DC Jazz Calendar

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Dave Chappell & Friends 8:00 pm
Dave Chappell & Friends @ Blues Alley
Oct 1 @ 8:00 pm
The guitarist Dave Chappell performs a mix of roots rock and blues. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth[...]
2
* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Oct 2 @ 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[...]
* George Burton 8:00 pm
* George Burton @ Blues Alley
Oct 2 @ 8:00 pm
The talented young pianist George Burton dips in and out of classic bop syntaxes, with cutting melodies and accompanying full-barrel rhythms that cast a fog over the divide between swing and groove. Two sets at[...]
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Or... @ Columbia Station
Oct 2 @ 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[...]
3
Joseph Brotherton and Friends 7:30 pm
Joseph Brotherton and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Oct 3 @ 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[...]
Harold Lopez-Nussa 8:00 pm
Harold Lopez-Nussa @ Blues Alley
Oct 3 @ 8:00 pm
Harold López-Nussa, one of the rising starts on Cuba’s jazz scene, brings the joyous rhythms and harmonies of his native island into every composition and solo. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m.   Agenda[...]
Julie Mack 8:00 pm
Julie Mack @ Sotto
Oct 3 @ 8:00 pm
Julie Mack sings both traditional jazz and Brazilian music. 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 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Oct 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[...]
4
Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Oct 4 @ 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
Oct 4 @ 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[...]
* Twins Jazz Orchestra 8:00 pm
* Twins Jazz Orchestra @ Twins Jazz
Oct 4 @ 8:00 pm
The Twins Jazz Orchestra is made up of some of the finest jazz musicians that the District of Columbia has to offer. Under director of Thad Wilson, one the area’s most deft and lyrical trumpeters,[...]
Eliane Elias 8:00 pm
Eliane Elias @ Blues Alley
Oct 4 @ 8:00 pm
The Brazilian vocalist, pianist and composer Eliane Elias tacks cool and sultry, but she applies the archetypal sound to an array of settings. Two separate sets at 8 & 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month[...]
Michael Brandon Trio 8:00 pm
Michael Brandon Trio @ Columbia Station
Oct 4 @ 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[...]
5
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Oct 5 @ 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[...]
Dial 251 8:00 pm
Dial 251 @ Mr. Henry's
Oct 5 @ 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[...]
Eliane Elias 8:00 pm
Eliane Elias @ Blues Alley
Oct 5 @ 8:00 pm
The Brazilian vocalist, pianist and composer Eliane Elias tacks cool and sultry, but she applies the archetypal sound to an array of settings. Two separate sets at 8 & 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month[...]
Jeff Antoniuk 9:00 pm
Jeff Antoniuk @ Twins Jazz
Oct 5 @ 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. Two separate sets at 9 & 11 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Oct 5 @ 9:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
Oct 5 @ 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[...]
6
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Oct 6 @ 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
Oct 6 @ 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[...]
Eliane Elias 8:00 pm
Eliane Elias @ Blues Alley
Oct 6 @ 8:00 pm
The Brazilian vocalist, pianist and composer Eliane Elias tacks cool and sultry, but she applies the archetypal sound to an array of settings. Two separate sets at 8 & 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month[...]
Jack Kilby 8:00 pm
Jack Kilby @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Oct 6 @ 8:00 pm
Alexandria native and drummer Jack Kilby leads a straight-ahead group. 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[...]
Jeff Antoniuk 9:00 pm
Jeff Antoniuk @ Twins Jazz
Oct 6 @ 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. Two separate sets at 9 & 11 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day[...]
7
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Oct 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[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Oct 7 @ 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,[...]
Victor Dvoskin Duo 7:00 pm
Victor Dvoskin Duo @ Tabard Inn
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm
The bassist Victor Dvoskin, one of the top bassists in the Soviet Union, leads a straight-ahead jazz duo every Sunday evening at the Tabard Inn restaurant. No cover, one-drink minimum. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week[...]
