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Brawny-Toned tenorman Dave Wilson releases "One Night At Chris’' (in Philadelphia) with Kirk Reese, Tony Marino and Dan Monaghan

Brawny-Toned tenorman Dave Wilson releases "One Night At Chris’' (in Philadelphia) with Kirk Reese, Tony Marino and Dan Monaghan

From the One Night At Chris' liner notes by Bill Milkowski As brawny-toned tenor man Dave Wilson said, in reflecting back on this inspired set, “It was a good night!” That’s an understatement. One Night at Chris’ bristles with a kind of visceral energy and sheer burn that lit up the crowd at the famed Chris’ Jazz ...

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Philadelphia's Mayor Nutter Launches Jazz Appreciation Month With City's Award To Benny Golson

Philadelphia's Mayor Nutter Launches Jazz Appreciation Month With City's Award To Benny Golson

In jny: Philadelphia, and across the country, April is celebrated as Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM). To honor jazz as an original American art form, JAM was created in 2002 by John Edward Hasse, curator of the Smithsonian Institute National Museum of American History. jny: Philadelphia has been one of the cities celebrating JAM for several years ...

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Vocalist Mary Ellen Desmond Brings Comfort And Joy To Philadelphia And The World

Vocalist Mary Ellen Desmond Brings Comfort And Joy To Philadelphia And The World

Mary Ellen Desmond, revered jny: Philadelphia vocalist, has brought her “Comfort and Joy” holiday benefit concert to the Church of St. Luke and the Ephiphany for several years now. This year, she has also released a newly minted CD by the same name with the same stellar backup group: Larry McKenna, tenor saxophone; Tom Lawton, piano; ...