VJAM Philly

VJAM 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. Register now! If you are interested in advertising opportunities, please send an e-mail to Executive Director Heather Shayne Blakelsee…

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More Art Not Less: City Council Testimony by Gerald Veasley, President, Jazz Philadelphia

June 9, 2020Re: Testimony on Bill number 200307Gerald VeasleyPresident, Jazz Philadelphia Good afternoon members of City Council; thank you for this opportunity to offer testimony on Bill number 200307 and the proposed budget which would defund the Office of Arts…

New Music USA Listening Sessions in Philadelphia Will Help Create Opportunities for Jazz Artists

New Music USA supports and connects US-based music makers, organizations, and audiences by providing financial support through project grants, fostering new connections through programming, deepening knowledge and encouraging appreciation through an online magazine, and promoting funded projects and new music…

Everything Hurts. Let’s Learn, Speak, and Unite.

The arts are our fortress, a place to renew and be refreshed. It’s a place where we create beauty and magic. It’s a place that fortifies us with strength and certainty. Now that the outer world is increasingly in turmoil,…

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