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Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Sep 1 @ 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
Sep 1 @ 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
Sep 1 @ 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[...]
* Nate Wooley’s Icepick :: Anthony Pirog 8:00 pm
* Nate Wooley’s Icepick :: Antho... @ Songbyrd Cafe and Music House
Sep 1 @ 8:00 pm
One of the most iconic names in Creative Music, Chicago’s Nate Wooley is a master innovator in improvisation. Wooley exhibits a strong body of work, while connecting the dots of a vast network of musicians[...]
Chris Thomas King 8:00 pm
Chris Thomas King @ Blues Alley
Sep 1 @ 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[...]
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill
Sep 1 @ 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 Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H[...]
The Beat Fairy 8:00 pm
The Beat Fairy @ Sotto
Sep 1 @ 8:00 pm
The Beat Fairy is an Afro-Blues, Soul and Jazz band led by singer Sunny Jolie. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland[...]
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Fred Hughes Trio 5:00 pm
Fred Hughes Trio @ National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Sep 2 @ 5:00 pm
One of DC jazz’s great mentor, Fred Hughes, closes out the 2016 Jazz In The Garden series in a trio performance. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights[...]
* Michael Bowie’s Movie Tunes 6:00 pm
* Michael Bowie’s Movie Tunes @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Sep 2 @ 6:00 pm
Michael Bowie is an  internationally known bassist that came up under the tutelage of the great Betty Carter and has since worked with artist such as Gil Scott-Heron, Patti Labelle, Isaac Hayes and more. He[...]
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Sep 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:59 pm
Pianist Michael Price performs straight-ahead. 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 Street Corridor Upper Northwest Virginia[...]
* Brad Linde Duo 6:30 pm
* Brad Linde Duo @ Sotto
Sep 2 @ 6:30 pm
The irrepressible D.C.-based saxophonist and educator Brad Linde performs in a duo setting with bassist Nathan Kawaller. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H[...]
Lionel Lyles 6:30 pm
Lionel Lyles @ Sotto
Sep 2 @ 6:30 pm
Lionel Lyles is usually found leading his quintet, a versatile group of musicians based out of Baltimore, Maryland and graduates of Morgan State University. They are versed in a range of styles from  straight ahead[...]
Chris Thomas King 8:00 pm
Chris Thomas King @ Blues Alley
Sep 2 @ 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[...]
Dial 251 8:00 pm
Dial 251 @ Mr. Henry's
Sep 2 @ 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[...]
* John Russell Lamkin III Quartet 9:00 pm
* John Russell Lamkin III Quartet @ Twins Jazz
Sep 2 @ 9:00 pm
The son of UMD Jazz Studies prof and trumpeter John Lamkin II, hard-driving drummer and Baltimorean John R. Lamkin III plays straight-ahead in a quartet, featuring John Lee on guitar, and Kris Funn on bass[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Sep 2 @ 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 Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Sep 2 @ 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[...]
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
Sep 2 @ 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
Sep 3 @ 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[...]
* Labor Day Weekend Music Fest [Night 2] 6:00 pm
* Labor Day Weekend Music Fest [... @ Lincoln Theatre
Sep 3 @ 6:00 pm
The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities presents a weekend of free, local music in celebration of Labor Day. On night 2, the bands performing are: Wanted Man Elijah Jamal Balbed’s Jo-Go Project Backbeat[...]
Michael Price Duo 6:30 pm
Michael Price Duo @ Sotto
Sep 3 @ 6:30 pm
Pianist Michael Price performs straight-ahead. 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 Street Corridor Upper Northwest Virginia[...]
Chris Thomas King 8:00 pm
Chris Thomas King @ Blues Alley
Sep 3 @ 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[...]
Denyse Pearson and her Gentlemen of Distinction 8:00 pm
Denyse Pearson and her Gentlemen... @ Mr. Henry's
Sep 3 @ 8:00 pm
Denyse Pearson sings jazz standards with her band, the Gentlemen of Distinction, led by the pianist Derek Gasqué. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle[...]
* John Russell Lamkin III Quartet 9:00 pm
* John Russell Lamkin III Quartet @ Twins Jazz
Sep 3 @ 9:00 pm
The son of UMD Jazz Studies prof and trumpeter John Lamkin II, hard-driving drummer and Baltimorean John R. Lamkin III plays straight-ahead in a quartet, featuring John Lee on guitar, and Kris Funn on bass[...]
James Benson Quartet 9:30 pm
James Benson Quartet @ Columbia Station
Sep 3 @ 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 Capitol Hill Columbia Heights[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Sep 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[...]
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DC Jazz Singers Jam 12:00 pm
DC Jazz Singers Jam @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Sep 4 @ 12:00 pm
Hosted by pianist and vocalist Mark Meadows, the weekly DC Jazz Singers Jam doubles as a gathering post for local jazz voices and an enlivening backdrop to your Sunday brunch. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week[...]
Jazz Brunch at Sequoia 12:00 pm
Jazz Brunch at Sequoia @ Sequoia
Sep 4 @ 12:00 pm
A gathering of some of DC jazz’s finest gather to perform before the select at Sequioa in Georgetown every Sunday for brunch. Musicians include Blake Meister on bass, Evan Samuels on guitar and Abinnet Berhanu on[...]
