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(Al Jarreau, seated at left, advises young jazz vocalists.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Area Music Students Get a Lesson In Jazz From Grammy Winner Al Jarreau

Jarreau conducted the master class — his first ever — as part of the Mann Center for the Performing Arts’ three-day “Artist N Residency” program.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/18/2015

Ryan Roemer, instrumentalist teacher at the Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush, warms up his students in preparation for a master jazz class at the Kimmel Center.  Photo by Dafni Dimopoulos, provided)

Philadelphia Music Students Prepare For Verizon Hall Performance With Master Jazz Class

In preparation for their Verizon Hall debut next week, high schoolers from the Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush Jazz Ensemble participated in a master class led by Kimmel Center musicians.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/13/2015

(Dean Schneider plays piano in the dining room of the Merion Inn, in Cape May.  File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Cape May’s Jazz Fest

If you crave jazz and fall weekends at the Jersey shore, it all comes together on the weekend of November 7th.

10/23/2014

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Top Jazz Clubs In Philadelphia

Lucky for us, the jazz scene here is vibrant, and you can find great live music any day of the week.

09/16/2014

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Top Jazz Spots In Philadelphia

Philadelphia used to be a jazz haven, and although many past haunts are gone, there are still plenty of places to enjoy live music.

07/15/2013

(Alan Segal, at the KYW Newsradio studios.  Credit: Ed Fischer)

Positively Philadelphia: Alan Segal and His Jazz Sanctuary

Sometimes great things can come out of near tragedies.

02/17/2013

Ernest Stuart is the organizer of the new Center City Jazz Festival this month. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Center City To Host Festival For Jazz Appreciation Month

Trombonist Ernest Stuart says he wanted to bring a little something new to Philadelphia so he decided to organize the Center City Jazz Festival.

04/01/2012

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Top Jazz Spots In Philadelphia

The jazz scene in Philadelphia ebbs and flows with the times, much like an improvisational Pat Martino guitar solo. Whatever your taste in jazz, this town has got you covered.

02/02/2012

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Jazz Pianist George Shearing Dead at 91

Death has claimed one of the giants of the jazz music field.

02/15/2011

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