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Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Mar 1 @ 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[...]
Ana Barreiro (WWJF) 7:30 pm
Ana Barreiro (WWJF) @ Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Mar 1 @ 7:30 pm
The L.A. based drum Ana Barriero plays straight-ahead infused with the grooves of her native Brazil. Part of the Washington Women in Jazz Festival Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia[...]
Joseph Brotherton and Friends 7:30 pm
Joseph Brotherton and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Mar 1 @ 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[...]
* Gary Burton & Makoto Ozone “Duets” 8:00 pm
* Gary Burton & Makoto Ozone “Du... @ Blues Alley
Mar 1 @ 8:00 pm
Vibraphonist Gary Burton is a pioneer of both his instrument – helping to popularize the four-mallet technique – and the entire jazz genre. He was easing rock and country influences into his sound years before[...]
Brendan Schnabel 8:00 pm
Brendan Schnabel @ Twins Jazz
Mar 1 @ 8:00 pm
Brendan Schnabel is a Virginia-born and Maryland based, straight-ahead saxophonist who is earning a Masters in Jazz Studies from UMD. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream[...]
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Mar 1 @ 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
Mar 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 Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
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* Shannon Gunn & the Bullettes 7:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Bullettes @ Republic Restoratives
Mar 2 @ 7:00 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[...]
Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Mar 2 @ 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
Mar 2 @ 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
Mar 2 @ 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
Mar 2 @ 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[...]
* Gary Burton & Makoto Ozone “Duets” 8:00 pm
* Gary Burton & Makoto Ozone “Du... @ Blues Alley
Mar 2 @ 8:00 pm
Vibraphonist Gary Burton is a pioneer of both his instrument – helping to popularize the four-mallet technique – and the entire jazz genre. He was easing rock and country influences into his sound years before[...]
David Benoit 8:00 pm
David Benoit @ Blues Alley
Mar 2 @ 8:00 pm
David Benoit is a longtime smooth jazz pianist. He is joined by Sara Gazarek, an up-and-coming vocalist from the Northwest. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights[...]
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill
Mar 2 @ 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
Mar 2 @ 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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* Washington Women in Jazz All-Stars (WWJF) 6:00 pm
* Washington Women in Jazz All-S... @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm
March kicks of the Washington Women in Jazz festival, so some of the DC jazz scene’s leading ladies unite at Westminster Jazz Night. This is an all-star band featuring WWJ mastermind Amy Bormet, and local[...]
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Mar 3 @ 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
Mar 3 @ 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[...]
* Amir ElSaffar’s Two Rivers Ensemble 7:00 pm
* Amir ElSaffar’s Two Rivers Ens... @ Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm
The American born trumpeter and bandleader Amir ElSaffar is steeped in the music of his Arab heritage. His compositions are often labeled “jazz,” but bear more in common with the improvisational forms of Arab classical[...]
David Benoit 8:00 pm
David Benoit @ Blues Alley
Mar 3 @ 8:00 pm
David Benoit is a longtime smooth jazz pianist. He is joined by Sara Gazarek, an up-and-coming vocalist from the Northwest. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights[...]
Dial 251 8:00 pm
Dial 251 @ Mr. Henry's
Mar 3 @ 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[...]
Jeff Antoniuk & The Jazz Update feat. Russ Nolan 9:00 pm
Jeff Antoniuk & The Jazz Update ... @ Twins Jazz
Mar 3 @ 9:00 pm
The tenor saxophonist Jeff Antoniuk plays straight-ahead jazz with his sights set on what lies just past the horizon; his tone is broad and self-sufficient. Here he brings his quartet, Jazz Update, featuring Wade Beach[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Mar 3 @ 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
Mar 3 @ 10:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays every Friday and Saturday at the hip 18th St. Lounge. He likes to mix in some funk as well during the lounge gig, and he’s liable[...]
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
Mar 3 @ 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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WWJF Young Artists Showcase & Jam Session (WWJF) 1:00 pm
WWJF Young Artists Showcase & Ja... @ THEARC
Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm
Join some of the leading ladies of the Washington Women in Jazz Festival as they showcase the new generation of DC jazz talent. **Part of the Washington Women in Jazz Festival Agenda Agenda Day Month[...]
