DC Jazz Calendar

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Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm
Led by bassist Dylan Stoddard, the Wifi Trio ranges from straight-ahead jazz to lingering, driving grooves. The band provides a prominent layer of background entertainment at Tryst every Wednesday. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard[...]
Joseph Brotherton and Friends 7:30 pm
Joseph Brotherton and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Aug 1 @ 7:30 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton fuses hip-hop, funk, fusion, and straight-ahead. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest[...]
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Aug 1 @ 8:00 pm
Aaron Myers and Herb Scott host a jam session at Mr. Henry’s on Capitol Hill every Wednesday, welcoming performers of all ages and ability levels to join the bandstand. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard[...]
5th Avenue 8:00 pm
5th Avenue @ Twins Jazz
Aug 1 @ 8:00 pm
Straight-ahead jazz classicists 5th Avenue perform. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland[...]
Leron Young 8:00 pm
Leron Young @ Blues Alley
Aug 1 @ 8:00 pm
Smooth jazz guitarist Leron Young performs. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest U Street Corridor[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Aug 1 @ 9:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
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Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Aug 2 @ 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz is a quintet with a sound but not a specialty. Its eclectic repertoire encompasses Gipsy jazz, Latin jazz and Italian folk songs. The band includes the Ecuadoran guitarist Paco Galarza, the Ukranian[...]
* Marshall Keys Trio 7:30 pm
* Marshall Keys Trio @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Aug 2 @ 7:30 pm
Marshall Keys’ saxophone can sing the blues or swing to the rhythms of bebop with a laid-back sense of cool. He holds a weekly residency at JoJo’s with Federico Pena and Mark Prince. Agenda Agenda[...]
* Feedel Band 8:00 pm
* Feedel Band @ Bossa Bistro and Lounge
Aug 2 @ 8:00 pm
Feedel Band may be the leading Ethio-jazz group in a town with one of the world’s most vibrant Ethiopian expat populations. It grooves at mid-tempo, toggling between sultry and entrancing; the seven-piece band of ruggedly[...]
* Freddy Cole Quintet 8:00 pm
* Freddy Cole Quintet @ Blues Alley
Aug 2 @ 8:00 pm
The singer and pianist Freddy Cole shows plenty of similarities to his brother – the world-famous singer and pianist Nat King Cole – but his croonerism is laden with a bluesier, more roughshod texture. While[...]
Julian Berkowitz 8:00 pm
Julian Berkowitz @ Twins Jazz
Aug 2 @ 8:00 pm
Latin jazz and funk influenced drummer Julian Berkowitz performs. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle[...]
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill
Aug 2 @ 8:00 pm
Drummer Karl Anthony hosts an open jam session at this Vienna, Va. restaurant. $10 Cover, no minimum. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle[...]
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* Young Lions Let Loose 6:00 pm
* Young Lions Let Loose @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm
The young saxophonist Elijah Jamal Balbed, now a fixture of the scene, has a hard-driving and sparely metallic sound. It’s like Dexter Gordon’s and Sonny Rollins’, to the old-school buff, but he casts their lessons[...]
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:59 pm
Pianist Michael Price performs straight-ahead. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest U Street Corridor Upper[...]
* Freddy Cole Quintet 8:00 pm
* Freddy Cole Quintet @ Blues Alley
Aug 3 @ 8:00 pm
The singer and pianist Freddy Cole shows plenty of similarities to his brother – the world-famous singer and pianist Nat King Cole – but his croonerism is laden with a bluesier, more roughshod texture. While[...]
* Roy Ayers 8:00 pm
* Roy Ayers @ Lincoln Theatre
Aug 3 @ 8:00 pm
Beloved by acid-jazz fans, hip-hop heads and disco lovers alike, vocalist and vibraphonist Roy Ayers is partial to the title “King of Neo-Soul Music.” Early in his career, Ayers’ work as an experimental jazz musician[...]
Dial 251 8:00 pm
Dial 251 @ Mr. Henry's
Aug 3 @ 8:00 pm
Dial 251 is a funk- and pop-infused sextet, featuring Bryan McEntire on tenor saxophone, Charles Whalen on trumpet, Mark Johnson on guitar, Russ Rodgers on bass and Greg Reaves on drums. Two separate sets at[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Aug 3 @ 9:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
Walt Weiskopf Quartet 9:00 pm
Walt Weiskopf Quartet @ Twins Jazz
Aug 3 @ 9:00 pm
Veteran swing and pop jazz saxophonist Walt Weiskopf leads a quartet. Two separate sets at 9 and 11 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Aug 3 @ 10:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays every Friday and Saturday at the hip 18th St. Lounge. He likes to mix in some funk as well during the lounge gig, and he’s liable[...]
Maddy’s Late Night Jam Session 10:00 pm
Maddy’s Late Night Jam Session @ Maddy’s Bar and Grill
Aug 3 @ 10:00 pm
Maddy’s Bar and Grill in DuPont hosts two last night jam sessions each week, welcoming musicians from across DC’s quadrants and traditions. Friday night is a straight jazz jam while Saturday will freewheel more with[...]
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
Aug 3 @ 11:00 pm
Drummer and DJ Joe Falero leads the Latin All Stars and DC Cuban All Stars. Here he performs with his own band, culled from members of his ensembles, where they lay down swinging Latin grooves[...]
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Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Aug 4 @ 4:00 pm – 7:59 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
George Oakley Two-Tett 7:00 pm
George Oakley Two-Tett @ The Banana Leaf
Aug 4 @ 7:00 pm
George Oakley invests all the reeds he plays – saxophone, clarinet and flute – with a whispering coolness. In this weekly gig at the Sri Lankan restaurant the Banana Leaf, he performs in a duo[...]
* Akua Allrich 8:00 pm
* Akua Allrich @ Mr. Henry's
Aug 4 @ 8:00 pm
Nina Simone and Miriam Makeba are two strong influences that bubble up in Akua Allrich’s scorching, muscular music: An effervescent singer, she wields a sort of earthbound optimism. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream[...]
* Freddy Cole Quintet 8:00 pm
* Freddy Cole Quintet @ Blues Alley
Aug 4 @ 8:00 pm
The singer and pianist Freddy Cole shows plenty of similarities to his brother – the world-famous singer and pianist Nat King Cole – but his croonerism is laden with a bluesier, more roughshod texture. While[...]
Juan De Marcos and the Afro Cuban All Stars 8:00 pm
Juan De Marcos and the Afro Cuba... @ The Hamilton
Aug 4 @ 8:00 pm
Juan De Marcos leads the Afro-Cuban All-stars, one of the most exemplary groups bringing Afro-Cuban music from Havana’s nightclubs out into the world. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol[...]
