DC Jazz Calendar

IMPORTANT NOTE:

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our live events listings calendar has been on hiatus since March 2020, instead featuring virtual gigs only.

Our live show calendar will return on June 11, when venues in the city reopen at full capacity.

Please get in contact with listings editor Jackson Sinnenberg to submit a listing.

Guide to the calendar:
* = CB Pick
** = CapitalBop Show
v v categories are neighborhoods
v v tags sort by free events, venues with food, CapitalBop shows, and more
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Stream: Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 5:00 pm
Stream: Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm
Bassist Eddie Hrybyk, a popular sideman and occasional leader in Baltimore’s straight-ahead jazz scene, hosts live stream concerts from his front porch in Charles Village with a rotating cast of fellow, social-distancing musicians.
* Herb Scott (Livestream) 6:00 pm
* Herb Scott (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Jun 2 @ 6:00 pm
Herb Scott is a tireless champion of jazz in the District. He can be found most often on Capitol Hill, either leading the Wednesday jazz jam at Mr. Henry’s or advocating in the halls of[...]
3
* Brad Linde Solo Performance (Livestream) 7:00 pm
* Brad Linde Solo Performance (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Jun 3 @ 7:00 pm
Saxophonist Brad Linde may be the most prolific musician in the D.C. jazz scene. He’s been involved in 32 different groups, many under his own leadership, over his last 15 years in D.C., ranging from[...]
4
* Lisa Fischer (Livestream) 7:30 pm
* Lisa Fischer (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Baltimore
Jun 4 @ 7:30 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 who’s toured with Nine Inch Nails,[...]
* The 3Divas Jazz Trio (Livestream) 7:30 pm
* The 3Divas Jazz Trio (Livestream) @ Blue House Productions Live
Jun 4 @ 7:30 pm
Drummer Sherrie Maricle, bassist Amy Shook and pianist Jackie Warren can swing hard and ride the groove all at once. The group plays an array of standards and originals indebted to 1950s acoustic jazz and[...]
5
Stream: Eddie Hrybyk – Gregs Bagels Concerts 11:00 am
Stream: Eddie Hrybyk – Gregs Bagels Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jun 5 @ 11:00 am
Bassist Eddie Hrybyk, a popular sideman and occasional leader in Baltimore’s straight-ahead jazz scene, hosts live stream concerts from on Saturday mornings to the smells and sounds of the late morning/brunch crowd at Greg’s Bagels[...]
Benito Gonzalez/Michael Bowie/Lee Pearson (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Benito Gonzalez/Michael Bowie/Lee Pearson (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Jun 5 @ 7:00 pm
Venezuela-born pianist Benito Gonzalez should be no stranger to D.C. crowds; on top of regular engagements back in the day at Twins and Blues Alley, he spent some formative years here in the early aughts,[...]
* Lisa Fischer (Livestream) 7:30 pm
* Lisa Fischer (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Baltimore
Jun 5 @ 7:30 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 who’s toured with Nine Inch Nails,[...]
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Stream: Aaron Hill Trio w/ Eddie Hrybyk 12:30 pm
Stream: Aaron Hill Trio w/ Eddie Hrybyk @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jun 6 @ 12:30 pm
Pianist, bandleader and producer Aaron Hill is just as fluent in the language of modern hip-hop and R&B as he is jazz; he can build woozy beats in a cinch or lay down a calm,[...]
* Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio (Livestream) 5:00 pm
* Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Baltimore
Jun 6 @ 5:00 pm
Soul-jazz revivalist Delvon Lamarr is determined to put the “soul” back into soul jazz. Lamarr’s vision of the music more directly draws on influences like Curtis Mayfield, Al Green and James Brown, which is hemmed by[...]
7
* Sharón Clark & Chris Grasso (Livestream) 8:00 pm
* Sharón Clark & Chris Grasso (Livestream) @ Blues Alley - National Press Club Livestream
Jun 7 @ 8:00 pm
Sharón Clark is perhaps the most powerful jazz vocalist in Washington, D.C. She belts Great American songbook standards and soars over lush arrangements created by her regular pianist Chris Grasso. The duo performs in a[...]
