Matt Silver

Homer Jackson

Homer Jackson, director of the Philadelphia Jazz Project, is very interested in Walt Whitman these days. And he’d like you to join him in celebrating Whitman’s 200th birthday by taking a long summer’s walk with him. And maybe singing a little if you’re up to it.

Courtesy of Patricia Haddad

Vocalist and pianist Patricia Haddad has been a pillar of the Brazilian bossa nova scene in Philadelphia for over 30 years, along with her husband, Orlando Haddad. Their Grammy-nominated duo, MINAS, has released a half-dozen albums and played everywhere from the Kennedy Center to WRTI’s Performance Studio.