Walt Weiskopf Quartet 9:00 pm
Walt Weiskopf Quartet @ Twins Jazz
Aug 4 @ 9:00 pm
Veteran swing and pop jazz saxophonist Walt Weiskopf leads a quartet. Two separate sets at 9 and 11 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont[...]
James Benson Quartet 9:30 pm
James Benson Quartet @ Columbia Station
Aug 4 @ 9:30 pm
Guitarist James Benson leads a quartet mixing mid-century jazz, bossa nova and funk, often with the help of a guest vocalist. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Aug 4 @ 10:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays every Friday and Saturday at the hip 18th St. Lounge. He likes to mix in some funk as well during the lounge gig, and he’s liable[...]
Maddy’s Late Night Jam Session 10:00 pm
Maddy’s Late Night Jam Session @ Maddy’s Bar and Grill
Aug 4 @ 10:00 pm
Maddy’s Bar and Grill in DuPont hosts two last night jam sessions each week, welcoming musicians from across DC’s quadrants and traditions. Friday night is a straight jazz jam while Saturday will freewheel more with[...]
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Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Aug 5 @ 4:00 pm – 7:59 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Aug 5 @ 6:30 pm
The DC Jazz Jam convenes veteran musicians as well as young players in seek of mentorship; it makes Brixton, a chic U St. bar, into an intimate and convivial and music-focused place. Organizer Will Stephens,[...]
Victor Dvoskin Duo 7:00 pm
Victor Dvoskin Duo @ Tabard Inn
Aug 5 @ 7:00 pm
The bassist Victor Dvoskin, one of the top bassists in the Soviet Union, leads a straight-ahead jazz duo every Sunday evening at the Tabard Inn restaurant. No cover, one-drink minimum. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week[...]
* Freddy Cole Quintet 8:00 pm
* Freddy Cole Quintet @ Blues Alley
Aug 5 @ 8:00 pm
The singer and pianist Freddy Cole shows plenty of similarities to his brother – the world-famous singer and pianist Nat King Cole – but his croonerism is laden with a bluesier, more roughshod texture. While[...]
Max Light 8:00 pm
Max Light @ Twins Jazz
Aug 5 @ 8:00 pm
The young guitarist Max Light leads a straight-ahead group. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle[...]
Nelson Dougherty 8:00 pm
Nelson Dougherty @ Twins Jazz
Aug 5 @ 8:00 pm
Guitarist Nelson Dougherty blends jazz, rock, and funk. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Aug 5 @ 8:30 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
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* Mixtape Monday’s and Jam Session 8:00 pm
* Mixtape Monday’s and Jam Session @ Homestead Food
Aug 6 @ 8:00 pm
Every week at Petworth’s Homestead Food, Elijah Jama Balbed, that wisened, grizzled yet young tenor lion of the D.C. jazz scene, seeks to mix up and mix together more members of the D.C. music scene.[...]
Dani Cortaza Quartet 8:00 pm
Dani Cortaza Quartet @ Blues Alley
Aug 6 @ 8:00 pm
Argentine-born guitarist, now DC-native, Dani Cortaza celebrates the release of his new CD with help from colleagues like Michael Bowie and Mark Prince. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month[...]
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* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Aug 7 @ 7:30 pm
Tedd Baker is a gripping D.C. saxophonist—burly tone wrapped around a taut rhythmic approach. When not playing with the Airmen of Note, he often leads his own projects, and he’s in residence at JoJo’s every[...]
Tune In Tuesdays 7:30 pm
Tune In Tuesdays
Aug 7 @ 7:30 pm
A rotating cast of DC jazz musicians, from elders like Fred Foss to current mainstays like Joe Brotherton and young pups like bassist Steve Arnold, perform in small, two-to-three person combos every night at Maddy’s Bar and Grille.[...]
* Bill Heid 8:00 pm
* Bill Heid @ Tryst
Aug 7 @ 8:00 pm
Bill Heid is a stalwart of the ivory keys, a dexterous player who is able to punch out powerful piano harmonies and well as settle into cool organ grooves that supplant cocktail stereotypes. A serious[...]
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Or... @ Columbia Station
Aug 7 @ 8:00 pm
Every wee, Shannon Gunn leads the post-bop Firebird Organ trio, featuring a rotating cast of organists/keyboardists and drummers. The group plays two sets. Recently, their first sets have been dedicated to re-imagining monumental albums in[...]
Kenny Wesley 8:00 pm
Kenny Wesley @ Blues Alley
Aug 7 @ 8:00 pm
The soulful R&B vocalist Kenny Wesley performs with the authoritative smoothness of an 80s Stevie Wonder. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street[...]
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Levi Stephens 7:00 pm
Levi Stephens @ Sotto
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm
Guitarist and vocalist Levi Stephens performs a blend of Soul, Rock, R&B and the like. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street[...]
Trey Sorrells 7:00 pm
Trey Sorrells @ Marvin DC
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm
Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest U Street Corridor Upper Northwest Virginia Tags 21+ All[...]
Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm
Led by bassist Dylan Stoddard, the Wifi Trio ranges from straight-ahead jazz to lingering, driving grooves. The band provides a prominent layer of background entertainment at Tryst every Wednesday. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard[...]
Joseph Brotherton and Friends 7:30 pm
Joseph Brotherton and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Aug 8 @ 7:30 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton fuses hip-hop, funk, fusion, and straight-ahead. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest[...]
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Aug 8 @ 8:00 pm
Aaron Myers and Herb Scott host a jam session at Mr. Henry’s on Capitol Hill every Wednesday, welcoming performers of all ages and ability levels to join the bandstand. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard[...]
* Victor Provost 8:00 pm
* Victor Provost @ Blues Alley
Aug 8 @ 8:00 pm
Victor Provost isn’t just the only jazz steel pan player in D.C. – he’s one of the region’s best improvisers, on any instrument. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month[...]
James Collins 8:00 pm
James Collins @ Twins Jazz
Aug 8 @ 8:00 pm
Pianist James Collins leads a straight-ahead trio. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest U Street[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Aug 8 @ 9:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
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Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz is a quintet with a sound but not a specialty. Its eclectic repertoire encompasses Gipsy jazz, Latin jazz and Italian folk songs. The band includes the Ecuadoran guitarist Paco Galarza, the Ukranian[...]
* Marshall Keys Trio 7:30 pm
* Marshall Keys Trio @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Aug 9 @ 7:30 pm
Marshall Keys’ saxophone can sing the blues or swing to the rhythms of bebop with a laid-back sense of cool. He holds a weekly residency at JoJo’s with Federico Pena and Mark Prince. Agenda Agenda[...]
