Revisiting Fife & Drum with the Philadelphia Jazz Project


Aug 17, 2019
11:00 AM until 02:00 PM


Join the Philadelphia Jazz Project for a contemporary interpretation on a fife and drum performance featuring an ensemble of 5 flautists, a tuba player and 3 percussionists. This concert will explore the historic military roots of this music, while also observing the African and Afro Caribbean elements that continued to develop into the 20th century.

Presenting music by historic Philly music pioneer Francis Johnson, an interpretation of Yankee Doodle Dandy, and other compositions, all with a focus on entertainment/engagement and where possible, dance-ability.

Performances are 11am-12pm and 1-2pm on the museum’s plaza.


$21, adults; $13, kids


View map Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. 3rd St.
Philadelphia, PA

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FREE with admission

Approximate Cost Range Per Person:

$11-$19 per person,$20 & up per person


All Ages/Families

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