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Jeremy Pelt hits up Orrin Evans’ “What’s Happening Wednesdays” at South

Jeremy Pelt
Jeremy Pelt | photo by Gulnara Khamatova

For their new restaurant and jazz club South, the Bynum Brothers have smartly turned over the booking of a couple of weeknights to two well-known Philadelphians with wide-ranging contacts. Thursdays belong to bassist Gerald Veasley, whose Unscripted series features big names from the smooth and contemporary jazz worlds. Hump days are the province of pianist Orrin Evans, whose “What’s Happening Wednesdays” are typically diverse, each week of the month dedicated to a different theme from veterans to vocalists to newcomers.

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