Jazz Brunch feat. Marcus Johnson 1:00 pm
Jazz Brunch feat. Marcus Johnson @ Howard Theatre
Sep 4 @ 1:00 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. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard[...]
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Sep 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[...]
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session 4:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session @ Columbia Station
Sep 4 @ 4:00 pm
Longtime D.C. pianist Peter Edelman seems to have caught a whiff of smoke from the cigarettes of the hard-bop greats, like Sonny Clark and Kenny Drew. He leads the house band at Columbia Station, and[...]
* Roy Ayers 5:26 pm
* Roy Ayers @ Blues Alley
Sep 4 @ 5:26 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[...]
* Al Strong 6:00 pm
* Al Strong @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm
The DC-born trumpeter and Duke Ellington school educated Al Strong flits between various jazz styles on his first CD, Love Strong Vol. 1, with great familiarity. Whether injecting his primarily bop and straight-ahead sound with some[...]
* Labor Day Weekend Music Fest [Night 3] 6:00 pm
* Labor Day Weekend Music Fest [... @ Lincoln Theatre
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm
The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities presents a weekend of free, local music in celebration of Labor Day. On night 3, the bands performing are: Sol Roots Freddie Dunn Ayanna Gregory Band Eric[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Sep 4 @ 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,[...]
Chris Thomas King 8:00 pm
Chris Thomas King @ Blues Alley
Sep 4 @ 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[...]
Joe Vetter Quartet 8:00 pm
Joe Vetter Quartet @ Twins Jazz
Sep 4 @ 8:00 pm
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[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Sep 4 @ 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 Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
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Donato Soveiro Duo 6:45 pm
Donato Soveiro Duo @ Tabard Inn
Sep 5 @ 6:45 pm
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[...]
*Panel Counsel feat. Jonathan Parker 8:30 pm
*Panel Counsel feat. Jonathan Pa... @ Dew Drop Inn
Sep 5 @ 8:30 pm
The alto saxophonist Jonathan Parker is young and adaptable and game, all of which comes in handy. And, luckily for those who meant to arrive at a jazz concert, he also has a bracing command[...]
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* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Sep 6 @ 7:30 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, and he’s in residence at[...]
* Bill Heid 8:00 pm
* Bill Heid @ Tryst
Sep 6 @ 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
Sep 6 @ 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[...]
* Sharón Clark 8:00 pm
* Sharón Clark @ Blues Alley
Sep 6 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist Sharón Clark has a powerful voice and tends to sing a combination of Great American Songbook standards and postwar pop tunes. She celebrates the release of her new CD. Two separate sets at 8[...]
* Tedd Baker Trio 8:00 pm
* Tedd Baker Trio @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Sep 6 @ 8:00 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, here he leads a trio[...]
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Bill Haymon 6:00 pm
Bill Haymon @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Sep 7 @ 6:00 pm
Straight-ahead flautist Bill Haymon performs. 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 Street Corridor Upper Northwest Virginia[...]
Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Sep 7 @ 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
Sep 7 @ 7:30 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton fuses hip-hop, funk, fusion, and straight-ahead. 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 Street[...]
* Bobby Muncy 8:00 pm
* Bobby Muncy @ Twins Jazz
Sep 7 @ 8:00 pm
Bobby Muncy is a saxophonist with chops, conviction and the drive to make jazz feel fresh. He hopscotches between jazz covers of Radiohead, swinging renditions of his bandmates’ tunes, and his own skronky original compositions. Two[...]
EWF Tribute Band 8:00 pm
EWF Tribute Band @ Blues Alley
Sep 7 @ 8:00 pm
Earth, Wind, and Fire tribute band. Two separate sets and 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 Northeast[...]
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Sep 7 @ 8:00 pm
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[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Sep 7 @ 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 Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
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Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Sep 8 @ 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
Sep 8 @ 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[...]
DC Pavillion Jazz Jam 7:30 pm
DC Pavillion Jazz Jam @ DC Pavilion
Sep 8 @ 7:30 pm
A new jam session hosted every Thursday at the DC Pavilion (behind Union Market) featuring the house band of Mark Saltman on bass, Todd Simon on piano, Deandrey Howard on drums, and Zet Harris on[...]
* Twins Jazz Orchestra 8:00 pm
* Twins Jazz Orchestra @ Twins Jazz
Sep 8 @ 8:00 pm
The Twins Jazz Orchestra is made up of some of the finest, young jazz musicians that the District of Columbia has to offer. Under director of Thad Wilson, professor of Jazz Studies at George Washington[...]
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill
Sep 8 @ 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 Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H[...]
Michael Brandon Trio 8:00 pm
Michael Brandon Trio @ Columbia Station
Sep 8 @ 8:00 pm
Tenor saxophonist Michael Brandon performs straight-ahead in a trio. 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 Street[...]
The Beat Fairy 8:00 pm
The Beat Fairy @ Sotto
Sep 8 @ 8:00 pm
The Beat Fairy is an Afro-Blues, Soul and Jazz band led by singer Sunny Jolie. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland[...]
