DC Jazz Calendar

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* Jazz ‘N Families Fun Days
* Jazz ‘N Families Fun Days @ The Phillips Collection
Jun 2 all-day
The DC JazzFest partners with The Phillips Collection to present family-friend, music filled events to preview the start of the festival proper. The stalwart and sturdy cornerstone of DC jazz, Herman Burney, performs with a[...]
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Jazz ‘N Families Fun Days
Jazz ‘N Families Fun Days @ The Phillips Collection
Jun 3 all-day
The DC JazzFest partners with The Phillips Collection to present family-friend, music filled events to preview the start of the festival proper. Hard bop trumpeter and local favorite Kenny Rittenhouse leads his ensemble, drummer Tyler[...]
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Los Gallos Negroes 5:00 pm
Los Gallos Negroes @ The Phillips Collection
Jun 7 @ 5:00 pm
The DC-based Los Gallos Negroes are revivalists of a variety of Mexican and Latin American traditions. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street[...]
* DC Jazz Fest Opening Ceremony w/ Frederic Yonnet and Maimouna Youssef / Washington Renaissance Orchestra Octet 8:00 pm
* DC Jazz Fest Opening Ceremony ... @ City Winery
Jun 7 @ 8:00 pm
The DC Jazz Festival formally kicks off with a pair of sets at the City Winery. The harmonica player Frederic Yonnet, a native of France, has tons of talent and plenty of blues flavor lying[...]
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* Bill Heid Trio 6:00 pm
* Bill Heid Trio @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jun 8 @ 6:00 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[...]
Marvillous Beats 7:00 pm
Marvillous Beats @ Yards Park
Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm
Marvillous Beats performs a mix of classic, East coast hip-hop, jazz and classical. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast[...]
* Kenneth Whalum III 8:00 pm
* Kenneth Whalum III @ Sotto
Jun 8 @ 8:00 pm
The rising tenor saxophonist Kenneth Whalum III can send a message with a screed or a soft whisper—sometimes both at once. There’s always an insistence, a captivating sense of purpose, living within his tone. Whalum[...]
Delfeayo Marsalis Quintet w/Eric Byrd Trio 8:00 pm
Delfeayo Marsalis Quintet w/Eric... @ The Hamilton
Jun 8 @ 8:00 pm
Trombonist  Delfeayo Marsalis, younger brother of Branford and Wynton, steps outside of his family to lead his own group. Vocalist and pianist Eric Byrd sings in a silky croon that’s not too far from Nat[...]
Patricia Barber Trio 8:00 pm
Patricia Barber Trio @ City Winery
Jun 8 @ 8:00 pm
In Patricia Barber, you get wry oddball forthrightness, husky blues, mystery-making abstraction. The singer, composer and pianist is a Guggenheim Fellow and recorded on Blue Note for much of the 1990s and 2000s. She has[...]
* CapitalBop Presents: Jaimie Branch’s Fly or Die and OG Lullabies 9:00 pm
* CapitalBop Presents: Jaimie Br... @ Union Stage
Jun 8 @ 9:00 pm
As part of the 8th annual DC Jazz Loft Series at the DC Jazz Festival, CapitalBop presents the powerful young trumpeter Jaimie Branch and her acclaimed quartet Fly or Die. Opening is D.C.’s own innovative[...]
Benito Gonzalez Quartet 9:00 pm
Benito Gonzalez Quartet @ Twins Jazz
Jun 8 @ 9:00 pm
Benito Gonzalez, a pianist of growing repute on the New York City scene, retains a special nook in the heart of D.C. jazz: The Venezuelan-born talent spent years in this city during the aughts, when he[...]
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* Davey Yarborough Jazz Ensemble 11:00 am
* Davey Yarborough Jazz Ensemble @ Asbury United Methodist Church
Jun 9 @ 11:00 am
The standout saxophonist – and jazz instructor at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts – Davey Yarborough leads a straight-ahead group. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
Andres Diaz Trio 6:00 pm
Andres Diaz Trio @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm
No other information available 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[...]
* Pharoah Sanders 6:30 pm
* Pharoah Sanders @ City Winery
Jun 9 @ 6:30 pm
The 77-year-old saxophonist Pharoah Sanders will always be best known for his 1969 LP, “Karma,” and specifically its half-hour-long first track: “The Creator Has a Master Plan.” Built around two simple chords, the song finds[...]