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Stream: Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 5:00 pm
Stream: Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jun 9 @ 5:00 pm
Bassist Eddie Hrybyk, a popular sideman and occasional leader in Baltimore’s straight-ahead jazz scene, hosts live stream concerts from his front porch in Charles Village with a rotating cast of fellow, social-distancing musicians.
* Herb Scott (Livestream) 6:00 pm
* Herb Scott (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm
Herb Scott is a tireless champion of jazz in the District. He can be found most often on Capitol Hill, either leading the Wednesday jazz jam at Mr. Henry’s or advocating in the halls of[...]
10
* Brian Settles Trio 6:00 pm
* Brian Settles Trio @ Jojo Restaurant and Bar
Jun 10 @ 6:00 pm
Tenor saxophonist Brian Settles can be found just about anywhere there’s jazz being played in D.C., comfortable at shaping the expansive vision of composers like Steve Arnold, leading the charged, Afro-Caribbean anthems of Reginald Cyntje[...]
* Irreversible Entanglements / Fargo Nissim Tbakhi 7:00 pm
* Irreversible Entanglements / Fargo Nissim Tbakhi @ Rhizome DC
Jun 10 @ 7:00 pm
The free jazz and poetry ensemble Irreversible Entanglements performs charged, enthralling, flayed-nerve endings raw, collectively improvised music. Fronted by poet Camae Ayewa, better known as Moor Mother, the group delivers gut punching music aimed to[...]
Rufus Roundtree and Da B’more Brass Factory (Livestream) 7:30 pm
Rufus Roundtree and Da B’more Brass Factory (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Baltimore
Jun 10 @ 7:30 pm
Charismatic, brash trombonist Rufus Roundtree leads a cast of all-star Baltimore musicians in Da B’more Brass Factory, Charm City’s answer to New Orleans brass bands. The show will be broadcast from the Keystone Korner club[...]
11
* Herb Scott Trio 6:00 pm
* Herb Scott Trio @ Brij Coffeehouse & Juicebar
Jun 11 @ 6:00 pm
Herb Scott is something of a symbol of the modern jazz cat: he can blow on his alto sax with the best of them, capable of burning down the house with Charlie-Parker style rapid-fire phrasing,[...]
Joe Brotheron Trio 6:00 pm
Joe Brotheron Trio @ Jojo Restaurant and Bar
Jun 11 @ 6:00 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton’s confident, full-voiced trumpet sound can be heard in bands of all kinds across the District (and abroad). His horn’s sound wouldn’t be out of place in the first chair of a latin[...]
Satin Doll Trio 7:00 pm
Satin Doll Trio @ LaPortas
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm
The Satin Doll Trio – vocalist Patrice Ferris, guitarist Ken Kilpatrick and bassist Fred Ferris – perform an intimate, cozy style of cocktail lounge and supper club jazz. The group performs every Fridayt at LaPorta’s[...]
Stream: Peravon Jazz Trio 7:00 pm
Stream: Peravon Jazz Trio @ An Die Music Live Stream
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm
The Peravon Jazz Trio – Matt Perich on guitar Phil Ravita on bass, and Greg Herron on drums – perform a mix of blues, jazz and Latin standards. The concert will be broadcast by An[...]
The String Queens 7:15 pm
The String Queens @ Kennedy Center - Outdoor Millennium Stage
Jun 11 @ 7:15 pm
String trio (two violins and cello) The String Queens perform everything from Handel and chamber music to jazz and Billboard chart hits with playfulness but sure respect for the spirit of the original works. They[...]
Stream: * Kenny Barron Trio 7:30 pm
Stream: * Kenny Barron Trio @ Keystone Korner Baltimore
Jun 11 @ 7:30 pm
NEA Jazz Master pianist Kenny Barron is a paragon of bop with a career spanning 50 years; he carries the torch for the hard bop masters he came up under and has honored throughout his[...]
