DC Jazz Calendar

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DC Jazz Singers Jam 11:00 am
DC Jazz Singers Jam @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Sep 1 @ 11:00 am
Jojo’s on U Street hosts a weekly jam session dedicated to giving all the crooners, scatters and singers a chance to take up the mic.
Peter Edelman Trio – Afternoon Jam 4:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio – Afternoon Jam @ Columbia Station
Sep 1 @ 4:30 pm – 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.  All musicians and vocalists are welcome to sit in an bring their favorites[...]
Bob Butta 6:00 pm
Bob Butta @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Sep 1 @ 6:00 pm
Baltimore-based pianist Bob Butta delivers a post-bop mix reminiscent of the likes of Wynton Kelly or Horace Silver.
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Sep 1 @ 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
Sep 1 @ 7:00 pm
Bassist Victor Dvoskin, who was once hailed by critics in Russia as the top jazz bassist of the Soviet Union in the 1980s, leads a straight-ahead jazz duo every Sunday evening at the Tabard Inn restaurant.[...]
* Rare Essence 8:00 pm
* Rare Essence @ Wine Garden at the DC City Winery
Sep 1 @ 8:00 pm
Rare Essence is one of the charter, founding members of the go-go movement in Washington, D.C. (some even say the group pioneered the now universal use of the congas to play the go-go beat). They[...]
Be’la Dona 8:00 pm
Be’la Dona @ DC City Winery
Sep 1 @ 8:00 pm
All-female, DC-based band Be’la Dona performs a mix of go-go, jazz, R&B, soul and rock.
Chris Thomas King 8:00 pm
Chris Thomas King @ Blues Alley
Sep 1 @ 8:00 pm
Guitarist and vocalist Chris Thomas King aims to revitalize the shrinking realm of Southern, true-to-form blues music with infusions of hip-hop and other contemporary ideas. He draws on lessons learned in his hometown of New[...]
Millie Jackson 8:00 pm
Millie Jackson @ Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club
Sep 1 @ 8:00 pm
Former R&B hit maker and singer Millie Jackson performs.
The Tritone Trio 8:00 pm
The Tritone Trio @ Twins Jazz
Sep 1 @ 8:00 pm
The Tritone Trio, a group of three, acoustic string musicians, perform in a lightly swinging style reminiscent of gypsy jazz and traditional New Orleans music. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m.
Peter Edelman Trio – Late Night Jam 9:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio – Late Night Jam @ Columbia Station
Sep 1 @ 9:30 pm
Longtime Columbia Station house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. All musicians and vocalists are welcome to sit in an bring their[...]
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Crank Jam 7:30 pm
Crank Jam @ DC City Winery
Sep 2 @ 7:30 pm
DC City Winery hosts “Crank Jam, which they say is the “World’s only go-go jam session.”
* Mashup Mondays and Jam Session 8:00 pm
* Mashup Mondays and Jam Session @ Homestead Food
Sep 2 @ 8:00 pm
Every week at Petworth’s Homestead Food, the genre-blurring guitarist Dave Manley seeks to mix together members of various pockets of the D.C. music scene. Both the sit-ins and the house band (which changes weekly) regularly[...]
Bee Boisseau 8:00 pm
Bee Boisseau @ Bin 1301
Sep 2 @ 8:00 pm
Bee Boisseau performs a groove-based kind of jazz that often falls on the smooth side of things but the group can also veer into grooving electro-funk a la the Head Hunters. He sometimes devotes sets[...]
Cinghiale / Steve Marquette / Sarah Hughes 8:00 pm
Cinghiale / Steve Marquette / Sarah Hughes @ Rhizome DC
Sep 2 @ 8:00 pm
Saxophonists Mars Williams and Ken Vandermark, members of the Chicago creative music scene, perform improvisational duos based on honking, bouncing rhythms. Free improvising guitarist Steve Marquette and Sarah Hughes, a longtime fixture on both the Beltway[...]
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Donato Soverio Duo 6:45 pm
Donato Soverio Duo @ Tabard Inn
Sep 3 @ 6:45 pm
Guitarist Donato Soverio has worked as performer, arranger, and composer around the DC area for twenty years. He performs in a duo with a rotating cast of area musicians. No cover, one drink minimum.
* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo Restaurant and Bar
Sep 3 @ 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[...]
Got My Own Sound Band 7:30 pm
Got My Own Sound Band @ DC City Winery
Sep 3 @ 7:30 pm
D.C.’s Got My Own Sound Band performs a mix of hip-hop, funk and jazz.
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio @ Columbia Station
Sep 3 @ 8:00 pm
Every weke, 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[...]
Jose Andre Trio 8:00 pm
Jose Andre Trio @ Blues Alley
Sep 3 @ 8:00 pm
At just 13 years old, the pianist Jose Andre already boasts and impressive performance resume  as well as a sophisticated tone rooted in the classic bop of Herbie Hancock, the Latin inflections of Chick Corea[...]
Marx Cafe Jam Session 9:30 pm
Marx Cafe Jam Session @ Marx Cafe
Sep 3 @ 9:30 pm
Led by French horn player Abe Mamet, the weekly jam at the Marx Cafe welcomes players of all stripes to sit in on Tuesday nights.
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Thad Wilson Presents… 5:00 pm
Thad Wilson Presents… @ Bakers and Baristas
Sep 4 @ 5:00 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.
Joseph Brotherton and Friends 7:30 pm
Joseph Brotherton and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Sep 4 @ 7:30 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton fuses hip-hop, funk, fusion, and straight-ahead.
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Sep 4 @ 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.
* Dana Hawkins Trio 8:00 pm
* Dana Hawkins Trio @ Bin 1301
Sep 4 @ 8:00 pm
Dana Hawkins is that rare kind of musician who doesn’t just catch your attention; he commands it. If you’ve ever been in the room with Hawkins on drums when the late set was just starting at Service[...]
Joe Vetter Quartet 8:00 pm
Joe Vetter Quartet @ Twins Jazz
Sep 4 @ 8:00 pm
Pianist Joe Vetter leads a straight-ahead jazz quartet. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m.
Michael Fields Jr. 8:00 pm
Michael Fields Jr. @ Blues Alley
Sep 4 @ 8:00 pm
Bassist Michael Fields Jr. performs a mix of funk, jazz and soul. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m.
Peter Edelman Trio 8:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Sep 4 @ 8:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists.
* Blacks’ Myths 9:00 pm
* Blacks’ Myths @ Comet Ping Pong
Sep 4 @ 9:00 pm
DC’s Blacks’ Myths – bassist and electronics programmer Luke Stewart (full disclosure: a co-founder of Capitalbop) and the drummer Warren “Trae” Crudup – is probably best known in other circles as the propellant rhythm section[...]
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Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Sep 5 @ 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[...]
