Jazz musicians talk about the "other Sound of Philadelphia"—jazz. Bassist and co-founder of Lifeline Music Coalition Warren Oree, pianists Orrin Evans and Luke O'Rielly and vocalists Samantha Rise and Sherry Butler discuss Philadelphia's place current jazz scene and the importance of the city to the art form.
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