* The Jolley Brothers 8:00 pm
* The Jolley Brothers @ Sotto
Aug 9 @ 8:00 pm
The Jolley Brothers, Noble on keyboard and Nate on drums, draw gospel, soul and the modal bop of the 1960s into their protean, contemporary jazz sound, stamped with a slick and modish energy. They perform[...]
* Twins Jazz Orchestra 8:00 pm
* Twins Jazz Orchestra @ Twins Jazz
Aug 9 @ 8:00 pm
The Twins Jazz Orchestra is made up of some of the finest jazz musicians that the District of Columbia has to offer. Under director of Thad Wilson, one the area’s most deft and lyrical trumpeters,[...]
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill
Aug 9 @ 8:00 pm
Drummer Karl Anthony hosts an open jam session at this Vienna, Va. restaurant. $10 Cover, no minimum. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle[...]
Marcus Johnson 8:00 pm
Marcus Johnson @ Blues Alley
Aug 9 @ 8:00 pm
The pianist Marcus Johnson makes highly danceable smooth jazz, with strong inflections of funk. He frequently indulges in pop covers, and is arguably the city’s best-known smooth jazz musician. Two separate sets at 8 and[...]
Michael Brandon Trio 8:00 pm
Michael Brandon Trio @ Columbia Station
Aug 9 @ 8:00 pm
Tenor saxophonist Michael Brandon performs straight-ahead in a trio. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest[...]
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Andrea Brachfeld 5:00 pm
Andrea Brachfeld @ National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Aug 10 @ 5:00 pm
Jazz flautist Andrea Brachfeld performs. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest U Street Corridor Upper[...]
Janelle Gilbert-Carter 6:00 pm
Janelle Gilbert-Carter @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Aug 10 @ 6:00 pm
The vocalist Janelle Gilbert-Carter celebrates the release of her new CD “My Foolish Heart”. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast[...]
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Aug 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:59 pm
Pianist Michael Price performs straight-ahead. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest U Street Corridor Upper[...]
Craig Alston Syndicate 8:00 pm
Craig Alston Syndicate @ Sotto
Aug 10 @ 8:00 pm
Craig Alston plays straight-ahead jazz with a tenor sax tone like burnished copper. He hails from Baltimore, and has earned a Jazz Journalists Association Jazz Heroes Award for his work promoting the scene there. Agenda[...]
Kevin Cordt Quartet 8:00 pm
Kevin Cordt Quartet @ Mr. Henry's
Aug 10 @ 8:00 pm
Trumpeter Kevin Cordt used to play at Mr. Henry’s 10 years ago, before the Capitol Hill bar and grill stopped hosting jazz. Now the music is back on, and Cordt’s straight-ahead quartet is back. The[...]
Marcus Johnson 8:00 pm
Marcus Johnson @ Blues Alley
Aug 10 @ 8:00 pm
The pianist Marcus Johnson makes highly danceable smooth jazz, with strong inflections of funk. He frequently indulges in pop covers, and is arguably the city’s best-known smooth jazz musician. Two separate sets at 8 and[...]
Cheyney Thomas 9:00 pm
Cheyney Thomas @ Twins Jazz
Aug 10 @ 9:00 pm
The bassist Cheyney Thomas has been making a name for himself as an accompanist in the area, often performing behind Ron Sutton. Two separate sets at 9 and 11 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Aug 10 @ 9:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Aug 10 @ 10:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays every Friday and Saturday at the hip 18th St. Lounge. He likes to mix in some funk as well during the lounge gig, and he’s liable[...]
Maddy’s Late Night Jam Session 10:00 pm
Maddy’s Late Night Jam Session @ Maddy’s Bar and Grill
Aug 10 @ 10:00 pm
Maddy’s Bar and Grill in DuPont hosts two last night jam sessions each week, welcoming musicians from across DC’s quadrants and traditions. Friday night is a straight jazz jam while Saturday will freewheel more with[...]
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
Aug 10 @ 11:00 pm
Drummer and DJ Joe Falero leads the Latin All Stars and DC Cuban All Stars. Here he performs with his own band, culled from members of his ensembles, where they lay down swinging Latin grooves[...]
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Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Aug 11 @ 4:00 pm – 7:59 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
George Oakley Two-Tett 7:00 pm
George Oakley Two-Tett @ The Banana Leaf
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm
George Oakley invests all the reeds he plays – saxophone, clarinet and flute – with a whispering coolness. In this weekly gig at the Sri Lankan restaurant the Banana Leaf, he performs in a duo[...]
Batida Diferente 8:00 pm
Batida Diferente @ Mr. Henry's
Aug 11 @ 8:00 pm
Batida Diferente are a quartet that blend the tranquil sounds of traditional Brazilian music in reworkings of timeless jazz standards and other covers. The lead vocals, Kim Scudera sings with a bluesy folk-like tone that[...]
Marcus Johnson 8:00 pm
Marcus Johnson @ Blues Alley
Aug 11 @ 8:00 pm
The pianist Marcus Johnson makes highly danceable smooth jazz, with strong inflections of funk. He frequently indulges in pop covers, and is arguably the city’s best-known smooth jazz musician. Two separate sets at 8 and[...]
novo 8:00 pm
novo @ Marvin DC
Aug 11 @ 8:00 pm
Electro-soul quartet novo performs. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest U Street Corridor Upper Northwest[...]
Rose Moraes 8:00 pm
Rose Moraes @ Sotto
Aug 11 @ 8:00 pm
Brazilian vocalist Rose Moraes performs. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest U Street Corridor Upper Northwest[...]
Tracy Hamlin 8:00 pm
Tracy Hamlin @ Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club
Aug 11 @ 8:00 pm
The vocalist Tracy Hamlin performs a mix of jazz and soul with some influences from R&B and house music. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown[...]
Cheyney Thomas 9:00 pm
Cheyney Thomas @ Twins Jazz
Aug 11 @ 9:00 pm
The bassist Cheyney Thomas has been making a name for himself as an accompanist in the area, often performing behind Ron Sutton. Two separate sets at 9 and 11 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Aug 11 @ 10:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays every Friday and Saturday at the hip 18th St. Lounge. He likes to mix in some funk as well during the lounge gig, and he’s liable[...]
Maddy’s Late Night Jam Session 10:00 pm
Maddy’s Late Night Jam Session @ Maddy’s Bar and Grill
Aug 11 @ 10:00 pm
Maddy’s Bar and Grill in DuPont hosts two last night jam sessions each week, welcoming musicians from across DC’s quadrants and traditions. Friday night is a straight jazz jam while Saturday will freewheel more with[...]