Clarence Ward III Trio 7:30 pm
Clarence Ward III Trio @ Jojo Restaurant & Bar
Sep 5 @ 7:30 pm
Baltimore saxophonist, trumpeter and jazz organizer Clarence Ward III performs with a trio.
* Feedel Band 8:00 pm
* Feedel Band @ Bossa Bistro and Lounge
Sep 5 @ 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[...]
* Trae and the Unrehearsed 8:00 pm
* Trae and the Unrehearsed @ Bin 1301
Sep 5 @ 8:00 pm
Outside of D.C., Warren “Trae” Crudup is maybe best known for conjuring swirling thunder behind James Brandon Lewis’s spiritual wail in the latter’s trio. When he’s behind the kit with his own group, the Unknown, Trae[...]
Landon Paddock 8:00 pm
Landon Paddock @ Columbia Station
Sep 5 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist Landon Paddock sings standards with a smooth, clean tone and gentle swing.
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill
Sep 5 @ 8:00 pm
Drummer Karl Anthony hosts an open jam session at this Vienna, Va. restaurant. $10 Cover, no minimum.
Muneer Nasser 8:00 pm
Muneer Nasser @ Twins Jazz
Sep 5 @ 8:00 pm
Trumpeter Muneer Nasser plays with an easy swinging, lyrical and full-bodied sound. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m.
Stanley Jordan 8:00 pm
Stanley Jordan @ Blues Alley
Sep 5 @ 8:00 pm
Stanley Jordan sounds somewhat like George Benson applying a syrup-drizzled layer of guitar effects and the heavy metal guitar technique of fretboard “tapping” to his sorta-jazz, sorta-funk, very-smooth style. Two separate sets at 8 &[...]
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Peter Edelman Trio 4:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Sep 6 @ 4:30 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists.
* Carr – Keys Quintet 6:00 pm
* Carr – Keys Quintet @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm
Marshall Keys’ saxophone can sing the blues or swing to the rhythms of bebop with a laid-back sense of cool. He joins forces with longtime saxophonist and educator Paul Carr to co-lead a straight-ahead group.
* Deacon Izzy 7:30 pm
* Deacon Izzy @ Sotto
Sep 6 @ 7:30 pm
Emcee Deacon Izzy can often be found lending his soulful, sumptuous rhymes to DC’s jazz musicians. He’s a leading voice in Mark G. Meadows’ Movement, DuPont Brass and the Jo-Go Project.
Dial 251 8:00 pm
Dial 251 @ Mr. Henry's
Sep 6 @ 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[...]
Stanley Jordan 8:00 pm
Stanley Jordan @ Blues Alley
Sep 6 @ 8:00 pm
Stanley Jordan sounds somewhat like George Benson applying a syrup-drizzled layer of guitar effects and the heavy metal guitar technique of fretboard “tapping” to his sorta-jazz, sorta-funk, very-smooth style. Two separate sets at 8 &[...]
Walter Beasley 8:00 pm
Walter Beasley @ Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club
Sep 6 @ 8:00 pm
Walter Beasley is a classic smooth jazz singer and saxophonist, once thought – and still considered by some – to be the heir to Grover Washington, Jr.
Cheyney Thomas 9:00 pm
Cheyney Thomas @ Twins Jazz
Sep 6 @ 9:00 pm
Cheyney Thomas has been lending his steady hand on the upright bass to some of D.C.’s most prominent straight-ahead cats for decades now. He swings steadily but surely and leads his own straight-ahead group. Two[...]
* Antonio Parker 9:30 pm
* Antonio Parker @ Jojo Restaurant & Bar
Sep 6 @ 9:30 pm
Alto saxophonist Antonio Parker’s playing is doggedly swinging, soulful and colored by a bright, aggressive tone. He casually sprinkles neo-soul and R&B influences into his otherwise straight-ahead bop, and his improvisation shows a redolence of[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Sep 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[...]
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
Sep 6 @ 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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* Rosslyn Jazz Festival
* Rosslyn Jazz Festival @ Rosslyn Gateway Park
Sep 7 all-day
The annual Rosslyn Jazz Festival returns for its 29th iteration at Gateway Park in the heart of downtown Rosslyn, just a quick trip over the Key Bridge. Local vendors set-up food and wares while artists[...]
Peter Edelman Trio – Columbia Station Jazz Jam 4:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio – Columbia Station Jazz Jam @ Columbia Station
Sep 7 @ 4:30 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists.  All musicians and vocalists are welcome to sit in an bring their favorites[...]
* The Chuck Brown Band w/ Bootsy Collins (REACH) 6:00 pm
* The Chuck Brown Band w/ Bootsy Collins (REACH) @ Kennedy Center - Millennium Stage
Sep 7 @ 6:00 pm
The Chuck Brown Band carries on the legacy of Chuck Brown, the singer and guitarist largely credited for birthing go-go music in Washington, D.C. Even without their rough singing, smooth grooving frontman, the band will[...]
George Oakley Two-Tett 7:00 pm
George Oakley Two-Tett @ The Banana Leaf
Sep 7 @ 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[...]
Tony Terry 7:00 pm
Tony Terry @ DC City Winery
Sep 7 @ 7:00 pm
D.C. born-and-bred (he graduated from the Duke Ellington School) singer Tony Terry had a handful of R&B hits in the ’80s and ’90s and was one of the adopters of the “new jack swing” sound.
Nicole Saphos 7:30 pm
Nicole Saphos @ Sotto
Sep 7 @ 7:30 pm
Bassist and vocalist Nicole Saphos performs cozy originals and arrangements that comfortably blur the line between the plushness of indie folk darlings like Fiona Apple and Laura Gibson and the easy swing and fireplace intimacy[...]
Batida Diferente 8:00 pm
Batida Diferente @ Mr. Henry's
Sep 7 @ 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[...]
Stanley Jordan 8:00 pm
Stanley Jordan @ Blues Alley
Sep 7 @ 8:00 pm
Stanley Jordan sounds somewhat like George Benson applying a syrup-drizzled layer of guitar effects and the heavy metal guitar technique of fretboard “tapping” to his sorta-jazz, sorta-funk, very-smooth style. Two separate sets at 8 &[...]
* Bill Heid 9:30 pm
* Bill Heid @ Jojo Restaurant & Bar
Sep 7 @ 9:30 pm
Bill Heid is a stalwart of the 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 student[...]
James Benson Quartet 9:30 pm
James Benson Quartet @ Columbia Station
Sep 7 @ 9:30 pm
Guitarist James Benson leads a quartet mixing mid-century jazz, bossa nova and funk, often with the help of a guest vocalist.