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Mar 4 @ 4:00 pm – 7:59 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
* Anita Thomas with the Amy Bormet Trio (WWJF) 6:30 pm
* Anita Thomas with the Amy Borm... @ Wesley United Methodist
Mar 4 @ 6:30 pm
Australia-by-way-of-L.A. Multi-instrumentalist Anita Thomas is a newer addition to the DC-Baltimore jazz scene. Her compositions can be a vast and varied as her native Australia while maintaining a clear, straight-ahead focus. She performs with WWJF[...]
George Oakley Two-Tett 7:00 pm
George Oakley Two-Tett @ The Banana Leaf
Mar 4 @ 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 Benoit 8:00 pm
David Benoit @ Blues Alley
Mar 4 @ 8:00 pm
David Benoit is a longtime smooth jazz pianist. He is joined by Sara Gazarek, an up-and-coming vocalist from the Northwest. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights[...]
* Maria Schneider Orchestra 9:00 pm
* Maria Schneider Orchestra @ Kennedy Center
Mar 4 @ 9:00 pm
The conductor and composer Maria Schnider blurs the line between contemporary classical and jazz, often by obfuscating that line with the influence of myriad other musical genres. Her genre-bending music was the inspiration for the[...]
Jeff Antoniuk & The Jazz Update feat. Russ Nolan 9:00 pm
Jeff Antoniuk & The Jazz Update ... @ Twins Jazz
Mar 4 @ 9:00 pm
The tenor saxophonist Jeff Antoniuk plays straight-ahead jazz with his sights set on what lies just past the horizon; his tone is broad and self-sufficient. Here he brings his quartet, Jazz Update, featuring Wade Beach[...]
* Brian Settles/Reginald Cyntje & Friends 9:30 pm
* Brian Settles/Reginald Cyntje ... @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Mar 4 @ 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
Mar 4 @ 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
Mar 4 @ 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
Mar 5 @ 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
Mar 5 @ 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
Mar 5 @ 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
Mar 5 @ 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
Mar 5 @ 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,[...]
Nelson Dougherty 8:00 pm
Nelson Dougherty @ Twins Jazz
Mar 5 @ 8:00 pm
Guitarist Nelson Dougherty blends jazz, rock, and funk. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Mar 5 @ 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
Mar 6 @ 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[...]
* Donny McCaslin Group 8:00 pm
* Donny McCaslin Group @ Blues Alley
Mar 6 @ 8:00 pm
Donny McCaslin was David Bowie’s longtime saxophonist, and worked significantly to shape the sound of the Thin white Duke’s epithet album Blackstar. Leading his own groups, McCaslin’s music often blends jazz and electronic music as[...]
*Panel Counsel feat. Jonathan Parker 8:30 pm
*Panel Counsel feat. Jonathan Pa... @ Dew Drop Inn
Mar 6 @ 8:30 pm
The alto saxophonist Jonathan Parker is young and adaptable and game, all of which comes in handy. And, luckily for those who meant to arrive at a jazz concert, he also has a bracing command[...]
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* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Mar 7 @ 7:30 pm
Tedd Baker is a gripping D.C. saxophonist—burly tone wrapped around a taut rhythmic approach. When not playing with the Airmen of Note, he often leads his own projects, and he’s in residence at JoJo’s every[...]
* Bill Heid 8:00 pm
* Bill Heid @ Tryst
Mar 7 @ 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
Mar 7 @ 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
Mar 7 @ 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[...]
Veronneau 8:00 pm
Veronneau @ Blues Alley
Mar 7 @ 8:00 pm
The Virginia-based quartet Veronneau can sound like gypsy jazz colliding gently with Appalachian folk one moment, then slide into a smooth Brazilian samba the next. Lynn Véronneau’s voice is crisp and strong, and she sings[...]
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Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Mar 8 @ 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
Mar 8 @ 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[...]
* Jeff “Train” Watts Trio 8:00 pm
* Jeff “Train” Watts Trio @ Blues Alley
Mar 8 @ 8:00 pm
Jeff “Tain” Watts is one of the icons of the jazz classicist period of the 1980s and ’90s. To earn international acclaim as a leader in that type of movement is to dig into traditional[...]
Joe Vetter Quartet 8:00 pm
Joe Vetter Quartet @ Twins Jazz
Mar 8 @ 8:00 pm
Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth Shaw Southeast Southwest U Street Corridor Upper Northwest Virginia Tags CapitalBop's DC[...]