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Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Aug 12 @ 4:00 pm – 7:59 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
* New Orleans Airlift: Porch Life 6:00 pm
* New Orleans Airlift: <i>Porch ... @ Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Aug 12 @ 6:00 pm
The New Orleans-based art collective “New Orleans Airlift” partners with several of the District’s most imaginative, including cellist Janel Leppin and bassist Luke Stewart (Disclosure: Stewart is the director of Capitalbop’s live show presenting) to[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Aug 12 @ 6:30 pm
The DC Jazz Jam convenes veteran musicians as well as young players in seek of mentorship; it makes Brixton, a chic U St. bar, into an intimate and convivial and music-focused place. Organizer Will Stephens,[...]
Victor Dvoskin Duo 7:00 pm
Victor Dvoskin Duo @ Tabard Inn
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm
The bassist Victor Dvoskin, one of the top bassists in the Soviet Union, leads a straight-ahead jazz duo every Sunday evening at the Tabard Inn restaurant. No cover, one-drink minimum. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week[...]
Afro Yaqui Music Collective 8:00 pm
Afro Yaqui Music Collective @ Twins Jazz
Aug 12 @ 8:00 pm
The Afro Yaqui Music Collective performs music that bridges the traditions of West African and East Asia. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia[...]
Marcus Johnson 8:00 pm
Marcus Johnson @ Blues Alley
Aug 12 @ 8:00 pm
The pianist Marcus Johnson makes highly danceable smooth jazz, with strong inflections of funk. He frequently indulges in pop covers, and is arguably the city’s best-known smooth jazz musician. Two separate sets at 8 and[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Aug 12 @ 8:30 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
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JELE 7:00 pm
JELE @ Marvin DC
Aug 13 @ 7:00 pm
Joe Herrera, a lyrical trumpeter who leads the beloved Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra, performs in a duo with the drummer Ele Rubenstein. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
* Christie Dashiell 8:00 pm
* Christie Dashiell @ Blues Alley
Aug 13 @ 8:00 pm
A former member of Howard University’s Afro Blue jazz choir and erstwhile star of NBC’s The Sing-Off, Christie Dashiell is one of D.C.’s most beloved young jazz personas. She has a riveting voice, and an understated[...]
* Mixtape Monday’s and Jam Session 8:00 pm
* Mixtape Monday’s and Jam Session @ Homestead Food
Aug 13 @ 8:00 pm
Every week at Petworth’s Homestead Food, Elijah Jama Balbed, that wisened, grizzled yet young tenor lion of the D.C. jazz scene, seeks to mix up and mix together more members of the D.C. music scene.[...]
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* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Aug 14 @ 7:30 pm
Tedd Baker is a gripping D.C. saxophonist—burly tone wrapped around a taut rhythmic approach. When not playing with the Airmen of Note, he often leads his own projects, and he’s in residence at JoJo’s every[...]
Tune In Tuesdays 7:30 pm
Tune In Tuesdays
Aug 14 @ 7:30 pm
A rotating cast of DC jazz musicians, from elders like Fred Foss to current mainstays like Joe Brotherton and young pups like bassist Steve Arnold, perform in small, two-to-three person combos every night at Maddy’s Bar and Grille.[...]
* Bill Heid 8:00 pm
* Bill Heid @ Tryst
Aug 14 @ 8:00 pm
Bill Heid is a stalwart of the ivory keys, a dexterous player who is able to punch out powerful piano harmonies and well as settle into cool organ grooves that supplant cocktail stereotypes. A serious[...]
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Or... @ Columbia Station
Aug 14 @ 8:00 pm
Every wee, Shannon Gunn leads the post-bop Firebird Organ trio, featuring a rotating cast of organists/keyboardists and drummers. The group plays two sets. Recently, their first sets have been dedicated to re-imagining monumental albums in[...]
Tygressa 8:00 pm
Tygressa @ Blues Alley
Aug 14 @ 8:00 pm
The vocalist Tygressa performs a tribute to iconic singer Natalie Cole. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown[...]
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Elijah Cole 7:00 pm
Elijah Cole @ Sotto
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm
At just 18, Elijah Cole already has a distinctive sound on the guitar—bright and clear, not unlike Grant Green’s. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown[...]
Joseph Brotherton and Friends 7:30 pm
Joseph Brotherton and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Aug 15 @ 7:30 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton fuses hip-hop, funk, fusion, and straight-ahead. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest[...]
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Aug 15 @ 8:00 pm
Aaron Myers and Herb Scott host a jam session at Mr. Henry’s on Capitol Hill every Wednesday, welcoming performers of all ages and ability levels to join the bandstand. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard[...]
* Tim Whalen Quintet 8:00 pm
* Tim Whalen Quintet @ Blues Alley
Aug 15 @ 8:00 pm
The pianist, composer and arranger Tim Whalen puts none of those roles above the other: He’s a fierce improviser with debt to the bebop greats; he also writes magnificent, interleaved pieces for mid-size ensemble. That’s[...]
Marty Nau 8:00 pm
Marty Nau @ Twins Jazz
Aug 15 @ 8:00 pm
A fine alto saxophonist, Marty Nau often sounds a good deal like his idol: bebop legend Phil Woods. But he’s also comfortable playing in an even more historic, swing era-oriented style. Two separate sets at[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Aug 15 @ 9:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
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J.Hill 7:00 pm
J.Hill @ Sotto
Aug 16 @ 7:00 pm
Soul/R&B vocalist J.Hill performs. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest U Street Corridor Upper Northwest[...]
Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Aug 16 @ 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz is a quintet with a sound but not a specialty. Its eclectic repertoire encompasses Gipsy jazz, Latin jazz and Italian folk songs. The band includes the Ecuadoran guitarist Paco Galarza, the Ukranian[...]
* Marshall Keys Trio 7:30 pm
* Marshall Keys Trio @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Aug 16 @ 7:30 pm
Marshall Keys’ saxophone can sing the blues or swing to the rhythms of bebop with a laid-back sense of cool. He holds a weekly residency at JoJo’s with Federico Pena and Mark Prince. Agenda Agenda[...]
Annapolis Jazztet 8:00 pm
Annapolis Jazztet @ Twins Jazz
Aug 16 @ 8:00 pm
The Annapolis Jazztet performs original arrangements of standards. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H[...]
Loston Harris 8:00 pm
Loston Harris @ Blues Alley
Aug 16 @ 8:00 pm
The protégé of Ellis Marsalis, swinging pianist and vocalist Loston Harris thumbs through the pages of the Great American Songbook, looking for little-known gems as well as evoking gold-plated classics. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard[...]
