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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)