Art After 5 http://wrti.org en A Jam-Packed Jazz Celebration in Center City http://wrti.org/post/jam-packed-jazz-celebration-center-city <p></p><p>The third annual<strong> <a href="http://ccjazzfest.com/" target="_blank">Center City Jazz Festival </a></strong>is coming up on <strong>Saturday, April 19th</strong>&nbsp; There are 16 bands performing in a six-hour period, in four venues in downtown Philadelphia. WRTI’s Susan Lewis has more.</p><p>The festival warms up on <a href="http://www.philamuseum.org/artafter5" target="_blank"><strong>Friday, April 11th at Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. </strong></a></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 01:45:47 +0000 Susan Lewis 7169 at http://wrti.org A Jam-Packed Jazz Celebration in Center City Warm Up for the Center City Jazz Festival at Art After 5! http://wrti.org/post/warm-center-city-jazz-festival-art-after-5 <p>Join WRTI’s Jeff Duperon this<strong> Friday, April 11th at 6 pm </strong>as he broadcasts live from<strong> Art After 5</strong> at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. On the radio, you'll hear the great jazz you expect from WRTI, along with insight and commentary about the third annual <a href="http://wrti.org/post/jam-packed-jazz-celebration-center-city" target="_blank"><strong>Center City Jazz Festival,</strong></a> which is coming up on April 19th. Trombonist <strong>Ernest Stuart</strong>, founder of the Festival, will speak with Jeff about all the details.<br /> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:13:12 +0000 Maureen Malloy 7182 at http://wrti.org Warm Up for the Center City Jazz Festival at Art After 5! Jeff Duperon at Art After 5: March 14 at 6 PM http://wrti.org/post/jeff-duperon-art-after-5-march-14-6-pm <p>Join Jeff Duperon on Friday, March 14th as he broadcasts his show live from the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The museum's <a href="http://www.philamuseum.org/artafter5"><strong><em>Art After 5 </em>series is featuring bassist, vocalist and composer Mimi Jones along with her band.</strong></a></p><p>Jeff’s program will feature the great music you tune in for each week, as well as featured music from Mimi’s album, <em>A New Day</em>.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 17:18:20 +0000 Maureen Malloy 7070 at http://wrti.org Jeff Duperon at Art After 5: March 14 at 6 PM Live From Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art: February 21 at 6 PM http://wrti.org/post/live-art-after-5-philadelphia-museum-art-february-21-6-pm <p>Kick off your weekend with WRTI’s Jeff Duperon on Friday, February 21, at 6 pm, as he broadcasts his show from the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s <a href="http://www.philamuseum.org/artafter5" target="_blank"><strong><em>Art After 5 </em>program</strong></a>.&nbsp; This time around, Puerto Rican-born, Latin Grammy Award-winning tenor sax man David Sanchez will be performing. We expect another fantastic evening of music in the warm and welcoming setting of the museum’s Great Stair Hall.</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 22:03:14 +0000 Maureen Malloy 6996 at http://wrti.org Live From Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art: February 21 at 6 PM Live from Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art: January 17 at 6 PM http://wrti.org/post/live-art-after-5-philadelphia-museum-art-january-17-6-pm <p>Join WRTI’s Jeff Duperon as he broadcasts live from <a href="http://www.philamuseum.org/artafter5/" target="_blank"><strong><em>Art After 5 </em>at the Philadelphia Museum of Art,</strong></a> tonight starting at 6 pm. The featured performers at the museum are the East Gipsy Band, respected jazz and gypsy musicians from the Hungarian music scene. Integrating traditional Roma music with improvisation and jazz, their music features well-known French, German, Italian, Hungarian, and Roma tunes. Jazz saxophonist and keyboardist Tim Ries performs on their debut album, released in May 2011. Fri, 17 Jan 2014 19:36:48 +0000 Maureen Malloy 6914 at http://wrti.org Live from Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art: January 17 at 6 PM Spreading Holiday Cheer From Art After 5 http://wrti.org/post/spreading-holiday-cheer-art-after-5 <p>Join Jeff Duperon on Friday, December 20th as he broadcasts live from a special holiday-themed <a href="http://www.philamuseum.org/artafter5/" target="_blank"><strong><em>Art After 5 </em>at the Philadelphia Museum of Art</strong></a>. Matt Wilson’s Christmas Tree-O will make everyone jolly as they perform seasonal jazz from their album that has quickly become a holiday classic.