We hope you’ll take advantage of the programs we have developed, explore our Hometown Heroes, and find out more about the Jazz Philadelphia Summit.

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

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Our goal is to develop young musicians and create a respectful, mutually beneficial bond among the generations.

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The CORE Cooperative fosters a resilient and mutually supportive community through an entrepreneurship and wellness program that serves diverse cohorts of jazz musicians and professionals in Philadelphia.

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We celebrate our local community each spring with an awards program, a jam-packed schedule of jazz events, and even more Hometown Heroes profiles.

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Looking for info on jazz scholarships, teaching opportunities, workshop, or grants? Visit our Community Calendar.

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Jazz Philadelphia Summit

Our annual thought leadership conference draws attendees from around the country and world. It’s the place we come together to discuss new business models and innovative approaches to community building; center the voices of musicians and educators making big impacts; fosters career-moving connections among artists and other professionals; and celebrate our vibrant community with music and cross-disciplinary art.

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from the whole note hub

Spotlight On: Eric McGarry

CORE Cooperative

"The Philly scene is overflowing with amazing players and a strong sense of community. Philly is like no other scene, the players truly support each other and have strong support from older more established musicians."

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‘Dangerous Tones’ Comes to Philadelphia

WRTI to launch new Danish jazz podcast with an event featuring Odean Pope, Immanuel Wilkins, and Kresten Osgood

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.”

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Arts Funding Opportunities Round-up: May 2022

Grants, Residencies, and Development for non-profits and individual artists

Highlights: The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation's ArtsCONNECT application is now open for "touring projects between September 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023 and the NFA grant program has reopened for Latinx artists and organizations of all disciplines based in the U.S.

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Spotlight On: Kyle Andrews

CORE Cooperative

"The experience of musical healing always reminds me that being a musician is a powerful and important job, and this inspires me to get back on stage and bring audiences an experience that is sincere and meaningful.”

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