Announcing the new Jazz Philly Website!

We’re launching our new website in May 2021!

Hometown Heroes

Hometown Heroes started as a way to virtually celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month (VJAM) in April 2020, and we hope that all of you enjoyed celebrating some of Philadelphia’s dynamic musicians. We want to honor the musicians and artists who have…

Announcing New Programs!

In addition to Jazz Appreciation Month 2021 and the launch of our new website in early May, we are also pleased to announce two new programs that are in development: Want more information?


Hometown Hero: Suzanne Cloud

by A.D. Amorosi | photo by Anthony Dean Philadelphia’s Suzanne Cloud has maintained a life of making dynamic jazz and creating opportunities to benefit jazz, further jazz, and document jazz. So much so, on both sides of the ledger, that…

Hometown Hero: Trapeta Mayson

By Bobbi Booker | Photo courtesy of the artist As Philadelphia’s fifth Poet Laureate, Trapeta Mayson merges her love of art with her love of community through words often accompanied by jazz music. Her poems often reflect her life story:…

Hometown Hero: Tyrone Brown

by Suzanne Cloud | Photo ©sg koezle- Bassist and composer Tyrone Brown has been an all-around musical maestro in town for a long time. Leafing through the jazz listings of the last four decades in Philadelphia, it’s easy to…