DC Jazz Calendar

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* Chick Corea Trio: Vigilette 7:30 pm
* Chick Corea Trio: Vigilette @ The Birchmere Music Hall
Oct 1 @ 7:30 pm
Chick Corea’s sharp, wakeful attack on the piano has had an enormous impact on jazz over the past 40 years. Same for his globally minded approach to jazz fusion; with his group Return to Forever,[...]
* Mixtape Mondays and Jam Session 8:00 pm
* Mixtape Mondays and Jam Session @ Homestead Food
Oct 1 @ 8:00 pm
Every week at Petworth’s Homestead Food, Elijah Jamal Balbed, a young D.C. tenor lion, seeks to mix together members of various pockets of the D.C. music scene. The house band at these Monday shows-cum-jams typically[...]
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
* Donvonte McCoy 7:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy @ Bin 1301
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays everything from go-go to bebop with a robust, earthy tone that easily squawks and soars when it comes time to fly on the solo. Agenda Agenda Day[...]
* Thad Wilson Presents… 7:00 pm
* Thad Wilson Presents… @ Bakers and Baristas
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm
Straight-ahead trumpeter Thad Wilson plays with bursting articulation, and a generous insistence on clarity. It’s easy to fall in love with his playing. He curates a weekly performance series at Bakers and Baristas. Agenda Agenda[...]
* Jason Moran: DC Jazz 7:30 pm
* Jason Moran: DC Jazz @ Davis Performing Arts Center at Georgetown University
Oct 3 @ 7:30 pm
Jason Moran, artist-in-residence at Georgetown University, talks to Georgetown’s Maurice Jackson about his new, comprehensive volume on the history of DC jazz. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Oct 3 @ 8:00 pm
Aaron Myers and Herb Scott host a jam session at Mr. Henry’s on Capitol Hill every Wednesday, welcoming performers of all ages and ability levels to join the bandstand. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard[...]
4
* 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[...]
* Feedel Band 8:00 pm
* Feedel Band @ Bossa Bistro and Lounge
Oct 4 @ 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[...]
* 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,[...]
5
* Kurt Elling 7:00 pm
* Kurt Elling @ Kennedy Center
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm
Description:The widely celebrated vocalist Kurt Elling isn’t heavy on filigree or melisma, but he’s got his own ways of smearing icing all over a vocal line. On his latest album, “The Questions”, Elling gets decidedly political[...]
* Sean Jones Quartet 7:00 pm
* Sean Jones Quartet @ MilkBoy ArtHouse
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm
Perhaps no trumpet soloist in mainstream jazz today has a cleaner or more evocative tone than Sean Jones. He long held the first trumpet position in the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, and nowadays is[...]
* Kris Funn & Cornerstore 8:00 pm
* Kris Funn & Cornerstore @ Sotto
Oct 5 @ 8:00 pm
D.C.-based, internationally-touring bassist and composer Kris Funn debuted his band Corner Store at the DC Jazz Loft back in January 2012. The band mingles blues and jazz with hip-hop and gospel, creating a rollicking sound[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Oct 5 @ 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[...]
6
* Hillfest 2018
* Hillfest 2018 @ Garfield Park
Oct 6 – Oct 7 all-day
The Capitol Hill Jazz Foundation, led by the tireless D.C. jazz scene cornerstones and promoters, presents the second annual Hillfest, a one-day festival and multi-day conference featuring some of DC jazz’s most prominent voices and fiercest[...]
* Michael Bowie’s Birthday Celebration 8:00 pm
* Michael Bowie’s Birthday Celeb... @ Sotto
Oct 6 @ 8:00 pm
Michael Bowie is an  internationally known bassist that came up under the tutelage of the great Betty Carter and has since worked with artist such as Gil Scott-Heron, Patti Labelle, Isaac Hayes and more. He[...]
* Pat Metheny Group 8:00 pm
* Pat Metheny Group @ Strathmore
Oct 6 @ 8:00 pm
The guitarist Pat Metheny is one of the most celebrated six string slingers of his generation. Mentored by the likes of Gary Burton, Jaco Pastorius, and Jim Hall, Metheny’s brand of creative music blurs the[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Oct 6 @ 10:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays every Friday and Saturday at the hip 18th St. Lounge. He likes to mix in some funk as well during the lounge gig, and he’s liable[...]
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* Mixtape Mondays and Jam Session 8:00 pm
* Mixtape Mondays and Jam Session @ Homestead Food
Oct 8 @ 8:00 pm
Every week at Petworth’s Homestead Food, Elijah Jamal Balbed, a young D.C. tenor lion, seeks to mix together members of various pockets of the D.C. music scene. The house band at these Monday shows-cum-jams typically[...]
9
* 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[...]
10
* Donvonte McCoy 7:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy @ Bin 1301
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays everything from go-go to bebop with a robust, earthy tone that easily squawks and soars when it comes time to fly on the solo. Agenda Agenda Day[...]