Bill Laurance (of Snarky Puppy) 7:30 pm
Bill Laurance (of Snarky Puppy) @ Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club
Oct 7 @ 7:30 pm
Bill Laurence is a founding member of crossover sensation Snarky Puppy. The pianist/keyboardist here explores works from his four solo albums and upcoming fifth, a work of freely improvised works on acoustic piano and electronics. Agenda[...]
Eliane Elias 8:00 pm
Eliane Elias @ Blues Alley
Oct 7 @ 8:00 pm
The Brazilian vocalist, pianist and composer Eliane Elias tacks cool and sultry, but she applies the archetypal sound to an array of settings. Two separate sets at 8 & 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month[...]
Faraway Plants 8:00 pm
Faraway Plants @ Twins Jazz
Oct 7 @ 8:00 pm
The Chicago based trio Faraway Planets plays jazz melodies and improvisations on traditional, acoustic instruments over digital loops. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams[...]
Nelson Dougherty 8:00 pm
Nelson Dougherty @ Twins Jazz
Oct 7 @ 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
Oct 7 @ 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[...]
8
Jane Monheit 8:00 pm
Jane Monheit @ Blues Alley
Oct 8 @ 8:00 pm
In 1998, at just 20, Jane Monheit shot to jazz’s fore as the second-place finisher at the prestigious Thelonious Monk competition. Since then, the lush-voiced vocalist’s career has unfolded famously. She touches jazz standards with[...]
9
Steve Herberman Duo 6:45 pm
Steve Herberman Duo @ Tabard Inn
Oct 9 @ 6:45 pm
Guitarist Steve Herberman favors a more warbly tone in the vein of fusion guitarists like Pat Metheny and Al Di Menola. He performs in a duo with either a guitarist or vocalist at the Tabard[...]
* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Oct 9 @ 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[...]
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Or... @ Columbia Station
Oct 9 @ 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[...]
Swing Shift 8:00 pm
Swing Shift @ Blues Alley
Oct 9 @ 8:00 pm
Swing Shift faithfully recreate the ambiance and aesthetic, musically and visually, of big band jazz’s hey day. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle[...]
10
Joseph Brotherton and Friends 7:30 pm
Joseph Brotherton and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Oct 10 @ 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[...]
AJ Croce 8:00 pm
AJ Croce @ Blues Alley
Oct 10 @ 8:00 pm
The son of the 70s folk-rock icon Jim Croce, AJ has used his name to spread out with a more blues and jazz influence. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m Agenda Agenda Day[...]
This Is Merely An Ensemble 8:00 pm
This Is Merely An Ensemble @ Twins Jazz
Oct 10 @ 8:00 pm
The quintet This Is Merely An Ensemble draws professional musicians from across the gig spectrum in DC – from ballet to studio sessions – to perform some of their favorite jazz faire. Two separate sets[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Oct 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[...]
11
Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Oct 11 @ 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
Oct 11 @ 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[...]
Leo Maxey 8:00 pm
Leo Maxey @ Twins Jazz
Oct 11 @ 8:00 pm
Leo Maxey is a trumpeter and composer who brings a soulful smoothness that does not detract from his music’s drive. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream[...]
Rachelle Ferrell 8:00 pm
Rachelle Ferrell @ Blues Alley
Oct 11 @ 8:00 pm
Back for her annual October weekend at Blues Alley, the renowned Rachelle Ferrell sings a canny mix of Black musical forms. Her sound isn’t unlike some of the people for whom she used to sing[...]
12
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Oct 12 @ 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[...]
Kevin Cordt Quartet 8:00 pm
Kevin Cordt Quartet @ Mr. Henry's
Oct 12 @ 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[...]
Rachelle Ferrell 8:00 pm
Rachelle Ferrell @ Blues Alley
Oct 12 @ 8:00 pm
Back for her annual October weekend at Blues Alley, the renowned Rachelle Ferrell sings a canny mix of Black musical forms. Her sound isn’t unlike some of the people for whom she used to sing[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Oct 12 @ 9:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
Oct 12 @ 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[...]
13
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Oct 13 @ 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
Oct 13 @ 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[...]
