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Speakers of the House 5:00 pm
Speakers of the House @ National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Jul 1 @ 5:00 pm
The Speakers of the House play a mix of funk, boogaloo and Latin music. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast[...]
Janine Gilbert-Carter 6:00 pm
Janine Gilbert-Carter @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jul 1 @ 6:00 pm
The vocalist Janine Gilbert-Carter has a fulsome set of pipes that she employs with masterful finesse and delicateness, in a style not entirely unlike Betty Carter’s. She often sings gospel, but she’s wonderfully at ease[...]
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Jul 1 @ 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
Jul 1 @ 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[...]
* John Kocur 7:30 pm
* John Kocur @ Blend Coffee Bar
Jul 1 @ 7:30 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[...]
* Keir Neuringer / James Brandon Lewis Trio / Ayman Fanous / CK Barlow 7:30 pm
* Keir Neuringer / James Brandon... @ Rhizome DC
Jul 1 @ 7:30 pm
The Philadelphia based saxophonist and composer Keir Neuringer is known for his intense physical performances and layering in social concerns to his avant-garde compositions. Joining him are the young lions of the free-jazz scene, the[...]
* Roberta Gambarini 8:00 pm
* Roberta Gambarini @ Blues Alley
Jul 1 @ 8:00 pm
Italian born Roberta Gambriani 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[...]
Arco Belo 8:00 pm
Arco Belo @ Old Engine 12 Firehouse
Jul 1 @ 8:00 pm
Chamber jazz group Arco Belo 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[...]
Dial 251 8:00 pm
Dial 251 @ Mr. Henry's
Jul 1 @ 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[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Jul 1 @ 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[...]
Rick Alberico 9:00 pm
Rick Alberico @ Twins Jazz
Jul 1 @ 9:00 pm
Saxophonist Rick Alberico plays straight-ahead jazz. 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[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Jul 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[...]
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
Jul 1 @ 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
Jul 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[...]
* WPFW’s Brother Ah presents the Music of Sun Ra 6:00 pm
* WPFW’s Brother Ah presents the... @ Everlasting Life
Jul 2 @ 6:00 pm
WPFW DJ and storied jazz musician Brother Ah leads a visual and auditory journey through the life of jazz’s great cosmic innovator, Sun Ra. Brother Ah played for a time with Sun Ra in the[...]
* Bill Heid Duo 6:30 pm
* Bill Heid Duo @ Sotto
Jul 2 @ 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[...]
* Roberta Gambarini 8:00 pm
* Roberta Gambarini @ Blues Alley
Jul 2 @ 8:00 pm
Italian born Roberta Gambriani 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[...]
Barbara Papendorp 8:00 pm
Barbara Papendorp @ Mr. Henry's
Jul 2 @ 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[...]
Rick Alberico 9:00 pm
Rick Alberico @ Twins Jazz
Jul 2 @ 9:00 pm
Saxophonist Rick Alberico plays straight-ahead jazz. 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[...]
James Benson Quartet 9:30 pm
James Benson Quartet @ Columbia Station
Jul 2 @ 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
Jul 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[...]
Doku & Plagal Cadence 10:00 pm
Doku & Plagal Cadence @ Sotto
Jul 2 @ 10:00 pm
Guitarist Doku, whose performed with artists such as Femi Kunti and Herbie Hancock, leads his neo-jazz/rock fusion group Plagal Cadence. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown[...]
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DC Jazz Singers Jam 12:00 pm
DC Jazz Singers Jam @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jul 3 @ 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
Jul 3 @ 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[...]
Sunday Spotlight Jazz Brunch: Chris Grasso Trio w/ Chuck Redd & Nicki Parrott 1:00 pm
Sunday Spotlight Jazz Brunch: Ch... @ Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club
Jul 3 @ 1:00 pm
Pianist Chris Grasso improvises in strong melodic streams, his left hand staying in the pocket at all times. His trio is joined by the deft and lyrical vibraphonist Chuck Redd and rising vocalist and bassist[...]
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Jul 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[...]
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session 4:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session @ Columbia Station
Jul 3 @ 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[...]
Tarea Anderson 6:00 pm
Tarea Anderson @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jul 3 @ 6:00 pm
D.C. area native Tarea Anderson mixes old-school jazz and soul. 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[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Jul 3 @ 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,[...]
* Roberta Gambarini 8:00 pm
* Roberta Gambarini @ Blues Alley
Jul 3 @ 8:00 pm
Italian born Roberta Gambriani 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[...]
Nathan Reising 8:00 pm
Nathan Reising @ Twins Jazz
Jul 3 @ 8:00 pm
Nathan Reising is a graduate of the University of Maryland’s Jazz Studies department, and began playing saxophone at the age of 10, after being inspired by the sounds of the late John Coltrane. Two separate[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Jul 3 @ 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
Jul 4 @ 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 Electric Trio 7:00 pm
The Electric Trio @ Tryst
Jul 4 @ 7:00 pm
Electric guitar trio, led by John Lee, performs a variety of electrified jazz standards, originals, and pop cover tunes from such bands as the Cure. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan[...]
