Jazz Philadelphia


Hometown Hero: Jonathan Whitney

By Shaun Brady | Photo by Palmer Swanson Jonathan W. Whitney’s earliest memory is of a drum set arriving at his childhood home in Newark, Delaware. “It was a gold Ludwig set,” Whitney says, a trace of wonder in his…

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Hometown Hero: Justin Faulkner

By A.D. Amorosi Jazz and community. Jazz and activism. Jazz and family.  These aren’t just words for West Philadelphia drummer, composer, and educator Justin Faulkner. They’re life lines, ideas on which to act, interact and intercede, to work toward, play…

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