Julian Berkowitz Trio 8:00 pm
Julian Berkowitz Trio @ Right Proper Brewing Co.- Brookland
Jun 11 @ 8:00 pm
Drummer Julian Berkowitz is quickly becoming one of the most omni-present sidemen in D.C. He has a sharp, flexible command of the kit and can easily be found playing strong straight-ahead or more adventurous works.[...]
Maija Rejman 8:00 pm
Maija Rejman @ Mr. Henry's
Jun 11 @ 8:00 pm
Maija Rejman is a veteran local straight-ahead singer and frequent favorite of Mr. Henry’s. She is such a favorite that she is kicking-off Mr. Henry’s programming as D.C. lockdown measure finally lift.
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Stream: Eddie Hrybyk – Gregs Bagels Concerts 11:00 am
Stream: Eddie Hrybyk – Gregs Bagels Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jun 12 @ 11:00 am
Bassist Eddie Hrybyk, a popular sideman and occasional leader in Baltimore’s straight-ahead jazz scene, hosts live stream concerts from on Saturday mornings to the smells and sounds of the late morning/brunch crowd at Greg’s Bagels[...]
** Black Fire Culture in D.C. 2:00 pm
** Black Fire Culture in D.C. @ HR Records
Jun 12 @ 2:00 pm
CapitalBop partners with H.R. Records (Disclosure: I host a talk show for HR’s Instagram and am compensated by the store in records) and the legendary Black Fire Records to bring a shot of Black Fire[...]
* Akua Allrich & Samuel Prather 3:00 pm
* Akua Allrich & Samuel Prather @ The Kreeger Museum
Jun 12 @ 3:00 pm
Whether singing an original, a classic jazz standard or something from the Miriam Makeba songbook, there is a deep spiritual fervor in Akua Allrich’s music. Her voice wells up deep from the chest to unleash[...]
Dave Manley Trio 6:00 pm
Dave Manley Trio @ Jojo Restaurant and Bar
Jun 12 @ 6:00 pm
Guitarist Dave Manley, who navigates the fretboard with the flair and flow of Carlos Santana mixed with Wes Montgomery, leads a trio every Saturday at Jojo this month.
* Carr – Keys Quintet 7:00 pm
* Carr – Keys Quintet @ Takoma Station
Jun 12 @ 7:00 pm
Saxophonists Marshall Keys and Paul Carr are two of the great fixtures of the D.C. jazz scene. When Carr, a powerful tenorman and veteran educator, and Keys, as comfortable swinging on blues and bebop as[...]
* Huda Asfour, Sarah Hughes, Azadeh Karami / Brad Linde 7:00 pm
* Huda Asfour, Sarah Hughes, Azadeh Karami / Brad Linde @ Rhizome DC
Jun 12 @ 7:00 pm
Oudist and vocalist Huda Asfour, saxophonist and free improviser Sarah Hughes and sitar player Azadeh Karami join forces for a night of creative playing and deep cultural exchange. Opening for the group is the prolific[...]
* Sharón Clark Trio 7:00 pm
* Sharón Clark Trio @ LaPortas
Jun 12 @ 7:00 pm
Sharón Clark is perhaps the most powerful jazz vocalist in Washington, D.C. She belts Great American songbook standards and soars over lush arrangements created by her regular pianist Chris Grasso. She performs with Grasso in[...]
The String Queens 7:15 pm
The String Queens @ Kennedy Center - Outdoor Millennium Stage
Jun 12 @ 7:15 pm
String trio (two violins and cello) The String Queens perform everything from Handel and chamber music to jazz and Billboard chart hits with playfulness but sure respect for the spirit of the original works. They[...]
Stream: * Kenny Barron Trio 7:30 pm
Stream: * Kenny Barron Trio @ Keystone Korner Baltimore
Jun 12 @ 7:30 pm
NEA Jazz Master pianist Kenny Barron is a paragon of bop with a career spanning 50 years; he carries the torch for the hard bop masters he came up under and has honored throughout his[...]
