Category: Events

Two Philadelphia debuts at Ars Nova Workshop

Stranger Days is the acclaimed, adventurous quartet led by a third-generation member of one of jazz’s most innovative family trees and Of Shadow and Substance" is a newly commissioned work by sound artist Lea Bertucci, with an opening set by bassist Luke Stewart.

Love Notes project Celebrates Black Art

The forthcoming Love Notes Project is the brainchild of Rebecca Graham. It’s part of an arts education and advocacy program that will showcase and celebrate the rich legacy and historical significance of Black Philadelphia performing artists and cultural producers.

‘Dangerous Tones’ Comes to Philadelphia

Station manager Bill Johnson says, “As a leader in jazz programming since 1969, WRTI wanted to provide American music lovers with this incredibly revealing series that showcases a powerful history and relationship between the U.S. and Denmark through jazz.”

Orrin Evans and Kevin Eubanks release duo album

The pair will be on tour next month and will be at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia on April 22, the Jazz Gallery in New York on April 23, and City Winery in Washington, D.C. on April 24.

Jazz Bridge presents saxophonist Carl Cox at Collingswood Fundraiser

Jazz Bridge Vice Present Kevin Johnson proudly hosts “Jazz in the Wood,” First Thursdays Neighborhood Concerts at the Collingswood Community Center, 30 Collings Ave, Collingswood, NJ. Please join us on January 6, 2022 as we welcome saxophonist Carl Cox to Collingswood. This is a special fundraiser to benefit Jazz Bridge. Showtime is 7:30 p.m.

Kimmel Campus Presents

Five-time Grammy winner DIANNE REEVES is the pre-eminent jazz vocalist in the world. As a result of her breathtaking virtuosity, improvisational prowess, and unique jazz and R&B stylings, Reeves received the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Performance for three consecutive recordings – a Grammy first in any vocal category.

Jazz Jam with Omar’s Hat

This series features young local talent from across the city. Past jams have been dedicated to Philly and for those who are fighting against the injustice and racism against the Black community.

Amina Claudine Myers Honored with Living Legacy Award

The Living Legacy Jazz Award is important because it recognizes not only the body of work of an artist, but also transmission of skill through mentorship and education. It’s about artists who are more than their musical legacy—they are creating paths for future artists.