The Power Trio 8:00 pm
The Power Trio @ Blues Alley
Sep 8 @ 8:00 pm
Drummer Dennis Chambers, saxophonist Bob Franceschini & bassist Tom Kennedy, usually the backing band for guitarist Mike Stern, perform as their own power trio. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol[...]
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Kino Musica 12:00 pm
Kino Musica @ Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
Sep 9 @ 12:00 pm
Kino Musica blends the sounds of the members’ ethnic heritage: Africa, Cuba, and the Cape Verdean Islands. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H[...]
* Steve Novosel 6:00 pm
* Steve Novosel @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Sep 9 @ 6:00 pm
Every concert given by bassist Steve Novosel feels intimate, thanks to his careful and loving command of the instrument and the earthy boldness of his sound. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams[...]
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Sep 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:59 pm
Pianist Michael Price performs straight-ahead. 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 Street Corridor Upper Northwest Virginia[...]
Lionel Lyles 6:30 pm
Lionel Lyles @ Sotto
Sep 9 @ 6:30 pm
Lionel Lyles is usually found leading his quintet, a versatile group of musicians based out of Baltimore, Maryland and graduates of Morgan State University. They are versed in a range of styles from  straight ahead[...]
Angélique Kidjo 8:00 pm
Angélique Kidjo @ Strathmore
Sep 9 @ 8:00 pm
African singer Angélique Kidjo is known as “Africa’s premiere diva” and combines West African, R&B, funk, and jazz music. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont[...]
Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band 8:00 pm
Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band @ The Hamilton
Sep 9 @ 8:00 pm
Chopteeth play a mix of jazz and funk that seeks to highlight both genre’s African rhythmic roots. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H[...]
Kevin Cordt Quartet 8:00 pm
Kevin Cordt Quartet @ Mr. Henry's
Sep 9 @ 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[...]
The Power Trio 8:00 pm
The Power Trio @ Blues Alley
Sep 9 @ 8:00 pm
Drummer Dennis Chambers, saxophonist Bob Franceschini & bassist Tom Kennedy, usually the backing band for guitarist Mike Stern, perform as their own power trio. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol[...]
* R&B Quintet 9:00 pm
* R&B Quintet @ Twins Jazz
Sep 9 @ 9:00 pm
Soulful and swingin’ trumpeter Kenny Rittenhouse pairs with the steady and strong Herman Burney on bass to co-lead a quintet that also features Paul Carr on tenor sax, Hope Udobi on piano, and J.C. Jefferson[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Sep 9 @ 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 Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Sep 9 @ 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[...]
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
Sep 9 @ 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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* Rosslyn Jazz Festival
* Rosslyn Jazz Festival @ Arlington Gateway Park
Sep 10 all-day
The Rosslyn Jazz Festival returns to present great jazz music for free in Arlington’s Gateway park. 1:00 p.m. – One of DC’s favorite daughters, Akua Allrich, performs her scorching, secular music. 2:20 p.m. - Vieux Farka[...]
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Sep 10 @ 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[...]
Rhythminic Accents with Bill Washburn 6:00 pm
Rhythminic Accents with Bill Was... @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Sep 10 @ 6:00 pm
Pianist Bill Washburn leads a rocking, rhythmic group. 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 Street Corridor[...]
Salt Peanuts 6:00 pm
Salt Peanuts @ Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Sep 10 @ 6:00 pm
Salt Peanuts, the Kyrgyz Republic’s top jazz band, performs tonight at the Kennedy Center in partnership with the Kyrgyzistan’s embassy in celebration of the country’s 25th Anniversary of independence. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream[...]
David Lighton Trio 6:30 pm
David Lighton Trio @ Sotto
Sep 10 @ 6:30 pm
This trio of up-and-coming jazz musicians play straight-ahead jazz. Dave Lighton mans the guitar, Steve Synk plays bass and Jon Baez drums. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
Candice Bostwick 8:00 pm
Candice Bostwick @ Mr. Henry's
Sep 10 @ 8:00 pm
Candice Bostwick sings straight ahead. 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 Street Corridor Upper Northwest Virginia[...]
The Power Trio 8:00 pm
The Power Trio @ Blues Alley
Sep 10 @ 8:00 pm
Drummer Dennis Chambers, saxophonist Bob Franceschini & bassist Tom Kennedy, usually the backing band for guitarist Mike Stern, perform as their own power trio. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol[...]
* Thad Wilson’s Kindred Africa Quartet 9:00 pm
* Thad Wilson’s Kindred Africa Q... @ Twins Jazz
Sep 10 @ 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. He will be accompanied here by a quartet. Two separate sets at[...]
James Benson Quartet 9:30 pm
James Benson Quartet @ Columbia Station
Sep 10 @ 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 Capitol Hill Columbia Heights[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Sep 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[...]
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DC Jazz Singers Jam 12:00 pm
DC Jazz Singers Jam @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Sep 11 @ 12:00 pm
Hosted by pianist and vocalist Mark Meadows, the weekly DC Jazz Singers Jam doubles as a gathering post for local jazz voices and an enlivening backdrop to your Sunday brunch. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week[...]