*Panel Counsel feat. Jonathan Parker 8:30 pm
*Panel Counsel feat. Jonathan Pa... @ Dew Drop Inn
Jul 4 @ 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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* Bill Heid 8:00 pm
* Bill Heid @ Tryst
Jul 5 @ 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[...]
* Mark G. Meadows & Allen Jones Duo 8:00 pm
* Mark G. Meadows & Allen Jones Duo @ Sotto
Jul 5 @ 8:00 pm
The pianist Mark Meadows is one of the fast-climbing talents on the D.C. jazz scene. He pulls sound from the keys with sharp, keen soulfulness, and writes melodies that are tight and savvy. He plays[...]
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Or... @ Columbia Station
Jul 5 @ 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[...]
Alan Baylock Orchestra 8:00 pm
Alan Baylock Orchestra @ Blues Alley
Jul 5 @ 8:00 pm
Alan Baylock, a composer whose music is widely performed, leads his big band. His personnel includes saxophonist Grant Langford, trumpeter Alex Norris, and drummer CV Dashiell. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Help celebrate Alan’s[...]
Sotto Sessions w/ Mark G Meadows 8:00 pm
Sotto Sessions w/ Mark G Meadows @ Sotto
Jul 5 @ 8:00 pm
Rising DC keys star Mark Meadows leads an open mic and jam session at Sotto. 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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* Bill Heid Trio 6:00 pm
* Bill Heid Trio @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jul 6 @ 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[...]
Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Jul 6 @ 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[...]
Joe Vetter Quartet 8:00 pm
Joe Vetter Quartet @ Twins Jazz
Jul 6 @ 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[...]
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Jul 6 @ 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[...]
The Sunset Band 8:00 pm
The Sunset Band @ Blues Alley
Jul 6 @ 8:00 pm
The Sunset Band plays a mix of jazz, R&B, and soul. 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[...]
Victor Haskins Trio 8:00 pm
Victor Haskins Trio @ Sotto
Jul 6 @ 8:00 pm
Trumpeter, coronetest and EWI (electric wind instrument) master Victor Haskins leads a straight-ahead trio. 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
Jul 6 @ 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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Danielle Wertz Quartet 6:30 pm
Danielle Wertz Quartet @ Decatur House
Jul 7 @ 6:30 pm
Danielle Wertz is a student at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music; she shows great promise as a young straight-ahead jazz vocalist. Joining her are the bassist Charlie Himel, the drummer Aaron Seeber[...]
* Vernard R. Gray Birthday Celebration featuring The Cecily Bumbray Quartet 7:00 pm
* Vernard R. Gray Birthday Celeb... @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jul 7 @ 7:00 pm
Local vocalist Cecily Bumbray honors the great Chocolate City with music by Duke Ellington and other DC legends, as well as pieces from her own body of work. Here she helps lead the honors to[...]
Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Jul 7 @ 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
Jul 7 @ 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
Jul 7 @ 8:00 pm
The Feedel Band performs at Bossa the first Thursday of every month. They combine elements of jazz and funk into a musical base rooted in Ethiopia. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams[...]
* Feedel Band 8:00 pm
* Feedel Band @ Bossa Bistro and Lounge
Jul 7 @ 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[...]
* Jean Carne 8:00 pm
* Jean Carne @ Blues Alley
Jul 7 @ 8:00 pm
The renowned R&B vocalist Jean Carne, who sang lead parts on the first two Earth, Wind & Fire albums, was also the last singer to play with Duke Ellington before his death. Two separate sets[...]
Dave Damiani & the No Vancy Orchestra presents Spencer Day 8:00 pm
Dave Damiani & the No Vancy Orch... @ Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club
Jul 7 @ 8:00 pm
Dave Damiani & the No Vancy Orchestra are the latest in a movement of younger, white musicians trying to recapture the vocal glory days of both the Big band era and the Rat Pack domination[...]
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill
Jul 7 @ 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[...]
Mike Cemprola 8:00 pm
Mike Cemprola @ Twins Jazz
Jul 7 @ 8:00 pm
Saxophonist Mike Cemprola performs 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 Street Maryland Northeast Petworth[...]
Tyrone Allen Trio 8:00 pm
Tyrone Allen Trio @ Sotto
Jul 7 @ 8:00 pm
Bassist Tyrone Allen leads a straight-ahead 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 Corridor Upper[...]
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Chelsey Green & the Green Project 5:00 pm
Chelsey Green & the Green Project @ National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Jul 8 @ 5:00 pm
The versatile violinist and producer Chelsey Green’s music ranges from R&B offshoots to straight-ahead to smooth jazz. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H[...]
* Paul Carr 6:00 pm
* Paul Carr @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jul 8 @ 6:00 pm
Longtime saxophonist and educator Paul Carr leads a straight-ahead 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[...]
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Jul 8 @ 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
Jul 8 @ 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[...]
