Announcing the new Jazz Philly Website!

We’re launching our new website the first week of 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: Arturo Stable

By Bobbi Booker | Photo via Creative Commons Latin jazz master percussionist Arturo Stable has been in motion his whole life, and working and living all over the world has allowed him to seamlessly shift though a myriad of musical…

Hometown Hero: Michelle Lordi

by Shaun Brady | Photo Courtesy of the Artist The best jazz singers have a knack for connecting with audiences. Few musicians of any stripe share Michelle Lordi’s gift for creating them. While Lordi has graced the usual stages with…

Hometown Hero: Yesseh Furaha-Ali

by Shaun Brady | Photo by Richard Conde When you grow up as the youngest of seven children, you quickly figure out how to set your ego aside. Saxophonist Yesseh Furaha-Ali learned that lesson as a child in Upper Darby,…