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Watch and Listen: The Sittin’ In Crew Celebrates 7 Years at the Kimmel from WRTI's Studio

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Sittin' In free monthly shows at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, curated by bassist and producer Anthony Tidd

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.

Check it out here on the WRTI Facebook page!

Take a look at this band:

Philly legend and Grammy nominee Orrin Evans – Piano

Soulful powerhouse Lady Alma – Vocals

2018 Pew Fellow Ursula Rucker – Spoken word

In-demand rising star Khary Shaheed – Drums

Composer, producer, educator Anthony Tidd - Bass

Sittin’ In has always been known to present all genres of music in a relaxed setting, and with this band, the live performance should be full of surprises.  

This performance is a preview of the Sittin’ In Live Birthday Bash Jam at the Kimmel Center on February 6th, starting at 8 PM. The above musicians will be joined by Sarah Vaugh Vocal Competition winner Laurin Talese, master trombonist Ernest Stuart, and many others.

Maureen began her radio career at WRTI in 1999 while studying broadcasting at Temple University. Determined to make it in the entertainment industry, she took advantage of all the creative opportunities presented to her at WRTI - she hosted the overnight jazz broadcasts through her entire college career, she was an arts and culture reporter, and she soaked up the jazz biz from her many WRTI mentors.