It’s been a great summer for jazz in Philadelphia. There were weekly outdoor jazz festivals and concerts, real music performed by skilled musicians. This summer highlighted Philadelphias a town with a deep jazz heritage, strong jazz appreciation, and a host of current expert practitioners.
As part of a summer of non stop live jazz, the Coltrane House presented the Abdur Rashid Group July 27. This free outdoor concert was given in front of the House with Coltrane fans, friends, neighbors, and passersby enjoying performance by five master musicians.