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DC Jazz Singers Jam 12:00 pm
DC Jazz Singers Jam @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jan 1 @ 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
Jan 1 @ 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
Jan 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[...]
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session 4:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session @ Columbia Station
Jan 1 @ 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
Jan 1 @ 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,[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Jan 1 @ 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[...]
2
Donato Soveiro Duo 6:45 pm
Donato Soveiro Duo @ Tabard Inn
Jan 2 @ 6:45 pm
The warm-toned guitarist Donato Soviero duets with a different musician every Monday evening at the Tabard Inn restaurant. Sometimes he’s joined by a vocalist, but more often a fellow instrumentalist. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week[...]
*Panel Counsel feat. Jonathan Parker 8:30 pm
*Panel Counsel feat. Jonathan Pa... @ Dew Drop Inn
Jan 2 @ 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[...]
3
* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jan 3 @ 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
Jan 3 @ 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
Jan 3 @ 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
Jan 3 @ 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[...]
4
Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Jan 4 @ 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
Jan 4 @ 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
Jan 4 @ 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
Jan 4 @ 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[...]
5
Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Jan 5 @ 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
Jan 5 @ 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
Jan 5 @ 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
Jan 5 @ 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
Jan 5 @ 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
Jan 5 @ 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[...]
6
* Warren Wolf Jazz Ensemble 6:00 pm
* Warren Wolf Jazz Ensemble @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jan 6 @ 6:00 pm
Baltimore’s Warren Wolf is known as one of the top vibraphonists in contemporary jazz, but he’s a polymath; he gigs regularly on piano and drums, as well. In bands he leads he sticks to vibes,[...]
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Jan 6 @ 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
Jan 6 @ 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[...]
Dial 251 8:00 pm
Dial 251 @ Mr. Henry's
Jan 6 @ 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
Jan 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 Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Jan 6 @ 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
Jan 6 @ 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[...]
7
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Jan 7 @ 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
Jan 7 @ 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[...]
* Brian Settles/Reginald Cyntje & Friends 9:30 pm
* Brian Settles/Reginald Cyntje ... @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jan 7 @ 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
Jan 7 @ 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
Jan 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[...]
8
DC Jazz Singers Jam 12:00 pm
DC Jazz Singers Jam @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jan 8 @ 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
Jan 8 @ 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[...]
Nichole Saphos, Danielle Wertz Duo (JITHB) 2:00 pm
Nichole Saphos, Danielle Wertz D... @ Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
Jan 8 @ 2:00 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. She performs in a duet with bassist and vocalist Nichole Saphos,[...]
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Jan 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[...]
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session 4:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session @ Columbia Station
Jan 8 @ 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
Jan 8 @ 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,[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Jan 8 @ 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[...]
9
Donato Soveiro Duo 6:45 pm
Donato Soveiro Duo @ Tabard Inn
Jan 9 @ 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[...]
10
* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jan 10 @ 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
Jan 10 @ 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
Jan 10 @ 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
Jan 10 @ 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[...]
11
Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Jan 11 @ 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
Jan 11 @ 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
Jan 11 @ 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 Kafe
Jan 11 @ 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
Jan 11 @ 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[...]
12
Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Jan 12 @ 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
Jan 12 @ 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
Jan 12 @ 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
Jan 12 @ 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
Jan 12 @ 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
Jan 12 @ 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[...]
Stanley Jordan 8:00 pm
Stanley Jordan
Jan 12 @ 8:00 pm
Stanley Jordan sounds somewhat like George Benson applying a syrup-drizzled layer of guitar effects and the heavy metal guitar technique of fretboard “tapping” to his sorta-jazz, sorta-funk, very-smooth style. Two separate sets at 8 &[...]
The Beat Fairy 8:00 pm
The Beat Fairy @ Sotto
Jan 12 @ 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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Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Jan 13 @ 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
Jan 13 @ 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[...]