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill
Aug 16 @ 8:00 pm
Drummer Karl Anthony hosts an open jam session at this Vienna, Va. restaurant. $10 Cover, no minimum. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle[...]
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3Divas 5:00 pm
3Divas @ National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Aug 17 @ 5:00 pm
The swing piano trio 3Divas performs. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest U Street Corridor[...]
* Tim Green 6:00 pm
* Tim Green @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm
Both chittering and ruminative, the alto saxophonist Tim Green exudes command and passion. The Baltimore native’s touchstones are in gospel and blues, and when he ups the ante on a solo you can feel the[...]
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:59 pm
Pianist Michael Price performs straight-ahead. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest U Street Corridor Upper[...]
* Sam Prather 8:00 pm
* Sam Prather @ Sotto
Aug 17 @ 8:00 pm
With his Groove Orchestra, usually consisting of about nine members, the multi-instrumentalist, singer and composer Sam Prather collides the sounds of Donny Hathaway and Herbie Hancock and J Dilla; the band spreads beats like peanut[...]
Melba Moore 8:00 pm
Melba Moore @ Blues Alley
Aug 17 @ 8:00 pm
Melba Moore’s career in the music industry started with her role in the musical Hair, and continued with Top 10 hits throughout the 80s. She sings R&B and soul. Two separate sets at 8 and[...]
The Eddie Anderson Project 8:00 pm
The Eddie Anderson Project @ Mr. Henry's
Aug 17 @ 8:00 pm
The Eddie Anderson Project performs straight-ahead with fusion and funk undertones. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw[...]
The S.O.S. Band 8:00 pm
The S.O.S. Band @ Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club
Aug 17 @ 8:00 pm
The R&B and electro-funk S.O.S. Band were chart-toppers in their 80s heyday. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth[...]
* Carol Morgan 9:00 pm
* Carol Morgan @ Twins Jazz
Aug 17 @ 9:00 pm
The deft and interrogative trumpeter Carol Morgan, a Juilliard graduate, performs in a range of settings, including her own organ trio and the DIVA Jazz Orchestra. Two separate sets at 9 and 11 p.m. Agenda[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Aug 17 @ 9:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Aug 17 @ 10:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays every Friday and Saturday at the hip 18th St. Lounge. He likes to mix in some funk as well during the lounge gig, and he’s liable[...]
Maddy’s Late Night Jam Session 10:00 pm
Maddy’s Late Night Jam Session @ Maddy’s Bar and Grill
Aug 17 @ 10:00 pm
Maddy’s Bar and Grill in DuPont hosts two last night jam sessions each week, welcoming musicians from across DC’s quadrants and traditions. Friday night is a straight jazz jam while Saturday will freewheel more with[...]
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
Aug 17 @ 11:00 pm
Drummer and DJ Joe Falero leads the Latin All Stars and DC Cuban All Stars. Here he performs with his own band, culled from members of his ensembles, where they lay down swinging Latin grooves[...]
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Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Aug 18 @ 4:00 pm – 7:59 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
Julia Nixon 6:15 pm
Julia Nixon @ Mr. Henry's
Aug 18 @ 6:15 pm
A veteran of musical theater (notably, she played the lead in the original Broadway presentation of Dreamgirls), Julian Nixon incorporates jazz standards and originals into her own personal brand of R&B. Two separate sets at[...]
George Oakley Two-Tett 7:00 pm
George Oakley Two-Tett @ The Banana Leaf
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm
George Oakley invests all the reeds he plays – saxophone, clarinet and flute – with a whispering coolness. In this weekly gig at the Sri Lankan restaurant the Banana Leaf, he performs in a duo[...]
Clarence “The Bluesman” Turner 8:00 pm
Clarence “The Bluesman” Turner @ Sotto
Aug 18 @ 8:00 pm
Clarence Turner plays Chicago-style, electric blues. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest U Street Corridor[...]
Melba Moore 8:00 pm
Melba Moore @ Blues Alley
Aug 18 @ 8:00 pm
Melba Moore’s career in the music industry started with her role in the musical Hair, and continued with Top 10 hits throughout the 80s. She sings R&B and soul. Two separate sets at 8 and[...]
* Carol Morgan 9:00 pm
* Carol Morgan @ Twins Jazz
Aug 18 @ 9:00 pm
The deft and interrogative trumpeter Carol Morgan, a Juilliard graduate, performs in a range of settings, including her own organ trio and the DIVA Jazz Orchestra. Two separate sets at 9 and 11 p.m. Agenda[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Aug 18 @ 10:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays every Friday and Saturday at the hip 18th St. Lounge. He likes to mix in some funk as well during the lounge gig, and he’s liable[...]
Maddy’s Late Night Jam Session 10:00 pm
Maddy’s Late Night Jam Session @ Maddy’s Bar and Grill
Aug 18 @ 10:00 pm
Maddy’s Bar and Grill in DuPont hosts two last night jam sessions each week, welcoming musicians from across DC’s quadrants and traditions. Friday night is a straight jazz jam while Saturday will freewheel more with[...]
Mr. Dennis Turner 11:45 pm
Mr. Dennis Turner @ Sotto
Aug 18 @ 11:45 pm
Dennis Turner, perhaps best known as the musical director and bassist for DC rapper Oddisee, performs. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H[...]
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* William Hooker 4:00 pm
* William Hooker @ Twins Jazz
Aug 19 @ 4:00 pm
The avant-garde drummer and sonic contourist William Hooker is as interested in texture as he is in percussion. His music rumbles, trembles and tenses; it can pulse with real urgency, without charging toward any particular[...]
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Aug 19 @ 4:00 pm – 7:59 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Aug 19 @ 6:30 pm
The DC Jazz Jam convenes veteran musicians as well as young players in seek of mentorship; it makes Brixton, a chic U St. bar, into an intimate and convivial and music-focused place. Organizer Will Stephens,[...]
Victor Dvoskin Duo 7:00 pm
Victor Dvoskin Duo @ Tabard Inn
Aug 19 @ 7:00 pm
The bassist Victor Dvoskin, one of the top bassists in the Soviet Union, leads a straight-ahead jazz duo every Sunday evening at the Tabard Inn restaurant. No cover, one-drink minimum. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week[...]
A Tribute to the Music of Marvin Gaye and Teddy Pendergrass 7:30 pm
A Tribute to the Music of Marvin... @ Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club
Aug 19 @ 7:30 pm
Soul and R&B tribute/cover outfit the Brencore All-Star Band performs a tribute to Marvin Gaye and Teddy Pendergrass. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont[...]
