When something feels right, you know it. Thaine Smith, a Philadelphia guitarist, composer, and sound engineer, says that though he’s had many other jobs, when he hits the stage, he […]read more
“Apart from my advocacy for women in music, creatively my focus is instrumental approach to vocal improvisation by paying special attention to rhythms, phrasing, and articulation. I try to emulate […]read more
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Through Jazz Road Tours, artists can apply for up to $15,000 to help support touring their work into communities across the country.
Luke Carlos O’Reilly will lead with Arnetta Johnson and many other artists including Michael Spearman, Arturo Stable, Monnette Sudler, and more!
The Living Legacy Jazz Award is important because it recognizes not only the body of work of an artist, but also transmission of skill through mentorship and education. It’s about artists who are more than their musical legacy—they are creating paths for future artists.
The theme of this year’s Summit, AWAKENING, invites presenters and attendees to pause, acknowledge where we are and what we continue to go through—as humans, as communities, and as an industry.
Micah Graves has been busy writing music, recording his debut album “Med Nama" plus two others, and anticipates recording two additional albums in 2022.
South Arts offers offers grants up to $15,000 to allow musicians to play an array of venues in rural communities or places where it is more challenging to let the music speak.
Fox was inspired to create this all-women’s big band after recognizing that most of the jazz greats she was being taught in school were mostly men.
Our 4th Annual Jazz Philadelphia Summit won’t be stopped by a resurgence of the pandemic—because the spirit of music can’t be stopped, even when stages are silent.
Grants are designed to encourage the presence of U.S. performing artists on international stages and in the global arts community
Today, the 70-something-year-old marvels at the path his life took from living in tenement housing doors away from famed comic Bill Cosby to headlining across the globe alongside jazz, R&B, and soul music legends.
Like jazz itself, the Jazz Philadelphia website is a living thing. With your involvement, the site will grow, flourish and serve a creative community that is second to none.
Arts practitioners and artists who have been experiencing housing instability, or are having trouble making rent payments as a result of the coronavirus pandemic do have some support options.