* Jean Carne 8:00 pm
* Jean Carne @ Blues Alley
Jul 8 @ 8:00 pm
The renowned R&B vocalist Jean Carne, who sang lead parts on the first two Earth, Wind & Fire albums, was also the last singer to play with Duke Ellington before his death. Two separate sets[...]
* Rochelle Rice *CD Release Party* 8:00 pm
* Rochelle Rice *CD Release Party* @ AMP by Strathmore
Jul 8 @ 8:00 pm
Rochelle Rice, a talented vocalist from the training grounds of Howard University’s award-winning a cappella group, Afro Blue, and alumnus of Strathmore’s Artist-In-Residence program, blends straight-ahead jazz and classic, bluesy R&B. Two separate sets at[...]
Kevin Cordt Quartet 8:00 pm
Kevin Cordt Quartet @ Mr. Henry's
Jul 8 @ 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[...]
* Alison Crockett 9:00 pm
* Alison Crockett @ Twins Jazz
Jul 8 @ 9:00 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[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Jul 8 @ 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
Jul 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[...]
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
Jul 8 @ 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
Jul 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[...]
Michael Price Duo 6:30 pm
Michael Price Duo @ Sotto
Jul 9 @ 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[...]
* Amy K Bormet Trio 7:30 pm
* Amy K Bormet Trio @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jul 9 @ 7:30 pm
Amy K Bormet, pianist and founder of Washington Women in Jazz Festival, performs original compositions and arrangements with her trio. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown[...]
* Jean Carne 8:00 pm
* Jean Carne @ Blues Alley
Jul 9 @ 8:00 pm
The renowned R&B vocalist Jean Carne, who sang lead parts on the first two Earth, Wind & Fire albums, was also the last singer to play with Duke Ellington before his death. Two separate sets[...]
Natalie Jean 8:00 pm
Natalie Jean @ Mr. Henry's
Jul 9 @ 8:00 pm
The young singer, who performs in a diverse number of styles, performs a selection of jazz standards and originals. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont[...]
* Alison Crockett 9:00 pm
* Alison Crockett @ Twins Jazz
Jul 9 @ 9:00 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[...]
James Benson Quartet 9:30 pm
James Benson Quartet @ Columbia Station
Jul 9 @ 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
Jul 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[...]
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DC Jazz Singers Jam 12:00 pm
DC Jazz Singers Jam @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jul 10 @ 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
Jul 10 @ 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[...]
* Colloquy: Amy K Bormet & Maggie Hasspacher 2:00 pm
* Colloquy: Amy K Bormet & Maggi... @ Robert Harper Books
Jul 10 @ 2:00 pm
Washington Women in Jazz Festival founder and wiz pianist Amy K Bormet returns to DC for the month of July. While she’s here, Amy is curating a concert series in Prince George’s county, Colloquy: Duets[...]
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Jul 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[...]
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session 4:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session @ Columbia Station
Jul 10 @ 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[...]
* Michael Bowie 6:00 pm
* Michael Bowie @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jul 10 @ 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. Agenda[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Jul 10 @ 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,[...]
* Jean Carne 8:00 pm
* Jean Carne @ Blues Alley
Jul 10 @ 8:00 pm
The renowned R&B vocalist Jean Carne, who sang lead parts on the first two Earth, Wind & Fire albums, was also the last singer to play with Duke Ellington before his death. Two separate sets[...]
Sobel 4tet 8:00 pm
Sobel 4tet @ Twins Jazz
Jul 10 @ 8:00 pm
Led by Gina Sobel, the Virginia-based 4tet plays a mix of hard-bop and funk in the spirit of Herbie Hancock. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Jul 10 @ 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
Jul 11 @ 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[...]
* WPFW Honors Omrao Brown 7:00 pm
* WPFW Honors Omrao Brown @ Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm
WPFW honors Omrao Brown and his tireless work as the owner and presenter at Bohemian Caverns from 2006-2016. This also serves as WPFW fundraiser. VIP reception starts at 7, concert starts at 8. The concert[...]
The Electric Trio 7:00 pm
The Electric Trio @ Tryst
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm
Electric guitar trio, led by John Lee, performs a variety of electrified jazz standards, originals, and pop cover tunes from such bands as the Cure. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan[...]
Ruff Endz 8:00 pm
Ruff Endz @ Blues Alley
Jul 11 @ 8:00 pm
Ruff Endz performs a mix of soul and R&B. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H[...]
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* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jul 12 @ 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
Jul 12 @ 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[...]
* Mark G. Meadows & Allen Jones Duo 8:00 pm
* Mark G. Meadows & Allen Jones Duo @ Sotto
Jul 12 @ 8:00 pm
The pianist Mark Meadows is one of the fast-climbing talents on the D.C. jazz scene. He pulls sound from the keys with sharp, keen soulfulness, and writes melodies that are tight and savvy. He plays[...]
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Or... @ Columbia Station
Jul 12 @ 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[...]