Kevin Cordt Quartet 8:00 pm
Kevin Cordt Quartet @ Mr. Henry's
Jan 13 @ 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[...]
Stanley Jordan 8:00 pm
Stanley Jordan
Jan 13 @ 8:00 pm
Stanley Jordan sounds somewhat like George Benson applying a syrup-drizzled layer of guitar effects and the heavy metal guitar technique of fretboard “tapping” to his sorta-jazz, sorta-funk, very-smooth style. Two separate sets at 8 &[...]
Jim Snidero 9:00 pm
Jim Snidero @ Twins Jazz
Jan 13 @ 9:00 pm
The alto saxophonist Jim Snidero here leads a powerhouse band, draping his strong, swinging lines over James King’s bass, Bob Butta’s piano and Eric Kennedy’s drums. Snidero has been a sideman to singers like Frank[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Jan 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 Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Jan 13 @ 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
Jan 13 @ 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[...]
14
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Jan 14 @ 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
Jan 14 @ 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
Jan 14 @ 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[...]
Candice Bostwick 8:00 pm
Candice Bostwick @ Mr. Henry's
Jan 14 @ 8:00 pm
Candice Bostwick sings 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[...]
Stanley Jordan 8:00 pm
Stanley Jordan
Jan 14 @ 8:00 pm
Stanley Jordan sounds somewhat like George Benson applying a syrup-drizzled layer of guitar effects and the heavy metal guitar technique of fretboard “tapping” to his sorta-jazz, sorta-funk, very-smooth style. Two separate sets at 8 &[...]
* Brian Settles/Reginald Cyntje & Friends 9:30 pm
* Brian Settles/Reginald Cyntje ... @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jan 14 @ 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
Jan 14 @ 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
Jan 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[...]
15
Seth Kibel: Klezmer Brunch 11:00 am
Seth Kibel: Klezmer Brunch @ Edlavitch DCJCC
Jan 15 @ 11:00 am
Seth Kimel and his band combine traditional Eastern European/Jewish music with jazz, classical and world beat. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H[...]
DC Jazz Singers Jam 12:00 pm
DC Jazz Singers Jam @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jan 15 @ 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
Jan 15 @ 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
Jan 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[...]
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session 4:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session @ Columbia Station
Jan 15 @ 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
Jan 15 @ 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,[...]
* Jack Waugh and John Lee Quartet 8:00 pm
* Jack Waugh and John Lee Quartet @ Twins Jazz
Jan 15 @ 8:00 pm
Two of DC’s top-tier guitarists, John Lee and Jack Waugh, co-lead a quartet. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
* Lucas Brode Trio w/ Mattson Ogg/Ian McColm 8:00 pm
* Lucas Brode Trio w/ Mattson Og... @ Rhizome DC
Jan 15 @ 8:00 pm
Experimental guitarist Lucas Brode draws on jazz harmony, African rhythms and rock textures to inform his chameleon like music. His compositions and their titles vary with his intent and message: he’s as likely to embark[...]
Stanley Jordan 8:00 pm
Stanley Jordan
Jan 15 @ 8:00 pm
Stanley Jordan sounds somewhat like George Benson applying a syrup-drizzled layer of guitar effects and the heavy metal guitar technique of fretboard “tapping” to his sorta-jazz, sorta-funk, very-smooth style. Two separate sets at 8 &[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Jan 15 @ 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[...]
16
Donato Soveiro Duo 6:45 pm
Donato Soveiro Duo @ Tabard Inn
Jan 16 @ 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[...]
* Dwayne Adell Trio 8:00 pm
* Dwayne Adell Trio @ Blues Alley
Jan 16 @ 8:00 pm
One of the most respected pianists and arrangers, Dwayne Adell performs here in a trio featuring Kris Funn on bass and Quincy Phillips on drums, an expert pair that performs together constantly. Adell is a musical[...]
17
* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jan 17 @ 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
Jan 17 @ 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
Jan 17 @ 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[...]