* Reginald Cyntje 8:00 pm
* Reginald Cyntje @ Social Beast
Jun 12 @ 8:00 pm
Reginald Cyntje is arguably D.C.’s greatest trombone player and one of the area’s most prolific and imaginative composers. His anthemic music often tackles issues of spirituality or social causes, weaving in elements of calypso, Afro-Caribbean[...]
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Stream: Aaron Hill Trio w/ Eddie Hrybyk 12:30 pm
Stream: Aaron Hill Trio w/ Eddie Hrybyk @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jun 13 @ 12:30 pm
Pianist, bandleader and producer Aaron Hill is just as fluent in the language of modern hip-hop and R&B as he is jazz; he can build woozy beats in a cinch or lay down a calm,[...]
Peter Edelman Trio + Jazz Jam 5:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio + Jazz Jam @ Green Island Cafe
Jun 13 @ 5:00 pm
Longtime Columbia Station house pianist Peter Edelman takes the party over to Club Heaven & Hell and leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. On[...]
Stream: * Kenny Barron Trio 5:00 pm
Stream: * Kenny Barron Trio @ Keystone Korner Baltimore
Jun 13 @ 5:00 pm
NEA Jazz Master pianist Kenny Barron is a paragon of bop with a career spanning 50 years; he carries the torch for the hard bop masters he came up under and has honored throughout his[...]
Stream: * Lenny Robinson’s Exploration 7:00 pm
Stream: * Lenny Robinson’s Exploration @ An Die Music Live Stream
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm
Lenny Robinson is one of D.C.’s gigging veterans, often seen on bandstands with the city’s finest. His focused and forceful approach to the drums comes through on any bandstand, but it’s especially clear when he’s[...]
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* Jarrett Gilgore/Chris Pumphrey/Luke Stewart/Mike Kuhl/Nik Francis 7:00 pm
* Jarrett Gilgore/Chris Pumphrey/Luke Stewart/Mike Kuhl/Nik Francis @ Rhizome DC
Jun 14 @ 7:00 pm
Saxophonist Jarrett Gilgore, harmonium player Chris Pumphrey, bassist Luke Stewart, and drummers Mike Kuhl and Nik Francis are all in the top of their fields in the D.C. and Baltimore creative music scenes. This all[...]
Stream: Michael Sarian New Aurora 7:00 pm
Stream: Michael Sarian New Aurora @ An Die Music Live Stream
Jun 14 @ 7:00 pm
Trumpeter Michael Sarian’s music sounds a bit like Miles Davis and Gil Evans’ early cool jazz, but spoken through the vernacular of present-day angular harmonic convention and smoothness. He leads a quartet through a performance[...]
Stream: * Akua Allrich & The Tribe 8:00 pm
Stream: * Akua Allrich & The Tribe @ Blues Alley - National Press Club Livestream
Jun 14 @ 8:00 pm
Whether singing an original, a classic jazz standard or something from the Miriam Makeba songbook, there is a deep spiritual fervor in Akua Allrich’s music. Her voice wells up deep from the chest to unleash[...]
15
Takoma Station Jazz Jam 7:00 pm
Takoma Station Jazz Jam @ Takoma Station
Jun 15 @ 7:00 pm
Local musicians lead a jam session at Takoma Station, a bar that was a hotbed for the straight-ahead scene in the 1980s and ’90s. The Jazz Jam is back on after being on a panedmic[...]
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Stream: Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 5:00 pm
Stream: Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jun 16 @ 5:00 pm
Bassist Eddie Hrybyk, a popular sideman and occasional leader in Baltimore’s straight-ahead jazz scene, hosts live stream concerts from his front porch in Charles Village with a rotating cast of fellow, social-distancing musicians.
Stream: Rick Alberico Jazz Project 7:00 pm
Stream: Rick Alberico Jazz Project @ An Die Music Live Stream
Jun 16 @ 7:00 pm
Straight-ahead alto saxophonist Rick Alberico has been part of the D.C. jazz scene for years now. He loves to lead his bands through bopping, popping standards in a manner similar to Charlie Parker. He leads[...]