* Thad Wilson Presents… 7:00 pm
* Thad Wilson Presents… @ Bakers and Baristas
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm
Straight-ahead trumpeter Thad Wilson plays with bursting articulation, and a generous insistence on clarity. It’s easy to fall in love with his playing. He curates a weekly performance series at Bakers and Baristas. Agenda Agenda[...]
* Pérez, Cohen, Potter Quintet 8:00 pm
* Pérez, Cohen, Potter Quintet @ Library of Congress - James Madison Memorial Building
Oct 10 @ 8:00 pm
The Panamanian pianist Danilo Pérez, famous for his tenure in Wayne Shorter’s current working quartet, and the versatile saxophonist Chris Potter came of age in the Young Lions jazz-boom of the 1990s, albeit in different wings[...]
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Oct 10 @ 8:00 pm
Aaron Myers and Herb Scott host a jam session at Mr. Henry’s on Capitol Hill every Wednesday, welcoming performers of all ages and ability levels to join the bandstand. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard[...]
11
* 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[...]
* Bobby Muncy 8:00 pm
* Bobby Muncy @ Sotto
Oct 11 @ 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. Agenda[...]
12
* Victor Provost: The Other Side of the Storm 7:00 pm
* Victor Provost: The Other Side... @ Joe's Movement Emporium
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm
Victor Provost isn’t just the only jazz steel pan player in D.C. – he’s one of the region’s best improvisers, on any instrument. Here he shows off his formidable skills as a composer, bringing to[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Oct 12 @ 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[...]
13
* Akua Allrich 7:30 pm
* Akua Allrich @ Atlas Performing Arts Center
Oct 13 @ 7:30 pm
Nina Simone and Miriam Makeba are two strong influences that bubble up in Akua Allrich’s scorching, muscular music: An effervescent singer, she wields a sort of earthbound optimism. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Oct 13 @ 10:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays every Friday and Saturday at the hip 18th St. Lounge. He likes to mix in some funk as well during the lounge gig, and he’s liable[...]
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* Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra 7:00 pm
* Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra @ Levine Music Silver Spring Campus
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm
The 17-piece Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra commanded the Caverns every Monday night with a repertoire ranging from Count Basie to Coltrane to band members’ originals. Some truly excellent soloists strengthen the big band’s arrangements. Agenda[...]
* Mixtape Mondays and Jam Session 8:00 pm
* Mixtape Mondays and Jam Session @ Homestead Food
Oct 15 @ 8:00 pm
Every week at Petworth’s Homestead Food, Elijah Jamal Balbed, a young D.C. tenor lion, seeks to mix together members of various pockets of the D.C. music scene. The house band at these Monday shows-cum-jams typically[...]
* 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[...]
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* 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[...]
17
* Donvonte McCoy 7:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy @ Bin 1301
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays everything from go-go to bebop with a robust, earthy tone that easily squawks and soars when it comes time to fly on the solo. Agenda Agenda Day[...]
* Pete Muldoon 7:00 pm
* Pete Muldoon @ Sotto
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm
A guitarist with a bluesy, earthy sound, Pete Muldoon laces tight melodies into cocoon-like horn arrangements Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H[...]
* Thad Wilson Presents… 7:00 pm
* Thad Wilson Presents… @ Bakers and Baristas
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm
Straight-ahead trumpeter Thad Wilson plays with bursting articulation, and a generous insistence on clarity. It’s easy to fall in love with his playing. He curates a weekly performance series at Bakers and Baristas. Agenda Agenda[...]
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Oct 17 @ 8:00 pm
Aaron Myers and Herb Scott host a jam session at Mr. Henry’s on Capitol Hill every Wednesday, welcoming performers of all ages and ability levels to join the bandstand. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard[...]
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* 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 dramatic delivery to her performances. Two sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia[...]
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* Retroperspective: DC Space 7:00 pm
* Retroperspective: DC Space @ Rhizome DC
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm
Transparent Productions is hosting a series of concerts at Rhizome this month to celebrate the legacy of artist-run performing spaces in Washington, D.C. This week, the Braxtonian saxophonist Sarah Hughes leads a tribute to the iconic[...]
* 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 dramatic delivery to her performances. Two sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia[...]
* Fred Foss 8:00 pm
* Fred Foss @ Sotto
Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm
The warm and sonorous reeds player Fred Foss is masterful on both alto and tenor saxophones, as well as flute. He’s mentored a range of the District’s major talent, from the internationally-renowned bassist Ben Williams[...]
* Odean Pope 9:00 pm
* Odean Pope @ Kennedy Center Jazz Club
Oct 19 @ 9:00 pm
Somewhere between the steely conviction of John Coltrane and the quaking tremolo of David Murray, you’ll find the Philadelphian tenor great Odean Pope. He blows the horn hard, drawing prismatic beams of sound. Pope spent[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Oct 19 @ 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[...]
