jazz

Bootsie Barnes
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Shara Dae Howard
April 26, 2020 - 7:37 pm
Philadelphia jazz icon “Bootsie” Barnes has died from the coronavirus. He was 82. Read more here.
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Stage at a jazz festival
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Mark Abrams
April 10, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philly jazz great Gerald Veasley will be the host this weekend of a virtual jazz fest that you can only see on Facebook. Read more here.
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Ellis Marsalis during the 2019 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in New Orleans
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AP News
April 02, 2020 - 10:48 am
Ellis Marsalis Jr., the jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans musical clan, died late Wednesday after battling pneumonia brought on by the new coronavirus, leaving six sons and a deep legacy. He was 85. Read more here.
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Whiskey Walk
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Holli Stephens
February 28, 2020 - 4:00 am
It’s a leap year — so don’t miss out on these Philly-centric events that only come once every four years. Get the details on The KYW To-Do List, your guide for all things to do in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs this weekend.
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The Jazz Mavericks from the Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School in West Chester kicked things off at the first-ever National Jazz Festival at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Center City.
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Mike Dougherty
February 15, 2020 - 12:19 pm
Students from 11 states packed up their instruments and headed to the Pennsylvania Convention Center for the first-ever National Jazz Festival , and the first group to perform was from West Chester, Pennsylvania. Read more here.
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Dancers during CultureFest at Penn Museum.
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Holli Stephens
February 14, 2020 - 4:00 am
Love is in the air this weekend. Spend it with someone you care about and plan it out using The KYW To-Do List, your guide for all things to do in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs this weekend.
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Hanukkah lights at Boathouse Row
City of Philadelphia
Rachel Kurland
December 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
Christmas has come and gone, but the holiday season is far from over. Use The KYW To-Do List — your guide for all things to do this weekend in Philly — to help plan your outings with the family.
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This Nov. 8, 2019 photo shows Leslie Odom Jr. posing for a portrait in New York his first album of all-original material, the 13-track “Mr.”
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AP News
December 03, 2019 - 12:32 pm
He’s sung Broadway tunes and he’s done jazz standards. He’s sung Christmas classics and a commercial jingle for Nationwide. Leslie Odom Jr. might be known primarily for singing other people’s music but that’s no longer the case.
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Utah Jazz's Rudy Gobert, right, goes up to shoot against Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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AP News
December 03, 2019 - 7:10 am
James Ennis III hit a 3 and dropped for three pushups, celebratory calisthenics in an early run in which the 76ers flexed their offensive muscle. "I wanted to get a little workout in," Ennis said. Ennis passed the fitness test and Tobias Harris scored 26 points to keep Philadelphia perfect at home...
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Center City District 2018 Ice Rink Opening
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Holli Stephens
November 08, 2019 - 4:45 am
You have about three weeks left until Thanksgiving — aka, Black Friday, which ends the season of laid-back excursions and marks the beginning of tedious holiday shopping. Get a jumpstart with The KYW To-Do List, your weekend guide for things to do in Philly and the suburbs.
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