Gia Mora 8:00 pm
Gia Mora @ Blues Alley
Jul 12 @ 8:00 pm
The singer Gia Mora is perhaps best known as Einstein’s Girl, a jazz singer who combines the topics of love and theoretical physics. Here, accompanied by Charlie Barnet, performs a tribute to the music and[...]
Sotto Sessions w/ Mark G Meadows 8:00 pm
Sotto Sessions w/ Mark G Meadows @ Sotto
Jul 12 @ 8:00 pm
Rising DC keys star Mark Meadows leads an open mic and jam session at Sotto. 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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Renee Collins-Georges 6:00 pm
Renee Collins-Georges @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jul 13 @ 6:00 pm
The straight-ahead vocalist Renee Collins-Georges also creates children’s songs. 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[...]
Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Jul 13 @ 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
Jul 13 @ 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[...]
* Firebird Organ Trio 8:00 pm
* Firebird Organ Trio @ Sotto
Jul 13 @ 8:00 pm
Trombonist Shannon Gunn leads the Firebird Organ Trio, an unlikely post-bop trio featuring the a rotating cast of some of the cities best organists/keys players and drummers. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories[...]
George Weldon Quartet 8:00 pm
George Weldon Quartet @ Twins Jazz
Jul 13 @ 8:00 pm
Vibraphonist George Weldon leads a quartet that enjoys plumbing the depths of the Great American Songbook. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol[...]
Luba Mason “Mixtura” CD Release Party 8:00 pm
Luba Mason “Mixtura” CD Release ... @ Blues Alley
Jul 13 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist Luba Mason mixes in jazz, pop and latin music to her sultry flare. She celebrates the release of her new CD, Mixtura. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill[...]
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Jul 13 @ 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
Jul 13 @ 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
Jul 14 @ 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
Jul 14 @ 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[...]
* Theo Croker with Mark Meadows 7:30 pm
* Theo Croker with Mark Meadows @ The Hamilton
Jul 14 @ 7:30 pm
The young trumpeter and vocalist Theo Croker is a mentee of Dee Dee Bridgewater: there’s a lovely lyricism in the way he blows his horn. He is joined by DC’s own Eric Wheeler on bass.[...]
* Twins Jazz Orchestra 8:00 pm
* Twins Jazz Orchestra @ Twins Jazz
Jul 14 @ 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[...]
Dave Damiani & the No Vancy Orchestra Presents Peter Erskine 8:00 pm
Dave Damiani & the No Vancy Orch... @ Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club
Jul 14 @ 8:00 pm
Dave Damiani & the No Vancy Orchestra are the latest in a movement of younger, white musicians trying to recapture the vocal glory days of both the Big band era and the Rat Pack domination[...]
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill
Jul 14 @ 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 @ Blues Alley
Jul 14 @ 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. Two separate sets at 8 &[...]
Michael Brandon Trio 8:00 pm
Michael Brandon Trio @ Columbia Station
Jul 14 @ 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
Jul 14 @ 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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Origem 5:00 pm
Origem @ National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Jul 15 @ 5:00 pm
This local band plays electric Brazilian jazz, mixing samba, bossa nova, forro, afoxe, maracatu, and the partido alto. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle[...]
* Mavis Waters Jazz Ensemble 6:00 pm
* Mavis Waters Jazz Ensemble @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jul 15 @ 6:00 pm
The astounding vocalist Mavis Waters performs with an all star quintet featuring Donvonte McCoy on trumpet, Samuel Prather on piano, Eliot Seppa on bass, and Nick Costa on drums. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream[...]
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Jul 15 @ 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[...]
Nicole Saphos 6:30 pm
Nicole Saphos @ Sotto
Jul 15 @ 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[...]
Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band 8:00 pm
Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band @ Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club
Jul 15 @ 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[...]
Lionel Lyles 8:00 pm
Lionel Lyles @ Mr. Henry's
Jul 15 @ 8:00 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[...]
Marcus Johnson 8:00 pm
Marcus Johnson @ Blues Alley
Jul 15 @ 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. Two separate sets at 8 &[...]
Kelly Shepherd and Nomad Stories 9:00 pm
Kelly Shepherd and Nomad Stories @ Twins Jazz
Jul 15 @ 9:00 pm
Kelly Shepherd and Nomad Stories is a straight-ahead quarter that adopts elements of music theory from across the globe, led by sax man Kelly Shepherd. Two separate sets at 9 and 11 p.m. Agenda Agenda[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Jul 15 @ 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[...]
* SixSix Duo 9:58 pm
* SixSix Duo @ Fringe Arts Barn
Jul 15 @ 9:58 pm
Two of the leaders of DC’s avant-garde art community team up to bring there string slinging and electronic wizardry to new heights. Anthony Pirog (guitar, electronics) joins forces with CapitalBop’s own Luke Stewart to form[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Jul 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[...]
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
Jul 15 @ 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
Jul 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[...]
***POSTPONED Eric Wheeler 6:00 pm
***POSTPONED Eric Wheeler @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm
Bassist Eric Wheeler is a powerfully precise and evocative player, originally from D.C. but now based in New York City. Here he leads his own group. ***Please note that this show has been postponed to[...]
