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30 Mar 2018

Philly Cultural Beat: Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month with concerts and film series

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March 30, 2018 Category: Entertainment Posted by:

ABOVE PHOTO:  2018 Benny Golson Jazz Awardee Jamaladeen Tacuma

 

By Steven Bryant

The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz & Performing Arts will celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with the 2018 edition of its acclaimed jazz film series as well as concerts featuring the music of noted Philadelphia musicians.

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The Philadelphia Clef Club kicks off the month-long celebration with a morning performance by the Clef Club Faculty Ensemble titled “Roots of Music,” which will take place on Wednesday, April 4 at 10:30 AM Trinity Memorial Church in Center City.

On Thursday, April 19, The Clef Club will present a free concert by the Clef Club Lab Band, which is composed of veteran Philadelphia jazz musicians.  On Saturday, April 21, The Clef Club will present  an exciting concert by Philadelphia’s “Queen of Latin Jazz,” Grammy-nominated pianist Suzzette Ortiz.

The Philadelphia Clef Club 2018 Jazz Film Series will feature a group of critically acclaimed and award-winning documentaries every Wednesday in April. The films to be shown are  “Standing In the Shadows of Motown” on April 4,  “Keep On Keepin’ On, ” April 11,“I Called Him Morgan” on April 18, and “The Blue Note Story” on April 26. All films except for the “Blue Note Story” on April 26 will be shown in the evening.

The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz commences Jazz Appreciation Month on Wednesday, April 4, with a performance of “The Roots of Music” by the Clef Club Faculty Ensemble. The concert will take place at Trinity Memorial Church on 2212 Spruce Street in Philadelphia. Admission is free for all Jazz Appreciation Month programs except where noted. For information, call The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz at (215) 893-9912.

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