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Mar 8 @ 8:00 pm
The versatile, soulful alto saxophonist Herb Scott leads a weekly jam session at Mr. Henry’s, a Capitol Hill restaurant serving burgers and modern American cuisine. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan[...]
* John Kocur Trio 9:00 pm
* John Kocur Trio @ Marx Cafe
Mar 8 @ 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
Mar 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 Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
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Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Mar 9 @ 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
Mar 9 @ 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
Mar 9 @ 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[...]
Emmet Cohen Trio 8:00 pm
Emmet Cohen Trio @ Twins Jazz
Mar 9 @ 8:00 pm
Emmet Cohen leads a piano trio through standard, straight-ahead piano jazz post-bop. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights[...]
Gerald Albright 8:00 pm
Gerald Albright @ Blues Alley
Mar 9 @ 8:00 pm
Gerald Albright is a saxophonist who runs the gamut between soul jazz, R&B and smooth jazz. Two separate sets at 8 & 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia[...]
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill
Mar 9 @ 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
Mar 9 @ 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
Mar 9 @ 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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* Antonio Parker & Friends 6:00 pm
* Antonio Parker & Friends @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm
The alto saxophonist Antonio Parker’s playing is doggedly swinging, soulful and colored by a bright, aggressive tone. He casually sprinkles neo-soul and R&B influences into his otherwise straight-ahead bop, and his improvisation shows a redolence[...]
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Mar 10 @ 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
Mar 10 @ 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[...]
* Elena and Samora Pinderhughes 7:00 pm
* Elena and Samora Pinderhughes @ Kennedy Center Jazz Club
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm
The Pinderhughes siblings are two of the brightest young stars rising to the heavens of the jazz world. Elena is perhaps most well-known as the flute player and vocalist in Christian Scott’s “Stretch Music” Ensemble.[...]
WWJF Quintet at BSU (WWJF) 7:00 pm
WWJF Quintet at BSU (WWJF) @ Bowie State University
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm
An all-star quintet of the Washington Women in Jazz Festival, including fearless leader Amy Bormet and Capitalbop’s own Savannah Harris, comes together for a night of improvised music at Bowie State University. Agenda Agenda Day[...]
Gerald Albright 8:00 pm
Gerald Albright @ Blues Alley
Mar 10 @ 8:00 pm
Gerald Albright is a saxophonist who runs the gamut between soul jazz, R&B and smooth jazz. Two separate sets at 8 & 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia[...]
Kevin Cordt Quartet 8:00 pm
Kevin Cordt Quartet @ Mr. Henry's
Mar 10 @ 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
Mar 10 @ 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
Mar 10 @ 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
Mar 10 @ 10:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays every Friday and Saturday at the hip 18th St. Lounge. He likes to mix in some funk as well during the lounge gig, and he’s liable[...]
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
Mar 10 @ 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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* Jessica Boykin Settles – Ella @ 100 2:00 pm
* Jessica Boykin Settles – Ella ... @ Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Mar 11 @ 2:00 pm
Jessica Boykin-Settles is a widely respected vocalist and a professor at Howard University who has mentored a handful of the city’s fine young singers. Her approach is possessed of a firm, affirmative delicateness, and she[...]
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Mar 11 @ 4:00 pm – 7:59 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
David Lighton Trio 6:30 pm
David Lighton Trio @ Sotto
Mar 11 @ 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[...]
* Christie Dashiell 7:00 pm
* Christie Dashiell @ Kennedy Center Jazz Club
Mar 11 @ 7:00 pm
A former member of Howard University’s Afro Blue jazz choir and erstwhile star of NBC’s The Sing-Off, Christie Dashiell is one of D.C.’s most beloved young jazz personas. She has a riveting voice, and an[...]
George Oakley Two-Tett 7:00 pm
George Oakley Two-Tett @ The Banana Leaf
Mar 11 @ 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[...]
Danielle Wertz 8:00 pm
Danielle Wertz @ The Alex Craft Cocktail Cellar
Mar 11 @ 8:00 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. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia[...]