Batida Diferente 8:00 pm
Batida Diferente @ Mr. Henry's
Oct 13 @ 8:00 pm
Batida Diferente are a quartet that blend the tranquil sounds of traditional Brazilian music in reworkings of timeless jazz standards and other covers. The lead vocals, Kim Scudera sings with a bluesy folk-like tone that[...]
Rachelle Ferrell 8:00 pm
Rachelle Ferrell @ Blues Alley
Oct 13 @ 8:00 pm
Back for her annual October weekend at Blues Alley, the renowned Rachelle Ferrell sings a canny mix of Black musical forms. Her sound isn’t unlike some of the people for whom she used to sing[...]
14
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Oct 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[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Oct 14 @ 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,[...]
Victor Dvoskin Duo 7:00 pm
Victor Dvoskin Duo @ Tabard Inn
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm
The bassist Victor Dvoskin, one of the top bassists in the Soviet Union, leads a straight-ahead jazz duo every Sunday evening at the Tabard Inn restaurant. No cover, one-drink minimum. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week[...]
Agmite 8:00 pm
Agmite @ Twins Jazz
Oct 14 @ 8:00 pm
Agmite performs a mix of jazz, 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 Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle[...]
Rachelle Ferrell 8:00 pm
Rachelle Ferrell @ Blues Alley
Oct 14 @ 8:00 pm
Back for her annual October weekend at Blues Alley, the renowned Rachelle Ferrell sings a canny mix of Black musical forms. Her sound isn’t unlike some of the people for whom she used to sing[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Oct 14 @ 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[...]
15
* Paul Carr Quintet 8:00 pm
* Paul Carr Quintet @ Blues Alley
Oct 15 @ 8:00 pm
Longtime saxophonist and educator Paul Carr leads a straight-ahead group. 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[...]
16
Steve Herberman Duo 6:45 pm
Steve Herberman Duo @ Tabard Inn
Oct 16 @ 6:45 pm
Guitarist Steve Herberman favors a more warbly tone in the vein of fusion guitarists like Pat Metheny and Al Di Menola. He performs in a duo with either a guitarist or vocalist at the Tabard[...]
* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Oct 16 @ 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[...]
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Or... @ Columbia Station
Oct 16 @ 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[...]
Gordon Chambers 8:00 pm
Gordon Chambers @ Blues Alley
Oct 16 @ 8:00 pm
The Soul and R&B singer Gordon Chambers 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[...]
17
Joseph Brotherton and Friends 7:30 pm
Joseph Brotherton and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Oct 17 @ 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[...]
Jaron Davis 8:00 pm
Jaron Davis @ Twins Jazz
Oct 17 @ 8:00 pm
The drummer Jaron Davis plays post-bop indebted straight-ahead. 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[...]
Juanito Pascual’s New Flamenco Trio 8:00 pm
Juanito Pascual’s New Flamenco Trio @ Blues Alley
Oct 17 @ 8:00 pm
The guitarist Juanito Pascual’s leads a flamenco trio. 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 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Oct 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[...]
18
Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Oct 18 @ 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
Oct 18 @ 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[...]
* Dee Dee Bridgewater 8:00 pm
* Dee Dee Bridgewater @ Blues Alley
Oct 18 @ 8:00 pm
The NEA Jazz Master and lauded actress Dee Dee Bridgewater brings a well-honed, actor’s delivery to her performances. She sings clearly and soulful. Two sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard[...]
Michael Brandon Trio 8:00 pm
Michael Brandon Trio @ Columbia Station
Oct 18 @ 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[...]
Paul Bailey 8:00 pm
Paul Bailey @ Twins Jazz
Oct 18 @ 8:00 pm
Trumpeter Paul Bailey came up through the ranks of DC’s jazz youth orchestras and now leads his own groups through standards and straight-ahead originals. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day[...]
19
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Oct 19 @ 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[...]