Melba Moore 8:00 pm
Melba Moore @ Blues Alley
Aug 19 @ 8:00 pm
Melba Moore’s career in the music industry started with her role in the musical Hair, and continued with Top 10 hits throughout the 80s. She sings R&B and soul. Two separate sets at 8 and[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Aug 19 @ 8:30 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
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Dave Manley 7:00 pm
Dave Manley @ Marvin DC
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm
The electric guitarist Dave Manley, who performs with the flair and flow of Carlos Santana and a Wes Montgomery heritage, performs. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
* Anthony Pirog Trio 8:00 pm
* Anthony Pirog Trio @ Blues Alley
Aug 20 @ 8:00 pm
Anthony Pirog uses his guitar and effects pedals to make collages that steadily intensify, then zag into darkness or white-hot light. His 2014 solo debut, Palo Colorado Dream, was a breakout success for the D.C.-area guitar[...]
* Mixtape Monday’s and Jam Session 8:00 pm
* Mixtape Monday’s and Jam Session @ Homestead Food
Aug 20 @ 8:00 pm
Every week at Petworth’s Homestead Food, Elijah Jama Balbed, that wisened, grizzled yet young tenor lion of the D.C. jazz scene, seeks to mix up and mix together more members of the D.C. music scene.[...]
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* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Aug 21 @ 7:30 pm
Tedd Baker is a gripping D.C. saxophonist—burly tone wrapped around a taut rhythmic approach. When not playing with the Airmen of Note, he often leads his own projects, and he’s in residence at JoJo’s every[...]
Tune In Tuesdays 7:30 pm
Tune In Tuesdays
Aug 21 @ 7:30 pm
A rotating cast of DC jazz musicians, from elders like Fred Foss to current mainstays like Joe Brotherton and young pups like bassist Steve Arnold, perform in small, two-to-three person combos every night at Maddy’s Bar and Grille.[...]
* Bill Heid 8:00 pm
* Bill Heid @ Tryst
Aug 21 @ 8:00 pm
Bill Heid is a stalwart of the ivory keys, a dexterous player who is able to punch out powerful piano harmonies and well as settle into cool organ grooves that supplant cocktail stereotypes. A serious[...]
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Or... @ Columbia Station
Aug 21 @ 8:00 pm
Every wee, Shannon Gunn leads the post-bop Firebird Organ trio, featuring a rotating cast of organists/keyboardists and drummers. The group plays two sets. Recently, their first sets have been dedicated to re-imagining monumental albums in[...]
Strength & Power Band 8:00 pm
Strength & Power Band @ Blues Alley
Aug 21 @ 8:00 pm
The Strength & Power Band performs a mix of soul, funk and R&B. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights[...]
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* Mark G. Meadows Sextet 7:00 pm
* Mark G. Meadows Sextet @ Gudelsky Gazebo at Strathmore
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm
The pianist Mark Meadows is one of the fast-climbing talents on the D.C. jazz scene. He pulls sound from the keys with sharp, keen soulfulness, and writes melodies that are tight and savvy. Agenda Agenda[...]
Blue Dot Jazz Troupe 7:00 pm
Blue Dot Jazz Troupe @ Sotto
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm
The Blue Dot Jazz Troupe Quintet performs a mix of jazz, blues, funk, latin, bossa nova, pop and more. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont[...]
Joseph Brotherton and Friends 7:30 pm
Joseph Brotherton and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Aug 22 @ 7:30 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton fuses hip-hop, funk, fusion, and straight-ahead. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest[...]
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Aug 22 @ 8:00 pm
Aaron Myers and Herb Scott host a jam session at Mr. Henry’s on Capitol Hill every Wednesday, welcoming performers of all ages and ability levels to join the bandstand. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard[...]
Chris Urquiaga: “I’m Here” 8:00 pm
Chris Urquiaga: “I’m Here” @ Blues Alley
Aug 22 @ 8:00 pm
The earnest singer-songwriter Chris Urquiaga performs in celebration of his album “I’m Here”. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth[...]
Dale Corn 8:00 pm
Dale Corn @ Twins Jazz
Aug 22 @ 8:00 pm
The vocalist Dale Corn fashions himself after the big band and pop jazz crooners like Bing Crosb and  Frank Sinatra. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Aug 22 @ 9:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
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Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz is a quintet with a sound but not a specialty. Its eclectic repertoire encompasses Gipsy jazz, Latin jazz and Italian folk songs. The band includes the Ecuadoran guitarist Paco Galarza, the Ukranian[...]
* Marshall Keys Trio 7:30 pm
* Marshall Keys Trio @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm
Marshall Keys’ saxophone can sing the blues or swing to the rhythms of bebop with a laid-back sense of cool. He holds a weekly residency at JoJo’s with Federico Pena and Mark Prince. Agenda Agenda[...]
* Cyrus Chestnut 8:00 pm
* Cyrus Chestnut @ Blues Alley
Aug 23 @ 8:00 pm
Cyrus Chestnut is a piano player who’s got it all down pat: the stride piano of the ’20s and ’30s, the bebop acrobatics of Bud Powell’s generation and the heady groove of modern jazz. The[...]
Allegra Levy 8:00 pm
Allegra Levy @ Twins Jazz
Aug 23 @ 8:00 pm
The straight-ahead vocalist Allegra Levy performs. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland[...]
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill
Aug 23 @ 8:00 pm
Drummer Karl Anthony hosts an open jam session at this Vienna, Va. restaurant. $10 Cover, no minimum. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle[...]
Michael Brandon Trio 8:00 pm
Michael Brandon Trio @ Columbia Station
Aug 23 @ 8:00 pm
Tenor saxophonist Michael Brandon performs straight-ahead in a trio. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest[...]
Nicole Saphos 8:00 pm
Nicole Saphos @ Sotto
Aug 23 @ 8:00 pm
Nicole Saphos plays bass and sings her arrangements of standards, as well as originals. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights[...]
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Speakers of the House 5:00 pm
Speakers of the House @ National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Aug 24 @ 5:00 pm
The Speakers of the House play a mix of funk, boogaloo and Latin music. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland[...]
* Davey Yarborough 6:00 pm
* Davey Yarborough @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm
The standout saxophonist – and jazz instructor at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts – Davey Yarborough leads a tribute to the historic DC jazz scene, focusing on the wellspring of inspiration around the U[...]
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:59 pm
Pianist Michael Price performs straight-ahead. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest U Street Corridor Upper[...]
* Aaron L. Myers II 8:00 pm
* Aaron L. Myers II @ Mr. Henry's
Aug 24 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist and pianist Aaron Myers tugs jazz standards down into cozy, soul-warming territory. He also writes his own tunes, often with a heavy blues influence. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan[...]