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Sep 7 @ 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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* Jazz at the REACH Festival
* Jazz at the REACH Festival @ Kennedy Center - The REACH
Sep 8 all-day
The second day of the REACH Festival, celebrating the Kennedy Center’s REACH expansion, is curated by Jason Moran, the Center’s Artistic Director for Jazz and one of the most imaginative pianists of his generation. The[...]
DC Jazz Singers Jam 11:00 am
DC Jazz Singers Jam @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am
Jojo’s on U Street hosts a weekly jam session dedicated to giving all the crooners, scatters and singers a chance to take up the mic.
Peter Edelman Trio – Afternoon Jam 4:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio – Afternoon Jam @ Columbia Station
Sep 8 @ 4:30 pm – 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.  All musicians and vocalists are welcome to sit in an bring their favorites[...]
Deitrick Haddon 5:00 pm
Deitrick Haddon @ Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club
Sep 8 @ 5:00 pm
Gospel singer and pastor Deitrick Haddon performs.
Chris Barrick 6:00 pm
Chris Barrick @ Jazz & Cultural Society
Sep 8 @ 6:00 pm
Vibraphonist Chris Barrick is a recent re-arrival to D.C., and he’s wasted no time getting back into the mix. Barrick excels both as a bandleader and a soloist, wielding a powerful skill-set of fearsome technical[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Sep 8 @ 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
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm
Bassist Victor Dvoskin, who was once hailed by critics in Russia as the top jazz bassist of the Soviet Union in the 1980s, leads a straight-ahead jazz duo every Sunday evening at the Tabard Inn restaurant.[...]
* Nelson Dougherty 8:00 pm
* Nelson Dougherty @ Twins Jazz
Sep 8 @ 8:00 pm
Guitarist Nelson Dougherty plays with a reverberating tone and intricate style that recalls bluegrass and more folk styles than jazz. He brings a little Bill Frisell sensibility to the D.C. scene and frequently plays with[...]
Stanley Jordan 8:00 pm
Stanley Jordan @ Blues Alley
Sep 8 @ 8:00 pm
Stanley Jordan sounds somewhat like George Benson applying a syrup-drizzled layer of guitar effects and the heavy metal guitar technique of fretboard “tapping” to his sorta-jazz, sorta-funk, very-smooth style. Two separate sets at 8 &[...]
Peter Edelman Trio – Late Night Jam 9:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio – Late Night Jam @ Columbia Station
Sep 8 @ 9:30 pm
Longtime Columbia Station house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. All musicians and vocalists are welcome to sit in an bring their[...]
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Steve Herberman Duo 6:45 pm
Steve Herberman Duo @ Tabard Inn
Sep 9 @ 6:45 pm
Seven-string guitarist Steve Heberman favors a interplay of melodic and harmonic riffing not unlike Jim Hall. He performs in a duo with either a guitarist or vocalist at the Tabard Inn.
* Joshua Espinoza Trio 8:00 pm
* Joshua Espinoza Trio @ Blues Alley
Sep 9 @ 8:00 pm
Baltimore’s Joshua Espinoza is a student of modern piano jazz masters; his sound and material suggests deference to Brad Mehldau’s melancholic, wistful touch on the ivories. He performs with his trio to celebrate their new[...]
* Mashup Mondays and Jam Session 8:00 pm
* Mashup Mondays and Jam Session @ Homestead Food
Sep 9 @ 8:00 pm
Every week at Petworth’s Homestead Food, the genre-blurring guitarist Dave Manley seeks to mix together members of various pockets of the D.C. music scene. Both the sit-ins and the house band (which changes weekly) regularly[...]
Bee Boisseau 8:00 pm
Bee Boisseau @ Bin 1301
Sep 9 @ 8:00 pm
Bee Boisseau performs a groove-based kind of jazz that often falls on the smooth side of things but the group can also veer into grooving electro-funk a la the Head Hunters. He sometimes devotes sets[...]
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Donato Soverio Duo 6:45 pm
Donato Soverio Duo @ Tabard Inn
Sep 10 @ 6:45 pm
Guitarist Donato Soverio has worked as performer, arranger, and composer around the DC area for twenty years. He performs in a duo with a rotating cast of area musicians. No cover, one drink minimum.
* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo Restaurant and Bar
Sep 10 @ 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 Organ Trio @ Columbia Station
Sep 10 @ 8:00 pm
Every weke, 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[...]
Lahla Hadiya 8:00 pm
Lahla Hadiya @ Blues Alley
Sep 10 @ 8:00 pm
Singer Lahla Hadiya performs a mix of soul and R&B. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m.
Marx Cafe Jam Session 9:30 pm
Marx Cafe Jam Session @ Marx Cafe
Sep 10 @ 9:30 pm
Led by French horn player Abe Mamet, the weekly jam at the Marx Cafe welcomes players of all stripes to sit in on Tuesday nights.
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Thad Wilson Presents… 5:00 pm
Thad Wilson Presents… @ Bakers and Baristas
Sep 11 @ 5:00 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.
Joseph Brotherton and Friends 7:30 pm
Joseph Brotherton and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Sep 11 @ 7:30 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton fuses hip-hop, funk, fusion, and straight-ahead.
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Sep 11 @ 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.
* Dana Hawkins Trio 8:00 pm
* Dana Hawkins Trio @ Bin 1301
Sep 11 @ 8:00 pm
Dana Hawkins is that rare kind of musician who doesn’t just catch your attention; he commands it. If you’ve ever been in the room with Hawkins on drums when the late set was just starting at Service[...]
* The Messthetics Album Release Party 8:00 pm
* The Messthetics Album Release Party @ Black Cat
Sep 11 @ 8:00 pm
The Messthetics is a improvisational rock trio formed by DC’s own six-string sorcerer,  Anthony Pirog, with the rhythm section of the legendary Fugazi. DC’s punk and avant/improvisational worlds collide in the group’s compositions, which often[...]
Alex Skolnick Trio 8:00 pm
Alex Skolnick Trio @ Blues Alley
Sep 11 @ 8:00 pm
Guitarist Alex Skolnick is probably best known as the guitarist of the punishing thrash metal band (think Metallica) Testament and helped define the sound of thrash in the Bay Area. It’s no surprise that in his[...]
Chuck Redd 8:00 pm
Chuck Redd @ Twins Jazz
Sep 11 @ 8:00 pm
Chuck Redd, a deft and lyrical vibraphonist, performs here with a combo featuring talented area musicians and guitarist Nate Najar, who blends classical and jazz guitar styles.
Peter Edelman Trio 8:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Sep 11 @ 8:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists.
Nicole Saphos 9:30 pm
Nicole Saphos @ Marx Cafe
Sep 11 @ 9:30 pm
Bassist and vocalist Nicole Saphos Performs cozy originals and arrangements that comfortably blur the line between the plushness of indie folk darlings like Fiona Appel and Laura Gibson and the easy swing and fireplace intimacy[...]