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Jun 16 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist Aaron Myers and saxophonist 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. THE CAPITOL HILL JAZZ[...]
17
Peter Edelman Trio 5:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Green Island Cafe
Jun 17 @ 5:00 pm
Longtime Columbia Station house pianist Peter Edelman takes the party over to Club Heaven & Hell and leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists.
* Brian Settles Trio 6:00 pm
* Brian Settles Trio @ Jojo Restaurant and Bar
Jun 17 @ 6:00 pm
Tenor saxophonist Brian Settles can be found just about anywhere there’s jazz being played in D.C., comfortable at shaping the expansive vision of composers like Steve Arnold, leading the charged, Afro-Caribbean anthems of Reginald Cyntje[...]
Dominique Bianco 7:30 pm
Dominique Bianco @ Mr. Henry's
Jun 17 @ 7:30 pm
Vocalist Dominique Bianco exists in the overlapping worlds of pop/R&B and jazz in the DMV; however it is the latter she channels the most in performance, especially British neo-soul vocalist Corrine Bailey Rae. She’s backed[...]
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Peter Edelman Trio 5:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Green Island Cafe
Jun 18 @ 5:00 pm
Longtime Columbia Station house pianist Peter Edelman takes the party over to Club Heaven & Hell and leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists.
Joe Brotheron Trio 6:00 pm
Joe Brotheron Trio @ Jojo Restaurant and Bar
Jun 18 @ 6:00 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton’s confident, full-voiced trumpet sound can be heard in bands of all kinds across the District (and abroad). His horn’s sound wouldn’t be out of place in the first chair of a latin[...]
Satin Doll Trio 7:00 pm
Satin Doll Trio @ LaPortas
Jun 18 @ 7:00 pm
The Satin Doll Trio – vocalist Patrice Ferris, guitarist Ken Kilpatrick and bassist Fred Ferris – perform an intimate, cozy style of cocktail lounge and supper club jazz. The group performs every Fridayt at LaPorta’s[...]
Stream: * Ravi Coltrane Quartet 7:30 pm
Stream: * Ravi Coltrane Quartet @ Keystone Korner Baltimore
Jun 18 @ 7:30 pm
A warm-blooded tenor saxophonist with a range of musical inclinations, Ravi Coltrane is one of his  generation’s leading lights. He might not have the level of influence of his father, John Coltrane, but that’s not[...]
Julian Berkowitz Trio 8:00 pm
Julian Berkowitz Trio @ Right Proper Brewing Co.- Brookland
Jun 18 @ 8:00 pm
Drummer Julian Berkowitz is quickly becoming one of the most omni-present sidemen in D.C. He has a sharp, flexible command of the kit and can easily be found playing strong straight-ahead or more adventurous works.[...]
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Stream: Eddie Hrybyk – Gregs Bagels Concerts 11:00 am
Stream: Eddie Hrybyk – Gregs Bagels Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jun 19 @ 11:00 am
Bassist Eddie Hrybyk, a popular sideman and occasional leader in Baltimore’s straight-ahead jazz scene, hosts live stream concerts from on Saturday mornings to the smells and sounds of the late morning/brunch crowd at Greg’s Bagels[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 5:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Green Island Cafe
Jun 19 @ 5:00 pm
Longtime Columbia Station house pianist Peter Edelman takes the party over to Club Heaven & Hell and leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists.
* Shannon Gunn 6:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn @ Mr. Henry's
Jun 19 @ 6:00 pm
Trombonist Shannon Gunn is an imaginative musician and frequent bandleader at venues across D.C. She could be found on Tuesdays at Columbia Station and now at Club Heaven & Hell, reworking bop classics in an[...]
Dave Manley Trio 6:00 pm
Dave Manley Trio @ Jojo Restaurant and Bar
Jun 19 @ 6:00 pm
Guitarist Dave Manley, who navigates the fretboard with the flair and flow of Carlos Santana mixed with Wes Montgomery, leads a trio every Saturday at Jojo this month.
