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October – November 2014

Abinnet Berhanu's Hebret Musica @ Twins Jazz
Abinnet Berhanu is a young, ardent drummer with a quiet temperament in person, a thunderous approach behind the drum kit, and a much older player’s will to create opportunities—for himself and those around him. This[...]
Alison Crockett @ Dukem | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
The convicted vocalist Alison Crockett — recently profiled on CB — has the laggard rhythm of an Erykah Badu, the dance instinct of a Chaka Kahn, and the maverick relationship to the jazz canon of[...]
October Revolution: A Night of New Music @ Union Arts
Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm Northeast CB PICK CB Shows
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[...]
?Bohemian Caverns / Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra @ 2001 11th St. NW
Oct 27 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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[...]
Fred Foss @ Bohemian Caverns
Fred Foss @ Bohemian Caverns
The warm and sonorous reeds player Fred Foss is masterful on both alto and tenor saxophones, as well as flute. He’s mentored a range of the District’s major talent, from the internationally-renowned bassist Ben Williams[...]
Abinnet Berhanu's Hebret Musica @ Twins Jazz
Abinnet Berhanu is a young, ardent drummer with a quiet temperament in person, a thunderous approach behind the drum kit, and a much older player’s will to create opportunities—for himself and those around him. This[...]
Kristin Callahan @ Dukem | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
In Kristin Callahan’s wary alto, light slips subtly through darkening blinds. She sings jazz standards with a brooding, straight-ahead combo. Posterboard Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]