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Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Sep 12 @ 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[...]
Clarence Ward III Trio 7:30 pm
Clarence Ward III Trio @ Jojo Restaurant & Bar
Sep 12 @ 7:30 pm
Baltimore saxophonist, trumpeter and jazz organizer Clarence Ward III performs with a trio.
* Christian Sands 8:00 pm
* Christian Sands @ Blues Alley
Sep 12 @ 8:00 pm
Pianist Christian Sands has deep ties to D.C. jazz: he was mentored by the late, great Dr. Billy Taylor and frequently shares stages with Ben Williams. His music often from a more global perspective, bringing[...]
* Congressional Black Caucus Jazz Concert: Carolyn Malachi & Akua Allrich 8:00 pm
* Congressional Black Caucus Jazz Concert: Carolyn Malachi & Akua Allrich @ Eaton Hotel DC
Sep 12 @ 8:00 pm
The annual Congressional Black Caucus Jazz Concert, now in its 34th year, is making an adjustment: the event will be formally independent of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s annual legislative conference for the first time.[...]
* Trae and the Unrehearsed 8:00 pm
* Trae and the Unrehearsed @ Bin 1301
Sep 12 @ 8:00 pm
Outside of D.C., Warren “Trae” Crudup is maybe best known for conjuring swirling thunder behind James Brandon Lewis’s spiritual wail in the latter’s trio. When he’s behind the kit with his own group, the Unknown, Trae[...]
* Twins Jazz Orchestra 8:00 pm
* Twins Jazz Orchestra @ Twins Jazz
Sep 12 @ 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,[...]
Landon Paddock 8:00 pm
Landon Paddock @ Columbia Station
Sep 12 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist Landon Paddock sings standards with a smooth, clean tone and gentle swing.
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill
Sep 12 @ 8:00 pm
Drummer Karl Anthony hosts an open jam session at this Vienna, Va. restaurant. $10 Cover, no minimum.
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Peter Edelman Trio 4:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Sep 13 @ 4:30 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists.
* Lavenia Nesmith 6:00 pm
* Lavenia Nesmith @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm
Singer Lavenia Nesmith, who has portrayed Mahalia Jackson in one-woman shows, brings her gospel-influenced style to Westminster’s “Jazz Night in D.C.”
* Ravi Coltrane Quartet 8:00 pm
* Ravi Coltrane Quartet @ Blues Alley
Sep 13 @ 8:00 pm
A warm-blooded tenor saxophonist with a range of musical inclinations, Ravi Coltrane is one of this jazz generation’s leading lights. He might not have the level of influence of his father, John Coltrane, but that’s[...]
Kevin Cordt Quartet 8:00 pm
Kevin Cordt Quartet @ Mr. Henry's
Sep 13 @ 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[...]
Latrese Bush & Anissa Hargrove 8:00 pm
Latrese Bush & Anissa Hargrove @ DC City Winery
Sep 13 @ 8:00 pm
Singers Latrese Bush and Anissa Hargrove perform a mix of soul and R&B.
* Sea-Change 9:00 pm
* Sea-Change @ Twins Jazz
Sep 13 @ 9:00 pm
Bassist Steve Arnold is quickly becoming one of the most recognizable faces and in-demand sidemen on the DC jazz scene. His group Sea-Change blends elements and melodies of folk and rock music into wider-sweeping, improvisational[...]
JS Williams 9:30 pm
JS Williams @ Jojo Restaurant & Bar
Sep 13 @ 9:30 pm
Trumpeter JS Williams likes digging into a Lee Morgan vibe. That means finding time for some swinging hard-bop playing, and more than a few lines soused in the blues. But it also means being open,[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Sep 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[...]
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
Sep 13 @ 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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Jason Kao Hwang’s Critical Response 4:00 pm
Jason Kao Hwang’s Critical Response @ Rhizome DC
Sep 14 @ 4:00 pm
Violinist Jason Kao Hwang leads his trio free improvising trio Critical Response featuring Anders Nilsson on guitar and Michael T.A. Thompson on drums.
Peter Edelman Trio – Columbia Station Jazz Jam 4:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio – Columbia Station Jazz Jam @ Columbia Station
Sep 14 @ 4:30 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists.  All musicians and vocalists are welcome to sit in an bring their favorites[...]
Chris Barrick Trio 6:00 pm
Chris Barrick Trio @ Jazz & Cultural Society
Sep 14 @ 6:00 pm
Vibraphonist Chris Barrick is a recent re-arrival to D.C., and he’s wasted no time getting back into the mix. Barrick excels both as a bandleader and a soloist, wielding a powerful skill-set of fearsome technical[...]
George Oakley Two-Tett 7:00 pm
George Oakley Two-Tett @ The Banana Leaf
Sep 14 @ 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[...]
* Ravi Coltrane Quartet 8:00 pm
* Ravi Coltrane Quartet @ Blues Alley
Sep 14 @ 8:00 pm
A warm-blooded tenor saxophonist with a range of musical inclinations, Ravi Coltrane is one of this jazz generation’s leading lights. He might not have the level of influence of his father, John Coltrane, but that’s[...]
Tamia 8:00 pm
Tamia @ Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club
Sep 14 @ 8:00 pm
Chart-topping R&B vocalist, and one-time Quincy Jones collaborator, Tamia performs.
* Sea-Change 9:00 pm
* Sea-Change @ Twins Jazz
Sep 14 @ 9:00 pm
Bassist Steve Arnold is quickly becoming one of the most recognizable faces and in-demand sidemen on the DC jazz scene. His group Sea-Change blends elements and melodies of folk and rock music into wider-sweeping, improvisational[...]
James Benson Quartet 9:30 pm
James Benson Quartet @ Columbia Station
Sep 14 @ 9:30 pm
Guitarist James Benson leads a quartet mixing mid-century jazz, bossa nova and funk, often with the help of a guest vocalist.
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Sep 14 @ 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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DC Jazz Singers Jam 11:00 am
DC Jazz Singers Jam @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Sep 15 @ 11:00 am
Jojo’s on U Street hosts a weekly jam session dedicated to giving all the crooners, scatters and singers a chance to take up the mic.
Peter Edelman Trio – Afternoon Jam 4:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio – Afternoon Jam @ Columbia Station
Sep 15 @ 4:30 pm – 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.  All musicians and vocalists are welcome to sit in an bring their favorites[...]
W. Allen Taylor 6:00 pm
W. Allen Taylor @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Sep 15 @ 6:00 pm
W. Allen Taylor performs vocal standards straight-ahead.
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Sep 15 @ 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,[...]
Tamia 7:00 pm
Tamia @ Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club
Sep 15 @ 7:00 pm
Chart-topping R&B vocalist, and one-time Quincy Jones collaborator, Tamia performs.
