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Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Apr 1 @ 4:00 pm – 7:59 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
George Oakley Two-Tett 7:00 pm
George Oakley Two-Tett @ The Banana Leaf
Apr 1 @ 7:00 pm
George Oakley invests all the reeds he plays – saxophone, clarinet and flute – with a whispering coolness. In this weekly gig at the Sri Lankan restaurant the Banana Leaf, he performs in a duo[...]
* Charles Neville 7:30 pm
* Charles Neville @ McNeir Auditorium at Georgetown University
Apr 1 @ 7:30 pm
When you think of New Orleans music, Louis Armstrong certainly  embodies the sound and spirit of the city for the first half of the 20th century. But for the post-war big easy, one family’s name[...]
* Roy Hargrove 8:00 pm
* Roy Hargrove @ Blues Alley
Apr 1 @ 8:00 pm
One of the best trumpeters to arrive after Wynton Marsalis, the 45-year-old Roy Hargrove has an affinity for sharp but husky melody, carried across genres. In his old band Crisol, he offered a modernist’s approach[...]
* Sharón Clark 8:00 pm
* Sharón Clark @ The Alex Craft Cocktail Cellar
Apr 1 @ 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. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
* The Bad Plus 8:00 pm
* The Bad Plus @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Apr 1 @ 8:00 pm
he Bad Plus – Ethan Iverson on piano, Reid Anderson on bass and Dave King on drums – improvises on acoustic instruments with a captivating stridency. Whether that makes them a jazz band, per se, is[...]
Barbara Papendorp 8:00 pm
Barbara Papendorp @ Mr. Henry's
Apr 1 @ 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 Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
Marion Meadows 8:00 pm
Marion Meadows @ Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club
Apr 1 @ 8:00 pm
Marion Meadows is an adult contemporary, smooth jazz saxophone player. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast[...]
* Brian Settles/Reginald Cyntje & Friends 9:30 pm
* Brian Settles/Reginald Cyntje ... @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Apr 1 @ 9:30 pm
JoJo’s presents a new series on Saturday nights: Brian Settles and Reginald Cyntje trade off leading groups for the cats who want to see something later in the night. Brian Settles is wakefully minimalist as[...]
James Benson Quartet 9:30 pm
James Benson Quartet @ Columbia Station
Apr 1 @ 9:30 pm
Guitarist James Benson leads a quartet mixing mid-century jazz, bossa nova and funk, often with the help of a guest vocalist. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Apr 1 @ 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
Apr 2 @ 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
Apr 2 @ 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
Apr 2 @ 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
Apr 2 @ 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[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Apr 2 @ 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,[...]
* Roy Hargrove 8:00 pm
* Roy Hargrove @ Blues Alley
Apr 2 @ 8:00 pm
One of the best trumpeters to arrive after Wynton Marsalis, the 45-year-old Roy Hargrove has an affinity for sharp but husky melody, carried across genres. In his old band Crisol, he offered a modernist’s approach[...]
Nelson Dougherty 8:00 pm
Nelson Dougherty @ Twins Jazz
Apr 2 @ 8:00 pm
Guitarist Nelson Dougherty blends jazz, rock, and funk. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Apr 2 @ 8:30 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
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* 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert 7:30 pm
* 2017 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute ... @ Kennedy Center
Apr 3 @ 7:30 pm
The NEA’s annual Jazz Masters tribute ceremony returns to the Kennedy Center for the second year in a row. This year’s honorees are the irreplaceable jazz ambassador, vocalist, broadcaster and educator Dee Dee Bridgewater, the[...]
* Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra 8:00 pm
* Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra @ Blues Alley
Apr 3 @ 8:00 pm
The 17-piece Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra commanded 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[...]
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* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Apr 4 @ 7:30 pm
Tedd Baker is a gripping D.C. saxophonist—burly tone wrapped around a taut rhythmic approach. When not playing with the Airmen of Note, he often leads his own projects, and he’s in residence at JoJo’s every[...]
* Bill Heid 8:00 pm
* Bill Heid @ Tryst
Apr 4 @ 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
Apr 4 @ 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[...]
Sotto Sessions w/ John Lee 8:00 pm
Sotto Sessions w/ John Lee @ Sotto
Apr 4 @ 8:00 pm
Guitarist John Lee leads a weekly jam session at Sotto off Logan Circle. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast[...]
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Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Apr 5 @ 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
Apr 5 @ 7:30 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton fuses hip-hop, funk, fusion, and straight-ahead. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest[...]
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Apr 5 @ 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[...]
* John Kocur Trio 9:00 pm
* John Kocur Trio @ Marx Cafe
Apr 5 @ 9:00 pm
A promising young alto saxophonist, John Kocur has an unequivocally clear and forceful tone, and deploys it in precise but expressive solos. They call the kid “the smoker” for something. He tends to write post-bop[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Apr 5 @ 9:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
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Gettysburg College Jazz Ensemble (JAM) 12:30 pm
Gettysburg College Jazz Ensemble... @ Howard University
Apr 6 @ 12:30 pm
The Jazz Ensemble from Gettysburg College in Gettysburg PA performs a free concert in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown[...]
Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Apr 6 @ 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
Apr 6 @ 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 Pavilion Jazz Jam 7:30 pm
DC Pavilion Jazz Jam @ DC Pavilion
Apr 6 @ 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[...]
* Feedel Band 8:00 pm
* Feedel Band @ Bossa Bistro and Lounge
Apr 6 @ 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[...]
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill
Apr 6 @ 8:00 pm
Drummer Karl Anthony hosts an open jam session at this Vienna, Va. restaurant. $10 Cover, no minimum. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle[...]
Michael Brandon Trio 8:00 pm
Michael Brandon Trio @ Columbia Station
Apr 6 @ 8:00 pm
Tenor saxophonist Michael Brandon performs straight-ahead in a trio. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest[...]
The Beat Fairy 8:00 pm
The Beat Fairy @ Sotto
Apr 6 @ 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 Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street[...]
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* Lena Seikaly 6:00 pm
* Lena Seikaly @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Apr 7 @ 6:00 pm
The precocious young vocalist Lena Seikaly performs jazz standards and her own relatively straight-ahead originals with a confident and playful demeanor. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Apr 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:59 pm
Pianist Michael Price performs straight-ahead. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest U Street Corridor Upper[...]
Lionel Lyles 6:30 pm
Lionel Lyles @ Sotto
Apr 7 @ 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[...]
* SFJazz Collective 8:00 pm
* SFJazz Collective @ Blues Alley
Apr 7 @ 8:00 pm
Composed of David Sánchez, Miguel Zenón, Sean Jones, Robin Eubanks, Edward Simon, Matt Penman, Obed Calvaire and hometown boy Warren Wolf, the SFJazz Collective is the diplomatic arm of the San Francisco Jazz Festival that[...]
Dial 251 8:00 pm
Dial 251 @ Mr. Henry's
Apr 7 @ 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[...]
* The Radiohead Jazz Project 9:00 pm
* The Radiohead Jazz Project @ Twins Jazz
Apr 7 @ 9:00 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. Here[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Apr 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 Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Apr 7 @ 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
Apr 7 @ 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
Apr 8 @ 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[...]
David Lighton Trio 6:30 pm
David Lighton Trio @ Sotto
Apr 8 @ 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 Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
George Oakley Two-Tett 7:00 pm
George Oakley Two-Tett @ The Banana Leaf
Apr 8 @ 7:00 pm
George Oakley invests all the reeds he plays – saxophone, clarinet and flute – with a whispering coolness. In this weekly gig at the Sri Lankan restaurant the Banana Leaf, he performs in a duo[...]
* Cecile McLorin Salvant and Aaron Diehl 8:00 pm
* Cecile McLorin Salvant and Aar... @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Apr 8 @ 8:00 pm
The vocalist Cecile McLorin-Salvant won the 2011 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition, and it was vindication for jazz’s classicists: Here’s a singer with verve, virtuosity and a reverence for the classics that’s anything but deferential.[...]
* SFJazz Collective 8:00 pm
* SFJazz Collective @ Blues Alley
Apr 8 @ 8:00 pm
Composed of David Sánchez, Miguel Zenón, Sean Jones, Robin Eubanks, Edward Simon, Matt Penman, Obed Calvaire and hometown boy Warren Wolf, the SFJazz Collective is the diplomatic arm of the San Francisco Jazz Festival that[...]
Kim Scudera with Batida Diferente 8:00 pm
Kim Scudera with Batida Diferente @ Mr. Henry's
Apr 8 @ 8:00 pm
Singer Kim Scudera performs here with Batida Diferente, a band that easily traverses the divide between American jazz and Brazilian samba. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
* Brian Settles/Reginald Cyntje & Friends 9:30 pm
* Brian Settles/Reginald Cyntje ... @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Apr 8 @ 9:30 pm
JoJo’s presents a new series on Saturday nights: Brian Settles and Reginald Cyntje trade off leading groups for the cats who want to see something later in the night. Brian Settles is wakefully minimalist as[...]
James Benson Quartet 9:30 pm
James Benson Quartet @ Columbia Station
Apr 8 @ 9:30 pm
Guitarist James Benson leads a quartet mixing mid-century jazz, bossa nova and funk, often with the help of a guest vocalist. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Apr 8 @ 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
Apr 9 @ 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
Apr 9 @ 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
Apr 9 @ 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
Apr 9 @ 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[...]
* Paul Carr’s “All In” Quartet 6:00 pm
* Paul Carr’s “All In” Quartet @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm
Longtime saxophonist and educator Paul Carr leads a straight-ahead group including Allyn Johnson on piano and Herman Burney on bass. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Apr 9 @ 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,[...]
* SFJazz Collective 8:00 pm
* SFJazz Collective @ Blues Alley
Apr 9 @ 8:00 pm
Composed of David Sánchez, Miguel Zenón, Sean Jones, Robin Eubanks, Edward Simon, Matt Penman, Obed Calvaire and hometown boy Warren Wolf, the SFJazz Collective is the diplomatic arm of the San Francisco Jazz Festival that[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Apr 9 @ 8:30 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
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* Stanley Clarke Band 7:30 pm
* Stanley Clarke Band @ The Birchmere Music Hall
Apr 10 @ 7:30 pm
Over the past 40 years, Stanley Clarke has helped revolutionize jazz from within and without. Working with Chick Corea’s Return to Forever in the early 1970s, he gave primacy to the electric bass, expanding the[...]