* SJMO: Leonard Bernstein: 100 Years 7:30 pm
* SJMO: <i>Leonard Bernstein: 10... @ American History Museum
Jun 9 @ 7:30 pm
The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, a group of Smithsonian sanctioned players who perform with an eye for historicity, performs a special program to mark the centennial of Leonard Bernstein, truly one of America’s great composers.[...]
* Regina Carter: Simply Ella w/ Elijah Jamal Balbed 8:00 pm
* Regina Carter: Simply Ella w/ ... @ The Hamilton
Jun 9 @ 8:00 pm
The fearlessly inventive violinist and MacArthur Fellowship Award winner Regina Carter leads a group celebrating her new tribute project to the First Lady of Song, Ella Fitzgerald, “Ella: Accentuate the Positive”.   The young saxophonist[...]
* CapitalBop Presents: Jeff Parker Quartet and Udobi 9:00 pm
* CapitalBop Presents: Jeff Park... @ Local 16
Jun 9 @ 9:00 pm
As part of the 8th annual DC Jazz Loft Series at the DC Jazz Festival, CapitalBop presents the innovative, Los Angeles-based guitarist Jeff Parker in a quartet that includes the rising drummer Makaya McCraven. Opening[...]
Benito Gonzalez Quartet 9:00 pm
Benito Gonzalez Quartet @ Twins Jazz
Jun 9 @ 9:00 pm
Benito Gonzalez, a pianist of growing repute on the New York City scene, retains a special nook in the heart of D.C. jazz: The Venezuelan-born talent spent years in this city during the aughts, when he[...]
* Aaron L. Myers II 9:30 pm
* Aaron L. Myers II @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jun 9 @ 9:30 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[...]
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Feufollet 3:30 pm
Feufollet @ Pearl Street Warehouse
Jun 10 @ 3:30 pm
Louisiana-based, cajun traditionalists Feufollet perform. 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[...]
* 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[...]
Vocal Jam Session with Chris Grasso Quartet 6:30 pm
Vocal Jam Session with Chris Gra... @ Ivy City Smokehouse
Jun 10 @ 6:30 pm
The melodic pianist Chris Grasso leads a vocal jam session, joined by a backing band that includes fellow DC jazz organizer and young alto elder Herb Scott and the resonating drummer Lenny Robinson. Agenda Agenda[...]
* CapitalBop Presents: Oliver Lake Big Band and Janel Leppin 7:30 pm
* CapitalBop Presents: Oliver La... @ NYU Washington - Abramson Family Auditorium
Jun 10 @ 7:30 pm
As part of the 8th annual DC Jazz Loft Series at the DC Jazz Festival, CapitalBop presents the great Oliver Lake with his Big Band. Opening for Lake is Janel Leppin with her Ensemble Volcanic[...]
* Terence Blanchard Featuring The E-Collective w/ Mark G. Meadows 7:30 pm
* Terence Blanchard Featuring Th... @ The Hamilton
Jun 10 @ 7:30 pm
The distinguished trumpeter and composer Terrence Blanchard leads his group E-Collective for a run of NOLA funky-jazz at Blues Alley. Blanchard is known for both his jazz playing and his extensive film soundtrack work, having scored almost[...]
* Loide 8:00 pm
* Loide @ Sotto
Jun 10 @ 8:00 pm
An American-raised singer with origins in Guinea-Bissau and Mozambique, Loide intones with full-throated, expressive clarity over Afro-Lusophone rhythms Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont[...]
Abby Schaffer Quartet 8:00 pm
Abby Schaffer Quartet @ Twins Jazz
Jun 10 @ 8:00 pm
New Orleans influenced jazz vocalist Abby Schaffer leads a group that covers jazz, R&B, rock, and originals influenced by the above. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard[...]
* David Murray and Kahil El’Zabar Duo 9:30 pm
* David Murray and Kahil El’Zaba... @ Rhizome DC
Jun 10 @ 9:30 pm
It’s easy to talk about the way jazz developed in the 1970s and ’80s without mentioning saxophonist David Murray, and many have done it – it was a quicksilver time for the music, and there’s[...]