Dave Lighton 6:30 pm
Dave Lighton @ Sotto
Jul 16 @ 6:30 pm
Dave Lighton mans the guitar and plays 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[...]
David Lighton Trio 6:30 pm
David Lighton Trio @ Sotto
Jul 16 @ 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[...]
Anita King 8:00 pm
Anita King @ Mr. Henry's
Jul 16 @ 8:00 pm
The powerful vocalist Anita King, a frequent collaborator of pop/funk infused sextet Dial 251, performs. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland[...]
Marcus Johnson 8:00 pm
Marcus Johnson @ Blues Alley
Jul 16 @ 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. Two separate sets at 8 &[...]
Kelly Shepherd and Nomad Stories 9:00 pm
Kelly Shepherd and Nomad Stories @ Twins Jazz
Jul 16 @ 9:00 pm
Kelly Shepherd and Nomad Stories is a straight-ahead quarter that adopts elements of music theory from across the globe, led by sax man Kelly Shepherd. Two separate sets at 9 and 11 p.m. Agenda Agenda[...]
James Benson Quartet 9:30 pm
James Benson Quartet @ Columbia Station
Jul 16 @ 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
Jul 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[...]
Afro Nuevo 10:00 pm
Afro Nuevo @ Sotto
Jul 16 @ 10:00 pm
Afro Nuevo play latin jazz. 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[...]
Afro Nuevo 10:00 pm
Afro Nuevo @ Sotto
Jul 16 @ 10:00 pm
Afro Nuevo plays Latin jazz. 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[...]
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DC Jazz Singers Jam 12:00 pm
DC Jazz Singers Jam @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jul 17 @ 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
Jul 17 @ 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[...]
* Colloquy: Amy K Bormet & Brian Settles 2:00 pm
* Colloquy: Amy K Bormet & Brian... @ Robert Harper Books
Jul 17 @ 2:00 pm
Washington Women in Jazz Festival founder and wiz pianist Amy K Bormet returns to DC for the month of July. While she’s here, Amy is curating a concert series in Prince George’s county, Colloquy: Duets[...]
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Jul 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[...]
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session 4:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session @ Columbia Station
Jul 17 @ 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[...]
Terry Marshall and Friends 6:00 pm
Terry Marshall and Friends @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm
Pianist and composer Terry Marshall plays 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[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Jul 17 @ 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,[...]
Justin Lees 8:00 pm
Justin Lees @ Twins Jazz
Jul 17 @ 8:00 pm
Though now based in New York City, Justin Lees began his tenure as a swinging yet straight-focused guitarist in Washington, DC. He learned at the heels of several DC guitarist, including Rick Whitehead, Bill Biesecker[...]
Marcus Johnson 8:00 pm
Marcus Johnson @ Blues Alley
Jul 17 @ 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. Two separate sets at 8 &[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Jul 17 @ 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
Jul 18 @ 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 Electric Trio 7:00 pm
The Electric Trio @ Tryst
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm
Electric guitar trio, led by John Lee, performs a variety of electrified jazz standards, originals, and pop cover tunes from such bands as the Cure. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan[...]
Fairfax Wind Symphony Summer Jazz Ensemble 8:00 pm
Fairfax Wind Symphony Summer Jaz... @ Blues Alley
Jul 18 @ 8:00 pm
The Fairfax Wind Symphony Summer Jazz Ensemble is a community ensemble led by trumpeter Tony Aversano. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol[...]
Lost Civilizations Experimental Music Project 8:30 pm
Lost Civilizations Experimental ... @ Dew Drop Inn
Jul 18 @ 8:30 pm
Lost Civilizations Experimental Music Project is a feature on the local avant-garde music scene. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast[...]
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* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jul 19 @ 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
Jul 19 @ 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[...]
* Mark G. Meadows & Allen Jones Duo 8:00 pm
* Mark G. Meadows & Allen Jones Duo @ Sotto
Jul 19 @ 8:00 pm
The pianist Mark Meadows is one of the fast-climbing talents on the D.C. jazz scene. He pulls sound from the keys with sharp, keen soulfulness, and writes melodies that are tight and savvy. He plays[...]
* Michael Bowie’s BLAST 8:00 pm
* Michael Bowie’s BLAST @ Blues Alley
Jul 19 @ 8:00 pm
* Michael Bowie's BLAST @ Blues Alley | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Michael Bowie is an internationally known jazz and gospel 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[...]
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Or... @ Columbia Station
Jul 19 @ 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/ Mark G Meadows 8:00 pm
Sotto Sessions w/ Mark G Meadows @ Sotto
Jul 19 @ 8:00 pm
Rising DC keys star Mark Meadows leads an open mic and jam session at Sotto. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland[...]
