featured events

CD Release for the #1 chart topping 'Jawanza Kobie Jazz Composer' released earlier 2021

September 17 @ 8:00 pm

Lancaster Ave Jazz and Arts Festival

September 18 @ 12:00 pm

Neighborhood Block Party

September 19 @ 12:00 pm

Jazz Venues in Philadelphia

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Get to know our home team with this partnership with WRTI!

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Our Partners

Jazz Philadelphia is a convener and advocate for the jazz community using a Collective Impact model of community change. We plan to achieve our goals in a distinctly “Philadelphia” way—with a diverse coalition marked by passion, grit, collaboration, authenticity, and creativity.

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Jazz is a uniquely American art form, as fearlessly innovative as the nation itself, and Philadelphia has been fertile soil for jazz for over 100 years. Discover our past and present on our jazz timeline!

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