Jazz Brunch at Sequoia 12:00 pm
Jazz Brunch at Sequoia @ Sequoia
Sep 11 @ 12:00 pm
A gathering of some of DC jazz’s finest gather to perform before the select at Sequioa in Georgetown every Sunday for brunch. Musicians include Blake Meister on bass, Evan Samuels on guitar and Abinnet Berhanu on[...]
Chris Barrick Quartet (JIL) 2:30 pm
Chris Barrick Quartet (JIL) @ Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
Sep 11 @ 2:30 pm
Mellow and soulful vibraphonist Chris Barrick leads a quartet featuring Allyn Johnson on piano, Ethan Philion on bass, and Ele Rubenstein on drums. Presented as part of the new “Jazz In The Library” series, presenting[...]
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Sep 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[...]
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session 4:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session @ Columbia Station
Sep 11 @ 4:00 pm
Longtime D.C. pianist Peter Edelman seems to have caught a whiff of smoke from the cigarettes of the hard-bop greats, like Sonny Clark and Kenny Drew. He leads the house band at Columbia Station, and[...]
* Todd Marcus 6:00 pm
* Todd Marcus @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Sep 11 @ 6:00 pm
Todd Marcus is becoming known as the most exciting bass clarinetist in jazz today. He swings hard, soothes, confounds, excites. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Sep 11 @ 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,[...]
Novas Trio 8:00 pm
Novas Trio @ Twins Jazz
Sep 11 @ 8:00 pm
Novas Trio is a baseless group that plays straight-ahead. 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[...]
The Power Trio 8:00 pm
The Power Trio @ Blues Alley
Sep 11 @ 8:00 pm
Drummer Dennis Chambers, saxophonist Bob Franceschini & bassist Tom Kennedy, usually the backing band for guitarist Mike Stern, perform as their own power trio. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Sep 11 @ 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 Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
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Donato Soveiro Duo 6:45 pm
Donato Soveiro Duo @ Tabard Inn
Sep 12 @ 6:45 pm
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[...]
Veronneau 8:00 pm
Veronneau @ Blues Alley
Sep 12 @ 8:00 pm
The Virginia-based quartet Veronneau can sound like gypsy jazz colliding gently with Appalachian folk one moment, then slide into a smooth Brazilian samba the next. Lynn Véronneau’s voice is crisp and strong, and she sings[...]
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* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Sep 13 @ 7:30 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, and he’s in residence at[...]
* Bill Heid 8:00 pm
* Bill Heid @ Tryst
Sep 13 @ 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
Sep 13 @ 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[...]
Romero Lubambo & Chico Pinheiro 8:00 pm
Romero Lubambo & Chico Pinheiro @ Blues Alley
Sep 13 @ 8:00 pm
The pair of guitarist performs Brazilian and jazz classics. Part of the Blues Alley’s “Brazilian Jazz Series” week. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle[...]
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Michael Harriston 6:00 pm
Michael Harriston @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Sep 14 @ 6:00 pm
Saxophonist Michael Harriston performs. 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 Street Corridor Upper Northwest Virginia Tags[...]
Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Sep 14 @ 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
Sep 14 @ 7:30 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton fuses hip-hop, funk, fusion, and straight-ahead. 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 Street[...]
Good Life Trio 8:00 pm
Good Life Trio @ Sotto
Sep 14 @ 8:00 pm
Featuring Michael Prince on keys, the group performs straight-ahead 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[...]
Jeff Weintraub 8:00 pm
Jeff Weintraub @ Twins Jazz
Sep 14 @ 8:00 pm
DC baritone and jazz vocalist Jeff Weintraub performs standards culled from the jazz classics, the great American songbook, Johnny Cash, Tom Waits, Bob Dylan, the Beatles and more from the standards of Anglo-american rock and[...]
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Sep 14 @ 8:00 pm
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[...]
Nilson Matta & Brazilian Voyages 8:00 pm
Nilson Matta & Brazilian Voyages @ Blues Alley
Sep 14 @ 8:00 pm
Brazilian jazz bassist Nilson Matta leads a group through classic standards and original compositions. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Part of the Blues Alley’s “Brazilian Jazz Series” week. Agenda Agenda Day Month[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Sep 14 @ 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 Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
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* Jazzmobile All-Stars // Washington Renassaince Orchestra (CBCF)
* Jazzmobile All-Stars // Washin... @ Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sep 15 all-day
Rep. John Conyers, Jr. hosts the 46′s Annual Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Jazz Conference. This year’s conferences honors the 50th Anniversary of Jazzmobile, the irreplacable organization that has presented jazz shows across the[...]
Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Sep 15 @ 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
Sep 15 @ 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[...]
DC Pavillion Jazz Jam 7:30 pm
DC Pavillion Jazz Jam @ DC Pavilion
Sep 15 @ 7:30 pm
A new jam session hosted every Thursday at the DC Pavilion (behind Union Market) featuring the house band of Mark Saltman on bass, Todd Simon on piano, Deandrey Howard on drums, and Zet Harris on[...]