* Sharón Clark Trio 7:00 pm
* Sharón Clark Trio @ LaPortas
Jun 19 @ 7:00 pm
Sharón Clark is perhaps the most powerful jazz vocalist in Washington, D.C. She belts Great American songbook standards and soars over lush arrangements created by her regular pianist Chris Grasso. She performs with Grasso in[...]
Stream: * Paul Carr & Friends: Juneteenth Celebration 7:00 pm
Stream: * Paul Carr & Friends: Juneteenth Celebration @ An Die Music Live Stream
Jun 19 @ 7:00 pm
Paul Carr is both one of the most venerated bandleaders and educators in the Mid-Atlantic region. The tenor saxophonist runs the beloved Jazz Academy of Music, directs the Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival and still finds time[...]
Be’la Dona 7:30 pm
Be’la Dona @ The Birchmere
Jun 19 @ 7:30 pm
All-female, D.C.-based band Be’la Dona performs a mix of go-go, jazz, R&B, soul and rock.
Stream: * Ravi Coltrane Quartet 7:30 pm
Stream: * Ravi Coltrane Quartet @ Keystone Korner Baltimore
Jun 19 @ 7:30 pm
A warm-blooded tenor saxophonist with a range of musical inclinations, Ravi Coltrane is one of his  generation’s leading lights. He might not have the level of influence of his father, John Coltrane, but that’s not[...]
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Stream: Aaron Hill Trio w/ Eddie Hrybyk 12:30 pm
Stream: Aaron Hill Trio w/ Eddie Hrybyk @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jun 20 @ 12:30 pm
Pianist, bandleader and producer Aaron Hill is just as fluent in the language of modern hip-hop and R&B as he is jazz; he can build woozy beats in a cinch or lay down a calm,[...]
Peter Edelman Trio + Jazz Jam 5:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio + Jazz Jam @ Green Island Cafe
Jun 20 @ 5:00 pm
Longtime Columbia Station house pianist Peter Edelman takes the party over to Club Heaven & Hell and leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. On[...]
* Fujiwara/Halvorson/Bynum (Transparent) 7:00 pm
* Fujiwara/Halvorson/Bynum (Transparent) @ Rhizome DC
Jun 20 @ 7:00 pm
Drummer Tomas Fujiwara, guitarist Mary Halvorson, and brass player Taylor Ho Bynum are three of the most celebrated figures in creative music today. Fujiwara’s approach to the kit is fluid and ever-evolving, as he can[...]
21
* Aaron Myers II: The Pride Album Release Party 8:00 pm
* Aaron Myers II: The Pride Album Release Party @ Blues Alley - National Press Club Livestream
Jun 21 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist and pianist Aaron Myers was born in Houston, Texas, and the baritone twang of his accent gives his performances a kind of swing that’s almost as much country and blues as it is jazz.[...]
22
Takoma Station Jazz Jam 7:00 pm
Takoma Station Jazz Jam @ Takoma Station
Jun 22 @ 7:00 pm
Local musicians lead a jam session at Takoma Station, a bar that was a hotbed for the straight-ahead scene in the 1980s and ’90s. The Jazz Jam is back on after being on a panedmic[...]
23
Stream: Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 5:00 pm
Stream: Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jun 23 @ 5:00 pm
Bassist Eddie Hrybyk, a popular sideman and occasional leader in Baltimore’s straight-ahead jazz scene, hosts live stream concerts from his front porch in Charles Village with a rotating cast of fellow, social-distancing musicians.
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Jun 23 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist Aaron Myers and saxophonist 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. THE CAPITOL HILL JAZZ[...]
Nataly Merezhuk (AIR) 8:30 pm
Nataly Merezhuk (AIR) @ Strathmore Music Center - Patio Stage
Jun 23 @ 8:30 pm
Violinist Nataly Merezhuk channels the sound and spirit of Parisian cafes with her hot, dancing and fluid melodies, performing acoustic jazz in the model of the 1940s gypsy style. This Russian-born, Peabody-and-classicaly-trained violinist performs outdoors[...]
