LifeLine Music Coalition, Inc. (LMC) is a 501 c(3) non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting jazz and the arts in Philadelphia.
Since 2003, LMC has presented 15 jazz festivals and hundreds of concerts and workshops throughout the Delaware Valley and abroad, including at the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival, and coming soon – China! For 8 years, LMC was the music producer for the West Oak Lane Jazz and Arts Festival, which took place literally in the neighborhood of Ogontz Avenue. The 3-day festival consisted of non-stop music on four outdoor stages which ran simultaneously. In keeping with LMC’s mission to promote Philadelphia’s homegrown talent, 80% of the artists hired for the festival were from the Philly area. LMC also included The O’Jays, Teena Marie, Chaka Khan, Ashford and Simpson, Parliament Funkadelic, Benny Golson, Esperanza Spalding, Sun Ra Arkestra, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Dave Sanborne, George Duke, Kevin Eubanks and many others. Everyone was a headliner!
Following the West Oak Lane Jazz and Arts Festival, LMC produced the Philadelphia United Jazz Festival (currently in its fourth year) outdoors on South Street in Philadelphia. www.philaunitedjazzfestival.com
For the past ten years, with the support of the William King Foundation, LMC has produced its signature series Jazz Up, Down and Around , which showcases the many directions jazz can take. LMC has also been presenting “Friday Night Jazz” at the Woodmere Art Museum in Chestnut Hill for the past five years as has produced outdoor jazz concerts in several center city parks for the Center City District. “ON TIME…ON STAGE …ON BUDGET”
For the past nine years, LMC has been presenting “Friday Night Jazz” at the Woodmere Art Museum in Chestnut Hill. Friday Night Jazz at Woodmere
LMC is often called to produce special music programs which range from a Chinese New Year’s celebration to pop-up jazz concerts in the park.
ON TIME…ON STAGE …ON BUDGET”
Graziella DiNuzzo – 609-680-7670
Warren Oree – 215-421-3688