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Davey & Esther 6:00 pm
Davey & Esther @ Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Jun 11 @ 6:00 pm
Saxophonist Davey Yarborough and vocalist Esther Williams Yarborough perform a mix of their favorite songs. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street[...]
* Jo-Go Project with Dupont Brass 7:00 pm
* Jo-Go Project with Dupont Brass @ Ivy City Smokehouse
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm
The young saxophonist Elijah Jamal Balbed came up in the D.C. area, the rare ’90s baby enamored with the jazz greats. But he couldn’t help picking up some hometown music pride along the way—and for[...]
Tom Teasley 7:00 pm
Tom Teasley @ University of the District of Columbia
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm
World trotting percussionist Tom Teasley plays instruments and traditions you’ve probably never heard of; ancient, traditional and re-interpreted. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont[...]
* Tia Fuller 8:00 pm
* Tia Fuller @ City Winery
Jun 11 @ 8:00 pm
Saxophonist Tia Fuller mines the saxophone with technical aplomb, pushing hard to eke out every drop of feeling she can from the instrument. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol[...]
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* Chuck and Robert Redd 6:00 pm
* Chuck and Robert Redd @ Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Jun 12 @ 6:00 pm
Description:Brothers Chuck and Robert Redd — a vibraphonist and pianist, respectively — perform holiday music in a straight-ahead jazz format. Chuck spent years playing and traveling with famed guitarist Charlie Byrd; Robert is a music[...]
Allan Harris: The Genius of Eddie Jefferson w/Lena Seikaly 7:30 pm
Allan Harris: <i>The Genius of E... @ The Hamilton
Jun 12 @ 7:30 pm
Description:Allan Harris is a renowned, skilled singer with a deep, smooth voice. He leads a tribute to the vocalist and lyricist Eddie Jefferson, probably best known for his work with James Moody and for writing[...]
* The Baylor Project 8:00 pm
* The Baylor Project @ City Winery
Jun 12 @ 8:00 pm
The Baylor Project performs jazz steeped in sensual, simmering soul and R&B. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street Maryland Northeast Petworth[...]
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* Greg Boyer Peloton 7:00 pm
* Greg Boyer Peloton @ Sotto
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm
Trombonist Greg Boyer has worked with Parliament-Funkadelic, Stanley Clarke, Prince and many other stars. He’s also a member of the Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra, and a popular sideman on the D.C. jazz scene. Here the[...]
* Ben Williams: Homage to a Master, Keter Betts 8:00 pm
* Ben Williams: <i>Homage to a M... @ City Winery
Jun 13 @ 8:00 pm
Bassist Ben Williams grew up in D.C. and attended the Duke Ellington School of the Arts, then vaulted into the spotlight in 2009 after winning the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition. He earned acclaim with[...]
* Leo Maximal Winds 8:00 pm
* Leo Maximal Winds @ Twins Jazz
Jun 13 @ 8:00 pm
The trumpeter Leo Maxey, a mainstay of the Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra, leads his own large ensemble through standards and originals. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard[...]
Marilyn Scott & Her LA All Star Band 8:00 pm
Marilyn Scott & Her LA All Star ...
Jun 13 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist Marilyn Scott performs with her LA All Star Band. 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[...]
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Javier Moreno, In Sides 7:00 pm
Javier Moreno, <i>In Sides</i> @ Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain
Jun 14 @ 7:00 pm
Spanish born bassist Javier Moreno performs his “In Sides” project that uses improvised music to bridge cultural dialogue between Europe, the U.S., and Latin America. Free but RSVP required. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard[...]
* Terri Lyne Carrington: Celebrating Geri Allen’s Genius, Grace and Fire 7:30 pm
* Terri Lyne Carrington: <i>Cele... @ Sixth and I Historic Synagogue
Jun 14 @ 7:30 pm
Terri Lyne Carrington, a drummer who has spent decades playing around with jazz, funk and various realms of the Black musical diaspora, leads a tribute to recent passed piano titan Geri Allen. With Tia Fueller[...]
* Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton 8:00 pm
* Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton @ Blues Alley
Jun 14 @ 8:00 pm
Grammy award winning vocalist Lisa Fischer is probably best known as one of the Rolling Stones’ long tenured backing vocalists, and Mick Jagger’s duet partner. She’s also a prolific session musician whose toured with Nine[...]