Victor Dvoskin Duo 7:00 pm
Victor Dvoskin Duo @ Tabard Inn
Sep 15 @ 7:00 pm
Bassist Victor Dvoskin, who was once hailed by critics in Russia as the top jazz bassist of the Soviet Union in the 1980s, leads a straight-ahead jazz duo every Sunday evening at the Tabard Inn restaurant.[...]
* Ravi Coltrane Quartet 8:00 pm
* Ravi Coltrane Quartet @ Blues Alley
Sep 15 @ 8:00 pm
A warm-blooded tenor saxophonist with a range of musical inclinations, Ravi Coltrane is one of this jazz generation’s leading lights. He might not have the level of influence of his father, John Coltrane, but that’s[...]
Bisio Knuffke Lonberg-Holm 8:00 pm
Bisio Knuffke Lonberg-Holm @ Rhizome DC
Sep 15 @ 8:00 pm
Bisio Knuffke Lonberg-Holm, the trio of bassist Michael Bisio, cornetist Kirk Knuffke and cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm, performs creative music that often sounds more indebted to hair-raising chamber music and Arnold Schoenberg than jazz improvisation.
Northern Virginia Jazz Collective 8:00 pm
Northern Virginia Jazz Collective @ Twins Jazz
Sep 15 @ 8:00 pm
The Northern Virginia Jazz Collective performs a mix of jazz styles and standards. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m.
Peter Edelman Trio – Late Night Jam 9:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio – Late Night Jam @ Columbia Station
Sep 15 @ 9:30 pm
Longtime Columbia Station house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. All musicians and vocalists are welcome to sit in an bring their[...]
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Geoff Reecer Duo 6:45 pm
Geoff Reecer Duo @ Tabard Inn
Sep 16 @ 6:45 pm
Guitarist Geoff Reecer favors a warm, full tone for both rhythm and lead playing. He performs in a duo. One drink minimum, no cover.
* Mashup Mondays and Jam Session 8:00 pm
* Mashup Mondays and Jam Session @ Homestead Food
Sep 16 @ 8:00 pm
Every week at Petworth’s Homestead Food, the genre-blurring guitarist Dave Manley seeks to mix together members of various pockets of the D.C. music scene. Both the sit-ins and the house band (which changes weekly) regularly[...]
Bee Boisseau 8:00 pm
Bee Boisseau @ Bin 1301
Sep 16 @ 8:00 pm
Bee Boisseau performs a groove-based kind of jazz that often falls on the smooth side of things but the group can also veer into grooving electro-funk a la the Head Hunters. He sometimes devotes sets[...]
Spike Willner Trio 8:00 pm
Spike Willner Trio @ Blues Alley
Sep 16 @ 8:00 pm
Pianist Spike Willner leads his trio through bop piano trio standards and originals done in the classic style. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m.
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Donato Soverio Duo 6:45 pm
Donato Soverio Duo @ Tabard Inn
Sep 17 @ 6:45 pm
Guitarist Donato Soverio has worked as performer, arranger, and composer around the DC area for twenty years. He performs in a duo with a rotating cast of area musicians. No cover, one drink minimum.
* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo Restaurant and Bar
Sep 17 @ 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 Organ Trio @ Columbia Station
Sep 17 @ 8:00 pm
Every weke, 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[...]
Owen Broder: “Hodges & Duke” 8:00 pm
Owen Broder: “Hodges & Duke” @ Blues Alley
Sep 17 @ 8:00 pm
Saxophonist Owen Broder performs a special program celebrating the 60th anniversary of the albums Back To Back and Side By Side. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m.
Team Familiar 8:00 pm
Team Familiar @ DC City Winery
Sep 17 @ 8:00 pm
Go-go band Team Familiar performs.
Marx Cafe Jam Session 9:30 pm
Marx Cafe Jam Session @ Marx Cafe
Sep 17 @ 9:30 pm
Led by French horn player Abe Mamet, the weekly jam at the Marx Cafe welcomes players of all stripes to sit in on Tuesday nights.
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Thad Wilson Presents… 5:00 pm
Thad Wilson Presents… @ Bakers and Baristas
Sep 18 @ 5:00 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.
Joseph Brotherton and Friends 7:30 pm
Joseph Brotherton and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Sep 18 @ 7:30 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton fuses hip-hop, funk, fusion, and straight-ahead.
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Sep 18 @ 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.
* Dana Hawkins Trio 8:00 pm
* Dana Hawkins Trio @ Bin 1301
Sep 18 @ 8:00 pm
Dana Hawkins is that rare kind of musician who doesn’t just catch your attention; he commands it. If you’ve ever been in the room with Hawkins on drums when the late set was just starting at Service[...]
* Theo Croker 8:00 pm
* Theo Croker @ Blues Alley
Sep 18 @ 8:00 pm
Trumpeter and vocalist Theo Croker is a mentee of Dee Dee Bridgewater: there’s a lovely lyricism in the way he blows his horn. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m.
Peter Edelman Trio 8:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Sep 18 @ 8:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists.
The Izmirlian Quintet 8:00 pm
The Izmirlian Quintet @ Twins Jazz
Sep 18 @ 8:00 pm
Saxophonist and composer Greg Izmirlian leads his straight-ahead quintet through standards and originals. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m.
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Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Sep 19 @ 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[...]
* Robert Glasper Trio (REACH) 7:30 pm
* Robert Glasper Trio (REACH) @ Kennedy Center - Studio K
Sep 19 @ 7:30 pm
Robert Glasper is, by now, one of the rare contemporary musicians whose name is ubiquitous in the jazz world. The pianist and bandleader grew up worshiping at the feet of keyboard masters like Ahmad Jamal[...]
Clarence Ward III Trio 7:30 pm
Clarence Ward III Trio @ Jojo Restaurant & Bar
Sep 19 @ 7:30 pm
Baltimore saxophonist, trumpeter and jazz organizer Clarence Ward III performs with a trio.
* Billy Cobham’s Crosswinds 8:00 pm
* Billy Cobham’s Crosswinds @ Howard Theater
Sep 19 @ 8:00 pm
If there’s a drummer that defines the charged electro-jazz-meets-arena rock sound of early 70s fusion, Billy Cobham may be that guy. After playing on two defining fusion titles – Miles Davis’ Bitches Brew and A Tribute to Jack[...]
* Dee Dee Bridgewater 8:00 pm
* Dee Dee Bridgewater @ Blues Alley
Sep 19 @ 8:00 pm
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.
* Trae and the Unrehearsed 8:00 pm
* Trae and the Unrehearsed @ Bin 1301
Sep 19 @ 8:00 pm
Outside of D.C., Warren “Trae” Crudup is maybe best known for conjuring swirling thunder behind James Brandon Lewis’s spiritual wail in the latter’s trio. When he’s behind the kit with his own group, the Unknown, Trae[...]
