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Julian Hartwell

Pianist/Composer/Producer/Bandleader/Educator based in Philly, PA. The JHP & more.

My Jazz Story

Published on: 2017-04-03

I love jazz because it allows for complete self-expression - really delving into one's core authenticity - but you can't be selfish. You have to learn how to be an individual within the context of a greater, and ideally cooperative, group dynamic. Jazz teaches freedom, democracy, humility, and humanity. And best of all - it never finishes teaching, because the path of mastery is an eternal journey.

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