DC Jazz Calendar

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* Mark G. Meadows: Nat King Cole Tribute 8:00 pm
* Mark G. Meadows: Nat King Cole... @ AMP by Strathmore
Jun 1 @ 8:00 pm
The pianist Mark Meadows is one of established talents of the D.C. jazz scene. He pulls sound from the keys with sharp, keen soulfulness, and writes melodies that are tight and savvy. Agenda Agenda Day[...]
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Bethesda Blues and Jazz Youth Orchestra and Warren Wolf 7:30 pm
Bethesda Blues and Jazz Youth Or... @ Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club
Jun 4 @ 7:30 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,[...]
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* Bill Cole’s Untempered Quartet 4:00 pm
* Bill Cole’s Untempered Quartet @ Rhizome DC
Jun 10 @ 4:00 pm
Bill Cole has been redefining the border between jazz and world music since the early 1970s, when he began playing a variety of East Asian double-reed horns. Today, he carries on the legacy of Yusef[...]
* Bill Cole’s Untempered Ensemble 7:00 pm
* Bill Cole’s Untempered Ensemble @ Rhizome DC
Jun 10 @ 7:00 pm
Bill Cole has been redefining the border between jazz and world music since the early 1970s, when he began playing a variety of East Asian double-reed horns. Today, he carries on the legacy of Yusef[...]
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* Meet the Artist: Terri Lyne Carrington 11:00 am
* Meet the Artist: Terri Lyne Ca... @ Chuck Levins Music
Jun 15 @ 11:00 am
Terri Lyne Carrington, a drummer who has spent decades playing around with jazz, funk and various realms of the Black musical diaspora, talks to Willard Jenkins about her craft. Free but RSVP required. Agenda Agenda[...]
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* Herbie Hancock 8:00 pm
* Herbie Hancock @ Strathmore
Jun 24 @ 8:00 pm
Perhaps the most lionized living pianist, Herbie Hancock has helped to shape so many of jazz’s machinations in the past 50 years. By his early 20s, Hancock was recording definitive hard-bop albums for Blue Note[...]
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Chuck Redd, Tribute to Charlie Byrd 8:00 pm
Chuck Redd, Tribute to Charlie Byrd @ AMP by Strathmore
Jun 29 @ 8:00 pm
Chuck Redd, a deft and lyrical vibraphonist,joined guitarist Charlie Byrd on the road when Redd was 21. He leads a group in tribute to Byrd, drawing significantly from Byrd’s albums Jazz Samba and the Great Guitars. Agenda[...]
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