* The Preparation: Dave Ballou CD Release 8:30 pm
* The Preparation: Dave Ballou C... @ Songbyrd Cafe and Music House
Jul 19 @ 8:30 pm
Baltimore-based trumpeter Dave Ballou has been a major force in jazz and creative music for many years—performing in his hometown, along the East Coast, and in Europe. He has performed with legends in the Music,[...]
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Justin Lees 6:00 pm
Justin Lees @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jul 20 @ 6:00 pm
Though now based in New York City, Justin Lees began his tenure as a swinging yet straight-focused guitarist in Washington, DC. He learned at the heels of several DC guitarist, including Rick Whitehead, Bill Biesecker[...]
The Vocal Workshop Showcase 7:00 pm
The Vocal Workshop Showcase @ Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club
Jul 20 @ 7:00 pm
Aspiring singers from the DMV gain some confidence and skill working with Chris Grasso’s vocal workshop. Hear, Grasso helps guide the participants in a live concert. Two separate sets at 7 and 9 p.m. $10[...]
Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Jul 20 @ 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[...]
C.J. Chenier and The Red Hot Louisiana Band 7:30 pm
C.J. Chenier and The Red Hot Lou... @ The Hamilton
Jul 20 @ 7:30 pm
Creole accordion player and vocalist C.J. Chenier leads The Red Hot Louisiana Band, a group that synthesizes the rich musical styles of the Big Easy, from Zydeco to jazz. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard[...]
Joseph Brotherton and Friends 7:30 pm
Joseph Brotherton and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jul 20 @ 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
Jul 20 @ 8:00 pm
No further information available 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[...]
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Jul 20 @ 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
Jul 20 @ 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
Jul 20 @ 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
Jul 21 @ 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
Jul 21 @ 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[...]
Dave Damiani & the No Vancy Orchestra Presents Haley Reinhart 8:00 pm
Dave Damiani & the No Vancy Orch... @ Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club
Jul 21 @ 8:00 pm
Dave Damiani & the No Vancy Orchestra are the latest in a movement of younger, white musicians trying to recapture the vocal glory days of both the Big band era and the Rat Pack domination[...]
Jazz Funk Soul 8:00 pm
Jazz Funk Soul @ Blues Alley
Jul 21 @ 8:00 pm
Jazz Funk Soul, the trio of  Jeff Lorber, Chuck Loeb & Everette Harp, performs a mix of its namesake. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont[...]
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill
Jul 21 @ 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
Jul 21 @ 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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Incendio 5:00 pm
Incendio @ National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Jul 22 @ 5:00 pm
Incendio combines Latin jazz guitar music with influences from across the globe. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Southeast[...]
* B.J. Simmons Sextet 6:00 pm
* B.J. Simmons Sextet @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jul 22 @ 6:00 pm
Saxophonist B.J. Simmons leads a straight-ahead group featuring Hope Udobi on piano, Elliot Seppa on bass, Thelon Allen on trumpet, Charles Williams on drums, and Andaiye (Scott) on vocals. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard[...]
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Jul 22 @ 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
Jul 22 @ 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[...]
* Aaron L. Myers II 8:00 pm
* Aaron L. Myers II @ Mr. Henry's
Jul 22 @ 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[...]
Jazz Funk Soul 8:00 pm
Jazz Funk Soul @ Blues Alley
Jul 22 @ 8:00 pm
Jazz Funk Soul, the trio of  Jeff Lorber, Chuck Loeb & Everette Harp, performs a mix of its namesake. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont[...]
* Thad Wilson Quartet feat. Kristin Callahan 9:00 pm
* Thad Wilson Quartet feat. Kris... @ Twins Jazz
Jul 22 @ 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 alongside singer Kristin Callahan[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Jul 22 @ 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
Jul 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[...]
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
Jul 22 @ 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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Vocal Masterclass with Chris Grasso and Miles Griffith 12:00 pm
Vocal Masterclass with Chris Gra... @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jul 23 @ 12:00 pm – 5:29 pm
Chris Grass and Miles Griffith give their vocal masterclass students an opportunity to perform for a crowd of DC music fans. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights[...]
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Jul 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[...]
Elijah Cole Duo 6:30 pm
Elijah Cole Duo @ Sotto
Jul 23 @ 6:30 pm
At just 17, Elijah Cole already has a distinctive sound on the guitar—bright and clear, not unlike Grant Green’s. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont[...]
Jazz Funk Soul 8:00 pm
Jazz Funk Soul @ Blues Alley
Jul 23 @ 8:00 pm
Jazz Funk Soul, the trio of  Jeff Lorber, Chuck Loeb & Everette Harp, performs a mix of its namesake. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont[...]
Kia Bennett 8:00 pm
Kia Bennett @ Mr. Henry's
Jul 23 @ 8:00 pm
Kia Bennett is a soul singer with an impressive resume of collaborations. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Southeast[...]
* Thad Wilson Quartet feat. Kristin Callahan 9:00 pm
* Thad Wilson Quartet feat. Kris... @ Twins Jazz
Jul 23 @ 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 alongside singer Kristin Callahan[...]
