Supporting the Greater Philadelphia Jazz & Blues Community with Love

Jazz Bridge assists Jazz and Blues musicians living in the Greater Philadelphia Metro area who face financial, health, housing and similar crises.

A registered 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, Jazz Bridge also supports musicians by providing paid performance opportunities through our live neighborhood concerts and special event presentations. A community favorite for over 12 years, our concerts celebrate the Philadelphia Jazz & Blues tradition and build cultural awareness throughout the region.

Harmonizing Art and Life!

Here is a concert with pianist Eric Mintel at our Willingboro Neighborhood Concerts on Jan 23, 2015. Please give a listen.

In the Spotlight

Pianist Eric Mintel

Eric Mintel performs in a straight-ahead style often incorporating classical themes into his music. Born in Pennsylvania in 1967, Mintel was a musical child, and by his early teens he had already begun playing jazz. Influenced by such legends as Dave BrubeckBill Evans, and Duke Ellington, Mintel formed his own group in 1993 and has since performed in a wide array of settings, including concerts at the Kennedy Center and the White House as well as being a featured guest on Marian McPartland‘s Piano Jazz on NPR.

Get to Know Jazz Bridge

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Concerts

Hosted by local jazz musicians and aficionados, our concerts include a unique opportunity for audiences to interact with performers. Find an upcoming performance here.

Photo By: Janet Parrish

Services

Jazz Bridge has confidentially helped more than 300 local jazz and blues musicians and singers with varied needs. Learn how we can help you by clicking here.

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Volunteer

There are always individual and group volunteer opportunities with Jazz Bridge. Click here to learn more and make a difference in the life of a musician!

Photo courtesy of Tess & Frank Gerould.