* Cyrus Chestnut 8:00 pm
* Cyrus Chestnut @ Blues Alley
Aug 24 @ 8:00 pm
Cyrus Chestnut is a piano player who’s got it all down pat: the stride piano of the ’20s and ’30s, the bebop acrobatics of Bud Powell’s generation and the heady groove of modern jazz. The[...]
* Joe Herrera’s Remix 8:00 pm
* Joe Herrera’s Remix @ Marvin DC
Aug 24 @ 8:00 pm
Joe Herrera, a lyrical trumpeter who leads the beloved Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra, plays at Marvin’s with his fusion group Remix. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
* The EJB Experience 8:00 pm
* The EJB Experience @ Sotto
Aug 24 @ 8:00 pm
The young saxophonist Elijah Jamal Balbed, now a fixture of the scene, has a hard-driving and sparely metallic sound. It’s like Dexter Gordon’s and Sonny Rollins’, to the old-school buff, but he casts their lessons[...]
Kirk Whalum 8:00 pm
Kirk Whalum @ Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club
Aug 24 @ 8:00 pm
Kevin Whalum is a soul vocalist with a smooth, tenor croon. He’s the brother of well-known jazz saxophonist Kirk Whalum. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Aug 24 @ 9:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Aug 24 @ 10:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays every Friday and Saturday at the hip 18th St. Lounge. He likes to mix in some funk as well during the lounge gig, and he’s liable[...]
Maddy’s Late Night Jam Session 10:00 pm
Maddy’s Late Night Jam Session @ Maddy’s Bar and Grill
Aug 24 @ 10:00 pm
Maddy’s Bar and Grill in DuPont hosts two last night jam sessions each week, welcoming musicians from across DC’s quadrants and traditions. Friday night is a straight jazz jam while Saturday will freewheel more with[...]
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
Aug 24 @ 11:00 pm
Drummer and DJ Joe Falero leads the Latin All Stars and DC Cuban All Stars. Here he performs with his own band, culled from members of his ensembles, where they lay down swinging Latin grooves[...]
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Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Aug 25 @ 4:00 pm – 7:59 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
George Oakley Two-Tett 7:00 pm
George Oakley Two-Tett @ The Banana Leaf
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm
George Oakley invests all the reeds he plays – saxophone, clarinet and flute – with a whispering coolness. In this weekly gig at the Sri Lankan restaurant the Banana Leaf, he performs in a duo[...]
Leela James 7:00 pm
Leela James @ Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm
R&B singer-songwriter Leela James performs. Two separate sets at 7 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast[...]
** CapitalBop’s Spotlight Residency: Reginald Cyntje 7:30 pm
** CapitalBop’s Spotlight Reside... @ Local 16
Aug 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:59 pm
CapitalBop’s first artist-in-residence in our “Spotlight Residency” series will be Reginald Cyntje, a renowned trombonist and composer who has been a constant source of inventive, original music on the D.C. scene for over a decade.[...]
* Cyrus Chestnut 8:00 pm
* Cyrus Chestnut @ Blues Alley
Aug 25 @ 8:00 pm
Cyrus Chestnut is a piano player who’s got it all down pat: the stride piano of the ’20s and ’30s, the bebop acrobatics of Bud Powell’s generation and the heady groove of modern jazz. The[...]
Christopher Linman 8:00 pm
Christopher Linman @ Mr. Henry's
Aug 25 @ 8:00 pm
Dry vocalist Christopher Linman aspires to the silky crooning of Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby, leading an ensemble of local musicians. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Aug 25 @ 10:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays every Friday and Saturday at the hip 18th St. Lounge. He likes to mix in some funk as well during the lounge gig, and he’s liable[...]
Maddy’s Late Night Jam Session 10:00 pm
Maddy’s Late Night Jam Session @ Maddy’s Bar and Grill
Aug 25 @ 10:00 pm
Maddy’s Bar and Grill in DuPont hosts two last night jam sessions each week, welcoming musicians from across DC’s quadrants and traditions. Friday night is a straight jazz jam while Saturday will freewheel more with[...]
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Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Aug 26 @ 4:00 pm – 7:59 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Aug 26 @ 6:30 pm
The DC Jazz Jam convenes veteran musicians as well as young players in seek of mentorship; it makes Brixton, a chic U St. bar, into an intimate and convivial and music-focused place. Organizer Will Stephens,[...]
Victor Dvoskin Duo 7:00 pm
Victor Dvoskin Duo @ Tabard Inn
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm
The bassist Victor Dvoskin, one of the top bassists in the Soviet Union, leads a straight-ahead jazz duo every Sunday evening at the Tabard Inn restaurant. No cover, one-drink minimum. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week[...]
** CapitalBop’s Spotlight Residency: Reginald Cyntje 7:30 pm
** CapitalBop’s Spotlight Reside... @ Local 16
Aug 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:59 pm
CapitalBop’s first artist-in-residence in our “Spotlight Residency” series will be Reginald Cyntje, a renowned trombonist and composer who has been a constant source of inventive, original music on the D.C. scene for over a decade.[...]
* Brad Linde’s Therapy Band II 8:00 pm
* Brad Linde’s Therapy Band II @ Twins Jazz
Aug 26 @ 8:00 pm
The irrepressible D.C.-based saxophonist and educator Brad Linde takes up the drum kit and performs piano standards by Bud Powell, Johnny Cash, Monk and more with his “Therapy Band.” Two separate sets at 8 and[...]
* Cyrus Chestnut 8:00 pm
* Cyrus Chestnut @ Blues Alley
Aug 26 @ 8:00 pm
Cyrus Chestnut is a piano player who’s got it all down pat: the stride piano of the ’20s and ’30s, the bebop acrobatics of Bud Powell’s generation and the heady groove of modern jazz. The[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Aug 26 @ 8:30 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
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* Tedd Baker & The Assemblage 7:00 pm
* Tedd Baker & The Assemblage @ Marvin DC
Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm
Tedd Baker is a gripping, robust D.C. saxophonist, burly tone wrapped around a taut rhythmic approach. When not playing with the Airmen of Note, he often leads his own projects. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week[...]
* Mixtape Monday’s and Jam Session 8:00 pm
* Mixtape Monday’s and Jam Session @ Homestead Food
Aug 27 @ 8:00 pm
Every week at Petworth’s Homestead Food, Elijah Jama Balbed, that wisened, grizzled yet young tenor lion of the D.C. jazz scene, seeks to mix up and mix together more members of the D.C. music scene.[...]
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* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Aug 28 @ 7:30 pm
Tedd Baker is a gripping D.C. saxophonist—burly tone wrapped around a taut rhythmic approach. When not playing with the Airmen of Note, he often leads his own projects, and he’s in residence at JoJo’s every[...]
