"Jazz Lives Philadelphia is a vital new organization programming concerts that reposition the spotlight on jazz in Philadelphia. It serves to showcase the legacy of this definitively American art form in an historically jazz-rich city by presenting it with integrity to a broader audience and aggressively introducing it to young people. Philadelphia, the birthplace of Benny Golson and Lee Morgan, will benefit greatly from the work of these young and dedicated patriots."
- Wynton Marsalis

Our Mission

Jazz Lives Philadelphia is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to celebrate jazz music through performance, education and community outreach. At Jazz Lives Philadelphia, we work diligently to bring musicians and communities together through swing through our educational initiatives and public performances...

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