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March 2015

* 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
Mar 2 @ 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[...]
Snúhgie @ Blues Alley
Snúhgie @ Blues Alley
Robert Stocks, also known as Snúhgie, is an R&B singer, songwriter and producer who has worked with John Legend and Anthony Hamilton. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
Billy Thompson Band @ Blues Alley | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Billy Thompson plays blues guitar and sings. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland[...]
Little Bit A Blues @ Blues Alley | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Blues guitarist Warner Williams and honk player Jay Summerour are “Little Bit A Blues”. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
Mr. Henry's Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Mar 4 @ 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[...]
William Chan @ Twins Jazz
William Chan @ Twins Jazz
Pianist William Chan plays smooth jazz and R&B. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street[...]
* Jamie Broumas @ Bohemian Caverns
* Jamie Broumas @ Bohemian Caverns
Jamie Broumas is a vocalist with a rich voice that can be sassy or sensitive. She typically sings jazz standards, and was recently an artist-in-residence at Strathmore. She is joined by band of legends Allyn[...]
Alex Bugnon @ Blues Alley
Alex Bugnon @ Blues Alley
The pianist Alex Bugnon is just one name on the long list of smooth jazz players who have become regulars on Blues Alley’s stage in recent years. Two separate sets at 8 & 10 p.m.[...]
* Akua Allrich: Celebrating Women's History Month @ Bohemian Caverns | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
One of the best options for a stellar vocal performance in this town resides in Akua Allrich. Nina Simone and Miriam Makeba are two strong influences that bubble up in Allrich’s Afrobeat- and jazz-infused music;[...]
Stanley Jordan @ Blues Alley
Stanley Jordan @ Blues Alley
Stanley Jordan sounds somewhat like George Benson applying a syrup-drizzled layer of guitar effects and the heavy metal guitar technique of fretboard “tapping” to his sorta-jazz, sorta-funk, very-smooth style. Two separate sets at 8 &[...]
The Flail @ Twins Jazz
The Flail @ Twins Jazz
The Flail is a New York-based quintet that writes taut originals, and hits them hard. Its rhythms tend to bounce around, like a Super Ball in a tin can, relentless and aggressive. The group’s post-bop[...]
Rajas: Prayoga @ Atlas Performing Arts Center
Rajas: Prayoga @ Atlas Performing Arts Center
Mar 6 @ 9:30 pm H Street
Brooklyn-based composer Rajna Swaminathan plays South Indian inspired experimental music. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Southeast Southwest U[...]
* Akua Allrich: Celebrating Women's History Month @ Bohemian Caverns | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
One of the best options for a stellar vocal performance in this town resides in Akua Allrich. Nina Simone and Miriam Makeba are two strong influences that bubble up in Allrich’s Afrobeat- and jazz-infused music;[...]
*Yissy Garcia @ Dance Place
*Yissy Garcia @ Dance Place | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Mar 7 @ 8:00 pm Northeast CB PICK
The Cuban percussionist Yissy Garcia mixes traditional rumba with electronic beatmaking, thinking of it all as a popular music more than an anthropological piece. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol[...]
Imani: Celebration @ Atlas Performing Arts Center
Imani: Celebration @ Atlas Performing Arts Center
Mar 7 @ 8:00 pm H Street
Imani sings a variety of styles within the genre of jazz. She is joined by a quartet. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H[...]
Stanley Jordan @ Blues Alley
Stanley Jordan @ Blues Alley
Stanley Jordan sounds somewhat like George Benson applying a syrup-drizzled layer of guitar effects and the heavy metal guitar technique of fretboard “tapping” to his sorta-jazz, sorta-funk, very-smooth style. Two separate sets at 8 &[...]
The Flail @ Twins Jazz
The Flail @ Twins Jazz
The Flail is a New York-based quintet that writes taut originals, and hits them hard. Its rhythms tend to bounce around, like a Super Ball in a tin can, relentless and aggressive. The group’s post-bop[...]
Olayimika Cole and L'Ife Productions
Mar 7 @ 9:30 pm H Street
Olayimika Cole is a composer and vocalist. Her music is a part of a larger production incorporating video and dance. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown[...]
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[...]
* DC Jazz Loft @ Union Arts
* DC Jazz Loft  @ Union Arts | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm Northeast CB PICK CB Shows
CapitalBop’s monthly DC Jazz Loft continues at Union Arts, with performances from three widely varying acts on the District’s jazz scene. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights[...]
* William Hooker @ Twins Jazz
* William Hooker @ Twins Jazz | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
The avant-garde jazz drummer and sonic contourist William Hooker is as interested in tone and texture as he is in pure percussiveness. His experimental music rumbles, rustles and trembles; it can pulse without charging toward[...]
Stanley Jordan @ Blues Alley
Stanley Jordan @ Blues Alley
Stanley Jordan sounds somewhat like George Benson applying a syrup-drizzled layer of guitar effects and the heavy metal guitar technique of fretboard “tapping” to his sorta-jazz, sorta-funk, very-smooth style. Two separate sets at 8 &[...]
Wade Beach @ Arts Club of Washington
Wade Beach @ Arts Club of Washington
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm Upper Northwest
A longtime member of the Air Force’s The Airmen of Note band, pianist Wade Beach balances precision and swing. He explores innovations in modern jazz piano. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams[...]
* 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
Mar 9 @ 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[...]
Joe Vetter Quartet @ Twins Jazz
Joe Vetter leads a straight-ahead jazz quartet. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland[...]
Mr. Henry's Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Mar 11 @ 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[...]
Kevin Cordt Quartet @ Mr. Henry's
The local trumpeter Kevin Cordt plays straight-ahead jazz with a combo every second and fourth Friday of the month at Mr. Henry’s. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
A Billy Strayhorn Conversation: Melody, Words, and Harmony @ Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Library
A Billy Strayhorn Conversation: Melody, Words, and Harmony @ Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Library | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Mar 15 @ 2:00 pm Southeast
Afro-Blue soloist Imani-Grace Cooper celebrates the recording Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Songbook with a performance, and pianist Janelle Gill discusses her upcoming Millennium Stage presentation, “Janelle Gill: Exploring Strayhorn!” It’s all part of[...]