Landon Paddock 8:00 pm
Landon Paddock @ Columbia Station
Sep 19 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist Landon Paddock sings standards with a smooth, clean tone and gentle swing.
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill
Sep 19 @ 8:00 pm
Drummer Karl Anthony hosts an open jam session at this Vienna, Va. restaurant. $10 Cover, no minimum.
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Peter Edelman Trio 4:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Sep 20 @ 4:30 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists.
Todd Ledbetter 6:00 pm
Todd Ledbetter @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm
Saxophonist Todd Ledbetter combines elements of modern gospel and soul with jazz to create his own form of “gospel jazz” which he calls “ministering.”
* Robert Glasper Trio (REACH) 7:30 pm
* Robert Glasper Trio (REACH) @ Kennedy Center - Studio K
Sep 20 @ 7:30 pm
Robert Glasper is, by now, one of the rare contemporary musicians whose name is ubiquitous in the jazz world. The pianist and bandleader grew up worshiping at the feet of keyboard masters like Ahmad Jamal[...]
* Dee Dee Bridgewater 8:00 pm
* Dee Dee Bridgewater @ Blues Alley
Sep 20 @ 8:00 pm
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.
Philip Thomas 8:00 pm
Philip Thomas @ Mr. Henry's
Sep 20 @ 8:00 pm
Jazz and gospel drummer Philip Thomas leads a small combo.
Marty Nau 9:00 pm
Marty Nau @ Twins Jazz
Sep 20 @ 9:00 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[...]
* Brian Settles 9:30 pm
* Brian Settles @ Jojo Restaurant and Bar
Sep 20 @ 9:30 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.
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Sep 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[...]
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
Sep 20 @ 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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Peter Edelman Trio – Columbia Station Jazz Jam 4:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio – Columbia Station Jazz Jam @ Columbia Station
Sep 21 @ 4:30 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists.  All musicians and vocalists are welcome to sit in an bring their favorites[...]
Jordan Williams Trio 6:00 pm
Jordan Williams Trio @ Jojo Restaurant and Bar
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm
Pianist Jordan Williams leads a straight-ahead trio.
Julia Nixon 6:15 pm
Julia Nixon @ Mr. Henry's
Sep 21 @ 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
Sep 21 @ 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[...]
* Kenneth Whalum III 7:30 pm
* Kenneth Whalum III @ Sotto
Sep 21 @ 7:30 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[...]
* Robert Glasper: “Everything’s Beautiful” (REACH) 7:30 pm
* Robert Glasper: “Everything’s Beautiful” (REACH) @ Kennedy Center - Studio K
Sep 21 @ 7:30 pm
Robert Glasper is, by now, one of the rare contemporary musicians whose name is ubiquitous in the jazz world. The pianist and bandleader grew up worshiping at the feet of keyboard masters like Ahmad Jamal[...]
* Dee Dee Bridgewater 8:00 pm
* Dee Dee Bridgewater @ Blues Alley
Sep 21 @ 8:00 pm
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.
Rhythmic Accents 8:00 pm
Rhythmic Accents @ Mr. Henry's
Sep 21 @ 8:00 pm
Pianist Bill Washburn leads a rocking, rhythmic group.
Marty Nau 9:00 pm
Marty Nau @ Twins Jazz
Sep 21 @ 9:00 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[...]
* Aaron L. Myers II 9:30 pm
* Aaron L. Myers II @ Jojo Restaurant & Bar
Sep 21 @ 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.
James Benson Quartet 9:30 pm
James Benson Quartet @ Columbia Station
Sep 21 @ 9:30 pm
Guitarist James Benson leads a quartet mixing mid-century jazz, bossa nova and funk, often with the help of a guest vocalist.
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Sep 21 @ 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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DC Jazz Singers Jam 11:00 am
DC Jazz Singers Jam @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am
Jojo’s on U Street hosts a weekly jam session dedicated to giving all the crooners, scatters and singers a chance to take up the mic.
Peter Edelman Trio – Afternoon Jam 4:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio – Afternoon Jam @ Columbia Station
Sep 22 @ 4:30 pm – 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.  All musicians and vocalists are welcome to sit in an bring their favorites[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Sep 22 @ 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
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm
Bassist Victor Dvoskin, who was once hailed by critics in Russia as the top jazz bassist of the Soviet Union in the 1980s, leads a straight-ahead jazz duo every Sunday evening at the Tabard Inn restaurant.[...]
* Robert Glasper: “Everything’s Beautiful” (REACH) 7:30 pm
* Robert Glasper: “Everything’s Beautiful” (REACH) @ Kennedy Center - Studio K
Sep 22 @ 7:30 pm
Robert Glasper is, by now, one of the rare contemporary musicians whose name is ubiquitous in the jazz world. The pianist and bandleader grew up worshiping at the feet of keyboard masters like Ahmad Jamal[...]
Shirley Murdock 7:30 pm
Shirley Murdock @ DC City Winery
Sep 22 @ 7:30 pm
Singer Shirley Murdock performs a mix of funk and gospel.
* Dee Dee Bridgewater 8:00 pm
* Dee Dee Bridgewater @ Blues Alley
Sep 22 @ 8:00 pm
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.
Michele Bowman 8:00 pm
Michele Bowman @ Twins Jazz
Sep 22 @ 8:00 pm
Baltimore-based singer Michele Bowman performs a mix of jazz and neo-soul. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m.
Peter Edelman Trio – Late Night Jam 9:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio – Late Night Jam @ Columbia Station
Sep 22 @ 9:30 pm
Longtime Columbia Station house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. All musicians and vocalists are welcome to sit in an bring their[...]
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Geoff Reecer Duo 6:45 pm
Geoff Reecer Duo @ Tabard Inn
Sep 23 @ 6:45 pm
Guitarist Geoff Reecer favors a warm, full tone for both rhythm and lead playing. He performs in a duo. One drink minimum, no cover.
Secret Society 7:30 pm
Secret Society @ DC City Winery
Sep 23 @ 7:30 pm
Secret Society performs a kind of funk that draws influence from jazz giants like John Coltrane as much as Rick James and Stevie Wonder; they call what they do “Feel Good Music.”
* Mashup Mondays and Jam Session 8:00 pm
* Mashup Mondays and Jam Session @ Homestead Food
Sep 23 @ 8:00 pm
Every week at Petworth’s Homestead Food, the genre-blurring guitarist Dave Manley seeks to mix together members of various pockets of the D.C. music scene. Both the sit-ins and the house band (which changes weekly) regularly[...]
Bee Boisseau 8:00 pm
Bee Boisseau @ Bin 1301
Sep 23 @ 8:00 pm
Bee Boisseau performs a groove-based kind of jazz that often falls on the smooth side of things but the group can also veer into grooving electro-funk a la the Head Hunters. He sometimes devotes sets[...]
