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The call to rescue Chris’ Jazz Café has sounded, and some of the biggest names in jazz have responded.


You can help WRTI 90.1 support Temple University jazz students by providing the costs to compensate the student performers and to record, produce, broadcast, and share their music played at Rite of Swing Jazz Café in the 2019–2020 school year.

It's a coincidence that Philadelphia Orchestra performances of Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story In Concert are scheduled for this week, while the world is watching millions of people suffering in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.