</p><p>http://youtu.be/Q7tz0MPz2QE</p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 19:18:12 +0000 Maureen Malloy 6765 at http://wrti.org Spreading Holiday Cheer From Art After 5 Music FINALLY Heard: Jimmy Amadie's Jazz Concert at the PMA http://wrti.org/post/music-finally-heard-jimmy-amadies-jazz-concert-pma <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After injuring his hands, Philadelphia jazz pianist <strong>Jimmy </strong></span><strong>Amadie</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> stopped playing for decades. But a CD released this year documents his return to the concert stage, playing live at <a href="http://www.philamuseum.org/artafter5/" target="_blank"><strong>Art After 5 </strong></a>at t</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">he Philadelphia Museum of Art. <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00EFQA992?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creativeASIN=B00EFQA992&amp;linkCode=xm2&amp;tag=hot11-20" target="_blank"><strong>Check out the CD here!</strong></a></span></p><p>http://youtu.be/CwElFmqHXYs</p><p>http://youtu.be/ngALVgbcR4Q</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 01:57:12 +0000 Susan Lewis 6715 at http://wrti.org Music FINALLY Heard: Jimmy Amadie's Jazz Concert at the PMA Jeff Duperon with Orrin Evans at Art After 5, November 15 at 6 PM http://wrti.org/post/jeff-duperon-orrin-evans-art-after-5-november-15-6-pm <p>Join WRTI's&nbsp;Jeff Duperon &nbsp;as he hosts his program live from the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The museum’s <a href="http://www.philamuseum.org/artafter5/" target="_blank"><strong><em>Art After 5 </em></strong></a>music performance&nbsp;series is featuring pianist and bandleader Orrin Evans on Friday night starting at 5:45 pm. A true example of Philadelphia jazz at its finest, Evans has managed to bring his music all over the world, and is a mainstay on New York stages as well as the stages here in his hometown.</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 18:58:18 +0000 Maureen Malloy 6674 at http://wrti.org Jeff Duperon with Orrin Evans at Art After 5, November 15 at 6 PM Live from Art After 5! http://wrti.org/post/live-art-after-5 <p>Join Jeff Duperon on Friday, October 18th at 6 pm as he hosts his show live from the Philadelphia Museum of Art.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.philamuseum.org/artafter5/"><strong>The museum&rsquo;s <em>Art After 5 </em>series is featuring vocalist, and true jazz advocate, Rhenda Fearrington.&nbsp;</strong></a> If you haven&rsquo;t been to one of Rhenda&rsquo;s performances, I&rsquo;m sure you&rsquo;ve met her at a Philadelphia jazz event. Her commitment to this music has taken her to (sometimes) numerous venues in one night to support her brothers and sisters in music.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 16:09:06 +0000 Maureen Malloy 6559 at http://wrti.org Live from Art After 5! Music (and Art) at the Museum: Art After 5 on Friday Nights http://wrti.org/post/music-and-art-museum-art-after-5-friday-nights <p></p><p></p><p>Philadelphia&rsquo;s largest fine art museum - over the past decade - has also become one of the city&rsquo;s premiere performing arts presenters. As WRTI&rsquo;s Jim Cotter reports, it&rsquo;s attracting widely diverse audiences.</p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 18:34:46 +0000 Jim Cotter 6549 at http://wrti.org Music (and Art) at the Museum: Art After 5 on Friday Nights