20
* Brad Linde 6:00 pm
* Brad Linde @ Politics and Prose
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm
The enterprising area saxophonist Brad Linde, whose conscientious and beam-like sound descends cleanly from his cool jazz idols, is always introducing new ensembles and new ideas.  He performs a solo set at Politics and Prose[...]
* “Playing Changes: Jazz for the New Century” 7:00 pm
* “Playing Changes: Jazz for the... @ Politics and Prose
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm
The prolific critic Nate Chinen spent the better part of the new millennium covering jazz in the pages of the New York Times as well as a monthly column for JazzTimes. He now heads up[...]
* 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 dramatic delivery to her performances. Two sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia[...]
* José James Celebrates Bill Withers 8:00 pm
* José James Celebrates Bill Wit... @ The Hamilton
Oct 20 @ 8:00 pm
José James could be a vastly respected straight-ahead jazz singer, if he chose that route. To some listeners, this is an important measure. But as his small catalog of records indicates, James wants to know[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Oct 20 @ 10:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays every Friday and Saturday at the hip 18th St. Lounge. He likes to mix in some funk as well during the lounge gig, and he’s liable[...]
* Elijah Easton 11:45 pm
* Elijah Easton @ Sotto
Oct 20 @ 11:45 pm
Elijah Easton is a fabulous straight-ahead wailer. 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[...]
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* 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 dramatic delivery to her performances. Two sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia[...]
22
* Mixtape Mondays and Jam Session 8:00 pm
* Mixtape Mondays and Jam Session @ Homestead Food
Oct 22 @ 8:00 pm
Every week at Petworth’s Homestead Food, Elijah Jamal Balbed, a young D.C. tenor lion, seeks to mix together members of various pockets of the D.C. music scene. The house band at these Monday shows-cum-jams typically[...]
23
* 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[...]
24
* Donvonte McCoy 7:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy @ Bin 1301
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays everything from go-go to bebop with a robust, earthy tone that easily squawks and soars when it comes time to fly on the solo. Agenda Agenda Day[...]
* Thad Wilson Presents… 7:00 pm
* Thad Wilson Presents… @ Bakers and Baristas
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm
Straight-ahead trumpeter Thad Wilson plays with bursting articulation, and a generous insistence on clarity. It’s easy to fall in love with his playing. He curates a weekly performance series at Bakers and Baristas. Agenda Agenda[...]
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Oct 24 @ 8:00 pm
Aaron Myers and Herb Scott host a jam session at Mr. Henry’s on Capitol Hill every Wednesday, welcoming performers of all ages and ability levels to join the bandstand. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard[...]
25
* 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[...]
26
* 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[...]
* Brent Birckhead 8:00 pm
* Brent Birckhead @ Sotto
Oct 26 @ 8:00 pm
If you’ve been to one of the Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra’sshows, you’ve noticed Brent Birckhead. He’s the sharply dressed alto saxophonist who sits swaying and rooting and smiling beatifically in the front row while others[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Oct 26 @ 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[...]
27
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Oct 27 @ 10:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays every Friday and Saturday at the hip 18th St. Lounge. He likes to mix in some funk as well during the lounge gig, and he’s liable[...]
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* Mixtape Mondays and Jam Session 8:00 pm
* Mixtape Mondays and Jam Session @ Homestead Food
Oct 29 @ 8:00 pm
Every week at Petworth’s Homestead Food, Elijah Jamal Balbed, a young D.C. tenor lion, seeks to mix together members of various pockets of the D.C. music scene. The house band at these Monday shows-cum-jams typically[...]
30
* 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[...]
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* Hope Udobi 6:00 pm
* Hope Udobi @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm
Pianist Hope Udobi isn’t just one of the D.C. scene’s most promising young jazz players from a musicianship standpoint; he’s one of the most riveting, creatively speaking. Udobi’s incendiary bop style is brimming with furious[...]
* Donvonte McCoy 7:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy @ Bin 1301
Oct 31 @ 7:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays everything from go-go to bebop with a robust, earthy tone that easily squawks and soars when it comes time to fly on the solo. Agenda Agenda Day[...]
* Thad Wilson Presents… 7:00 pm
* Thad Wilson Presents… @ Bakers and Baristas
Oct 31 @ 7:00 pm
Straight-ahead trumpeter Thad Wilson plays with bursting articulation, and a generous insistence on clarity. It’s easy to fall in love with his playing. He curates a weekly performance series at Bakers and Baristas. Agenda Agenda[...]
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Oct 31 @ 8:00 pm
Aaron Myers and Herb Scott host a jam session at Mr. Henry’s on Capitol Hill every Wednesday, welcoming performers of all ages and ability levels to join the bandstand. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard[...]
* 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[...]