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Jammin' for Jazz Bridge @ Chris' Jazz Cafe in Philadelphia on Friday, April 27th!

Jammin' for Jazz Bridge @ Chris' Jazz Cafe in Philadelphia on Friday, April 27th!

Jazz Bridge, a non-profit helping local professional jazz and blues musicians from the Greater Philadelphia Metro area in crisis, will present its 7th annual fundraiser Jammin' for Jazz Bridge at Chris' Jazz Cafe, 1421 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19102, on Friday April 27th starting at 8:00 p.m. Saxophonist Jerry Weldon will be kicking off the festivities from ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Ben Britton's Unconventional Riot: Children At Play

Read "Children At Play" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

The name of saxophonist Ben Britton's new outfit, Unconventional Riot, might suggest some hard-edged, in-your-face, Mostly Other People Do The Killing type of jazz. The title of the band's debut “mini album," Children At Play, is more indicative of a looser, lighter and less serious approach. The reality is somewhere in the middle--a tight, swinging trio ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

The Britton Brothers Band: Uncertain Living

Read "Uncertain Living" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Hip-hop, bebop and Monk--not a music business legal partnership, but a brief summation of some of the musical influences at work on Uncertain Living, the excellent debut album from the Britton Brothers Band. The brothers--tenor saxophonist Ben Britton and trumpeter John, have put together a tight and talented collection of players with the added bonus of ...