* Afro-Bop Alliance 8:00 pm
* Afro-Bop Alliance @ Twins Jazz
Sep 15 @ 8:00 pm
The Afro-Bop Alliance is a Latin Grammy Award-winning septet that fuses bebop with Afro-Cuban jazz. It’s an idea that’s been around a long time, back at least as far as Dizzy Gillespie and Machito, but[...]
Eliane Elias 8:00 pm
Eliane Elias @ Blues Alley
Sep 15 @ 8:00 pm
The Brazilian vocalist, pianist and composer Eliane Elias tacks cool and sultry, but she applies the archetypal sound to an array of settings. Her newest album, last year’s I Thought About You, paid tribute to[...]
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill
Sep 15 @ 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 Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H[...]
The Beat Fairy 8:00 pm
The Beat Fairy @ Sotto
Sep 15 @ 8:00 pm
The Beat Fairy is an Afro-Blues, Soul and Jazz band led by singer Sunny Jolie. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland[...]
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* Allyn Johnson Organ Experience 6:00 pm
* Allyn Johnson Organ Experience @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Sep 16 @ 6:00 pm
Among pianists still living in D.C., it’s hard for anyone to compete with Allyn Johnson in terms of sheer command, or the irrepressible energy of his playing. If you sat around counting the number of[...]
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Sep 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:59 pm
Pianist Michael Price performs straight-ahead. 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 Street Corridor Upper Northwest Virginia[...]
Lionel Lyles 6:30 pm
Lionel Lyles @ Sotto
Sep 16 @ 6:30 pm
Lionel Lyles is usually found leading his quintet, a versatile group of musicians based out of Baltimore, Maryland and graduates of Morgan State University. They are versed in a range of styles from  straight ahead[...]
Euge Groove 7:30 pm
Euge Groove @ The Birchmere Music Hall
Sep 16 @ 7:30 pm
Euge Groove is a smooth jazz saxophonist. 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 Street Corridor Upper[...]
* Herb Scott 8:00 pm
* Herb Scott @ Mr. Henry's
Sep 16 @ 8:00 pm
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[...]
Eliane Elias 8:00 pm
Eliane Elias @ Blues Alley
Sep 16 @ 8:00 pm
The Brazilian vocalist, pianist and composer Eliane Elias tacks cool and sultry, but she applies the archetypal sound to an array of settings. Her newest album, last year’s I Thought About You, paid tribute to[...]
* Thad Wilson Quartet w/ The Landham Brothers 9:00 pm
* Thad Wilson Quartet w/ The Lan... @ Twins Jazz
Sep 16 @ 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. He will be accompanied here by a quartet featuring the Landham Brothers[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Sep 16 @ 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 Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Sep 16 @ 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[...]
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
Sep 16 @ 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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Abinnet Berhanu & Hebret Musica 2:00 pm
Abinnet Berhanu & Hebret Musica @ Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library
Sep 17 @ 2:00 pm
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[...]
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Sep 17 @ 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[...]
Nicole Saphos 6:30 pm
Nicole Saphos @ Sotto
Sep 17 @ 6:30 pm
Nicole Saphos plays bass and sings her arrangements of standards, as well as originals. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth[...]
Eliane Elias 8:00 pm
Eliane Elias @ Blues Alley
Sep 17 @ 8:00 pm
The Brazilian vocalist, pianist and composer Eliane Elias tacks cool and sultry, but she applies the archetypal sound to an array of settings. Her newest album, last year’s I Thought About You, paid tribute to[...]
Maija Rejman 8:00 pm
Maija Rejman @ Mr. Henry's
Sep 17 @ 8:00 pm
Maija Rejman is a veteran local straight-ahead singer and frequent favorite of Mr. Henry’s. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast[...]
* Thad Wilson Quartet w/ The Landham Brothers 9:00 pm
* Thad Wilson Quartet w/ The Lan... @ Twins Jazz
Sep 17 @ 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. He will be accompanied here by a quartet featuring the Landham Brothers[...]
James Benson Quartet 9:30 pm
James Benson Quartet @ Columbia Station
Sep 17 @ 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 Capitol Hill Columbia Heights[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Sep 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[...]
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DC Jazz Singers Jam 12:00 pm
DC Jazz Singers Jam @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Sep 18 @ 12:00 pm
Hosted by pianist and vocalist Mark Meadows, the weekly DC Jazz Singers Jam doubles as a gathering post for local jazz voices and an enlivening backdrop to your Sunday brunch. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week[...]
Jazz Brunch at Sequoia 12:00 pm
Jazz Brunch at Sequoia @ Sequoia
Sep 18 @ 12:00 pm
A gathering of some of DC jazz’s finest gather to perform before the select at Sequioa in Georgetown every Sunday for brunch. Musicians include Blake Meister on bass, Evan Samuels on guitar and Abinnet Berhanu on[...]
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Sep 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[...]
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session 4:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session @ Columbia Station
Sep 18 @ 4:00 pm
Longtime D.C. pianist Peter Edelman seems to have caught a whiff of smoke from the cigarettes of the hard-bop greats, like Sonny Clark and Kenny Drew. He leads the house band at Columbia Station, and[...]