* Dee Dee Bridgewater 8:00 pm
* Dee Dee Bridgewater @ Blues Alley
Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm
The NEA Jazz Master and lauded actress Dee Dee Bridgewater brings a well-honed, actor’s delivery to her performances. She sings clearly and soulful. Two sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard[...]
A Tribute to the Music of the Soul Divas 8:00 pm
A Tribute to the Music of the So... @ Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club
Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm
The vocalists Ameya Taylor, Carmen Craven and Orieyama Linebarger perform a tribute to the music of iconic soul divas like Aretha Franklin and Chaka Khan. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia[...]
Lionel Lyles Quintet 8:00 pm
Lionel Lyles Quintet @ Mr. Henry's
Oct 19 @ 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[...]
Larry Brown 9:00 pm
Larry Brown @ Twins Jazz
Oct 19 @ 9:00 pm
Larry Brown, a local piano player of note, leads a septet of notable DC jazz cats through standards and straight-ahead originals. Two separate sets at 9 and 11 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Oct 19 @ 9:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
Oct 19 @ 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[...]
20
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Oct 20 @ 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[...]
Julia Nixon 6:15 pm
Julia Nixon @ Mr. Henry's
Oct 20 @ 6:15 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. Two separate sets at[...]
George Oakley Two-Tett 7:00 pm
George Oakley Two-Tett @ The Banana Leaf
Oct 20 @ 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[...]
* Dee Dee Bridgewater 8:00 pm
* Dee Dee Bridgewater @ Blues Alley
Oct 20 @ 8:00 pm
The NEA Jazz Master and lauded actress Dee Dee Bridgewater brings a well-honed, actor’s delivery to her performances. She sings clearly and soulful. Two sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard[...]
Larry Brown 9:00 pm
Larry Brown @ Twins Jazz
Oct 20 @ 9:00 pm
Larry Brown, a local piano player of note, leads a septet of notable DC jazz cats through standards and straight-ahead originals. Two separate sets at 9 and 11 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard[...]
21
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Oct 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[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Oct 21 @ 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,[...]
Victor Dvoskin Duo 7:00 pm
Victor Dvoskin Duo @ Tabard Inn
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm
The bassist Victor Dvoskin, one of the top bassists in the Soviet Union, leads a straight-ahead jazz duo every Sunday evening at the Tabard Inn restaurant. No cover, one-drink minimum. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week[...]
* Dee Dee Bridgewater 8:00 pm
* Dee Dee Bridgewater @ Blues Alley
Oct 21 @ 8:00 pm
The NEA Jazz Master and lauded actress Dee Dee Bridgewater brings a well-honed, actor’s delivery to her performances. She sings clearly and soulful. Two sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard[...]
The Voyage 8:00 pm
The Voyage @ Twins Jazz
Oct 21 @ 8:00 pm
The Voyage, a quartet of young musicians out of the George Mason University jazz program, performs a mix of hard-bop and bebop with some cues taken from fusion, hip-hop and other post-1950s developments in jazz.[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Oct 21 @ 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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PJ Morgan 8:00 pm
PJ Morgan @ Blues Alley
Oct 22 @ 8:00 pm
PJ Morgan is a jazz educator and keyboardist/organist who plays smooth jazz with 90s slow jam vibes. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan[...]
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Steve Herberman Duo 6:45 pm
Steve Herberman Duo @ Tabard Inn
Oct 23 @ 6:45 pm
Guitarist Steve Herberman favors a more warbly tone in the vein of fusion guitarists like Pat Metheny and Al Di Menola. He performs in a duo with either a guitarist or vocalist at the Tabard[...]
* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Oct 23 @ 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[...]
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Or... @ Columbia Station
Oct 23 @ 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[...]
Graeme James 8:00 pm
Graeme James @ Blues Alley
Oct 23 @ 8:00 pm
New Zealand-born guitarist and vocalist Graeme James becomes a one-man band with help from a looping pedal. He performs indie folk. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream[...]
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Joseph Brotherton and Friends 7:30 pm
Joseph Brotherton and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Oct 24 @ 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[...]
