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April – May 2015

Donato Soveiro Duo @ Tabard Inn
Apr 27 @ 6:45 pm Georgetown/Dupont Circle
The warm-toned guitarist Donato Soviero duets with a different musician every Monday evening at the Tabard Inn restaurant. Sometimes he’s joined by a vocalist, but more often a fellow instrumentalist. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week[...]
* Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra @ Bohemian Caverns | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
The 17-piece Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra commands the Caverns every Monday night with a repertoire ranging from Count Basie to Coltrane to band members’ originals. Some truly excellent soloists strengthen the big band’s arrangements. The[...]
* Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra Quartet, with Sharón Clark @ Blues Alley
A four-piece iteration of the stalwart Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra here joins vocalist Sharón Clark to present a program of tunes associated with Ella Fitzgerald. Two separate sets at 8 & 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda[...]
Karl Anthony: Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill
Karl Anthony: Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill | Vienna | Virginia | United States
Apr 27 @ 8:00 pm Virginia Drink Minimum Full Menu
The drummer Karl Anthony hosts an open jam session at this Vienna, Va., restaurant. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast[...]
* Herb Scott @ Bohemian Caverns
* Herb Scott @ Bohemian Caverns
Herb Scott is a young, soulful powerhouse on alto saxophone. As a bandleader, his style often veers into the over-sweetened terrain of smooth jazz, but no matter what he plays, his fleetness and conviction are[...]
* Andrew White: 'A Love Supreme at 50' @ Blues Alley | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Andrew White is a jazz cult legend in D.C. and well beyond. He’s arguably the leading John Coltrane scholar, having transcribed about 800 of the legendary tenor saxophonist’s solos. Yet White—who plays alto sax—has more in[...]
The Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Apr 29 @ 4:00 pm Adams Morgan
The guitar-led Wifi Trio hits with an edge, and likes to linger in grooves. Rather than tear them apart, the band drives rhythms home; John Leber plays guitar and Dylan Stoddard is on bass, with[...]
* Omar Sosa Quarteto Afro-Cubano @ Blues Alley
The credentialed pianist and composer Omar Sosa lets rhythm percolate and deepen. Like many excellent Cuban piano players, he treats tradition as a pliable but undeniable substance, and uses the instrument’s keys like a set[...]
Mr. Henry's Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Apr 29 @ 8:00 pm Capitol Hill Drink Minimum Free
The versatile, soulful alto saxophonist Herb Scott leads a weekly jam session at Mr. Henry’s, a Capitol Hill restaurant serving burgers and modern American cuisine. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan[...]
Nicole Saphos @ Twins Jazz
Nicole Saphos @ Twins Jazz | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Nicole Saphos sings her arrangements of standards as well as originals. She is joined by her trio. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol[...]
Jazz Band Master Class @ Twins Jazz
The pianist Fred Hughes and the saxophonist Jeff Antoniuk lead a series of masterclasses throughout the year, helping amateur musicians find a footing in jazz. Each term ends with a performance, and that’s what is[...]
* Kenny Garrett @ Blues Alley
* Kenny Garrett @ Blues Alley | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
The Grammy winning alto saxophonist Kenny Garrett has a soulful, penetrating sound that can be both introspective and cage-rattling. He played for five years in Miles Davis’ band in the 1980s, and ever since he[...]
* Kenny Garrett @ Blues Alley
* Kenny Garrett @ Blues Alley | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
The Grammy winning alto saxophonist Kenny Garrett has a soulful, penetrating sound that can be both introspective and cage-rattling. He played for five years in Miles Davis’ band in the 1980s, and ever since he[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge | Denver | Colorado | United States
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[...]
* Kenny Garrett @ Blues Alley
* Kenny Garrett @ Blues Alley | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
The Grammy winning alto saxophonist Kenny Garrett has a soulful, penetrating sound that can be both introspective and cage-rattling. He played for five years in Miles Davis’ band in the 1980s, and ever since he[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge | Denver | Colorado | United States
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[...]
Harlem Gospel Choir @ Howard Theatre
Harlem Gospel Choir @ Howard Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
May 3 @ 1:00 pm U Street Corridor
The talented Harlem Gospel Choir, which has been active since 1986, performs a Sunday brunch show every week at the Howard Theatre. Either an all-you-can-eat buffet or an a la carte menu are available. Agenda[...]
DC Jazz Singers Jam @ Kafe Bohem | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Hosted by pianist and vocalist Mark Meadows, the weekly DC Jazz Singers Jam doubles as a gathering post for local jazz voices and a casual backdrop to your Sunday afternoon hibernation at the café. Agenda[...]
* Kenny Garrett @ Blues Alley
* Kenny Garrett @ Blues Alley | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
The Grammy winning alto saxophonist Kenny Garrett has a soulful, penetrating sound that can be both introspective and cage-rattling. He played for five years in Miles Davis’ band in the 1980s, and ever since he[...]
Donato Soveiro Duo @ Tabard Inn
May 4 @ 6:45 pm Georgetown/Dupont Circle
The warm-toned guitarist Donato Soviero duets with a different musician every Monday evening at the Tabard Inn restaurant. Sometimes he’s joined by a vocalist, but more often a fellow instrumentalist. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week[...]
* Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra @ Bohemian Caverns | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
The 17-piece Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra commands the Caverns every Monday night with a repertoire ranging from Count Basie to Coltrane to band members’ originals. Some truly excellent soloists strengthen the big band’s arrangements. The[...]
Karl Anthony: Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill
Karl Anthony: Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill | Vienna | Virginia | United States
May 4 @ 8:00 pm Virginia Drink Minimum Full Menu
The drummer Karl Anthony hosts an open jam session at this Vienna, Va., restaurant. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast[...]
The Wifi Trio @ Tryst
May 6 @ 4:00 pm Adams Morgan
The guitar-led Wifi Trio hits with an edge, and likes to linger in grooves. Rather than tear them apart, the band drives rhythms home; John Leber plays guitar and Dylan Stoddard is on bass, with[...]
Mr. Henry's Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
May 6 @ 8:00 pm Capitol Hill Drink Minimum Free
The versatile, soulful alto saxophonist Herb Scott leads a weekly jam session at Mr. Henry’s, a Capitol Hill restaurant serving burgers and modern American cuisine. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan[...]
Nicole Saphos @ Twins Jazz
Nicole Saphos @ Twins Jazz | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Nicole Saphos sings her arrangements of standards as well as originals. She is joined by her trio. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol[...]
Kevin Cordt Quartet @ Mr. Henry's | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
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[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge | Denver | Colorado | United States
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[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge | Denver | Colorado | United States
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[...]
Harlem Gospel Choir @ Howard Theatre
Harlem Gospel Choir @ Howard Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
May 10 @ 1:00 pm U Street Corridor
The talented Harlem Gospel Choir, which has been active since 1986, performs a Sunday brunch show every week at the Howard Theatre. Either an all-you-can-eat buffet or an a la carte menu are available. Agenda[...]
* Feedel Band @ Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
* Feedel Band @ Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
May 10 @ 4:00 pm Capitol Hill CB PICK
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[...]