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Jazz Bridge Opens "Kwame Hall Fund" For Saxophonist With Brain Tumor

Jazz Bridge Opens "Kwame Hall Fund" For Saxophonist With Brain Tumor

Starting today, Jazz Bridge opens the tax-deductible “Kwame Hall Fund" for Kwame Hall, an alto saxophonist and composer born and raised in jny: Philadelphia who was recently diagnosed with a brain tumor. Tomorrow is a big day for Hall. He'll undergo a 12-hour surgical intervention at the Hospital of University of Pennsylvania for a condition only ...

Reissue Of "With A Little Help From My Friends" Before The Election

Reissue Of  "With A Little Help From My Friends" Before The Election

It all started with an interview request by podcaster Jacob Haller asking Suzanne Cloud if he could talk to her about the tune “Below the Beltway” for his show “Tell Me About Your Song." It had been some time since she had heard it—she first recorded this song about money in politics in 1995—but after hearing ...

Jazz Bridge Presents Julian Pressley at the Collingswood Community Center on November 3rd

Appearing at the Collingswood Community Center, 30 E. Collings Ave, in Collingswood, NJ, on November 3rd, 2011 will be alto saxophonist Julian Pressley with his band, featuring organist Dan Kostalnick and drummer Craig McIver. One Show: 7:30-9 p.m. Admission: $10/$5 for students. No advance sales. Free Refreshments! For info: 856-858-8914 Alto saxophonist Julian Pressley has performed ...

Jazz Bridge Presents Larry McKenna at the Unitarian Universalist Church on October 19th

Jazz Bridge Presents Larry McKenna at the Unitarian Universalist Church on October 19th

Opening our new season of Jazz Bridge Neighborhood Concerts at Jazz in Media! will be saxophonist Larry McKenna at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 145 W. Rose Tree Road in Media, PA, on October 19th, 2011. With him will be vibraphonist Tony Miceli, bassist Kevin McConnell and drummer Dan Monahan. One Show: 7:30-9 p.m. $10/$5 students. No ...

Jazz Bridge Presents Orrin Evans at the Society Hill Playhouse on October 20th

Jazz Bridge Presents Orrin Evans at  the Society Hill Playhouse on October 20th

Opening a new Jazz Bridge Neighborhood Concerts series called Jazz at the Playhouse, pianist Orrin Evans will be appearing at the Society Hill Playhouse, 507 S. 8th Street in Philadelphia on October 20th, 2011 and with him will be bassist Alex Claffy, drummer Justin Faulkner, and saxophonist Chelsea Baratz. One Show: 7:30-9 p.m. Admission: $10/$5 for ...

Jazz Bridge Celebrates Jelly Roll Morton on September 24th at Trinity Episcopal Church (Ambler, PA)

Jazz Bridge Celebrates Jelly Roll Morton on September 24th at Trinity Episcopal Church (Ambler, PA)

On Saturday, Sept. 24th, saxophonist Larry McKenna will be celebrating the life and legacy of one of the progenitors of jazz—Jelly Roll Morton—with a dynamite traditional jazz band that will include trumpeter Al Harrison, trombonist Clarence Watson, pianist Tom Lawton, bassist Ed Wise and drummer Jimmy Coleman. This unique concert, which will raise money for two ...

Jazz Bridge Presents Charlie Rice in Collingswood on October 6th

Kicking off the 8th season of the Jazz Bridge Neighborhood Concerts Series on Thursday October 6th at the Collingswood Community Center, 30 W. Collings Ave. Collingswood, NJ will be legendary (and 91 years old!) drummer Charlie Rice and his band featuring pianist Don Wilson, bassist Ed Wise, saxophonist Bob Howell and trombonist Clifford Adams. Rice has ...

Jazz Bridge Presents the Dukes of Destiny in Cheltenham on October 5th!

Opening up the third season of the Jazz Bridge Neighborhood Concerts Series at the Cheltenham Center for the Arts, 439 Ashbourne Road, Cheltenham, PA will be the Dukes of Destiny. Led by vocalist John Colgan-Davis, this seven-piece group has gained a large and loyal following over 25 years among Philadelphia listeners who know and love the ...

Jazz Bridge Presents Barbara Montgomery in a New Series on October 5th (Kennett Square, PA)

Jazz Bridge Presents Barbara Montgomery in a New Series on October 5th (Kennett Square, PA)

Opening the first season of a Jazz Bridge Neighborhood Concerts series on Wednesday, October 5th at the Kennett Flash, 102 Sycamore Alley, Kennett Square, PA will be singer Barbara Montgomery with pianist Aaron Graves, bassist Lee Smith, and drummer Craig McIver. Barbara has been singing in the Philly area for many years, but her voice has ...

Jazz Bridge Celebrates Philly Joe Jones' Birthday at Chris' Jazz Cafe

Jazz Bridge Celebrates Philly Joe Jones' Birthday at Chris' Jazz Cafe

Jazz Bridge will celebrate the life of the late Philadelphia drummer Philly Joe Jones with an all-star concert on his birthday, Friday July 15 from 8-12 pm at Chris' Jazz Cafe, 1421 Sansom Street, Phila, PA. The celebration begins at 8 p.m with the Sticks & Tones Percussion Ensemble, featuring Randy Sutin, Harold Smith, Doc Gibbs, ...


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