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UDC Small Jazz Ensembles 12:30 pm
UDC Small Jazz Ensembles @ University of the District of Columbia
Apr 11 @ 12:30 pm
A variety of the UDC small jazz combos perform. Part of Jazz Appreciation Month Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland[...]
* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Apr 11 @ 7:30 pm
Tedd Baker is a gripping D.C. saxophonist—burly tone wrapped around a taut rhythmic approach. When not playing with the Airmen of Note, he often leads his own projects, and he’s in residence at JoJo’s every[...]
* Bill Heid 8:00 pm
* Bill Heid @ Tryst
Apr 11 @ 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
Apr 11 @ 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[...]
Sotto Sessions w/ John Lee 8:00 pm
Sotto Sessions w/ John Lee @ Sotto
Apr 11 @ 8:00 pm
Guitarist John Lee leads a weekly jam session at Sotto off Logan Circle. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast[...]
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Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Apr 12 @ 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
Apr 12 @ 7:30 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton fuses hip-hop, funk, fusion, and straight-ahead. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest[...]
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Apr 12 @ 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
Apr 12 @ 9:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
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Howard University Jazz Improvisation Class in Performance 1:00 pm
Howard University Jazz Improvisa... @ American History Museum
Apr 13 @ 1:00 pm
The Howard University jazz improvisation class performs live at the Smithsonian American History museum to celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown[...]
Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Apr 13 @ 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
Apr 13 @ 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 Pavilion Jazz Jam 7:30 pm
DC Pavilion Jazz Jam @ DC Pavilion
Apr 13 @ 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
Apr 13 @ 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[...]
Cheikh Ndoye & Friends 8:00 pm
Cheikh Ndoye & Friends @ Blues Alley
Apr 13 @ 8:00 pm
Cheikh Ndoye, a Senegalese bassist, fuses the American jazz tradition with his homeland’s traditional song. He is joined here by a captivating cast of musicians: jazz harmonica player Fredric Yonnet, guitarist Leni Stern and violinist[...]
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill
Apr 13 @ 8:00 pm
Drummer Karl Anthony hosts an open jam session at this Vienna, Va. restaurant. $10 Cover, no minimum. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle[...]
The Beat Fairy 8:00 pm
The Beat Fairy @ Sotto
Apr 13 @ 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 Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street[...]
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Good Friday Special: Bowie State Jazz Ensemble 6:00 pm
Good Friday Special: Bowie State... @ Twins Jazz
Apr 14 @ 6:00 pm
The Bowie State University jazz ensemble performs a special program to commemorate Good Friday and the Holy Week of the Lord’s passion. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Apr 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:59 pm
Pianist Michael Price performs straight-ahead. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest U Street Corridor Upper[...]
Lionel Lyles 6:30 pm
Lionel Lyles @ Sotto
Apr 14 @ 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[...]
* Marquis Hill Blacktet 7:00 pm
* Marquis Hill Blacktet @ Kennedy Center Jazz Club
Apr 14 @ 7:00 pm
Despite his imposing figure, Thelonious Monk International Institute of Jazz Competition winner 2014  Marquis Hill brings a delicate, light–one could almost say dainty–touch to the trumpet. Yes, but: His Blacktet, a quintet composed of saxophonist,[...]
Cheikh Ndoye & Friends 8:00 pm
Cheikh Ndoye & Friends @ Blues Alley
Apr 14 @ 8:00 pm
Cheikh Ndoye, a Senegalese bassist, fuses the American jazz tradition with his homeland’s traditional song. He is joined here by a captivating cast of musicians: jazz harmonica player Fredric Yonnet, guitarist Leni Stern and violinist[...]
Kevin Cordt Quartet 8:00 pm
Kevin Cordt Quartet @ Mr. Henry's
Apr 14 @ 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[...]
* Tim Whalen Quintet 9:00 pm
* Tim Whalen Quintet @ Twins Jazz
Apr 14 @ 9:00 pm
The pianist, composer and arranger Tim Whalen puts none of those roles above the other: He’s a fierce improviser with debt to the bebop greats; he also writes magnificent, interleaved pieces for mid-size ensemble. That’s[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Apr 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 Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Apr 14 @ 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
Apr 14 @ 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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* Howard University Jazz Ensemble Easter Vespers (JAM) 4:00 pm
* Howard University Jazz Ensembl... @ Peoples Congregational United Church of Christ
Apr 15 @ 4:00 pm
The Howard University Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Fred Irby, invigorates the Easter prayer service with their collegiate jazz. Part of Jazz Appreciation Month. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan[...]
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Apr 15 @ 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[...]
* Geoffrey Keezer Trio w/ Gillian Margot 7:00 pm
* Geoffrey Keezer Trio w/ Gillia... @ Kennedy Center Jazz Club
Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm
Geoffery Keezer was the last musician to hold the piano bench in Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers. The young post-bop piano lion cut his teeth with cats like Blakey, Ray Brown, and and Art Farmer, refining[...]
