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Jazz Bridge First Thursday Concert Series In Cheltenham Presents Chico Huff

Jazz Bridge First Thursday Concert Series In Cheltenham Presents Chico Huff

The Jazz Bridge First Wednesdays Neighborhood Concerts Series at the Cheltenham Center for the Arts, Ashbourne Road in Cheltenham—presents bassist Chico Huff on Wednesday, February 4. Showtime is 7:30 p.m., tickets are $10/$5 for students, and are only available at the door. For info: 215-517-8337 or visit jazzbridge.org/events/neighborhood-concerts. Originally a guitarist, Arlie “Chico” Huff has been playing ...

ARTICLE: TAKE FIVE WITH...

Take Five With Suzanne Cloud

Read "Take Five With Suzanne Cloud" reviewed by Suzanne Cloud

Meet Suzanne Cloud:
Jazz singer-songwriter, educator, writer, and executive director of Jazz Bridge, a nonprofit that helps professional jazz and blues musicians in crisis.

Instrument(s):
vocals, piano

Teachers and/or influences?
My influences were wide and varied from the Broadway singer Mary Martin to jazz icon Sarah Vaughan to songwriter ...

Jazz Appreciation Month 2014 in Philadelphia: A Recap

Read "Jazz Appreciation Month 2014 in Philadelphia: A Recap" reviewed by Jason Fifield

This April was a month of truly spectacular music on all fronts in jny: Philadelphia. I know I missed a whole lot (see Philadelphia Jazz Project and Ars Nova Workshop) but here's my take.

I kicked off the month with my trio Mischa Machez at our monthly First Friday Happy Hour at the Dog ...

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Victory Jazz Quartet: Origin

Read "Origin" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Most of the jazz fusion groups of the 1970s threw more instruments into the mix than flugelhornist Al Moretti does on Origin. His Victory Jazz Quartet finds Moretti with his horn, fronting a simple rhythm section--keyboard, bass and drums.

Fusion evolved from trumpeter Miles Davis' In a Silent Way (Columbia Records, 1969), sparkling music ...

Dreambox Media: The Philadelphia Jazz Label

Read "Dreambox Media: The Philadelphia Jazz Label" reviewed by Mike Oppenheim

Any fan of the great American music that is jazz is surely aware that the art form's history depended on the convergence of geography, individual talents, and inspiration. Cities such as jny: New Orleans, jny: Kansas City, jny: Chicago, and New York are synonymous with particular styles of jazz. One often overlooked city is jny: Philadelphia, ...

Ode to Jef Lee Johnson: The Promise of Lovolution

Read "Ode to Jef Lee Johnson:  The Promise of Lovolution" reviewed by Charles Blass

“When the music's happening, life is happening.... Why must we only join hands after the storm?... How true are you? Nothing else even matters." --Jef Lee Johnson

Jef Lee Johnson, prolific, virtuosic, humble, was in some ways not made for this world. “I'm over the world," he sang. He was certainly made for music though.

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Jazz Bridge Presents Jef Lee Johnson In Collingswood On Thurs. May 3rd!

Jazz Bridge Presents Jef Lee Johnson In Collingswood On Thurs. May 3rd!

Appearing at the Collingswood Community Center, 30 E. Collings Ave, in Collingswood NJ, on May 3rd for the last Jazz Bridge concert of the season will be guitarist Jef Lee Johnson, bassist Chico Huff, and drummer Charles Pateirno. One Show: 7:30-9 p.m. Admission: $10/$5 for students. No advance sales. Free Buffet! For info, call 856-858-8914. Jazz Bridge, a 501C3 ...

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Dirk Quinn Band @ Cheltenham Center for the Arts on December 7th

Dirk Quinn Band @ Cheltenham Center for the Arts on December 7th

Appearing at the Cheltenham Center for the Arts, 439 Ashbourne Rd, Cheltenham, PA on December 7th will be the jazz funk Dirk Quinn Band featuring guitarist Dirk Quinn, keyboardist Mike Borowski, bassist Stephen Kurtz, and drummer Steve Zegray. One show: 7:30 to 9PM. Tickets: $10/$5 for students. No advance sales. Free Refreshments! Free Parking! For info: ...

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Jazz Bridge Presents Phyllis Chapell and Siora at the Cheltenham Art Center on April 6th

Jazz Bridge Presents Phyllis Chapell and Siora at the Cheltenham Art Center on April 6th

Appearing at the Cheltenham Art Center, 439 Ashbourne Rd, Cheltenham, PA on April 6, 2011 will be singer Phyllis Chapell with her trio featuring pianist Dave Posmontier, bassist Chico Huff, and drummer Paul Jost. Phyllis Chapell performs a unique mix of originals, folk, jazz and international music, including songs in up to 12 languages from the U.S., ...