Photography by L. David Hinton
This year's festival was incredible! We hope to see you again next year on Saturday, July 15, 2023! or follow the festival at LancAveJazzFest!
Previous Headliners: Orrin Evans Quartet, plus Glenn Bryan & Friends, Hailey Brinnel, MJS Trio (West Philadelphia High School Trio), Nazir Ebo’s Youth Ensemble, Alan Nelson, Dylan Band, and Kendrah Butler-Waters.
Recognizing our Community Members!
Every Jazz Festival season we take a moment to recognizes the leaders, visionaries, advocates, and compassionate people in our community. Previous years:
- Stephen Briggs from Wells Fargo presented the Visionary Award to Pearl Anderson at Lancaster Avenue business La Pearl Beauty Emporium.
- Kathy Desmond, president of PEC presented the Leading By Example Award to Laura Lombardo for Penn Medicine/Presbyterian.
- Bob Smith from Comcast presented the You Make a Difference Award to Richard M. Gordon IV, Principal of Paul Robeson High School. PEC Board Chair Damien Ghee from TD Bank will present the Above and Beyond award to our #1 Advocate, Senator Vincent Hughes, which was accepted by Tiffany Wilson, Chief of Staff.