* Raul Midón 8:00 pm
* Raul Midón @ City Winery
Jun 14 @ 8:00 pm
New Mexico born and New York bred guitarist and singer Raul Midon easily conjures images of Bill Withers and Paul Simon with his passionate yet mild demeanor and great ear for musical exploration. His own[...]
AJOYO 8:00 pm
AJOYO @ Atlas Performing Arts Center
Jun 14 @ 8:00 pm
The multi-reed player Yacine Boularès leads AJOYO, combining elements of spiritual jazz, soul and African traditions. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street[...]
Gopal, Gunn, Gleason & Combs 8:00 pm
Gopal, Gunn, Gleason & Combs @ Sotto
Jun 14 @ 8:00 pm
The drummer Sriram Gopal, the stalwart trombonist Shannon Gunn, guitarist Garrett Gleason and bassist Mikel Combs perform material from across the pop and rock world but with each musician’s strong jazz eccentricities.  Agenda Agenda Day Month Week[...]
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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[...]
Michael Thomas Quintet 5:00 pm
Michael Thomas Quintet @ National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Jun 15 @ 5:00 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,[...]
* Christie Dashiell Quartet with C.V. Dashiell, III 6:00 pm
* Christie Dashiell Quartet with... @ Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Jun 15 @ 6:00 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 understated[...]
Christian Clark Trio 6:00 pm
Christian Clark Trio @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jun 15 @ 6:00 pm
Drummer Christian Clark leads a straight-ahead 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 U Street Corridor[...]
* Elijah Jamal Balbed 8:00 pm
* Elijah Jamal Balbed @ Mr. Henry's
Jun 15 @ 8:00 pm
The young saxophonist Elijah Jamal Balbed, 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 lessons[...]
* Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton 8:00 pm
* Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton @ Blues Alley
Jun 15 @ 8:00 pm
Grammy award winning vocalist Lisa Fischer is probably best known as one of the Rolling Stones’ long tenured backing vocalists, and Mick Jagger’s duet partner. She’s also a prolific session musician whose toured with Nine[...]
* Reginald Cyntje 8:00 pm
* Reginald Cyntje @ Sotto
Jun 15 @ 8:00 pm
Reginald Cyntje, arguably D.C.’s most agile and expressive trombone player, writes sloping, danceable compositions. His unhurried improvisation style taps long-held feelings, and lulls you into exhilaration. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams[...]
Trance:Chucho Valdés and Gonzalo Rubalcaba 8:00 pm
<i>Trance</i>:Chucho Valdés and ... @ Kennedy Center
Jun 15 @ 8:00 pm
Although he’s most recognizable for his lineage (his father Chucho and grandfather Bebo were very famous musicians), Chuchito Valdes deserves his own level of recognition. His piano playing is magnanimous in demeanor and bursts with[...]
* John Russell Lamkin III Qunitet 9:00 pm
* John Russell Lamkin III Qunitet @ Twins Jazz
Jun 15 @ 9:00 pm
The son of UMD Jazz Studies prof and trumpeter John Lamkin II, hard-driving drummer and Baltimorean John R. Lamkin III plays straight-ahead in a quintet. Two separate sets at 9 pm and 11:00 p.m. Agenda Agenda[...]
* Tom Williams Quartet 9:30 pm
* Tom Williams Quartet @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jun 15 @ 9:30 pm
Tom Williams is a lyrical trumpeter from Baltimore. 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[...]
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* Kris Funn & Cornerstore 12:00 pm
* Kris Funn & Cornerstore @ Kreeger Museum
Jun 16 @ 12:00 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[...]
Meet the Artist: Ivan Lins 12:00 pm
Meet the Artist: Ivan Lins @ DC Wharf
Jun 16 @ 12:00 pm
The Brazilian pianist and composer Ivan Lins, whose standards have been recorded across the jazz world, will be interviewed by Lynn Veronneau. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill[...]
* Meet the Artist: Christian Scott 1:30 pm
* Meet the Artist: Christian Scott @ DC Wharf
Jun 16 @ 1:30 pm
Trumpeter and progressive-jazz trumpeter Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah has been playing in front of large crowds since he was a teenager growing up in New Orleans. Now he’s 35, and he’s become something of the[...]
