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PROJECT Trio & Jacob Winterstein

Sunday, November 1

World Cafe Live: 3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

Beatboxing flute meets spoken word poetry in this high-energy collaboration. PROJECT Trio writes original music as well as arrangements that blend classical, hip-hop, jazz, bluegrass and rock. LiveConnections has paired them with Philadelphia poet Jacob Winterstein to explore the connections between words and music. The concert defies musical labels, fusing original music, storytelling and just plain fun.

The Wall Street Journal has hailed the Trio for their “wide appeal, subversive humor and first-rate playing,” and The New York Times has called beatboxing flutist Greg Pattillo “the best in the world at what he does.”

LiveConnections curates and presents six concerts annually, showcasing collaborative music designed for adventurous music-lovers. Join us for a delicious brunch and some of the most engaging new music around!



$18 general admission

$13 students with ID

(prices include service charges)


PROJECT Trio’s’ version of “The Finale” from Rossini’s William Tell Overture

About the Artists

Combining the virtuosity of world-class artists with the energy of rock stars, PROJECT Trio is breaking down traditional ideas of chamber music. The gen re-defying Trio is acclaimed by the press as “packed with musicianship, joy and surprise” and “exciting a new generation of listeners about the joys of classical and jazz music.” The Trio was forged out of a collective desire to draw new and diverse audiences by performing high energy, top quality music. Using social media to broaden their reach beyond the concert stage and classroom, the Trio has its own YouTube channel, which has over 80 million views and 96,000 subscribers, making PROJECT Trio one of the most watched instrumental ensembles on the internet. For more information, visit http://whatisproject.org. [Image: Tom Walsh]


Jacob Winterstein is a performance poet, teaching artist and event producer from Philadelphia. His style ranges from hip-hop-inspired rhyme to cinematic verse and precise, image-rich lyric. Jacob has represented Philadelphia at the National Poetry Slam, Individual World Poetry Slam and Red Bull Word Clash Poetry Competition, and is a winner of the Philadelphia Poet VS MC freestyle competition. He has taught poetry, performance and freestyling since 2006 at schools, universities, community centers and jails. For his work with The Philly Pigeon poetry slam he is a Philadelphia Magazine Best of Philly winner and a Knight Foundation Arts Challenge grantee. You can learn more about his work at http://jacobwinterstein.com. [Image: Conrad Erb Photography for LiveConnections]