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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 ...

Lili Añel: Another Place, Another Time

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Lili Añel, one of Philadelphia's premier singer-songwriters, plays and sings with a lifetime's worth of emotion through the six songs on her 2017 EP Another Place, Another Time. Coming twenty years after her recorded debut, and her first release since 2013, Another Place plays on many of Añel's own heartstrings but also resonates with the listener's. ...

Lili Anel: I Can See Bliss From Here

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With I Can See Bliss From Here, singer-songwriter Lili Añel presents a set of personal songs that deeply touch the listener's ear, mind and soul, and bring to mind the confessional yet universal genius of such songwriters as Tracy Chapman, Phoebe Snow and Roberta Flack--they really are that well-written. “These are the songs I want to ...

Raising Vision and Voice

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Decades ago, Archie Shepp and Sun Ra were among the first musicians to expand their vision for the human voice beyond the traditional verse-chorus-verse song structure. Today, through digital sampling and other technology, musicians incorporate and manipulate the human voice in ways that even these two iconoclasts might not recognize. At the same time, the profound ...

ARTICLE: TELL ME MORE

Lili Añel: Finding Bliss by Climbing the Wall

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In defining the concept of good music, it goes without saying that it is subjective to the listener's taste both in styles and personal preferences.

When the weekend arrives, it is common to see people heading out to catch a live music show in New York, jny: Philadelphia, and other cities across America that ...

Ode to Jef Lee Johnson: The Promise of Lovolution

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“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.

NEWS: EVENT

Lili Anel Releases "Every Second in Between" NY CD Release Show

Lili Anel Releases "Every Second in Between" NY CD Release Show

LILI ANEL CUBAN INFLUENCED SINGER-GUITARIST FROM SPANISH HARLEM READIES EVERY SECOND IN BETWEEN ‘PART SOUL SISTER, PART JAZZ CHANTEUSE, AND PURE DYNAMITE’ CONFIRMS SPECIAL PERFORMANCES IN BOTH HOME TOWNS TO CELEBRATE 5TH RELEASE IN HERALDED CAREER Nov. 10 in New York City Listen to new tracks from Every Second In Between PHILADELPHIA - LILI ANEL has been described as “Part soul sister, ...


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