George Oakley Two-Tett 7:00 pm
George Oakley Two-Tett @ The Banana Leaf
Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm
George Oakley invests all the reeds he plays – saxophone, clarinet and flute – with a whispering coolness. In this weekly gig at the Sri Lankan restaurant the Banana Leaf, he performs in a duo[...]
Maija Rejman 8:00 pm
Maija Rejman @ Mr. Henry's
Apr 15 @ 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 Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland[...]
Tiger Okoshi Quintet (JJS) 8:00 pm
Tiger Okoshi Quintet (JJS) @ Blues Alley
Apr 15 @ 8:00 pm
Japanese trumpeter Tiger Okoshi leads his quintet through a mix of straight-ahead, free and fusion. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Presented as part of the Japanese Jazz Series by Blues Alley and[...]
* Tim Whalen Quintet 9:00 pm
* Tim Whalen Quintet @ Twins Jazz
Apr 15 @ 9:00 pm
The pianist, composer and arranger Tim Whalen puts none of those roles above the other: He’s a fierce improviser with debt to the bebop greats; he also writes magnificent, interleaved pieces for mid-size ensemble. That’s[...]
* Brian Settles/Reginald Cyntje & Friends 9:30 pm
* Brian Settles/Reginald Cyntje ... @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Apr 15 @ 9:30 pm
JoJo’s presents a new series on Saturday nights: Brian Settles and Reginald Cyntje trade off leading groups for the cats who want to see something later in the night. Brian Settles is wakefully minimalist as[...]
James Benson Quartet 9:30 pm
James Benson Quartet @ Columbia Station
Apr 15 @ 9:30 pm
Guitarist James Benson leads a quartet mixing mid-century jazz, bossa nova and funk, often with the help of a guest vocalist. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Apr 15 @ 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
Apr 16 @ 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
Apr 16 @ 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
Apr 16 @ 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
Apr 16 @ 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[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Apr 16 @ 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,[...]
Nancy Harms 8:00 pm
Nancy Harms @ Twins Jazz
Apr 16 @ 8:00 pm
Straight ahead vocalist Nancy Harms performs. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland[...]
Tiger Okoshi Quintet (JJS) 8:00 pm
Tiger Okoshi Quintet (JJS) @ Blues Alley
Apr 16 @ 8:00 pm
Japanese trumpeter Tiger Okoshi leads his quintet through a mix of straight-ahead, free and fusion. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Presented as part of the Japanese Jazz Series by Blues Alley and[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Apr 16 @ 8:30 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
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Steve Herberman Duo 6:45 pm
Steve Herberman Duo @ Tabard Inn
Apr 17 @ 6:45 pm
Guitarist Steve Herberman favors a more warbly tone in the vein of fusion guitarists like Pat Metheny and Al Di Menola. He performs in a duo with either a guitarist or vocalist at the Tabard[...]
* Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra 7:00 pm
* Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra @ Levine Music Silver Spring Campus
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm
The 17-piece Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra commanded 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. Agenda[...]
Mao Sone Quartet (JJS) 8:00 pm
Mao Sone Quartet (JJS) @ Blues Alley
Apr 17 @ 8:00 pm
Japanese trumpeter and pianist Mao Sone leads a straight-ahead quartet. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Presented as part of the Japanese Jazz Series by Blues Alley and the Embassy of Japan.  [...]
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* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Apr 18 @ 7:30 pm
Tedd Baker is a gripping D.C. saxophonist—burly tone wrapped around a taut rhythmic approach. When not playing with the Airmen of Note, he often leads his own projects, and he’s in residence at JoJo’s every[...]
* Bill Heid 8:00 pm
* Bill Heid @ Tryst
Apr 18 @ 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
Apr 18 @ 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[...]
Erena Terakubo Quartet (JJS) 8:00 pm
Erena Terakubo Quartet (JJS) @ Blues Alley
Apr 18 @ 8:00 pm
Here are just a few of the names that flighty yet ferocious alto saxophonist ?Erena Terakubo accompany her on her studio recordings: Christian McBride, Ron Carter, Kenny Barron and Jimmy Cobb. The Japanese-born sax player[...]
Sotto Sessions w/ John Lee 8:00 pm
Sotto Sessions w/ John Lee @ Sotto
Apr 18 @ 8:00 pm
Guitarist John Lee leads a weekly jam session at Sotto off Logan Circle. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast[...]
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* Bill Heid 6:00 pm
* Bill Heid @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Apr 19 @ 6:00 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[...]
UDC JAZZforum–Paul Combs: “The Life and Music of Tadd Dameron” 7:00 pm
UDC JAZZforum–Paul Combs: “The L... @ University of the District of Columbia
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm
Saxophonist, educator, and composer Paul Combs is to pianist Tadd Dameron what Andrew White is to Trane. He’s a foremost expert on the music and shares Dameron’s legacy through performance, lecture, and writing. He gives a[...]
Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Apr 19 @ 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
Apr 19 @ 7:30 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton fuses hip-hop, funk, fusion, and straight-ahead. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest[...]