James Benson Quartet 9:30 pm
James Benson Quartet @ Columbia Station
Jul 23 @ 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
Jul 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[...]
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DC Jazz Singers Jam 12:00 pm
DC Jazz Singers Jam @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jul 24 @ 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
Jul 24 @ 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[...]
Vocal Masterclass with Chris Grasso and Miles Griffith 12:00 pm
Vocal Masterclass with Chris Gra... @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jul 24 @ 12:00 pm – 5:29 pm
Chris Grass and Miles Griffith give their vocal masterclass students an opportunity to perform for a crowd of DC music fans. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights[...]
* Colloquy: Amy K Bormet & Cae Joseph-Massena (WWJF) 2:00 pm
* Colloquy: Amy K Bormet & Cae J... @ Robert Harper Books
Jul 24 @ 2:00 pm
Washington Women in Jazz Festival founder and wiz pianist Amy K Bormet returns to DC for the month of July. While she’s here, Amy is curating a concert series in Prince George’s county, Colloquy: Duets[...]
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Jul 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[...]
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session 4:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session @ Columbia Station
Jul 24 @ 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[...]
Miles Griffith 6:00 pm
Miles Griffith @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm
Vocalist Miles Griffith favors spirit and clarity over rigid precision, singing jazz standards, popular classics and original songs with warmth and freedom. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Jul 24 @ 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,[...]
Jazz Funk Soul 8:00 pm
Jazz Funk Soul @ Blues Alley
Jul 24 @ 8:00 pm
Jazz Funk Soul, the trio of  Jeff Lorber, Chuck Loeb & Everette Harp, performs a mix of its namesake. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont[...]
Jegna Tree-O 8:00 pm
Jegna Tree-O @ Twins Jazz
Jul 24 @ 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
Jul 24 @ 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
Jul 25 @ 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 Electric Trio 7:00 pm
The Electric Trio @ Tryst
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm
Electric guitar trio, led by John Lee, performs a variety of electrified jazz standards, originals, and pop cover tunes from such bands as the Cure. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan[...]
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* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jul 26 @ 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[...]
BWB feat. Norman Brown, Kirk Whalum, and Rick Braun 7:30 pm
BWB feat. Norman Brown, Kirk Wha... @ The Birchmere Music Hall
Jul 26 @ 7:30 pm
BWB is a smooth jazz supergroup featuring guitarist and singer Norman Brown, saxophonist Kirk Whalum and trumpeter Rick Braun. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont[...]
* Bill Heid 8:00 pm
* Bill Heid @ Tryst
Jul 26 @ 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[...]
* Mark G. Meadows & Allen Jones Duo 8:00 pm
* Mark G. Meadows & Allen Jones Duo @ Sotto
Jul 26 @ 8:00 pm
The pianist Mark Meadows is one of the fast-climbing talents on the D.C. jazz scene. He pulls sound from the keys with sharp, keen soulfulness, and writes melodies that are tight and savvy. He plays[...]
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Or... @ Columbia Station
Jul 26 @ 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[...]
Brian Christopher 8:00 pm
Brian Christopher @ Blues Alley
Jul 26 @ 8:00 pm
Singer and keyboardist Brian Christopher is a soulful award winning recording artist who has made a name around the world for his songwriting. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill[...]
Sotto Sessions w/ Mark G Meadows 8:00 pm
Sotto Sessions w/ Mark G Meadows @ Sotto
Jul 26 @ 8:00 pm
Rising DC keys star Mark Meadows leads an open mic and jam session at Sotto. 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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Carl Cornwell 6:00 pm
Carl Cornwell @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm
Tenor saxophonist Carl Cornwell is a frequent collaborator of the Natale Brothers and their Latin Jazz styling. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H[...]
Aztec Sun 7:00 pm
Aztec Sun @ Gudelsky Gazebo at Strathmore
Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm
Aztec Sun performs a combination of funk and neo-soul. 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[...]
Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Jul 27 @ 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
Jul 27 @ 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[...]
Angela Stribling 8:00 pm
Angela Stribling @ Blues Alley
Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm
Angela Stribling is a classically trained jazz vocalist. 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[...]
Kaleidoscope 8:00 pm
Kaleidoscope @ Sotto
Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm
Kaleidoscope plays 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 Tags CapitalBop's[...]
Marty Nau 8:00 pm
Marty Nau @ Twins Jazz
Jul 27 @ 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[...]
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Jul 27 @ 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
Jul 27 @ 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
Jul 28 @ 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
Jul 28 @ 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[...]
Stooges Brass Band 7:30 pm
Stooges Brass Band @ The Hamilton
Jul 28 @ 7:30 pm
Stooges Brass Band transposes traditional New Orleans marching band music into a more modern language, drawing heavily on hip-hop beats. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown[...]
* Twins Jazz Orchestra 8:00 pm
* Twins Jazz Orchestra @ Twins Jazz
Jul 28 @ 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[...]
