Sittin' In

Ernest Stuart

Ernest Stuart has performed with an impressive list of artist including The Roots, Orrin Evans, Billy Paul, Aretha Franklin, Terell Stafford, Seal and John Legend.  Ernest and his band join J. Michael Harrison in the WRTI Performance Studio on Tuesday, August 13th at 2 pm, prior to performing at the Kimmel Center's free monthly series, Sittin' In, the following evening.

The Sittin’ In series at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts has been introducing audiences to cutting-edge artists for 7 years. Anthony Tidd, the curator of the series, joined host J. Michael Harrison in the WRTI Performance Studio on January 29th for a session with some of the biggest names Sittin’ In has presented in advance of the Live Birthday Bash Jam on Feb. 6th at the Kimmel Center.

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Born in England to Jamaican parents, vocalist and songwriter Julie Dexter is no stranger to the stage on both sides of the pond. Classically trained with an upbringing spiked with jazz and major island influences, Julie’s compositions stand out like none other. 

Wow! Listen to this jazzed-up rendition of "Fly, Eagles, Fly" and you'll be soaring all day long with your Birds!


Celebrating 20 Years of "The Bridge" on WRTI

Apr 12, 2017

This year, J. Michael Harrison is celebrating 20 years of his show, The Bridge, on WRTI. As part of the celebration, there will be a very special installment of the Kimmel Center’s Sittin’ In, a live series of free concerts/jam sessions.