Gerald Albright 8:00 pm
Gerald Albright @ Blues Alley
Mar 11 @ 8:00 pm
Gerald Albright is a saxophonist who runs the gamut between soul jazz, R&B and smooth jazz. Two separate sets at 8 & 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia[...]
Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra w/ New York Voices 8:00 pm
Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra w/ N... @ George Mason University Center for the Arts
Mar 11 @ 8:00 pm
The Northern Virginia-based Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra will perform a special concert with the New York Voices vocal quartet. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont[...]
* Alison Crockett 9:00 pm
* Alison Crockett @ Twins Jazz
Mar 11 @ 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[...]
* Brian Settles/Reginald Cyntje & Friends 9:30 pm
* Brian Settles/Reginald Cyntje ... @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Mar 11 @ 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
Mar 11 @ 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
Mar 11 @ 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
Mar 12 @ 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
Mar 12 @ 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[...]
Biggi Vinkeloe Improvisation Workshop 2:00 pm
Biggi Vinkeloe Improvisation Wor... @ Robert Harper Books
Mar 12 @ 2:00 pm
Biggi Vinkeloe, a Swedish transplant to DC, helped lead an exchange effort between the WWJF and Jazz Women in Sweden program. She rejoins her WWJF companions, like Sarah Hughes and Amy Bormet, to lead an[...]
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Mar 12 @ 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
Mar 12 @ 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[...]
Elijah Cole 6:00 pm
Elijah Cole @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Mar 12 @ 6:00 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 Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Mar 12 @ 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,[...]
Gerald Albright 8:00 pm
Gerald Albright @ Blues Alley
Mar 12 @ 8:00 pm
Gerald Albright is a saxophonist who runs the gamut between soul jazz, R&B and smooth jazz. Two separate sets at 8 & 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia[...]
Kevin Sun Trio 8:00 pm
Kevin Sun Trio
Mar 12 @ 8:00 pm
Saxophonist Kevin Sun is a disciple of 50s bop. 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[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Mar 12 @ 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
Mar 13 @ 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[...]
Carl “C-Man” Anderson 8:00 pm
Carl “C-Man” Anderson @ Blues Alley
Mar 13 @ 8:00 pm
Drummer and vocalist Carl “C-Man” Anderson plays a mix of funk, gospel, jazz and soul. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol[...]
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* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Mar 14 @ 7:30 pm
Tedd Baker is a gripping D.C. saxophonist—burly tone wrapped around a taut rhythmic approach. When not playing with the Airmen of Note, he often leads his own projects, and he’s in residence at JoJo’s every[...]
* Bill Heid 8:00 pm
* Bill Heid @ Tryst
Mar 14 @ 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
Mar 14 @ 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[...]
Ronnette Harrison 8:00 pm
Ronnette Harrison @ Blues Alley
Mar 14 @ 8:00 pm
Ronnette Harrison performs a mix of gospel and soul. 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[...]
Sotto Sessions w/ John Lee 8:00 pm
Sotto Sessions w/ John Lee @ Sotto
Mar 14 @ 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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Steve Washington 6:00 pm
Steve Washington @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Mar 15 @ 6:00 pm
Warm-voiced vocalist Steve Washington is from Washington, DC and is comfortable with the big band and vocal jazz standards. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown[...]
Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Mar 15 @ 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
Mar 15 @ 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[...]
* Nicholas Payton 8:00 pm
* Nicholas Payton @ Blues Alley
Mar 15 @ 8:00 pm
Grammy-winning trumpeter and bandleader Nicholas Payton makes an appearance here with his trio. You may see him ambidextrously accompany his own trumpet solo with his left hand on the keyboard; he then may switch over[...]
Marty Nau 8:00 pm
Marty Nau @ Twins Jazz
Mar 15 @ 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
Mar 15 @ 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
Mar 15 @ 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
Mar 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 Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
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* Take 5!: Lena Seikaly and Danielle Wertz celebrate Women in Jazz 5:00 pm
* Take 5!: Lena Seikaly and Dani... @ American Art Museum
Mar 16 @ 5:00 pm
The precocious young vocalist Lena Seikaly performs jazz standards and her own relatively straight-ahead originals with a confident and playful demeanor while Danielle Wertz is a student at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music;[...]
Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Mar 16 @ 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
Mar 16 @ 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
Mar 16 @ 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[...]
