Sponsored Partnerships

 Jazz in Hawthorne Park

It’s time to bring those lawn chairs, beach blankets and picnic baskets out of storage! JazzBridge will again be partnering with Hawthorne Empowerment Coalition (HEC), sponsor of “Friends of Hawthorne Park,” for a series of free summer concerts at 12th and Catharine Streets in Philadelphia on June 19th, July 17th, and August 21st.  Each concert will feature one of our region’s finest jazz groups in concert from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. 

denis diblasioDenis DiBlasio, acclaimed baritone saxophonist/flutist/educator who spent five years as Maynard Ferguson’s Musical Director, appears with legendary saxophonist Larry McKenna on June 19th (rain date June 26th).



Trumpeter Duane Eubanks, Grammy Award-winning trumpeter, bandleader and recording artist, will perform with his Quartet on July 17th (rain date July 24th).duane eubanks




diane monroeThe Diane Monroe / Tony Miceli Duo w/ guests Tony Marino (bs) and Leon Jordan (dr) will appear on August 21st (rain date August 28th).




The Hawthorne Empowerment Coalition is a  community organization with the mission of improving the quality of life for all residents—approximately 3,500– of the Hawthorne Neighborhood of South Philadelphia.


At Jazz Bridge, we are firm believers that when communities join hands and help one another, folks come out. If you or your organization wish to partner with Jazz Bridge, please don’t hesitate to give us a call at 215-517-8337 or email info@jazzbridge.org. It’s a win-win all around!