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The Inquirer

Ted Nash to headline free Jazz Lives Philadelphia concert

March 29, 2017

The Metropolitan Opera House of Philadelphia - the hulking white building on the corner of north Broad and Poplar Streets - has a storied past that began in 1908, with the big box built by theater impresario Oscar Hammerstein I serving variously as the home to...

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Jazz Lives Philadelphia @ The Met

November 28th, 2016

The dilapidated Metropolitan Opera house has been dark for decades, used only by a church group that fortunately stabilized the 108-year old building but lacked the funds to fully renovate the place. On Saturday, however, it was filled with music for the first time since the 1980s...

The Temple News

Student group wants to bring jazz back to forefront

November 10, 2015

A group of Temple students believes jazz should continue to nurture its roots in Philadelphia. “We really want people to know that jazz lives,” said Sarah Leonard, a junior finance major and saxophonist. This is why Leonard and Josh Lee, a senior jazz performance major with a saxophone concentration, formed Jazz Lives Philadelphia...

The Key

Historical Metropolitan Opera House rebirth is under way...

November 17th, 2016

The historical Metropolitan Opera House is opening its doors on November 26th after over 20 years of being closed to the public to house Jazz Lives Philadelphia‘s latest show “Jazz at the Met.” According to a report on Naked Philly, the building is being renovated, with plans for an office space and a 3,500 cap theater...