* Brad Mehldau: Three Pieces After Bach 8:00 pm
* Brad Mehldau: Three Pieces Aft... @ Sixth and I Historic Synagogue
Mar 16 @ 8:00 pm
Brad Mehldau became a critics’ darling in the 1990s for quietly running a cross-current to the main ideas about what acoustic jazz’s rhythmic and harmonic imperatives ought to be. He was sometimes bringing music from[...]
* Nicholas Payton 8:00 pm
* Nicholas Payton @ Blues Alley
Mar 16 @ 8:00 pm
Grammy-winning trumpeter and bandleader Nicholas Payton makes an appearance here with his trio. You may see him ambidextrously accompany his own trumpet solo with his left hand on the keyboard; he then may switch over[...]
* Twins Jazz Orchestra 8:00 pm
* Twins Jazz Orchestra @ Twins Jazz
Mar 16 @ 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
Mar 16 @ 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
Mar 16 @ 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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Arnold Sterling’s Favorite Sons 6:00 pm
Arnold Sterling’s Favorite Sons @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Mar 17 @ 6:00 pm
Arnold Sterling was a corner stone of the Baltimore jazz scene. Here, some of the the local cats that know his music best–like trombonist Herman Hopkins and bassist Emory Diggs–join together to pay tribute. Agenda[...]
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Mar 17 @ 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
Mar 17 @ 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[...]
Peter White 8:00 pm
Peter White
Mar 17 @ 8:00 pm
Peter White is a smooth jazz guitarist. 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[...]
The Quartet 8:00 pm
The Quartet @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Mar 17 @ 8:00 pm
The quartet plays a funky strain of jazz. 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[...]
* Michael Thomas Quintet 9:00 pm
* Michael Thomas Quintet @ Twins Jazz
Mar 17 @ 9:00 pm
Tenaciously swinging and lyrically playful, the trumpeter Michael Thomas tends toward the Jazz Messengers’ strain of uncompromising hard-bop. His searing tone and dipping-and-diving improvisations have a lot in common with the work of Lee Morgan,[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Mar 17 @ 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
Mar 17 @ 10:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays every Friday and Saturday at the hip 18th St. Lounge. He likes to mix in some funk as well during the lounge gig, and he’s liable[...]
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
Mar 17 @ 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
Mar 18 @ 4:00 pm – 7:59 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
George Oakley Two-Tett 7:00 pm
George Oakley Two-Tett @ The Banana Leaf
Mar 18 @ 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[...]
Julia Nixon 8:00 pm
Julia Nixon @ Mr. Henry's
Mar 18 @ 8:00 pm
A veteran of musical theater (notably, she played the lead in the original Broadway presentation of Dreamgirls), Julian Nixon incorporates jazz standards and originals into her own personal brand of R&B. Agenda Agenda Day Month[...]
* Shacara Rodgers 8:00 pm
* Shacara Rodgers @ The Alex Craft Cocktail Cellar
Mar 18 @ 8:00 pm
Shacara Rodgers first came on the scene as a member of Howard University’s well-known a cappella group Afro Blue. Since her undergrad years, she’s honed her compositional skills in the Betty Carter Jazz Ahead program[...]
Peter White 8:00 pm
Peter White
Mar 18 @ 8:00 pm
Peter White is a smooth jazz guitarist. 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 Thomas Quintet 9:00 pm
* Michael Thomas Quintet @ Twins Jazz
Mar 18 @ 9:00 pm
Tenaciously swinging and lyrically playful, the trumpeter Michael Thomas tends toward the Jazz Messengers’ strain of uncompromising hard-bop. His searing tone and dipping-and-diving improvisations have a lot in common with the work of Lee Morgan,[...]
* Brian Settles/Reginald Cyntje & Friends 9:30 pm
* Brian Settles/Reginald Cyntje ... @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Mar 18 @ 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
Mar 18 @ 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
Mar 18 @ 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
Mar 19 @ 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
Mar 19 @ 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
Mar 19 @ 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
Mar 19 @ 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 6:00 pm
* Howard “Kingfish” Franklin @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Mar 19 @ 6:00 pm
Howard “Kingfish” Franklin is a rambunctiously swinging drummer who plays with some of the greatest musicians in the D.C. area. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Mar 19 @ 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 White 8:00 pm
Peter White
Mar 19 @ 8:00 pm
Peter White is a smooth jazz guitarist. 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[...]
