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

We are looking forward to seeing all of you again at this year’s summit! If you are interested in advertising opportunities, please send an e-mail to Executive Director Heather Shayne Blakelsee. If you have suggestions about programming, please contact President…

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HOMETOWN HERO: PABLO BATISTA

 By Steven Bryant | Photo by Josh Pelta Heller for WXPN Latin jazz percussionist Pablo Batista has developed a reputation as one of most versatile and hardworking players in Latin jazz, modern jazz, and in R&B and funk circles. Born…

Immanuel Wilkins: In His Solitude

A young jazz impresario talks about his recent accolades, and the joy of sitting alone with music By Bobbi Booker | Photo by Chris Longyne A couple of weeks ago, Immanuel Wilkins, 23, was awakened at home in Upper Darby…

Can Jazz Survive Without Its Clubs?

Stalwart Chris’s Jazz Cafe is among the treasures we have to lose, but there are bright spots by Suzanne Cloud Mark Deninno, chef and owner of Chris’ Jazz Café will freely admit that the club has been struggling through the…

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