Abby Schaffer 8:00 pm
Abby Schaffer @ Twins Jazz
Apr 19 @ 8:00 pm
New Orleans influenced jazz vocalist Abby Schaffer leads a group that covers jazz, R&B, rock, and originals influenced by the above. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard[...]
Ami Nakazono (JJS) 8:00 pm
Ami Nakazono (JJS) @ Blues Alley
Apr 19 @ 8:00 pm
Japanese saxophonist Ami Nakazono performs a mix of fusion and smooth jazz. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Presented as part of the Japanese Jazz Series by Blues Alley and the Embassy of[...]
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Apr 19 @ 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[...]
* Jonathan Parker Octet 8:30 pm
* Jonathan Parker Octet @ Wonderland Ballroom
Apr 19 @ 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[...]
* John Kocur Trio 9:00 pm
* John Kocur Trio @ Marx Cafe
Apr 19 @ 9:00 pm
A promising young alto saxophonist, John Kocur has an unequivocally clear and forceful tone, and deploys it in precise but expressive solos. They call the kid “the smoker” for something. He tends to write post-bop[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Apr 19 @ 9:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
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* Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Ensemble (JAM) 12:00 pm
* Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks E... @ American History Museum
Apr 20 @ 12:00 pm
The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Ensemble, a small combo featuring some of the talented musician that make up the Smithsonian’s official jazz group, perform. Part of Jazz Appreciation Month Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream[...]
Take 5! Paul Combs Quintet Celebrates Todd Dameron’s Centennial 5:00 pm
Take 5! Paul Combs Quintet Celeb... @ American Art Museum
Apr 20 @ 5:00 pm
Saxophonist, educator, and composer Paul Combs is to pianist Tadd Dameron what Andrew White is to Trane. He’s a foremost expert on the music and shares Dameron’s legacy through performance, lecture, and writing. He is joined[...]
Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Apr 20 @ 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
Apr 20 @ 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[...]
* Todd Marcus Quartet (JAM) 7:30 pm
* Todd Marcus Quartet (JAM) @ Atlas Performing Arts Center
Apr 20 @ 7:30 pm
Todd Marcus is becoming known as the most exciting bass clarinetist in jazz today. He swings hard, soothes, confounds, excites. His music often draws on Egyptian musical and mythological themes and motifs; fresh off a[...]
* Victor Provost w/the Hill Center Jazz Ensemble 7:30 pm
* Victor Provost w/the Hill Cent... @ Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Apr 20 @ 7:30 pm
Victor Provost isn’t just the only jazz steel pan player in D.C. – he’s one of the region’s best improvisers, on any instrument. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol[...]
DC Pavilion Jazz Jam 7:30 pm
DC Pavilion Jazz Jam @ DC Pavilion
Apr 20 @ 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[...]
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill
Apr 20 @ 8:00 pm
Drummer Karl Anthony hosts an open jam session at this Vienna, Va. restaurant. $10 Cover, no minimum. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle[...]
Michael Brandon Trio 8:00 pm
Michael Brandon Trio @ Columbia Station
Apr 20 @ 8:00 pm
Tenor saxophonist Michael Brandon performs straight-ahead in a trio. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest[...]
Senri Oe (JJS) 8:00 pm
Senri Oe (JJS) @ Blues Alley
Apr 20 @ 8:00 pm
Japanese pianist Senri Oe performs straight ahead. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Presented as part of the Japanese Jazz Series by Blues Alley and the Embassy of Japan. Agenda Agenda Day Month[...]
The Beat Fairy 8:00 pm
The Beat Fairy @ Sotto
Apr 20 @ 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 Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street[...]
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Greg Hatza: Digging Up My Roots CD Release 6:00 pm
Greg Hatza: <i>Digging Up My Roo... @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm
The organist Greg Hatza plays soul jazz under the influence of Jimmy Smith and Ray Charles. His combo features Peter Fraize on sax, Brian Kooken on guitar, and Robert Shahid on drums. He celebrates the[...]
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:59 pm
Pianist Michael Price performs straight-ahead. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest U Street Corridor Upper[...]
Lionel Lyles 6:30 pm
Lionel Lyles @ Sotto
Apr 21 @ 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[...]
Mickalene Thomas and Terri Lyne Carrington: /’entr?p?/ 6:30 pm
Mickalene Thomas and Terri Lyne ... @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Apr 21 @ 6:30 pm
Filmmaker Mickalene Thomas joins forces with Grammy-award winning composer and drummer Terri Lyne Carrington in a program of original music and film that explores black female beauty, identity, and sexuality called /’entr?p?/. Agenda Agenda Day[...]
* Anna Webber ‘s Simple Trio (JAM) 8:00 pm
* Anna Webber ‘s Simple Trio (JAM) @ Atlas Performing Arts Center
Apr 21 @ 8:00 pm
Reed player Anna Webber’s Spartan, avant-edged compositions allow her to highlight the melodic strength of her tunes, her improvisations and her fellow players. Presented as part of the Atlas’ Jazz Appreciation Month mini-series. Agenda Agenda[...]