Alex Jenkins 6:00 pm
Alex Jenkins @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Sep 18 @ 6:00 pm
Pianist and organist Alex Jenkins performs. 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 Street Corridor Upper Northwest[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Sep 18 @ 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,[...]
Eliane Elias 8:00 pm
Eliane Elias @ Blues Alley
Sep 18 @ 8:00 pm
The Brazilian vocalist, pianist and composer Eliane Elias tacks cool and sultry, but she applies the archetypal sound to an array of settings. Her newest album, last year’s I Thought About You, paid tribute to[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Sep 18 @ 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 Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
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Donato Soveiro Duo 6:45 pm
Donato Soveiro Duo @ Tabard Inn
Sep 19 @ 6:45 pm
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[...]
Maija & Influência do Jazz 8:00 pm
Maija & Influência do Jazz @ Blues Alley
Sep 19 @ 8:00 pm
Maija Rejman is a veteran local straight-ahead singer and frequent favorite of Mr. Henry’s. She is also favors jazz and samba numbers. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week[...]
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* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Sep 20 @ 7:30 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, and he’s in residence at[...]
* Bill Heid 8:00 pm
* Bill Heid @ Tryst
Sep 20 @ 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
Sep 20 @ 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[...]
Soulcial Hour 8:00 pm
Soulcial Hour @ Blues Alley
Sep 20 @ 8:00 pm
Soulcial Hour is a group from DC that plays a mix of smooth jazz, R&B, and soul. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan[...]
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* Elijah Jamal Balbed 6:00 pm
* Elijah Jamal Balbed @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm
The young saxophonist Elijah Jamal Balbed, by 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[...]
Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Sep 21 @ 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
Sep 21 @ 7:30 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton fuses hip-hop, funk, fusion, and straight-ahead. 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 Street[...]
Lynne Fiddmont 8:00 pm
Lynne Fiddmont @ Blues Alley
Sep 21 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist Lynne Fiddmont performs a mix of Soul, jazz and R&B. 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[...]
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Sep 21 @ 8:00 pm
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[...]
Otherworld 8:00 pm
Otherworld @ Twins Jazz
Sep 21 @ 8:00 pm
Otherworld is a quartet that blends jazz, classical, Middle Eastern and other international musical influences. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland[...]
* Jonathan Parker Octet 8:30 pm
* Jonathan Parker Octet @ Wonderland Ballroom
Sep 21 @ 8:30 pm
The alto saxophonist, composer and arranger Jonathan Parker has made something of a dank, sticky home of the Wonderland Ballroom, where he leads his little big band once a month. By 9 p.m. on a[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Sep 21 @ 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 Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
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Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Sep 22 @ 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
Sep 22 @ 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[...]
DC Pavillion Jazz Jam 7:30 pm
DC Pavillion Jazz Jam @ DC Pavilion
Sep 22 @ 7:30 pm
A new jam session hosted every Thursday at the DC Pavilion (behind Union Market) featuring the house band of Mark Saltman on bass, Todd Simon on piano, Deandrey Howard on drums, and Zet Harris on[...]
* Twins Jazz Orchestra 8:00 pm
* Twins Jazz Orchestra @ Twins Jazz
Sep 22 @ 8:00 pm
The Twins Jazz Orchestra is made up of some of the finest, young jazz musicians that the District of Columbia has to offer. Under director of Thad Wilson, professor of Jazz Studies at George Washington[...]
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill
Sep 22 @ 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 Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H[...]
Marcus Johnson 8:00 pm
Marcus Johnson @ Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club
Sep 22 @ 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. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard[...]
Michael Brandon Trio 8:00 pm
Michael Brandon Trio @ Columbia Station
Sep 22 @ 8:00 pm
Tenor saxophonist Michael Brandon performs straight-ahead in a trio. 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 Street[...]
The Beat Fairy 8:00 pm
The Beat Fairy @ Sotto
Sep 22 @ 8:00 pm
The Beat Fairy is an Afro-Blues, Soul and Jazz band led by singer Sunny Jolie. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland[...]
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* Smithsonian Freedom Sounds Festival [Day 1]
* Smithsonian Freedom Sounds Fes... @ Washington Monument
Sep 23 all-day
To celebrate the opening of the National Museum of African-American History, the Smithsonian and Smithsonian Folkways are throwing a three day bash highlight the best of the canon of African-American music. Each day of the[...]
* Thad Wilson Big Band: A Tribute to John Coltrane 6:00 pm
* Thad Wilson Big Band: A Tribut... @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Sep 23 @ 6:00 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. Here he leads a big band in tribute to John Coltrane on[...]
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:59 pm
Pianist Michael Price performs straight-ahead. 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 Street Corridor Upper Northwest Virginia[...]
* Preservation Hall Jazz Band 6:30 pm
* Preservation Hall Jazz Band @ Lincoln Theatre
Sep 23 @ 6:30 pm
Back in the 1960s, even though music was always swinging in New Orleans, the big easy was nearly out of spaces to hear the original funky, walkin jazz that birthed all the rest. Enter a[...]
Lionel Lyles 6:30 pm
Lionel Lyles @ Sotto
Sep 23 @ 6:30 pm
Lionel Lyles is usually found leading his quintet, a versatile group of musicians based out of Baltimore, Maryland and graduates of Morgan State University. They are versed in a range of styles from  straight ahead[...]
