Neighborhoods

Ridge Avenue stroll through Philly’s jazz history

Ridge Avenue was once an entertainment district where jazz giants such as Pearl Bailey, Billie Holiday, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington and Charlie Parker roamed. Join this walking tour to explore Philly's jazz history and this safe space for African American entertainers.

Where: Blue Note at 15th and Ridge 19130

When: May 6, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

How much: Free (donations appreciated)


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