkins, and vocalist Ruth Naomi Floyd…

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