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Peter Edelman Trio 5:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Green Island Cafe
Jun 24 @ 5:00 pm
Longtime Columbia Station house pianist Peter Edelman takes the party over to Club Heaven & Hell and leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists.
* Brian Settles Trio 6:00 pm
* Brian Settles Trio @ Jojo Restaurant and Bar
Jun 24 @ 6:00 pm
Tenor saxophonist Brian Settles can be found just about anywhere there’s jazz being played in D.C., comfortable at shaping the expansive vision of composers like Steve Arnold, leading the charged, Afro-Caribbean anthems of Reginald Cyntje[...]
25
Peter Edelman Trio 5:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Green Island Cafe
Jun 25 @ 5:00 pm
Longtime Columbia Station house pianist Peter Edelman takes the party over to Club Heaven & Hell and leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists.
Joe Brotheron Trio 6:00 pm
Joe Brotheron Trio @ Jojo Restaurant and Bar
Jun 25 @ 6:00 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton’s confident, full-voiced trumpet sound can be heard in bands of all kinds across the District (and abroad). His horn’s sound wouldn’t be out of place in the first chair of a latin[...]
Satin Doll Trio 7:00 pm
Satin Doll Trio @ LaPortas
Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm
The Satin Doll Trio – vocalist Patrice Ferris, guitarist Ken Kilpatrick and bassist Fred Ferris – perform an intimate, cozy style of cocktail lounge and supper club jazz. The group performs every Fridayt at LaPorta’s[...]
Stream: * Kenny Garrett Quintet 7:30 pm
Stream: * Kenny Garrett Quintet @ Keystone Korner Baltimore
Jun 25 @ 7:30 pm
A Kenny Garrett concert can be a bit like a marathon. He elongates songs that might be five minutes on a record to 20 in the live setting, constantly pushing himself and his band. The[...]
Julian Berkowitz Trio 8:00 pm
Julian Berkowitz Trio @ Right Proper Brewing Co.- Brookland
Jun 25 @ 8:00 pm
Drummer Julian Berkowitz is quickly becoming one of the most omni-present sidemen in D.C. He has a sharp, flexible command of the kit and can easily be found playing strong straight-ahead or more adventurous works.[...]
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Stream: Eddie Hrybyk – Gregs Bagels Concerts 11:00 am
Stream: Eddie Hrybyk – Gregs Bagels Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jun 26 @ 11:00 am
Bassist Eddie Hrybyk, a popular sideman and occasional leader in Baltimore’s straight-ahead jazz scene, hosts live stream concerts from on Saturday mornings to the smells and sounds of the late morning/brunch crowd at Greg’s Bagels[...]
* Elijah Jamal Balbed & Eliot Seppa 3:00 pm
* Elijah Jamal Balbed & Eliot Seppa @ The Kreeger Museum
Jun 26 @ 3:00 pm
Saxophonist Elijah Jamal Balbed was born and raised in Silver Spring and is a consummate student of the D.C. music scene: He’s equally comfortable blowing some burnished, buoyant hard-bop as he is grooving in the[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 5:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Green Island Cafe
Jun 26 @ 5:00 pm
Longtime Columbia Station house pianist Peter Edelman takes the party over to Club Heaven & Hell and leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists.
Dave Manley Trio 6:00 pm
Dave Manley Trio @ Jojo Restaurant and Bar
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm
Guitarist Dave Manley, who navigates the fretboard with the flair and flow of Carlos Santana mixed with Wes Montgomery, leads a trio every Saturday at Jojo this month.
* Leprechaun Catering / Ancestral Duo 7:00 pm
* Leprechaun Catering / Ancestral Duo @ Rhizome DC
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm
The electronic-music duo Leprechaun Catering has been a cornerstone of the Baltimore experimental music scene for two decades. Members Jason Willett and Tom Borax draw on a broad audio coalition – from Indian film music[...]