* UBC’s 15th Annual John Coltrane Gathering 7:00 pm
* UBC’s 15th Annual John Coltran... @ Everlasting Life
Sep 23 @ 7:00 pm
The United Black Community presents its 12th Annual “A Love Supreme” tribute gathering to John Coltrane. Lead by Nasar Abadey, whose son Kush plays with Trane’s son Ravi, his quartet will perform last. But the[...]
* Aaron L. Myers II 8:00 pm
* Aaron L. Myers II @ Mr. Henry's
Sep 23 @ 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[...]
Dial 251 9:00 pm
Dial 251 @ Twins Jazz
Sep 23 @ 9:00 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
Sep 23 @ 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 Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Sep 23 @ 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[...]
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
Sep 23 @ 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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* Smithsonian Freedom Sounds Festival [Day 2]
* Smithsonian Freedom Sounds Fes... @ Washington Monument
Sep 24 all-day
To celebrate the opening of the National Museum of African-American History, the Smithsonian and Smithsonian Folkways are throwing a three day bash highlight the best of the canon of African-American music. Each day of the[...]
15th Annual D.C. Jazz Preservation Festival
15th Annual D.C. Jazz Preservati... @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Sep 24 all-day
D.C.’s so-called “Jazz Church” is teaming up with WPFW to host the 15th Annual DC Jazz Preservation Festival. Expect great food, an assortment of vendors and righteous jazz all afternoon long. Agenda Agenda Day Month[...]
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Sep 24 @ 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[...]
Steve Washington 6:00 pm
Steve Washington @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm
Warm-voiced vocalist Steve Washington is from Washington, DC and is comfortable with the big band and vocal jazz standards. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont[...]
* Bill Heid Duo 6:30 pm
* Bill Heid Duo @ Sotto
Sep 24 @ 6:30 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[...]
David Lighton Trio 6:30 pm
David Lighton Trio @ Sotto
Sep 24 @ 6:30 pm
This trio of up-and-coming jazz musicians play straight-ahead jazz. Dave Lighton mans the guitar, Steve Synk plays bass and Jon Baez drums. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
Barbara Papendorp 8:00 pm
Barbara Papendorp @ Mr. Henry's
Sep 24 @ 8:00 pm
Barbara Papendorp, a classical trained actress and cabaret singer who favors standards from the American and Franco songbooks, performs selections from both. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
* Bourelly.::.Stewart.::.Abadey 9:00 pm
* Bourelly.::.Stewart.::.Abadey @ Blagden Alley
Sep 24 @ 9:00 pm
Haitian born guitarist Jean-Paul Bourelly performs in a trio with bassist Luke Stewart and drummer Nasar Abadey in a program titled “Unpoliced Border Crossings.” Bourelly tends toward jazz-funk with a Hendrix flavor, influenced further here[...]
Dial 251 9:00 pm
Dial 251 @ Twins Jazz
Sep 24 @ 9:00 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[...]
James Benson Quartet 9:30 pm
James Benson Quartet @ Columbia Station
Sep 24 @ 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 Capitol Hill Columbia Heights[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Sep 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[...]
* John-Paul Bourelly / Luke Stewart / Nasar Abadey 10:00 pm
* John-Paul Bourelly / Luke Stew... @ Blagden Alley
Sep 24 @ 10:00 pm
Guitarist John Paul Bourelly tends toward a Jimi Hendrix-meets-Pete Cosey brand of scruffed-up funk. Here he presents a program titled “Unpoliced Border Crossings: A Blackadelic Livication Flash Improv Night.” He’s joined by two D.C.-based musicians:[...]
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DC Jazz Singers Jam 12:00 pm
DC Jazz Singers Jam @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Sep 25 @ 12:00 pm
Hosted by pianist and vocalist Mark Meadows, the weekly DC Jazz Singers Jam doubles as a gathering post for local jazz voices and an enlivening backdrop to your Sunday brunch. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week[...]
Jazz Brunch at Sequoia 12:00 pm
Jazz Brunch at Sequoia @ Sequoia
Sep 25 @ 12:00 pm
A gathering of some of DC jazz’s finest gather to perform before the select at Sequioa in Georgetown every Sunday for brunch. Musicians include Blake Meister on bass, Evan Samuels on guitar and Abinnet Berhanu on[...]
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Sep 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[...]
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session 4:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session @ Columbia Station
Sep 25 @ 4:00 pm
Longtime D.C. pianist Peter Edelman seems to have caught a whiff of smoke from the cigarettes of the hard-bop greats, like Sonny Clark and Kenny Drew. He leads the house band at Columbia Station, and[...]
Shirleta Settles 6:00 pm
Shirleta Settles @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm
Vocalist Shirleta Settles performs. 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 Street Corridor Upper Northwest Virginia Tags[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Sep 25 @ 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,[...]
* John Scofield 7:30 pm
* John Scofield @ The Hamilton
Sep 25 @ 7:30 pm
Legendary guitarist John Scofield’s clawing electric guitar sound is immediately recognizable, and he’s given to spiking an extended funk jam with wet, rock-ish riffs — but he swings with the baddest of them. Agenda Agenda[...]