Rick Alberico 8:00 pm
Rick Alberico @ Twins Jazz
Mar 19 @ 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
Mar 19 @ 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
Mar 20 @ 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[...]
Chris Botti 7:30 pm
Chris Botti @ The Birchmere Music Hall
Mar 20 @ 7:30 pm
Trumpeter Chris Botti is one of the most popular smooth jazz musicians in the world. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street[...]
Vinicius Cantuaria 8:00 pm
Vinicius Cantuaria
Mar 20 @ 8:00 pm
Vinicius Cantuaria is a Brazilian musician of the bossa tradition. At this special appearance at Blues Alley he performs a set culled from the Jobim songbook. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams[...]
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* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Mar 21 @ 7:30 pm
Tedd Baker is a gripping D.C. saxophonist—burly tone wrapped around a taut rhythmic approach. When not playing with the Airmen of Note, he often leads his own projects, and he’s in residence at JoJo’s every[...]
Chris Botti 7:30 pm
Chris Botti @ The Birchmere Music Hall
Mar 21 @ 7:30 pm
Trumpeter Chris Botti is one of the most popular smooth jazz musicians in the world. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street[...]
* Bill Heid 8:00 pm
* Bill Heid @ Tryst
Mar 21 @ 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[...]
* Dayna Stephens Quintet 8:00 pm
* Dayna Stephens Quintet @ Blues Alley
Mar 21 @ 8:00 pm
The saxophonist Dayna Stephens, a steady force in breezier strains of straight-ahead, performs with his quintet (featuring longtime Mehldau bassist Larry Grenadier) in celebration of the release of his new LP Gratitude. Two separate sets[...]
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Or... @ Columbia Station
Mar 21 @ 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
Mar 21 @ 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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Cheyney Thomas 6:00 pm
Cheyney Thomas @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Mar 22 @ 6:00 pm
The bassist Cheyney Thomas has been making a name for himself as an accompanist in the area, often performing behind Ron Sutton. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Mar 22 @ 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
Mar 22 @ 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[...]
* Bobby Muncy 8:00 pm
* Bobby Muncy @ Twins Jazz
Mar 22 @ 8:00 pm
Bobby Muncy is a saxophonist with chops, conviction and the drive to make jazz feel fresh. He hopscotches between jazz covers of Radiohead, swinging renditions of his bandmates’ tunes, and his own skronky original compositions. Two[...]
Eldar Trio 8:00 pm
Eldar Trio @ Blues Alley
Mar 22 @ 8:00 pm
Jazz piano virtuoso Eldar brings a trio. They perform standards and originals. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights[...]
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Mar 22 @ 8:00 pm
The versatile, soulful alto saxophonist Herb Scott leads a weekly jam session at Mr. Henry’s, a Capitol Hill restaurant serving burgers and modern American cuisine. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan[...]
* John Kocur Trio 9:00 pm
* John Kocur Trio @ Marx Cafe
Mar 22 @ 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
Mar 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 Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
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Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Mar 23 @ 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
Mar 23 @ 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
Mar 23 @ 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[...]
* Kevin Eubanks 8:00 pm
* Kevin Eubanks @ Blues Alley
Mar 23 @ 8:00 pm
You probably know Kevin Eubanks from his stint as musical director on Jay Leno’s Tonight Show, but before that he was as a young jazz guitarist making ripples on the New York City scene in[...]
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill
Mar 23 @ 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
Mar 23 @ 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
Mar 23 @ 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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Lori Williams & Friends 6:00 pm
Lori Williams & Friends @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Mar 24 @ 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[...]
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Mar 24 @ 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
Mar 24 @ 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
Mar 24 @ 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[...]
* Kevin Eubanks 8:00 pm
* Kevin Eubanks @ Blues Alley
Mar 24 @ 8:00 pm
You probably know Kevin Eubanks from his stint as musical director on Jay Leno’s Tonight Show, but before that he was as a young jazz guitarist making ripples on the New York City scene in[...]
