Curator Michelle Lordi is known for supporting fellow musicians and curating  musical events in the Philadelphia area, including a seasonal jazz series at the Abington Art Center (2014-2016), Barnstock; a concert series/workshop  to bring jazz and rock musicians together to make music (2015-2016 ), and a weekly jazz session at Vintage Bar & Grill ( Abington, PA) which has become one of Philadelphia's most treasured jam sessions for music students and seasoned professionals alike (2014-present). She is co-founder and director for Bandwagon Excursions, a bus tour company that focuses on connecting  local music lovers to jazz and other cultural events in NYC, especially those featuring Philadelphia artists.