Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events

Events List Navigation

March 2017
$10

“The “For Women”Vocal BootCamp

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Philadelphia Clef Club, 736 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA United States
+ Google Map
Sherry-Bulter

Established and moderated by Veteran Master Vocalist, Sherry Wilson Butler this workshop is designed FOR YOUR VOCAL ADVANCEMENT! This is the launch of the 3rd ongoing series of the VOCAL BOOT CAMPS FOR WOMEN! YOU asked for it, so we're back with Original "Just for Her-Vocal Boot Camp." This Women's History Month session will offer specialized Vocal short cuts & techniques to advance your vocal talent and ability.  You will gain updated industry trends and information.  Meet one on one…

Find out more »
April 2017
Free

Film Series: Mo’ Better Blues

April 5 @ 6:00 pm
Philadelphia Clef Club, 736 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA United States
+ Google Map

Mo' Better Blues is a 1990 musical drama film starring Denzel Washington, Wesley Snipes, and Spike Lee, who also directed. It follows a period in the life of fictional jazz trumpeter Bleek Gilliam (played by Washington) as a series of bad decisions result in his jeopardizing both his relationships and his playing career. The film focuses on themes of friendship, loyalty, honesty, cause-and-effect, and ultimately salvation. It features the music of the Branford Marsalis quartet and Terence Blanchard on trumpet.

Find out more »
Free

Film Series: THE JAZZ LOFT

April 12 @ 6:00 pm

In the 1950s, dozens of jazz musicians jam night after night in a dilapidated New York loft building, not realizing they are all being captured in sound and pictures by acclaimed LIFE Magazine photographer W. Eugene Smith, who lives in the loft space next door. Thelonious Monk stops by to rehearse; drummer Ronnie Free gets hooked on hard drugs; Smith begins to tape-record his own phone calls; the '50s give way to the '60s. In a layering of interviews, vignettes…

Find out more »
Free

Film Series: The Case of the Three Sided Dream

April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Adam Kahan expertly portrays the life of superb musician, Rahsaan Roland Kirk in his documentary The Case of the Three Sided Dream. Kirk was blinded in his early childhood yet was keenly aware of racism and other injustices of American society that surrounded him. He constantly spoke out on such injustices in him many interviews, which caused viewers to see him negatively and formed impediments to his “commercial” viability. As a young man, he discovered the ability to play multiple…

Find out more »
$7.00

Film Series: Thunder Soul

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Philadelphia Clef Club, 736 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA United States
+ Google Map

Directed by Mark Landesman, Thunder Soul tells the inspired true story of Kashmere (Texas) High School’s band leader Conrad “Prof” Johnson. Johnson directed the coed musical aggregation of black students in Houston, Texas with “tough love,” respect, and a code of conduct that taught the students about pride, honor, and the power of a deep groove. He took a ragtag jazz band of students and transformed them into one of the most award-winning stage bands in the country. The film…

Find out more »
$20

“Ella Sings Ella” – Tribute to The First Lady of Song

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Philadelphia Clef Club, 736 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA United States
+ Google Map

Ella Gaht – vocals, Aaron Graves-piano, Lee Smith-bass, Harry “Butch” Reed-drums

Find out more »
Free

Film Series: Arrows into Infinity

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Philadelphia Clef Club, 736 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA United States
+ Google Map

The documentary, Arrows into Infinity looks closely into the life of Charles Lloyd, American jazz musician, pioneering in the tenor saxophone and flue. The film is Co-directed and produced by Lloyd’s wife Dorothy Darr and portrays the intimacy that is the result of their relationship and her deep knowledge and understanding of this legendary musician. The documentary chronicles, Lloyd’s upbringing in Memphis, Tennessee to his retreat from the limelight in the early ‘70s and 80s and to his return in…

Find out more »
May 2017
Free

Film Series: Jazz Giants of the 20th Century

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Philadelphia Clef Club, 736 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA United States
+ Google Map

As the name suggests, the film portrays these great jazz musicians in 17 rare, vintage performances, many of which have not been available since they were seen on television in the ‘60s and ‘70s. The film includes jazz pioneers such as Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, and Louis Armstrong; mid-century artists like Lionel Hampton, Dizzy Gillespie, and Coleman Hawkins; and more progressive musicians such as Chick Corea, Grover Washington, Jr., and Herbie Hancock. The also features performances like Duke Ellington’s Creole…

Find out more »
+ Export Events