Entertainment, Jazz and Social life in North Philadelphia presented by Cullen Knight

Entertainment, Jazz and Social life in North Philadelphia presented by Cullen Knight

Jazz Master, Composer, Playwright, and Producer Cullen Knight is “The Quintessential 21st Century Renaissance Man.” Mr. Knight's trumpet virtuosity and his extensive experience and accomplishments in a variety of undertakings—speak for themselves throughout the World Wide Web!

Cullen Knight, a native Philadelphian, was born and raised on “The Golden Strip” (Columbia Avenue), a jazz Mecca in the 1940s, 50s, and early 1960s. “The Strip” (for short) was an apex in the Jazz World during this period.

The Jazz Master composed the music and produced his first recording sessions at the age of twenty. The band was the Cullen Knight Quartet featuring: Cullen Knight , trumpet - Sam Dockery, piano - Skip Johnson, bass, and Sherman Ferguson, drums (click here and check out the 1st recording session). His 1978 “LOOKING UP” Album on Tree Top Records is a Jazz Classic and a Collector’s Item. Mr. Knight’s 2017 Book and Jazz Audio Book “ONCE YOU FALL IN LOVE / The LOVE of LIFE” the story behind his Musical “LIFE, DEAL WITH IT, LIVE!” is available at (amazon.com) along with other Books and Audiobooks. Note: The Jazz Audiobook is a landmark First-of-Its-Kind.

Mr. Knight has a notable library of original works, including his celebrated Philadelphia Jazz documentary “THE GOLDEN STRIP.” Previews of several of Mr. Knight’s compositions, videos, and dramatic works are available on his website (www.cullenknightmusic.com).

This program will be presented via Zoom Webinar. On the day of the program, use this link to join:  https://temple.zoom.us/j/97090562053 

All programs are free and open to all, and registration is encouraged. 

Contact Leslie Willis-Lowry at leslie.willis@temple.edu with questions.

Thursday, October 28, 2021
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Registration is required. There are 99 seats available.