Shawn Purcell 8:00 pm
Shawn Purcell @ Blues Alley
Sep 23 @ 8:00 pm
Guitarist Shawn Purcell performs with a slippery yet sharply electric tone. His compositions veer towards fusion but holds a strong bop sensibility. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m.
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Donato Soverio Duo 6:45 pm
Donato Soverio Duo @ Tabard Inn
Sep 24 @ 6:45 pm
Guitarist Donato Soverio has worked as performer, arranger, and composer around the DC area for twenty years. He performs in a duo with a rotating cast of area musicians. No cover, one drink minimum.
* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo Restaurant and Bar
Sep 24 @ 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 Organ Trio @ Columbia Station
Sep 24 @ 8:00 pm
Every weke, 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[...]
Chris Urquiaga 8:00 pm
Chris Urquiaga @ Blues Alley
Sep 24 @ 8:00 pm
Singer Chris Urquiaga performs Latin pop music in Spanish and Portuguese with R&B influence. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m.
Such 8:00 pm
Such @ DC City Winery
Sep 24 @ 8:00 pm
Soul singer Such performs.
Marx Cafe Jam Session 9:30 pm
Marx Cafe Jam Session @ Marx Cafe
Sep 24 @ 9:30 pm
Led by French horn player Abe Mamet, the weekly jam at the Marx Cafe welcomes players of all stripes to sit in on Tuesday nights.
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Thad Wilson Presents… 5:00 pm
Thad Wilson Presents… @ Bakers and Baristas
Sep 25 @ 5:00 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.
* The Midnight Hour – featuring Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge 7:30 pm
* The Midnight Hour – featuring Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge @ DC City Winery
Sep 25 @ 7:30 pm
Ali Shaheed Muhammad is best known as the man on the ones and twos for the iconic jazz/hip-hop fusion outfit A Tribe Called Quest. He teamed up with composer and pianist Adrian Younge in 2016[...]
Joseph Brotherton and Friends 7:30 pm
Joseph Brotherton and Friends @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Sep 25 @ 7:30 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton fuses hip-hop, funk, fusion, and straight-ahead.
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Sep 25 @ 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.
* Dana Hawkins Trio 8:00 pm
* Dana Hawkins Trio @ Bin 1301
Sep 25 @ 8:00 pm
Dana Hawkins is that rare kind of musician who doesn’t just catch your attention; he commands it. If you’ve ever been in the room with Hawkins on drums when the late set was just starting at Service[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Sep 25 @ 8:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists.
Terell Stafford Quintet 8:00 pm
Terell Stafford Quintet @ Blues Alley
Sep 25 @ 8:00 pm
Terell Stafford leads a straight-ahead quintet. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m.
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Rock Creek Jazz 7:00 pm
Rock Creek Jazz @ Haydee's Restaurant
Sep 26 @ 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[...]
* Robert Glasper Black Radio feat. Yasiin Bey 7:30 pm
* Robert Glasper Black Radio feat. Yasiin Bey @ Kennedy Center - Studio K
Sep 26 @ 7:30 pm
Robert Glasper is, by now, one of the rare contemporary musicians whose name is ubiquitous in the jazz world. The pianist and bandleader grew up worshiping at the feet of keyboard masters like Ahmad Jamal[...]
Clarence Ward III Trio 7:30 pm
Clarence Ward III Trio @ Jojo Restaurant & Bar
Sep 26 @ 7:30 pm
Baltimore saxophonist, trumpeter and jazz organizer Clarence Ward III performs with a trio.
* Mike Stern-Dennis Chambers 8:00 pm
* Mike Stern-Dennis Chambers @ Blues Alley
Sep 26 @ 8:00 pm
Having graced the stage with the greats like Miles Davis, Jaco Pastorius, Billy Cobham and much more, the Grammy nominated guitarist Mike Stern is most certainly one of the great guitar Gods of the last[...]
* Trae and the Unrehearsed 8:00 pm
* Trae and the Unrehearsed @ Bin 1301
Sep 26 @ 8:00 pm
Outside of D.C., Warren “Trae” Crudup is maybe best known for conjuring swirling thunder behind James Brandon Lewis’s spiritual wail in the latter’s trio. When he’s behind the kit with his own group, the Unknown, Trae[...]
Landon Paddock 8:00 pm
Landon Paddock @ Columbia Station
Sep 26 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist Landon Paddock sings standards with a smooth, clean tone and gentle swing.
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
Maplewood Grille Jazz Jam @ Maplewood Grill
Sep 26 @ 8:00 pm
Drummer Karl Anthony hosts an open jam session at this Vienna, Va. restaurant. $10 Cover, no minimum.
MGB Power Trio 8:00 pm
MGB Power Trio @ Twins Jazz
Sep 26 @ 8:00 pm
The MGB Power Trio perform a mix of standards and originals inspired by hard-swinging bop from the likes of Art Blakey and Charles Mingus. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m.
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Peter Edelman Trio 4:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Sep 27 @ 4:30 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists.
Dred “Perkey” Scott: Perkey Down the Parkway 6:00 pm
Dred “Perkey” Scott: Perkey Down the Parkway @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm
Vocalist Dred “Perky” Scott leads a cast of Baltimore musicians, including Benny Russell on sax,  Greg Hatza on B3 organ,  Brian Kooken on guitar and Robert Shahid on drums.  
The Dan Wallace Standards Trio 6:00 pm
The Dan Wallace Standards Trio @ Jojo Restaurant and Bar
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm
Baltimore-based saxophone player Dan Wallace leads a straight-ahead trio.
* Robert Glasper Black Radio feat. Yasiin Bey 7:30 pm
* Robert Glasper Black Radio feat. Yasiin Bey @ Kennedy Center - Studio K
Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm
Robert Glasper is, by now, one of the rare contemporary musicians whose name is ubiquitous in the jazz world. The pianist and bandleader grew up worshiping at the feet of keyboard masters like Ahmad Jamal[...]
Deborah Bond 7:30 pm
Deborah Bond @ Sotto
Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm
Deborah Bond sings R&B. Two separate sets at 7;30 and 9 p.m.
* Aaron L. Myers II 8:00 pm
* Aaron L. Myers II @ Mr. Henry's
Sep 27 @ 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.
* Mike Stern-Dennis Chambers 8:00 pm
* Mike Stern-Dennis Chambers @ Blues Alley
Sep 27 @ 8:00 pm
Having graced the stage with the greats like Miles Davis, Jaco Pastorius, Billy Cobham and much more, the Grammy nominated guitarist Mike Stern is most certainly one of the great guitar Gods of the last[...]
