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NEWS: EVENT

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 ...

ARTICLE: PROFILES

Voices of the People: Philadelphia Jazz Project to Celebrate America’s Cherished Values

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The famed Philadelphia Jazz Project (PJP) has a tradition of organizing and presenting concerts in fresh, imaginative, and creative ways. It is a stimulus program whose mission is to generate interest in and responsiveness to the music and to locally-based musicians. The upcoming series, “Voices of the People," four concerts featuring Philadelphia vocalists, is designed for ...

ARTICLE: OPINION

NEA Dismantling: Let's Do The Time Warp Again

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In a response to the recent local and national actions demanding that President Trump rescind his proposal to dismantle the NEA/NEH/IMLS, I feel like I'm in a sorta twisted, time-warp.

Twenty years ago, in the midst of the 1990s, the very same debate to decimate the NEA by a Republican- empowered Congress took place. ...

NEWS: EDUCATION

Philadelphia Jazz Project - Remember How It Started?

Philadelphia Jazz Project - Remember How It Started?

Greetings folks, As a musician, someone introduced you to the music... to your instrument. Remember that moment? Remember that person? Remember how you felt? Now, suppose that it never happened! That's the kind of environment that increasing numbers of young people face living in within our communities. Schools are not really making that connection between musician and child ...