Tune In Tuesdays 7:30 pm
Tune In Tuesdays
Aug 28 @ 7:30 pm
A rotating cast of DC jazz musicians, from elders like Fred Foss to current mainstays like Joe Brotherton and young pups like bassist Steve Arnold, perform in small, two-to-three person combos every night at Maddy’s Bar and Grille.[...]
* Bill Heid 8:00 pm
* Bill Heid @ Tryst
Aug 28 @ 8:00 pm
Bill Heid is a stalwart of the ivory keys, a dexterous player who is able to punch out powerful piano harmonies and well as settle into cool organ grooves that supplant cocktail stereotypes. A serious[...]
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Or... @ Columbia Station
Aug 28 @ 8:00 pm
Every wee, Shannon Gunn leads the post-bop Firebird Organ trio, featuring a rotating cast of organists/keyboardists and drummers. The group plays two sets. Recently, their first sets have been dedicated to re-imagining monumental albums in[...]
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* Dante Pope 7:00 pm
* Dante Pope @ Marvin DC
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm
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* Pete Muldoon 7:00 pm
* Pete Muldoon @ Sotto
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm
A guitarist with a bluesy, earthy sound, Pete Muldoon laces tight melodies into cocoon-like horn arrangements Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H[...]
Bob James Trio 7:30 pm
Bob James Trio @ The Birchmere Music Hall
Aug 29 @ 7:30 pm
Award-winning keyboarding Bob James plays with smooth and 80s pop jazz flair. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth[...]
Joseph Brotherton and Friends 7:30 pm
Joseph Brotherton and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Aug 29 @ 7:30 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton fuses hip-hop, funk, fusion, and straight-ahead. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest[...]
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Aug 29 @ 8:00 pm
Aaron Myers and Herb Scott host a jam session at Mr. Henry’s on Capitol Hill every Wednesday, welcoming performers of all ages and ability levels to join the bandstand. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard[...]
* Shannon Gunn 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn @ Twins Jazz
Aug 29 @ 8:00 pm
Cogitative and crafty, the trombonist Shannon Gunn is also becoming an instigator around the D.C. jazz scene, where she runs a big band and sometimes organizes concerts. (Disclosure: They include a CapitalBop collaboration, the Jazz[...]
* The Sweetback Sisters 8:00 pm
* The Sweetback Sisters @ Strathmore
Aug 29 @ 8:00 pm
The Sweetback Sisters perform Americana with a strong impulse towards traditional jazz and ragtime. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Aug 29 @ 9:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
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Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Aug 30 @ 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz is a quintet with a sound but not a specialty. Its eclectic repertoire encompasses Gipsy jazz, Latin jazz and Italian folk songs. The band includes the Ecuadoran guitarist Paco Galarza, the Ukranian[...]
* Marshall Keys Trio 7:30 pm
* Marshall Keys Trio @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Aug 30 @ 7:30 pm
Marshall Keys’ saxophone can sing the blues or swing to the rhythms of bebop with a laid-back sense of cool. He holds a weekly residency at JoJo’s with Federico Pena and Mark Prince. Agenda Agenda[...]
Chris Thomas King 8:00 pm
Chris Thomas King @ Blues Alley
Aug 30 @ 8:00 pm
Guitarist and vocalist Chris Thomas King aims to revitalize the shrinking realm of Southern, true-to-form blues music with infusions of hip-hop and other contemporary ideas. He draws on lessons learned in his hometown of New[...]
Lulu Fall 8:00 pm
Lulu Fall @ Sotto
Aug 30 @ 8:00 pm
Jazz vocalist and Broadway actress Lulu Fall performs. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest U[...]
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill
Aug 30 @ 8:00 pm
Drummer Karl Anthony hosts an open jam session at this Vienna, Va. restaurant. $10 Cover, no minimum. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle[...]
The Voyage 8:00 pm
The Voyage @ Twins Jazz
Aug 30 @ 8:00 pm
The Voyage quartet performs straight-ahead. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast[...]
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Chanté Moore 6:00 pm
Chanté Moore @ Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club
Aug 31 @ 6:00 pm
90s R&B diva Chanté Moore performs. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest U Street Corridor Upper[...]
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Aug 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:59 pm
Pianist Michael Price performs straight-ahead. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest U Street Corridor Upper[...]
* Deacon Izzy & the Congregation 8:00 pm
* Deacon Izzy & the Congregation @ Marvin DC
Aug 31 @ 8:00 pm
Emcee Deacon Izzy can often be found lending his soulful, sumptuous rhymes to DC’s jazz musicians. He’s a leading voice in Mark Meadows’ Movement, DuPont Brass, the Jo-Go Project and performs often at Marvin. Agenda[...]
* Warren Wolf 8:00 pm
* Warren Wolf @ Sotto
Aug 31 @ 8:00 pm
Baltimore’s Warren Wolf is known as one of the top vibraphonists in contemporary jazz, but he’s a polymath; he gigs regularly on piano and drums, as well. In bands he leads he sticks to vibes,[...]
Chris Thomas King 8:00 pm
Chris Thomas King @ Blues Alley
Aug 31 @ 8:00 pm
Guitarist and vocalist Chris Thomas King aims to revitalize the shrinking realm of Southern, true-to-form blues music with infusions of hip-hop and other contemporary ideas. He draws on lessons learned in his hometown of New[...]
Renee Georges 8:00 pm
Renee Georges @ Mr. Henry's
Aug 31 @ 8:00 pm
The straight-ahead vocalist Renee Collins-Georges also creates children’s songs. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest[...]
* Thad Wilson 9:00 pm
* Thad Wilson @ Twins Jazz
Aug 31 @ 9:00 pm
Straight-ahead trumpeter Thad Wilson plays with bursting articulation, and a generous insistence on clarity. It’s easy to fall in love with his playing. Two separate sets at 9 and 11 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Aug 31 @ 9:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Aug 31 @ 10:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays every Friday and Saturday at the hip 18th St. Lounge. He likes to mix in some funk as well during the lounge gig, and he’s liable[...]
Maddy’s Late Night Jam Session 10:00 pm
Maddy’s Late Night Jam Session @ Maddy’s Bar and Grill
Aug 31 @ 10:00 pm
Maddy’s Bar and Grill in DuPont hosts two last night jam sessions each week, welcoming musicians from across DC’s quadrants and traditions. Friday night is a straight jazz jam while Saturday will freewheel more with[...]
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
Aug 31 @ 11:00 pm
Drummer and DJ Joe Falero leads the Latin All Stars and DC Cuban All Stars. Here he performs with his own band, culled from members of his ensembles, where they lay down swinging Latin grooves[...]