* Herb Scott 8:00 pm
* Herb Scott @ Mr. Henry's
Apr 21 @ 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[...]
* Roberta Gambarini 8:00 pm
* Roberta Gambarini
Apr 21 @ 8:00 pm
Italian born Roberta Gambarini kicked off her US jazz career taking home a semi-finalist spot in the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Vocal contest in 1998. Since then the songstress has sung with everyone from[...]
* Luis Faife Quartet 9:00 pm
* Luis Faife Quartet @ Twins Jazz
Apr 21 @ 9:00 pm
Luis Faife’s phrasing can punch or slide, rattle your brain and tug on your hips. He brings Afro-Cuban and Afro-Peruvian elements into his bebop playing, which is some of the fleetest you’ll hear in D.C.[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Apr 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 Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Apr 21 @ 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
Apr 21 @ 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
Apr 22 @ 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[...]
David Lighton Trio 6:30 pm
David Lighton Trio @ Sotto
Apr 22 @ 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 Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
* Michael Formanek’s Ensemble Kolossus (CapitalBop Traveling Loft) 7:00 pm
* Michael Formanek’s Ensemble Ko... @ NYU Washington - Abramson Family Auditorium
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm
* Michael Formanek's Ensemble Kolossus (CapitalBop Traveling Loft) @ NYU Washington - Abramson Family Auditorium
True to its name, Michael Formanek’s 19-piece Ensemble Kolossus makes music of enormous scope. But it’s also intricate and textured. And just as important, it allows its improvisers a remarkable amount of space in which[...]
George Oakley Two-Tett 7:00 pm
George Oakley Two-Tett @ The Banana Leaf
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm
George Oakley invests all the reeds he plays – saxophone, clarinet and flute – with a whispering coolness. In this weekly gig at the Sri Lankan restaurant the Banana Leaf, he performs in a duo[...]
* Akua Allrich 8:00 pm
* Akua Allrich @ Mr. Henry's
Apr 22 @ 8:00 pm
Nina Simone and Miriam Makeba are two strong influences that bubble up in Akua Allrich’s scorching, muscular music: An effervescent singer, she wields a sort of earthbound optimism. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream[...]
* Ben Allison & The Easy Way (JAM) 8:00 pm
* Ben Allison & The Easy Way (JAM) @ Atlas Performing Arts Center
Apr 22 @ 8:00 pm
One of the most respected bassists in contemporary jazz, Ben Allison has defined himself as an accomplished accompanist, soloist, composer and – with the release of his album, Action/Refraction – a savvy interpreter of both[...]
* Roberta Gambarini 8:00 pm
* Roberta Gambarini
Apr 22 @ 8:00 pm
Italian born Roberta Gambarini kicked off her US jazz career taking home a semi-finalist spot in the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Vocal contest in 1998. Since then the songstress has sung with everyone from[...]
* Brian Settles/Reginald Cyntje & Friends 9:30 pm
* Brian Settles/Reginald Cyntje ... @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Apr 22 @ 9:30 pm
JoJo’s presents a new series on Saturday nights: Brian Settles and Reginald Cyntje trade off leading groups for the cats who want to see something later in the night. Brian Settles is wakefully minimalist as[...]
James Benson Quartet 9:30 pm
James Benson Quartet @ Columbia Station
Apr 22 @ 9:30 pm
Guitarist James Benson leads a quartet mixing mid-century jazz, bossa nova and funk, often with the help of a guest vocalist. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Apr 22 @ 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
Apr 23 @ 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
Apr 23 @ 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
Apr 23 @ 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
Apr 23 @ 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[...]
Dante Pope 6:00 pm
Dante Pope @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm
Dante Pope, a fabulous and multi-talented drummer from Chicago who now lives in D.C. and has played in a variety of roles at the DC Jazz Loft, leads his Jazz collective–a fusion group featuring Eliot[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Apr 23 @ 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,[...]
* Brad Linde’s Urbane Outfit 7:00 pm
* Brad Linde’s Urbane Outfit @ Atlas Performing Arts Center
Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm
Brad Linde, DC’s own “king of the cool,” plays with an all-star group of out of town musicians, including rising alto saxophonist star Caroline Davis. Urbane Outfit perform a mix of standards and torch songs[...]
* Roberta Gambarini 8:00 pm
* Roberta Gambarini
Apr 23 @ 8:00 pm
Italian born Roberta Gambarini kicked off her US jazz career taking home a semi-finalist spot in the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Vocal contest in 1998. Since then the songstress has sung with everyone from[...]
Tucker Flythe Quartet 8:00 pm
Tucker Flythe Quartet @ Twins Jazz
Apr 23 @ 8:00 pm
Guitarist Tucker Flythe leads a group that straddles between acoustic and electric, straight-ahead and free. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Apr 23 @ 8:30 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
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JAM Jazz Piano Series 12:00 pm
JAM Jazz Piano Series @ American History Museum
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm
Enjoy free piano jazz in the American History Museum’s Lefrak Lobby during the last week of jazz appreciation month. Performers include Tony Nalker, Bob Boguslaw, Harry Appelman and Stef Scaggiari.   Agenda Agenda Day Month Week[...]
