This October, the Philly-area jazz scene offers plenty of chances to recapture the magic of some of our late, great artists.
Want to listen in on or participate in something a little more intimate than the usual jazz show? Here’s a look at Philly’s favorite jam sessions.
The season may be turning soon, but Philly’s jazz scene has no intention of cooling down, with shows from the Kimmel Center to a deli in the Northeast.
Bruce Klauber remembers Albert "Ted" Gerike, a local jazz pianist with encyclopedic bebop knowledge. Gerike passed away last week.
Jazz festivals and top-quality small venue shows will abound this August and into September, while the Kimmel and the Annenberg announce blockbuster line-ups for 2016-17.
Plenty of seasoned jazz stars are visiting the Philly area this July, plus homegrown legends.
In June, can’t-miss jazz artists — from vocalists and drummers to pianists, guitarists, and trumpeters — are popping up at large and intimate venues all over town.
Bruce Klauber recalls the life of Julius LaRosa. More than the guy who was fired on air by Arthur Godfrey, more than a second-string Sinatra, "he was a good singer and a good man."
This spring, Philly looks back on 100 years of jazz heritage while new venues for jazz pop up all over the city.
April is Jazz Appreciation Month, and the Philly area offers a wide range of performances and series local jazz fans won’t want to miss.