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Jazz on the Green at Fisher Park

Fisher Park 571 West Spencer Street, Philadelphia

Jazz on the Green is a showcase of local music culture, set within the lush green space of Fisher Park, in the heart of Olney. The event was launched in 2016 and grew into an annual tradition with an increasing audience, up until the pandemic in 2020. After a two year hiatus, we are bringing this beloved community event back. Olney Culture Lab is joined by Fisher Park Alliance and Gibson School of Music to produce this event. Confirmed featured performers so far are: Professor Randy J. Gibson & Double Portion, Malik Henry & NuERA, and Kendrah Butler Quartet.

Free
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Ruth Naomi Floyd – Jazz Cultural Voices Concert Series

Ruth Naomi Floyd is a vocalist, composer and educator.  She leads her own multi-faceted ensemble and her discography consist primarily of original compositions.   Served as Director of Jazz Studies at Cairn University, Langhorne, Pennsylvania and is an Artist in Residence at Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ruth taught music for twenty years at The City School in Philadelphia. The Frederick Douglass Jazz Works is Ruth’s latest body of compositions for jazz septet, based on the speeches and writings of the great leading orator, abolitionist, writer, publisher, and statesman.  This body of work won the Best Vocal Recital Award at the San Francisco Classical Voice Audience Choice Awards for 2020-2021.

$25

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