Student Q&A: Robert Glasper 2:30 pm
Student Q&A: Robert Glasper @ DC Wharf
Jun 16 @ 2:30 pm
The pianist and modern jazz trailblazer Robert Glasper hosts a Q&A session for college-age music students. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H[...]
Kevin Cerovich 6:00 pm
Kevin Cerovich @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jun 16 @ 6:00 pm
Trumpeter Kevin Cerovich, one of the US Airmen of Note, performs. 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[...]
Veronneau with special guest Dave Kline 6:00 pm
Veronneau with special guest Dav... @ Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Jun 16 @ 6:00 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[...]
* Leslie Odom, Jr. / R+R=NOW / Maceo Parker 7:00 pm
* Leslie Odom, Jr. / R+R=NOW / M... @ The Anthem
Jun 16 @ 7:00 pm
You probably know Leslie Odom, Jr. best as the original voice of Vice-President Aaron Burr in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s magnificent mixtape of American history and musical traditions: “Hamiton: An American Musical”. But Odom, Jr. is also[...]
* Brent Birckhead 8:00 pm
* Brent Birckhead @ Sotto
Jun 16 @ 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[...]
* Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton 8:00 pm
* Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton @ Blues Alley
Jun 16 @ 8:00 pm
Grammy award winning vocalist Lisa Fischer is probably best known as one of the Rolling Stones’ long tenured backing vocalists, and Mick Jagger’s duet partner. She’s also a prolific session musician whose toured with Nine[...]
Roosevelt Collier Trio 8:15 pm
Roosevelt Collier Trio @ Pearl Street Warehouse
Jun 16 @ 8:15 pm
The pedal steel guitarist Roosevelt Collier leads a trio through a mix of jazz and spiritual music. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H[...]
* John Russell Lamkin III Qunitet 9:00 pm
* John Russell Lamkin III Qunitet @ Twins Jazz
Jun 16 @ 9:00 pm
The son of UMD Jazz Studies prof and trumpeter John Lamkin II, hard-driving drummer and Baltimorean John R. Lamkin III plays straight-ahead in a quintet. Two separate sets at 9 pm and 11:00 p.m. Agenda Agenda[...]
Tamika Love Jones 9:00 pm
Tamika Love Jones @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Jun 16 @ 9:00 pm
Soul singer Tamika ‘Love’ Jones takes a stab at jazz and leads her own quartet. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont Circle H Street[...]
Tyler Leak & Freeform 11:45 pm
Tyler Leak & Freeform @ Sotto
Jun 16 @ 11:45 pm
Drummer Tyler Leak tends to favor the sounds and sweeps of jazz’s electric period in the early 70s. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown Georgetown/Dupont[...]
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DC Jazz Fest at the Wharf [Day 2]
DC Jazz Fest at the Wharf [Day 2] @ DC Wharf
Jun 17 all-day
The second day of shows at the District Wharf features a number of performances by international, or internationally-inclined, jazz projects. District Pier: Italian trumpeter Fabrizio Bosso performs; Swiss harmonica player Gregoire Maret and Colombian harpist[...]
* Brian Settles and Jessica Boykin-Settles 6:00 pm
* Brian Settles and Jessica Boyk... @ Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Jun 17 @ 6:00 pm
Brian Settles is wakefully minimalist as a saxophonist and a composer. His tone on the tenor sax warbles and decries, and it’s established him as one of D.C.’s most self-possessed improvisers. He performs in a[...]
* Dante Pope 7:00 pm
* Dante Pope @ Sotto
Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm
Dante Pope, a fabulous and multi-talented drummer, with strong gospel roots, from Chicago who now lives in D.C. performs. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories Adams Morgan Anacostia Capitol Hill Columbia Heights Downtown[...]
* Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton 8:00 pm
* Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton @ Blues Alley
Jun 17 @ 8:00 pm
Grammy award winning vocalist Lisa Fischer is probably best known as one of the Rolling Stones’ long tenured backing vocalists, and Mick Jagger’s duet partner. She’s also a prolific session musician whose toured with Nine[...]
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Micah Robinson 8:00 pm
Micah Robinson @ Sotto
Jun 21 @ 8:00 pm
R&B slow jam crooner Micah Robinson performs. 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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