Jazz Philadelphia

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VJAM Philly Session Leader: WRTI

We’re excited to announce that we’re launching the Jazz Philadelphia Hometown Heroes series today in partnership with WRTI. For the rest of April, Tuesday through Saturday, we’ll publish profiles of artists who have called Philadelphia home, while WRTI celebrates their…

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VJAM Philly Session Leader: OACCE

The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) is turning its attention to relief and recovering efforts, including collecting data on the economic impact of the shutdown directly from artists and organization/business leaders. We urge everyone in the…

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Meet the 2020 Winners of the Jazz Residency Program of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

By Steve Bryant The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts has announced its Jazz Residency winners for the 2020 season, and public workshops are coming up in March. Bassist Richard Hill, Jr., saxophonist Immanuel Wilkins, and vocalist Ruth Naomi Floyd…

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The “National Jazz Festival,” a new High School Jazz Competition, Debuts in Philadelphia

By Steven Bryant The National Jazz Festival, an intensive musical competition that will be attended by schools from throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico, will take place on Saturday, February 15, at the Philadelphia Convention Center in Center City. Over…

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Local Jazz Music Performances at WRTI Will Be Available Nationally

Live Sessions program will grow audiences for Philadelphia music In the last few years, Philadelphia’s jazz and classical station, WRTI, has been making big investments in its studio and programming, including the ability to record and film live performances. Local…

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Musicians and Artists Meeting!

MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD! RSVP TO CONTACTUS@JAZZPHILADELPHIA.ORG AND LET US KNOW IF YOU’D LIKE TO PARTICIPATE IN A POST-MEETING JAM SESSION.

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Welcome

We’d love to have your feedback! You can tell us about your work, submit a listing for our musician and education resources, or send in a photo for possible publication on our site and social media channels. Get in touch…

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