* Afro Blue 15th Anniversary Concert Celebration 8:00 pm
* Afro Blue 15th Anniversary Con... @ Blues Alley
Apr 24 @ 8:00 pm
Afro-Blue, Howard University’s premiere vocal ensemble, gathers some of the finest, young vocalists that the District has to offer. They perform a program to celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m.[...]
* Calvin Jones Big Band Jazz Festival (JAM) 8:00 pm
* Calvin Jones Big Band Jazz Fes... @ University of the District of Columbia
Apr 24 @ 8:00 pm
The Calvin Jones Big Band Festival is the cap off to UDC’s (and the wider academic jazz community of DC) celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month. The UDC Jazz Ensemble under direction of Allyn Johnson, the[...]
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JAM Jazz Piano Series 12:00 pm
JAM Jazz Piano Series @ American History Museum
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm
Enjoy free piano jazz in the American History Museum’s Lefrak Lobby during the last week of jazz appreciation month. Performers include Tony Nalker, Bob Boguslaw, Harry Appelman and Stef Scaggiari.   Agenda Agenda Day Month Week[...]
Geoff Reecer Duo 6:45 pm
Geoff Reecer Duo @ Tabard Inn
Apr 25 @ 6:45 pm
Guitarist Geoff Reecer favors a farm, full tone for both rhythm and lead playing in the school of Jim Hall. He takes up a Tuesday residency at the Tabard Inn, joined usually bu another guitarist[...]
* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Apr 25 @ 7:30 pm
Tedd Baker is a gripping D.C. saxophonist—burly tone wrapped around a taut rhythmic approach. When not playing with the Airmen of Note, he often leads his own projects, and he’s in residence at JoJo’s every[...]
* Bill Heid 8:00 pm
* Bill Heid @ Tryst
Apr 25 @ 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
Apr 25 @ 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[...]
* Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra feat. Sharon Clark: “Celebrating Ella Fitzgerald at 100″ 8:00 pm
* Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks O... @ Blues Alley
Apr 25 @ 8:00 pm
The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, under the direction of Howard’s own Charlie Young III and featuring some of the top musicians of the area, is joined by the powerful vocalist Sharon Clark, to perform a[...]
Sotto Sessions w/ John Lee 8:00 pm
Sotto Sessions w/ John Lee @ Sotto
Apr 25 @ 8:00 pm
Guitarist John Lee leads a weekly jam session at Sotto off Logan Circle. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast[...]
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JAM Jazz Piano Series 12:00 pm
JAM Jazz Piano Series @ American History Museum
Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm
Enjoy free piano jazz in the American History Museum’s Lefrak Lobby during the last week of jazz appreciation month. Performers include Tony Nalker, Bob Boguslaw, Harry Appelman and Stef Scaggiari.   Agenda Agenda Day Month Week[...]
Terry Koger 6:00 pm
Terry Koger @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm
Straight-ahead alto-saxophonist Terry Koger performs. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest U Street Corridor Upper[...]
Coniece Washington 7:00 pm
Coniece Washington @ Bistrot Lepic &amp; Wine Bar
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm
Vocalist Coniece Washington performs. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest U Street Corridor Upper Northwest[...]
Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Apr 26 @ 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
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton fuses hip-hop, funk, fusion, and straight-ahead. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest[...]
* Andrew White’s 75th Birthday Celebration 8:00 pm
* Andrew White’s 75th Birthday C... @ Blues Alley
Apr 26 @ 8:00 pm
Andrew White is one of D.C.’s foremost exponents of the jazz tradition, an embodiment of its historic blend of innovation and preservation. He’s a historian and channeler of John Coltrane, having transcribed 650 of the[...]
Monika Herzig Acoustic Project 8:00 pm
Monika Herzig Acoustic Project @ Twins Jazz
Apr 26 @ 8:00 pm
Monika Herzig leads a group of leading female jazz instrumentalists. The group plays straight-ahead. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Apr 26 @ 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
Apr 26 @ 9:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
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George Washington University Latin Jazz Band 12:00 pm
George Washington University Lat... @ American History Museum
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm
The George Washington University Latin Jazz Band offers collegiate jazz fair with a latin twist. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street[...]
Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Apr 27 @ 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
Apr 27 @ 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 Pavilion Jazz Jam 7:30 pm
DC Pavilion Jazz Jam @ DC Pavilion
Apr 27 @ 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[...]
* “4 Generations of Miles” w/ Jimmy Cobb & Mike Stern 8:00 pm
* “4 Generations of Miles” w/ Ji... @ Blues Alley
Apr 27 @ 8:00 pm
Four Generations of Miles is just that; four musicians from four separate eras of Miles Davis come together to pay tribute to one of the greatest trumpeters alive, all without trumpet or piano. Drummer Jimmy[...]
* Twins Jazz Orchestra 8:00 pm
* Twins Jazz Orchestra @ Twins Jazz
Apr 27 @ 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
Apr 27 @ 8:00 pm
Drummer Karl Anthony hosts an open jam session at this Vienna, Va. restaurant. $10 Cover, no minimum. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle[...]