Jacqui Naylor 8:00 pm
Jacqui Naylor @ Blues Alley
Oct 24 @ 8:00 pm
Singer Jacqui Naylor performs both jazz and folk rock. Two separate shows at 8 & 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 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Oct 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[...]
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Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Oct 25 @ 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
Oct 25 @ 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[...]
Najee 8:00 pm
Najee @ Blues Alley
Oct 25 @ 8:00 pm
Najee plays smooth jazz saxophone. 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[...]
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Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Oct 26 @ 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[...]
* Aaron L. Myers II 8:00 pm
* Aaron L. Myers II @ Mr. Henry's
Oct 26 @ 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[...]
Najee 8:00 pm
Najee @ Blues Alley
Oct 26 @ 8:00 pm
Najee plays smooth jazz saxophone. 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[...]
Keith Kilgo 9:00 pm
Keith Kilgo @ Twins Jazz
Oct 26 @ 9:00 pm
Hard bop and Art Blakey disciple Keith Kilgo performs. Two separate sets at 9 and 11 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Oct 26 @ 9:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
Oct 26 @ 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
Oct 27 @ 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
Oct 27 @ 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[...]
Najee 8:00 pm
Najee @ Blues Alley
Oct 27 @ 8:00 pm
Najee plays smooth jazz saxophone. 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[...]
The Georjazz Trio 8:00 pm
The Georjazz Trio @ Mr. Henry's
Oct 27 @ 8:00 pm
The straight-ahead vocalist Renee Collins-Georges performs ballads with standard romanticism and technique, she also writes and performs children’s music. Here she performs with a trio. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan[...]
Keith Kilgo 9:00 pm
Keith Kilgo @ Twins Jazz
Oct 27 @ 9:00 pm
Hard bop and Art Blakey disciple Keith Kilgo performs. Two separate sets at 9 and 11 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H[...]
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Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Pet... @ Columbia Station
Oct 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[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Oct 28 @ 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,[...]
Victor Dvoskin Duo 7:00 pm
Victor Dvoskin Duo @ Tabard Inn
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm
The bassist Victor Dvoskin, one of the top bassists in the Soviet Union, leads a straight-ahead jazz duo every Sunday evening at the Tabard Inn restaurant. No cover, one-drink minimum. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week[...]
Marty Nau 8:00 pm
Marty Nau @ Twins Jazz
Oct 28 @ 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[...]
Najee 8:00 pm
Najee @ Blues Alley
Oct 28 @ 8:00 pm
Najee plays smooth jazz saxophone. 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
Oct 28 @ 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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Monika Herzig’s “SHEroes” 8:00 pm
Monika Herzig’s “SHEroes” @ Blues Alley
Oct 29 @ 8:00 pm
The pianist and jazz studies professor at Indiana University Monika Herzig leads a group of leading female jazz instrumentalists. The group plays straight-ahead. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month[...]
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Steve Herberman Duo 6:45 pm
Steve Herberman Duo @ Tabard Inn
Oct 30 @ 6:45 pm
Guitarist Steve Herberman favors a more warbly tone in the vein of fusion guitarists like Pat Metheny and Al Di Menola. He performs in a duo with either a guitarist or vocalist at the Tabard[...]
* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Oct 30 @ 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[...]
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Or... @ Columbia Station
Oct 30 @ 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[...]
Earth, Wind & Fire Tribute Band 8:00 pm
Earth, Wind & Fire Tribute Band @ Blues Alley
Oct 30 @ 8:00 pm
This group performs the music of 70s R&B icons Earth, Wind and Fire. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia[...]
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Joseph Brotherton and Friends 7:30 pm
Joseph Brotherton and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Oct 31 @ 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[...]
* Joe Herrera’s Remix: “A Monster Mash-Up” 8:00 pm
* Joe Herrera’s Remix: “A Monste... @ Blues Alley
Oct 31 @ 8:00 pm
Joe Herrera, a lyrical trumpeter who leads the beloved Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra, plays at Marvin’s with his hip-hop fusion group Remix. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 9:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Oct 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[...]