NSO Pops: Sophisticated Ladies: 100 Years of Ella & Company 8:00 pm
NSO Pops: Sophisticated Ladies: ... @ Kennedy Center
Mar 24 @ 8:00 pm
The NSO Pops join forces with singers Sy Smith, Capathia Jenkins, and Montego Glover to celebrate the singular, titanic jazz singer Ella Fitzerald. The shows will also consider the singers that preceded Ella, called themselves[...]
* The R&B Jazz Quintet 9:00 pm
* The R&B Jazz Quintet @ Twins Jazz
Mar 24 @ 9:00 pm
Soulful and swingin’ trumpeter Kenny Rittenhouse pairs with the steady and strong Herman Burney on bass to co-lead a quintet that also features Paul Carr on tenor sax, Hope Udobi on piano, and J.C. Jefferson[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Mar 24 @ 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
Mar 24 @ 10:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays every Friday and Saturday at the hip 18th St. Lounge. He likes to mix in some funk as well during the lounge gig, and he’s liable[...]
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
Mar 24 @ 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
Mar 25 @ 4:00 pm – 7:59 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
David Lighton Trio 6:30 pm
David Lighton Trio @ Sotto
Mar 25 @ 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
Mar 25 @ 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[...]
* Kevin Eubanks 8:00 pm
* Kevin Eubanks @ Blues Alley
Mar 25 @ 8:00 pm
You probably know Kevin Eubanks from his stint as musical director on Jay Leno’s Tonight Show, but before that he was as a young jazz guitarist making ripples on the New York City scene in[...]
NSO Pops: Sophisticated Ladies: 100 Years of Ella & Company 8:00 pm
NSO Pops: Sophisticated Ladies: ... @ Kennedy Center
Mar 25 @ 8:00 pm
The NSO Pops join forces with singers Sy Smith, Capathia Jenkins, and Montego Glover to celebrate the singular, titanic jazz singer Ella Fitzerald. The shows will also consider the singers that preceded Ella, called themselves[...]
Paige Wroble 8:00 pm
Paige Wroble @ The Alex Craft Cocktail Cellar
Mar 25 @ 8:00 pm
Lead vocalist in the U.S. Air Force’s Airmen of Note big band, Paige Wroble Martin has a sharp and strong style, which she applies to a range of jazz standards. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week[...]
* The R&B Jazz Quintet 9:00 pm
* The R&B Jazz Quintet @ Twins Jazz
Mar 25 @ 9:00 pm
Soulful and swingin’ trumpeter Kenny Rittenhouse pairs with the steady and strong Herman Burney on bass to co-lead a quintet that also features Paul Carr on tenor sax, Hope Udobi on piano, and J.C. Jefferson[...]
* Brian Settles/Reginald Cyntje & Friends 9:30 pm
* Brian Settles/Reginald Cyntje ... @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Mar 25 @ 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
Mar 25 @ 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
Mar 25 @ 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
Mar 26 @ 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
Mar 26 @ 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[...]
* Buck Hill Memorial Service & Jam 2:00 pm
* Buck Hill Memorial Service & Jam @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Mar 26 @ 2:00 pm
Legendary DC saxophonist Buck Hill passed away last week at the age of 90. The DC jazz community gathers for his public memorial. Musicians, bring your instruments! Celebrate the life and legacy of Buck by[...]
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Mar 26 @ 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
Mar 26 @ 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[...]
John Lee w/Organ Trio 6:00 pm
John Lee w/Organ Trio @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Mar 26 @ 6:00 pm
The piquantly flavorful guitarist John Lee joins up with a local organ tri oto perform at JACS.  Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Mar 26 @ 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,[...]
* Kevin Eubanks 8:00 pm
* Kevin Eubanks @ Blues Alley
Mar 26 @ 8:00 pm
You probably know Kevin Eubanks from his stint as musical director on Jay Leno’s Tonight Show, but before that he was as a young jazz guitarist making ripples on the New York City scene in[...]
Sotê 8:00 pm
Sotê @ Twins Jazz
Mar 26 @ 8:00 pm
Soté performs Brazilian jazz fusion. 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[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Mar 26 @ 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
Mar 27 @ 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[...]
Dave Kline Band 8:00 pm
Dave Kline Band @ Blues Alley
Mar 27 @ 8:00 pm
Violinist Dave Kline fuses influences from bebop, Afro-Caribbean music, Appalachian folk and French gypsy-jazz. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
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* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Mar 28 @ 7:30 pm
Tedd Baker is a gripping D.C. saxophonist—burly tone wrapped around a taut rhythmic approach. When not playing with the Airmen of Note, he often leads his own projects, and he’s in residence at JoJo’s every[...]
