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First Annual Jazz Industry Day Conference scheduled for September 13 in Philadelphia

First Annual Jazz Industry Day Conference scheduled for September 13 in Philadelphia

A coalition of Philadelphia jazz organizations including representatives from WRTI 90.1 FM, Temple Performing Arts Center, Philadelphia Jazz Project, Jazz Lives Philadelphia, SOUTH Jazz Kitchen and All About Jazz & Jazz Near You are hosting the first annual Jazz Industry Day at Temple Performing Arts Center on Thursday, September 13th from 11:00am to 6:30pm with an ...

Philadelphia Jazz: A Brief History

Read "Philadelphia Jazz: A Brief History" reviewed by Jack McCarthy

This article was first published at the Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia website.

Jazz began to emerge as a distinct musical style around the turn of the twentieth century, a merging of two vernacular African American musical styles--ragtime and blues--with elements of popular music. New Orleans, the “cradle of jazz," was the most important city in ...

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United Jazz Festival Livens Up Philadelphia Scene

United Jazz Festival Livens Up Philadelphia Scene

By Victor L. Schermer The First Annual Philadelphia United Jazz Festival and Celebration was held on Septermber 21-22, 2013 at the Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz. Under the capable leadership of Warren Oree and Graziella Damelio of Lifeline Music Coalition, a lineup of small groups, vocalists, larger ensembles, and yes, poets and a fashion extravaganza, showed off their wares in two full ...

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Celebratory "Round Midnight" Film Event Acclaimed By Philadelphia City Council

Celebratory "Round Midnight" Film Event Acclaimed By Philadelphia City Council

On Sunday, March 24, as part of the Dexter Gordon worldwide 90th birthday celebration, “Dexter @ 90,” the International House presented an uncut screening of the iconic jazz film “Round Midnight” with an in-person appearance by Dexter Gordon’s widow, Maxine, an active jazz scholar and director of the Dexter Gordon Foundation. Maxine introduced the film and, ...