DC Jazz Loft

Out-Tober

October – November 2014

October 26, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
*October Revolution: A Night of New Music @ Union Arts | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
October 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of jazz’s October Revolution, a monthlong festival of free and explorative music organized by trumpeter Bill Dixon in New York City. The goal was to provide a platform for[...]
*Sun Ra Arkestra, feat. Bernie Worrell ('Along Came Ra' fest) @ Lincoln Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
No one, no thing, no idea in jazz was more extravagant and paranormal and perfectly suited for Halloween than Sun Ra. This weekend, the Along Came Ra festival celebrates the jazz pianist, composer, bandleader and[...]
November 1, 2014 @ 2:00 pm
*Panel Discussion: Sun Ra Artists Talk ('Along Came Ra' fest) @ Pop-up Ra Gallery | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
As part of this weekend’s “Along Came Ra” festival marking the 100th centennial of Sun Ra’s terrestrial landing, a panel of artist-experts will weigh in on the legacy of jazz’s ambassador to the cosmos. This[...]
November 2, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
*Burnt Sugar Arkestra & OOO ('Along Came Ra' fest) @ Liv Nightclub | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
In the closing jamboree of this weekend’s “Along Came Ra” festival celebrating the 100th birthday of Sun Ra, the Burnt Sugar Arkestra will bring its ecstatic meld of Afro-futurism, absurdist groove and spontaneous togetherness to[...]
 
 

THE YEAR-ROUND D.C. JAZZ LOFT SERIES CONTINUES
EVERY SECOND SUNDAY OF THE MONTH AT UNION ARTS


THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO CAME AND SUPPORTED US OVER THE COURSE OF
THREE JAM-PACKED, ENERGIZING EVENINGS AT THE 2014 DC JAZZ FESTIVAL!

Special gratitude goes out to our charitable supporters:

King of swing/Queen of the scene: Lynne & Joe Horning
Lead soloist: Hipnotic Records
Duke’s disciples: Patricia Templin-Castleman • CM2 Limited
Circle of friends: Barbara Taylor • Josh Kohn


Highlights from the 2013 D.C. Jazz Loft Series