* Bill Heid 8:00 pm
* Bill Heid @ Tryst
Mar 28 @ 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[...]
* Roy Hargrove 8:00 pm
* Roy Hargrove @ Blues Alley
Mar 28 @ 8:00 pm
One of the best trumpeters to arrive after Wynton Marsalis, the 45-year-old Roy Hargrove has an affinity for sharp but husky melody, carried across genres. In his old band Crisol, he offered a modernist’s approach[...]
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Or... @ Columbia Station
Mar 28 @ 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
Mar 28 @ 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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* Eliot Seppa 6:00 pm
* Eliot Seppa @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Mar 29 @ 6:00 pm
Eliot Seppa is a rising talent on the bass, holding his own in a bassist-heavy town. In the past two years, his broad, bounding sound has grown up; he now plays with the an assurance[...]
Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Mar 29 @ 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
Mar 29 @ 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[...]
* Roy Hargrove 8:00 pm
* Roy Hargrove @ Blues Alley
Mar 29 @ 8:00 pm
One of the best trumpeters to arrive after Wynton Marsalis, the 45-year-old Roy Hargrove has an affinity for sharp but husky melody, carried across genres. In his old band Crisol, he offered a modernist’s approach[...]
BSQ 8:00 pm
BSQ @ Twins Jazz
Mar 29 @ 8:00 pm
The Bob Schwartz Quartet plays easygoing, mid-century 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[...]
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Mr. Henry’s Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Mar 29 @ 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
Mar 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 Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
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Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Mar 30 @ 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
Mar 30 @ 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
Mar 30 @ 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[...]
* Roy Hargrove 8:00 pm
* Roy Hargrove @ Blues Alley
Mar 30 @ 8:00 pm
One of the best trumpeters to arrive after Wynton Marsalis, the 45-year-old Roy Hargrove has an affinity for sharp but husky melody, carried across genres. In his old band Crisol, he offered a modernist’s approach[...]
* Twins Jazz Orchestra 8:00 pm
* Twins Jazz Orchestra @ Twins Jazz
Mar 30 @ 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
Mar 30 @ 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
Mar 30 @ 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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Howard University Jazz Ensemble 6:00 pm
Howard University Jazz Ensemble @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Mar 31 @ 6:00 pm
The Howard University Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Fred Irby, performs a mix of standards, big band tunes, and other collegiate jazz fare. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia[...]
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Mar 31 @ 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
Mar 31 @ 6:30 pm
Lionel Lyles is usually found leading his quintet, a versatile group of musicians based out of Baltimore, Maryland and graduates of Morgan State University. They are versed in a range of styles from  straight ahead[...]
* Elijah Jamal Balbed 8:00 pm
* Elijah Jamal Balbed @ Mr. Henry's
Mar 31 @ 8:00 pm
The young saxophonist Elijah Jamal Balbed, by now a fixture of the scene, has a hard-driving and sparely metallic sound. It’s like Dexter Gordon’s and Sonny Rollins’, to the old-school buff, but he casts their[...]
* Roy Hargrove 8:00 pm
* Roy Hargrove @ Blues Alley
Mar 31 @ 8:00 pm
One of the best trumpeters to arrive after Wynton Marsalis, the 45-year-old Roy Hargrove has an affinity for sharp but husky melody, carried across genres. In his old band Crisol, he offered a modernist’s approach[...]
Billy Childs: Map to the Treasure; Reimagining Laura Nyro 8:00 pm
Billy Childs: <i>Map to the Trea... @ Kennedy Center
Mar 31 @ 8:00 pm
Laura Nyro was one of the most imaginative and unsung songwriters of the Brill Building model of American pop music. Her songs synthesized America’s music–doo-wop, jazz, gospel, rock, soul and Broadway hits–into a joyous cry[...]
* Reginald Cyntje 9:00 pm
* Reginald Cyntje @ Twins Jazz
Mar 31 @ 9:00 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. Two separate sets at 9 and 11 p.m. Agenda[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Mar 31 @ 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
Mar 31 @ 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
Mar 31 @ 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[...]