* Michael Thomas Quintet 9:00 pm
* Michael Thomas Quintet @ Twins Jazz
Sep 27 @ 9:00 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,[...]
* Tedd Baker 9:30 pm
* Tedd Baker @ Jojos Restaurant and Bar
Sep 27 @ 9:30 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.
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Sep 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[...]
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
Sep 27 @ 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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* 18th Annual D.C. Jazz Preservation Festival
* 18th Annual D.C. Jazz Preservation Festival @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Sep 28 all-day
D.C.’s so-called “Jazz Church” is teaming up with WPFW to host the 18th Annual DC Jazz Preservation Festival. Expect great food, an assortment of vendors and righteous jazz all afternoon long.
Peter Edelman Trio – Columbia Station Jazz Jam 4:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio – Columbia Station Jazz Jam @ Columbia Station
Sep 28 @ 4:30 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists.  All musicians and vocalists are welcome to sit in an bring their favorites[...]
Francisco Quintero Trio 6:00 pm
Francisco Quintero Trio @ Jazz & Cultural Society
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm
Guitarist Francisco Quintero leads his trio through standards and originals that swing lightly with his guitar’s spritely tone.
George Oakley Two-Tett 7:00 pm
George Oakley Two-Tett @ The Banana Leaf
Sep 28 @ 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[...]
* Dante Pope 7:30 pm
* Dante Pope @ Sotto
Sep 28 @ 7:30 pm
Dante Pope, a fabulous and multi-talented drummer and singer-songwriter with strong gospel roots, performs. Two separate sets at 7:30 and 9 p.m.
* Robert Glasper Black Radio feat. Yasiin Bey 7:30 pm
* Robert Glasper Black Radio feat. Yasiin Bey @ Kennedy Center - Studio K
Sep 28 @ 7:30 pm
Robert Glasper is, by now, one of the rare contemporary musicians whose name is ubiquitous in the jazz world. The pianist and bandleader grew up worshiping at the feet of keyboard masters like Ahmad Jamal[...]
* Mike Stern-Dennis Chambers 8:00 pm
* Mike Stern-Dennis Chambers @ Blues Alley
Sep 28 @ 8:00 pm
Having graced the stage with the greats like Miles Davis, Jaco Pastorius, Billy Cobham and much more, the Grammy nominated guitarist Mike Stern is most certainly one of the great guitar Gods of the last[...]
Be’la Dona 8:00 pm
Be’la Dona @ Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club
Sep 28 @ 8:00 pm
All-female, DC-based band Be’la Dona performs a mix of go-go, jazz, R&B, soul and rock.
Maija Rejman 8:00 pm
Maija Rejman @ Mr. Henry's
Sep 28 @ 8:00 pm
Maija Rejman is a veteran local straight-ahead singer and frequent favorite of Mr. Henry’s.
* Michael Thomas Quintet 9:00 pm
* Michael Thomas Quintet @ Twins Jazz
Sep 28 @ 9:00 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,[...]
* George V. Johnson 9:30 pm
* George V. Johnson @ Jojo Restaurant and Bar
Sep 28 @ 9:30 pm
George V. Johnson is the rare male jazz vocalist with rhythm and chops and an un-self-conscious personal investment in the jazz tradition. He cut his teeth touring with Pharoah Sanders decades ago, and has long[...]
James Benson Quartet 9:30 pm
James Benson Quartet @ Columbia Station
Sep 28 @ 9:30 pm
Guitarist James Benson leads a quartet mixing mid-century jazz, bossa nova and funk, often with the help of a guest vocalist.
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Sep 28 @ 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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DC Jazz Singers Jam 11:00 am
DC Jazz Singers Jam @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am
Jojo’s on U Street hosts a weekly jam session dedicated to giving all the crooners, scatters and singers a chance to take up the mic.
Peter Edelman Trio – Afternoon Jam 4:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio – Afternoon Jam @ Columbia Station
Sep 29 @ 4:30 pm – 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.  All musicians and vocalists are welcome to sit in an bring their favorites[...]
Jenny Wilson 6:00 pm
Jenny Wilson @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Sep 29 @ 6:00 pm
Pianist and vocalist Jenny Wilson performs straight-ahead.
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Sep 29 @ 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
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm
Bassist Victor Dvoskin, who was once hailed by critics in Russia as the top jazz bassist of the Soviet Union in the 1980s, leads a straight-ahead jazz duo every Sunday evening at the Tabard Inn restaurant.[...]
* Robert Glasper Black Radio feat. Yasiin Bey 7:30 pm
* Robert Glasper Black Radio feat. Yasiin Bey @ Kennedy Center - Studio K
Sep 29 @ 7:30 pm
Robert Glasper is, by now, one of the rare contemporary musicians whose name is ubiquitous in the jazz world. The pianist and bandleader grew up worshiping at the feet of keyboard masters like Ahmad Jamal[...]
* Mike Stern-Dennis Chambers 8:00 pm
* Mike Stern-Dennis Chambers @ Blues Alley
Sep 29 @ 8:00 pm
Having graced the stage with the greats like Miles Davis, Jaco Pastorius, Billy Cobham and much more, the Grammy nominated guitarist Mike Stern is most certainly one of the great guitar Gods of the last[...]
Lori Williams 8:00 pm
Lori Williams @ DC City Winery
Sep 29 @ 8:00 pm
Smooth-voiced and soulful, Lori Williams is one of the most riveting straight-ahead jazz vocalists in D.C. She plays in Saltman Knowles, the Blackbyrds, Allyn Johnson’s Divine Order and a handful of other bands that treat[...]
Peter Edelman Trio – Late Night Jam 9:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio – Late Night Jam @ Columbia Station
Sep 29 @ 9:30 pm
Longtime Columbia Station house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. All musicians and vocalists are welcome to sit in an bring their[...]
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Geoff Reecer Duo 6:45 pm
Geoff Reecer Duo @ Tabard Inn
Sep 30 @ 6:45 pm
Guitarist Geoff Reecer favors a warm, full tone for both rhythm and lead playing. He performs in a duo. One drink minimum, no cover.
* Mashup Mondays and Jam Session 8:00 pm
* Mashup Mondays and Jam Session @ Homestead Food
Sep 30 @ 8:00 pm
Every week at Petworth’s Homestead Food, the genre-blurring guitarist Dave Manley seeks to mix together members of various pockets of the D.C. music scene. Both the sit-ins and the house band (which changes weekly) regularly[...]
Bee Boisseau 8:00 pm
Bee Boisseau @ Bin 1301
Sep 30 @ 8:00 pm
Bee Boisseau performs a groove-based kind of jazz that often falls on the smooth side of things but the group can also veer into grooving electro-funk a la the Head Hunters. He sometimes devotes sets[...]
Veronneau 8:00 pm
Veronneau @ Blues Alley
Sep 30 @ 8:00 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[...]