The timing is right to formally bring together the leaders, innovators and stakeholders in jazz with the goal of developing infrastructure and improving the jazz economy. —Michael Ricci, All About Jazz
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, a networking event as well as a performance & awards ceremony.
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
The free performance will be held at the Jazz Café from 4:30-6:30pm and is open to the public.
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Temple Performing Arts Center
1837 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19122
After Party Location
SOUTH Jazz Kitchen
600 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19130
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.
This story appears courtesy of All About Jazz Publicity.
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