* Sharón Clark Trio 7:00 pm
* Sharón Clark Trio @ LaPortas
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm
Sharón Clark is perhaps the most powerful jazz vocalist in Washington, D.C. She belts Great American songbook standards and soars over lush arrangements created by her regular pianist Chris Grasso. She performs with Grasso in[...]
Stream: * Kenny Garrett Quintet 7:30 pm
Stream: * Kenny Garrett Quintet @ Keystone Korner Baltimore
Jun 26 @ 7:30 pm
A Kenny Garrett concert can be a bit like a marathon. He elongates songs that might be five minutes on a record to 20 in the live setting, constantly pushing himself and his band. The[...]
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Stream: Aaron Hill Trio w/ Eddie Hrybyk 12:30 pm
Stream: Aaron Hill Trio w/ Eddie Hrybyk @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jun 27 @ 12:30 pm
Pianist, bandleader and producer Aaron Hill is just as fluent in the language of modern hip-hop and R&B as he is jazz; he can build woozy beats in a cinch or lay down a calm,[...]
Stream: * John Lamkin’s “Favorites” Quintet 3:00 pm
Stream: * John Lamkin’s “Favorites” Quintet @ An Die Music Live Stream
Jun 27 @ 3:00 pm
John Lamkin is something of an institution when it comes to jazz along the I-95 corridor. He’s not only a veteran educator, a former instructor at University of Maryland, and the head of an impressive[...]
Peter Edelman Trio + Jazz Jam 5:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio + Jazz Jam @ Green Island Cafe
Jun 27 @ 5:00 pm
Longtime Columbia Station house pianist Peter Edelman takes the party over to Club Heaven & Hell and leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. On[...]
Stream: * Kenny Garrett Quintet 5:00 pm
Stream: * Kenny Garrett Quintet @ Keystone Korner Baltimore
Jun 27 @ 5:00 pm
A Kenny Garrett concert can be a bit like a marathon. He elongates songs that might be five minutes on a record to 20 in the live setting, constantly pushing himself and his band. The[...]
* Warren Wolf Group 7:00 pm
* Warren Wolf Group @ Takoma Station
Jun 27 @ 7:00 pm
Warren Wolf is one of the great, young masters of the mallets in modern jazz. Whether on vibraphone or marimba, using two mallets or four, Wolf’s plays lean and fast. He’s a regular on the[...]
Stream: Dominique Bianco 7:00 pm
Stream: Dominique Bianco @ An Die Music Live Stream
Jun 27 @ 7:00 pm
Vocalist Dominique Bianco exists in the overlapping worlds of pop/R&B and jazz in the DMV; however it is the latter she channels the most in performance, especially British neo-soul vocalist Corrine Bailey Rae. She’s backed[...]
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Taisha Estrada feat. Jose Andre 8:00 pm
Taisha Estrada feat. Jose Andre @ Blues Alley - National Press Club Livestream
Jun 28 @ 8:00 pm
Puerto Rican singer Taisha Estrada came in second in the 2021 Ella Fitzgerald International Jazz Vocal competition. She pulls from classic jazz crooning, bossa nova swaying and Latin pop music to create a personalized blend[...]
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Takoma Station Jazz Jam 7:00 pm
Takoma Station Jazz Jam @ Takoma Station
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm
Local musicians lead a jam session at Takoma Station, a bar that was a hotbed for the straight-ahead scene in the 1980s and ’90s. The Jazz Jam is back on after being on a panedmic[...]
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Stream: Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 5:00 pm
Stream: Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jun 30 @ 5:00 pm
Bassist Eddie Hrybyk, a popular sideman and occasional leader in Baltimore’s straight-ahead jazz scene, hosts live stream concerts from his front porch in Charles Village with a rotating cast of fellow, social-distancing musicians.
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Jun 30 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist Aaron Myers and saxophonist 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. THE CAPITOL HILL JAZZ[...]

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