Peter Fraize 8:00 pm
Peter Fraize @ Blues Alley
Jan 17 @ 8:00 pm
Tenor saxophonist Peter Fraize is a usual sideman amongst DC Jazz musicians, usually found alongside his brethren in the Forward Jazz Collective. He celebrates the release of his new CD Facts + Figures. Agenda Agenda[...]
Sotto Sessions w/ John Lee 8:00 pm
Sotto Sessions w/ John Lee @ Sotto
Jan 17 @ 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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Carl Cornwell 6:00 pm
Carl Cornwell @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jan 18 @ 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 Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle[...]
Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Jan 18 @ 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
Jan 18 @ 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[...]
Geneva Renee 8:00 pm
Geneva Renee @ Blues Alley
Jan 18 @ 8:00 pm
Vocal diva Geneva Renee 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 Northeast[...]
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Jan 18 @ 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
Jan 18 @ 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
Jan 18 @ 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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Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Jan 19 @ 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
Jan 19 @ 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
Jan 19 @ 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[...]
* Future Prospect 8:00 pm
* Future Prospect @ Blues Alley
Jan 19 @ 8:00 pm
Richmond’s Future Project performs jazz that aspires to Chris Potter’s sharp post-bop with added cues from electronica, soul and funk. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream[...]
* Roy Ayers 8:00 pm
* Roy Ayers @ Blues Alley
Jan 19 @ 8:00 pm
Beloved by acid-jazz fans, hip-hop heads and disco lovers alike, vocalist and vibraphonist Roy Ayers is partial to the title “King of Neo-Soul Music.” Early in his career, Ayers’ work as an experimental jazz musician[...]
* Twins Jazz Orchestra 8:00 pm
* Twins Jazz Orchestra @ Twins Jazz
Jan 19 @ 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
Jan 19 @ 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
Jan 19 @ 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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Dick Smith & Friends: Jazz Night’s 18th Anniversary! 6:00 pm
Dick Smith & Friends: Jazz Night... @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jan 20 @ 6:00 pm
Dick Smith, former Washington Redskins lineman and current organizer of the beloved Jazz Night at Westminster Presbyterian, is a charismatic singer who knows how to get the blues across. He leads his group in celebration[...]
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Jan 20 @ 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
Jan 20 @ 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[...]
* Roy Ayers 8:00 pm
* Roy Ayers @ Blues Alley
Jan 20 @ 8:00 pm
Beloved by acid-jazz fans, hip-hop heads and disco lovers alike, vocalist and vibraphonist Roy Ayers is partial to the title “King of Neo-Soul Music.” Early in his career, Ayers’ work as an experimental jazz musician[...]
* Luis Faife Quartet 9:00 pm
* Luis Faife Quartet @ Twins Jazz
Jan 20 @ 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
Jan 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 Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Jan 20 @ 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
Jan 20 @ 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
Jan 21 @ 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
Jan 21 @ 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[...]
* David Murray (Solo) 8:00 pm
* David Murray (Solo) @ RODA
Jan 21 @ 8:00 pm
t’s easy to talk about the way jazz developed in the 1970s and ’80s without mentioning saxophonist David Murray, and many have done it – it was a quicksilver time for the music, and there’s[...]
* Roy Ayers 8:00 pm
* Roy Ayers @ Blues Alley
Jan 21 @ 8:00 pm
Beloved by acid-jazz fans, hip-hop heads and disco lovers alike, vocalist and vibraphonist Roy Ayers is partial to the title “King of Neo-Soul Music.” Early in his career, Ayers’ work as an experimental jazz musician[...]
* Shannon Gunn & the Bullettes 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Bullettes @ Mr. Henry's
Jan 21 @ 8:00 pm
Led by Shannon Gunn, a talented trombonist and teacher who plays in the well-loved Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra, this all-female big band plays traditional tunes as well as original material. The band includes the pianist[...]
* Luis Faife Quartet 9:00 pm
* Luis Faife Quartet @ Twins Jazz
Jan 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.[...]