The Beat Fairy 8:00 pm
The Beat Fairy @ Sotto
Apr 27 @ 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 Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street[...]
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JAM Jazz Piano Series 12:00 pm
JAM Jazz Piano Series @ American History Museum
Apr 28 @ 12:00 pm
Enjoy free piano jazz in the American History Museum’s Lefrak Lobby during the last week of jazz appreciation month. Performers include Tony Nalker, Bob Boguslaw, Harry Appelman and Stef Scaggiari.   Agenda Agenda Day Month Week[...]
* Alison Crockett: Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald 6:00 pm
* Alison Crockett: Tribute to El... @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Apr 28 @ 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
Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:59 pm
Pianist Michael Price performs straight-ahead. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest U Street Corridor Upper[...]
Lionel Lyles 6:30 pm
Lionel Lyles @ Sotto
Apr 28 @ 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[...]
* “4 Generations of Miles” w/ Jimmy Cobb & Mike Stern 8:00 pm
* “4 Generations of Miles” w/ Ji... @ Blues Alley
Apr 28 @ 8:00 pm
Four Generations of Miles is just that; four musicians from four separate eras of Miles Davis come together to pay tribute to one of the greatest trumpeters alive, all without trumpet or piano. Drummer Jimmy[...]
* Aaron L. Myers II 8:00 pm
* Aaron L. Myers II @ Mr. Henry's
Apr 28 @ 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[...]
Brandon Goodwin & B’s Bees 9:00 pm
Brandon Goodwin & B’s Bees @ Twins Jazz
Apr 28 @ 9:00 pm
Canadian outfit Brandon Goodwin & B’s Bees plays straight-ahead. Two separate sets at 9 and 11 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Apr 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 Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Apr 28 @ 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
Apr 28 @ 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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Thinking About Jazz: Ella Fitzgerald 1:00 pm
Thinking About Jazz: Ella Fitzge... @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm
In Westminster’s regular lecture series, Thinking About Jazz, a local expert comes to educate the Westminster crowd. WPFW programmer Ellen Carter leads the talk. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia[...]
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Apr 29 @ 4:00 pm – 7:59 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
George Oakley Two-Tett 7:00 pm
George Oakley Two-Tett @ The Banana Leaf
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm
George Oakley invests all the reeds he plays – saxophone, clarinet and flute – with a whispering coolness. In this weekly gig at the Sri Lankan restaurant the Banana Leaf, he performs in a duo[...]
* “4 Generations of Miles” w/ Jimmy Cobb & Mike Stern 8:00 pm
* “4 Generations of Miles” w/ Ji... @ Blues Alley
Apr 29 @ 8:00 pm
Four Generations of Miles is just that; four musicians from four separate eras of Miles Davis come together to pay tribute to one of the greatest trumpeters alive, all without trumpet or piano. Drummer Jimmy[...]
Nina Casey 8:00 pm
Nina Casey @ Mr. Henry's
Apr 29 @ 8:00 pm
Local swing and blues singer Nina Casey performs downstairs at Mr. Henry’s. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth[...]
Brandon Goodwin & B’s Bees 9:00 pm
Brandon Goodwin & B’s Bees @ Twins Jazz
Apr 29 @ 9:00 pm
Canadian outfit Brandon Goodwin & B’s Bees plays straight-ahead. Two separate sets at 9 and 11 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle[...]
* Brian Settles/Reginald Cyntje & Friends 9:30 pm
* Brian Settles/Reginald Cyntje ... @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Apr 29 @ 9:30 pm
JoJo’s presents a new series on Saturday nights: Brian Settles and Reginald Cyntje trade off leading groups for the cats who want to see something later in the night. Brian Settles is wakefully minimalist as[...]
James Benson Quartet 9:30 pm
James Benson Quartet @ Columbia Station
Apr 29 @ 9:30 pm
Guitarist James Benson leads a quartet mixing mid-century jazz, bossa nova and funk, often with the help of a guest vocalist. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Apr 29 @ 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
Apr 30 @ 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
Apr 30 @ 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
Apr 30 @ 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
Apr 30 @ 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[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Apr 30 @ 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,[...]
* “4 Generations of Miles” w/ Jimmy Cobb & Mike Stern 8:00 pm
* “4 Generations of Miles” w/ Ji... @ Blues Alley
Apr 30 @ 8:00 pm
Four Generations of Miles is just that; four musicians from four separate eras of Miles Davis come together to pay tribute to one of the greatest trumpeters alive, all without trumpet or piano. Drummer Jimmy[...]
Marty Nau 8:00 pm
Marty Nau @ Twins Jazz
Apr 30 @ 8:00 pm
A fine alto saxophonist, Marty Nau often sounds a good deal like his idol: bebop legend Phil Woods. But he’s also comfortable playing in an even more historic, swing era-oriented style. Two separate sets at[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Apr 30 @ 8:30 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
Ethan Philion 9:00 pm
Ethan Philion @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Apr 30 @ 9:00 pm
Bassist Ethan Phillion won a couple of Downbeat student awards while studying bass at Oberlin, including outstanding soloist. He leads a straight ahead group. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol[...]