Dave Damiani & the No Vancy Orchestra Presents Molly Ringwald 8:00 pm
Dave Damiani & the No Vancy Orch... @ Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club
Jul 28 @ 8:00 pm
Dave Damiani & the No Vancy Orchestra are the latest in a movement of younger, white musicians trying to recapture the vocal glory days of both the Big band era and the Rat Pack domination[...]
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill
Jul 28 @ 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
Jul 28 @ 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[...]
Otis Taylor Band 8:00 pm
Otis Taylor Band @ Blues Alley
Jul 28 @ 8:00 pm
Otis Taylor is a world-renowned blues musician. 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[...]
The Beat Fairy 8:00 pm
The Beat Fairy @ Sotto
Jul 28 @ 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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Eastern Standard Time 5:00 pm
Eastern Standard Time @ National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Jul 29 @ 5:00 pm
Eastern Standard Time is one of DC’s greatest purveyors of the Caribbean sound. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth[...]
* Three Saxes for Butch Warren 6:00 pm
* Three Saxes for Butch Warren @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm
Saxmen Ted Efantis, Carl Cornwell and Knud Jensen lead a tribute to the astute hard-bop bassist Butch Warren. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle[...]
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Jul 29 @ 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
Jul 29 @ 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[...]
* Femi Kuti & Positive Force 8:00 pm
* Femi Kuti & Positive Force @ 9:30 Club
Jul 29 @ 8:00 pm
Femi Kuti, Fela Kuti’s eldest son, has pioneered a modern Afro-beat sound for decades without losing sight of the pure funk that made his father’s music so moving. Opening is DJ Diaspora, who spun beats[...]
* Poncho Sanchez & His Latin Jazz Band 8:00 pm
* Poncho Sanchez & His Latin Jaz... @ Blues Alley
Jul 29 @ 8:00 pm
A congas player of the highest order, Poncho Sanchez has played with acts ranging from Cal Tjader to Mongo Santamaría to Hugh Masekela. In 2011, he released a much-touted record with Terence Blanchard, “Chano y[...]
Mike Flaherty’s Dixieland Direct 8:00 pm
Mike Flaherty’s Dixieland Direct @ Mr. Henry's
Jul 29 @ 8:00 pm
This combo specializes in traditional New Orleans-style jazz. 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[...]
* Alex Snydman Trio 9:00 pm
* Alex Snydman Trio @ Twins Jazz
Jul 29 @ 9:00 pm
The drummer Alex Snydman composes sleek tunes that wiggle around between swing feel and a newer sense of playfulness – sashaying, punchy, slightly warped. He tends to play pert, contemporary-sounding grooves on the drums, and[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Jul 29 @ 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
Jul 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[...]
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
Jul 29 @ 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
Jul 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[...]
David Lighton Trio 6:30 pm
David Lighton Trio @ Sotto
Jul 30 @ 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[...]
* Poncho Sanchez & His Latin Jazz Band 8:00 pm
* Poncho Sanchez & His Latin Jaz... @ Blues Alley
Jul 30 @ 8:00 pm
A congas player of the highest order, Poncho Sanchez has played with acts ranging from Cal Tjader to Mongo Santamaría to Hugh Masekela. In 2011, he released a much-touted record with Terence Blanchard, “Chano y[...]
Maija Rejman 8:00 pm
Maija Rejman @ Mr. Henry's
Jul 30 @ 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[...]
* Alex Snydman Trio 9:00 pm
* Alex Snydman Trio @ Twins Jazz
Jul 30 @ 9:00 pm
The drummer Alex Snydman composes sleek tunes that wiggle around between swing feel and a newer sense of playfulness – sashaying, punchy, slightly warped. He tends to play pert, contemporary-sounding grooves on the drums, and[...]
James Benson Quartet 9:30 pm
James Benson Quartet @ Columbia Station
Jul 30 @ 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
Jul 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[...]
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DC Jazz Singers Jam 12:00 pm
DC Jazz Singers Jam @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jul 31 @ 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
Jul 31 @ 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
Jul 31 @ 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
Jul 31 @ 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[...]
Howard Kingfish Franklin Jr. 6:00 pm
Howard Kingfish Franklin Jr. @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm
Local drummer Howard Kingfish Franklin Jr. leads a straight-ahead 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[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Jul 31 @ 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,[...]
* Poncho Sanchez & His Latin Jazz Band 8:00 pm
* Poncho Sanchez & His Latin Jaz... @ Blues Alley
Jul 31 @ 8:00 pm
A congas player of the highest order, Poncho Sanchez has played with acts ranging from Cal Tjader to Mongo Santamaría to Hugh Masekela. In 2011, he released a much-touted record with Terence Blanchard, “Chano y[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Jul 31 @ 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[...]
* Alex Snydman Trio 9:00 pm
* Alex Snydman Trio @ Twins Jazz
Jul 31 @ 9:00 pm
The drummer Alex Snydman composes sleek tunes that wiggle around between swing feel and a newer sense of playfulness – sashaying, punchy, slightly warped. He tends to play pert, contemporary-sounding grooves on the drums, and[...]