* Brian Settles/Reginald Cyntje & Friends 9:30 pm
* Brian Settles/Reginald Cyntje ... @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jan 21 @ 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
Jan 21 @ 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
Jan 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[...]
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DC Jazz Singers Jam 12:00 pm
DC Jazz Singers Jam @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jan 22 @ 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
Jan 22 @ 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
Jan 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[...]
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session 4:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session @ Columbia Station
Jan 22 @ 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[...]
Lori Williams 6:00 pm
Lori Williams @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm
Smooth-voiced and soulful, Lori Williams is one of the most riveting straight-ahead jazz vocalists in D.C. She plays in Saltman Knowles, the Blackbyrds, Allyn Johnson’s Divine Order and a handful of other bands that treat[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Jan 22 @ 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 Ayers 8:00 pm
* Roy Ayers @ Blues Alley
Jan 22 @ 8:00 pm
Beloved by acid-jazz fans, hip-hop heads and disco lovers alike, vocalist and vibraphonist Roy Ayers is partial to the title “King of Neo-Soul Music.” Early in his career, Ayers’ work as an experimental jazz musician[...]
Rick Alberico 8:00 pm
Rick Alberico @ Twins Jazz
Jan 22 @ 8:00 pm
Saxophonist Rick Alberico plays straight-ahead jazz. 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[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Jan 22 @ 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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Donato Soveiro Duo 6:45 pm
Donato Soveiro Duo @ Tabard Inn
Jan 23 @ 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[...]
Geoff Galante 8:00 pm
Geoff Galante @ Blues Alley
Jan 23 @ 8:00 pm
Geoff Gallante is a noted child prodigy on the trumpet, having picked it up at age four and gone on to play across the nation and the media circuit. But as we know in jazz;[...]
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* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jan 24 @ 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
Jan 24 @ 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
Jan 24 @ 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
Jan 24 @ 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[...]
Tinsley Ellis 8:00 pm
Tinsley Ellis @ Blues Alley
Jan 24 @ 8:00 pm
Tinsley Ellis is an Atlanta-based guitarist and vocalist who has been a strong representative of the Georgia blues scene for decades. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. He celebrates the release of his[...]
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* DeAndre Shaifer 6:00 pm
* DeAndre Shaifer @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm
DeAndre Shaifer is plays a lithe, ecstatically swinging trumpet. His talent on the instrument jumps out at you quick—but if you hang out before or after a gig, you might catch him messing around on[...]
Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Jan 25 @ 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
Jan 25 @ 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[...]
Kenny Wesley 8:00 pm
Kenny Wesley @ Blues Alley
Jan 25 @ 8:00 pm
Singer and pianist Kenny Wesley blends so-called nu jazz with soul 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[...]
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Jan 25 @ 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 Kafe
Jan 25 @ 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
Jan 25 @ 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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Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Jan 26 @ 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
Jan 26 @ 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
Jan 26 @ 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
Jan 26 @ 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
Jan 26 @ 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[...]
Marjorie Hughes 8:00 pm
Marjorie Hughes @ Blues Alley
Jan 26 @ 8:00 pm
Marjorie Hughes sings soul and smooth-jazz vocals. Two separate sets at 8 & 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street[...]
Michael Brandon Trio 8:00 pm
Michael Brandon Trio @ Columbia Station
Jan 26 @ 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
Jan 26 @ 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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Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Jan 27 @ 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[...]
The Wes Biles Quintet Presenting Gail Shipp 6:00 pm
The Wes Biles Quintet Presenting... @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm
Bassist Wes Biles, a favorite fixture of the Jazz Night crowd, leads his quintet with special, guest vocalist Gail Shipp. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights[...]
Lionel Lyles 6:30 pm
Lionel Lyles @ Sotto
Jan 27 @ 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
Jan 27 @ 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[...]
