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 after party scheduled at SOUTH Jazz Kitchen following the conference.
The one-day conference will represent a gathering place for musicians, industry professionals, and educators to learn, network, exchange ideas, and celebrate two living legends of Philadelphia Jazz: saxophonists Bootsie Barnes
and Larry McKenna
The day's events will include a meet the experts / round-table session (noon to 2:00pm), a networking event (2:00pm to 4:00pm) as well as a performance & awards ceremony (4:30pm to 6:30pm).
This first event of its kind in Philadelphia, our hope is to bring the entire jazz community together in one place to help expand professional networks, learn from experts & develop professional skill sets, foster business collaborations, all with the continued goal of building a more cohesive jazz community that's beneficial to all.
Who Should Attend
Musicians, students, concert & festival presenters, journalists & media, radio programmers, record label reps, publicists, managers, and agents. Essentially, anyone with a professional connection to jazz.
Please join us for this one day event by RSVPing here
Conference & Performance
Thursday, September 13, 2018
11:00am to 6:30pm
- 11:00am. Doors open to all attendees;
- 12 noon to 2pm. Round table/Meet the experts session in the Chapel of Four Chaplains;
- 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Jazz industry networking and exhibition in the TPAC lobby;
- 4:30pm to 6:30pm. Performance and awards ceremony at Rite of Swing Jazz Café.
Conference & Concert Location
Temple Performing Arts Center
1837 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19122 Map
Jazz Cafe exhibitors include: WRTI, Philadelphia Jazz Project, Jazz Lives Philadelphia, All About Jazz & Jazz Near You, Jazz Bridge, Ars Nova Workshop, University of the Arts, Jazz Philadelphia, Lifeline Music Coalition, Talking Jazz with Eric Mintel, Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz and Performing Arts, Ticketleap, Ampersand Productions, South Jersey Jazz Society, Rittenhouse Soundworks, and Dreambox Media. Limited tables remain. If you have an interest in promoting your organization or business, please contact Michael Ricci
. Tables are free.
Rite of Swing Jazz Café Free Concert The More I See You
, 2018) album release show featuring Bootsie Barnes and Larry McKenna, saxophones; Lucas Brown
, organ, and Byron Landham
4:30am to 6:30pm
SOUTH Jazz Kitchen
7:00pm to 9:00pm
After Party Location
SOUTH Jazz Kitchen
600 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19130 Map
About Jazz Industry Day
Jazz Industry Day is a one day forum for presenters, artists, educators, media, and organizations. Our goal is to create a more connected and thriving jazz community through an annual event held in Philadelphia.