Jegna Tree-O 8:00 pm
Jegna Tree-O @ Twins Jazz
Sep 25 @ 8:00 pm
Jegna Tree-O is an interactive musical experience curated by Cyntje music and Reginald Cyntje. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Sep 25 @ 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 Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
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Donato Soveiro Duo 6:45 pm
Donato Soveiro Duo @ Tabard Inn
Sep 26 @ 6:45 pm
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[...]
The 512 Experience 8:00 pm
The 512 Experience @ Blues Alley
Sep 26 @ 8:00 pm
The 512 Experience is a local R&B/neo-soul band. 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[...]
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* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Sep 27 @ 7:30 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, and he’s in residence at[...]
* Bill Heid 8:00 pm
* Bill Heid @ Tryst
Sep 27 @ 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[...]
* Count Basie Orchestra 8:00 pm
* Count Basie Orchestra @ Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club
Sep 27 @ 8:00 pm
Count Basie helped pioneer the thumping, swinging blend of jazz and blues that grew up in Kansas City in the 1920s and ’30s, then he brought it out into the world. He’s been gone for[...]
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Or... @ Columbia Station
Sep 27 @ 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[...]
Jazz City 8:00 pm
Jazz City @ Blues Alley
Sep 27 @ 8:00 pm
Jazz City is a straight-ahead quartet that plays standards and original compositions by leader John Cusick and bassist Dave Marsh. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream[...]
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Frankie Addison 6:00 pm
Frankie Addison @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm
Saxophonist Frankie Addison performs. 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 Street Corridor Upper Northwest Virginia Tags[...]
Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Sep 28 @ 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
Sep 28 @ 7:30 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton fuses hip-hop, funk, fusion, and straight-ahead. 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 Street[...]
* The John Lamkin ‘Favorites’ Quintet 8:00 pm
* The John Lamkin ‘Favorites’ Qu... @ Blues Alley
Sep 28 @ 8:00 pm
UMD Jazz Studies professor John Lamkin leads a quintet that covers the golden age of straight-ahead, acoustic jazz. Made up of fellow jazz musicians from the Baltimore area, the group curates a set of both[...]
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Sep 28 @ 8:00 pm
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[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Sep 28 @ 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 Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
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Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Sep 29 @ 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
Sep 29 @ 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[...]
DC Pavillion Jazz Jam 7:30 pm
DC Pavillion Jazz Jam @ DC Pavilion
Sep 29 @ 7:30 pm
A new jam session hosted every Thursday at the DC Pavilion (behind Union Market) featuring the house band of Mark Saltman on bass, Todd Simon on piano, Deandrey Howard on drums, and Zet Harris on[...]
* Taj Mahal Trio 8:00 pm
* Taj Mahal Trio @ Blues Alley
Sep 29 @ 8:00 pm
Taj Mahal, the renowned electric blues guitarist, pours Delta blues, Zydeco, rock ‘n’ roll and more into his work. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories[...]
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill
Sep 29 @ 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 Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H[...]
The Beat Fairy 8:00 pm
The Beat Fairy @ Sotto
Sep 29 @ 8:00 pm
The Beat Fairy is an Afro-Blues, Soul and Jazz band led by singer Sunny Jolie. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland[...]
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* Allison Crockett 6:00 pm
* Allison Crockett @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm
Allison Crockett blends neo-soul; new-school, uptown jazz; and city blues into something that’s logically political and personally defiant. She has the laggard rhythm of an Erykah Badu, the dance instinct of a Chaka Kahn, and[...]
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:59 pm
Pianist Michael Price performs straight-ahead. 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 Street Corridor Upper Northwest Virginia[...]
Lionel Lyles 6:30 pm
Lionel Lyles @ Sotto
Sep 30 @ 6:30 pm
Lionel Lyles is usually found leading his quintet, a versatile group of musicians based out of Baltimore, Maryland and graduates of Morgan State University. They are versed in a range of styles from  straight ahead[...]
* Elijah Jamal Balbed 8:00 pm
* Elijah Jamal Balbed @ Mr. Henry's
Sep 30 @ 8:00 pm
The young saxophonist Elijah Jamal Balbed, by 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[...]
* Taj Mahal Trio 8:00 pm
* Taj Mahal Trio @ Blues Alley
Sep 30 @ 8:00 pm
Taj Mahal, the renowned electric blues guitarist, pours Delta blues, Zydeco, rock ‘n’ roll and more into his work. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories[...]
Eugenie Jones 9:00 pm
Eugenie Jones @ Twins Jazz
Sep 30 @ 9:00 pm
Eugenie Jones sings soul and straight-ahead. Two separate sets at 9 and 11 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Sep 30 @ 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 Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
Jazz Night At The Movies: The Divine One 9:15 pm
Jazz Night At The Movies: The Di... @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Sep 30 @ 9:15 pm
Westminster Jazz hosts movie night with a screening of Sarah Vaughan: The Divine One. 56 min Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Sep 30 @ 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[...]
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
Sep 30 @ 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[...]