Angela Winbush 8:00 pm
Angela Winbush @ Blues Alley
Jan 27 @ 8:00 pm
Angela Winbush is a singer, writer and producer. She plays soul and R&B. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
Lionel Lyles 8:00 pm
Lionel Lyles @ Mr. Henry's
Jan 27 @ 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[...]
* Noah Haidu Quartet 9:00 pm
* Noah Haidu Quartet @ Twins Jazz
Jan 27 @ 9:00 pm
Pianist and composer Noah Haidu writes punchy melodies that get stuck deep in your head, and improvises over swinging post-bop with trenchant confidence.Two separate sets at 9 and 11 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Jan 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 Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Jan 27 @ 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
Jan 27 @ 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
Jan 28 @ 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
Jan 28 @ 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
Jan 28 @ 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[...]
* Jyoti & Jason Moran: Muldrow Meets Mingus 8:00 pm
* Jyoti & Jason Moran: Muldrow M... @ Kennedy Center
Jan 28 @ 8:00 pm
Jyoti, aka Georgia Anne Muldrow, has been tinkering away in the halls of experimental electronic and jazz music for the better part of a decade. She’s earned the praise of Mos Def and collaborations from[...]
Angela Winbush 8:00 pm
Angela Winbush @ Blues Alley
Jan 28 @ 8:00 pm
Angela Winbush is a singer, writer and producer. She plays soul and R&B. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
Denyse Pearson & Her Gentlemen of Distinction 8:00 pm
Denyse Pearson & Her Gentlemen o... @ Mr. Henry's
Jan 28 @ 8:00 pm
Denyse Pearson sings jazz standards with her band, the Gentlemen of Distinction, led by the pianist Derek Gasqué. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont[...]
* Noah Haidu Quartet 9:00 pm
* Noah Haidu Quartet @ Twins Jazz
Jan 28 @ 9:00 pm
Pianist and composer Noah Haidu writes punchy melodies that get stuck deep in your head, and improvises over swinging post-bop with trenchant confidence.Two separate sets at 9 and 11 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week[...]
* Brian Settles/Reginald Cyntje & Friends 9:30 pm
* Brian Settles/Reginald Cyntje ... @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jan 28 @ 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
Jan 28 @ 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
Jan 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[...]
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DC Jazz Singers Jam 12:00 pm
DC Jazz Singers Jam @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jan 29 @ 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
Jan 29 @ 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
Jan 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[...]
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session 4:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session @ Columbia Station
Jan 29 @ 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[...]
* Reginald Cyntje 6:00 pm
* Reginald Cyntje @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm
Reginald Cyntje, arguably D.C.’s most agile and expressive trombone player, writes sloping, danceable compositions. His unhurried improvisation style taps long-held feelings, and lulls you into exhilaration. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Jan 29 @ 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,[...]
* Akua Allrich & The Tribe 8:00 pm
* Akua Allrich & The Tribe @ Blues Alley
Jan 29 @ 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. Two separate sets at 8 and 10[...]
Joe Vetter Quartet 8:00 pm
Joe Vetter Quartet @ Twins Jazz
Jan 29 @ 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 Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Jan 29 @ 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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Donato Soveiro Duo 6:45 pm
Donato Soveiro Duo @ Tabard Inn
Jan 30 @ 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[...]
Brad Goode 8:00 pm
Brad Goode @ Blues Alley
Jan 30 @ 8:00 pm
Trumpeter Brad Goode favors yearning, romantic post-bop ballads. 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[...]
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* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jan 31 @ 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
Jan 31 @ 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
Jan 31 @ 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[...]
John Abercrombie 8:00 pm
John Abercrombie @ Blues Alley
Jan 31 @ 8:00 pm
Astro-traveling guitarist John Abercrombe explores news worlds in fusion, post-bop, free and avant-garde jazz on the six strings. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams[...]
Sotto Sessions w/ John Lee 8:00 pm
Sotto Sessions w/ John Lee @ Sotto
Jan 31 @ 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[...]