DC Jazz Calendar

IMPORTANT NOTE:

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, all previously scheduled gigs are canceled or postponed until further notice. We are now listing virtual and streamed gigs on this calendar; please get in contact with listings editor Jackson Sinnenberg to submit for 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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1
Lionel Lyles (Livestream) 6:00 pm
Lionel Lyles (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Jun 1 @ 6:00 pm
Lionel Lyles’ voice on the tenor saxophone is straightforward and impassioned. His improvising, arranging and bandleading takes most of its cues from the beloved hard bop tradition of the 50s and 60s, but for some[...]
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* Herb Scott (Livestream) 5:00 pm
* Herb Scott (Livestream) @ Herb Scott Music Facebook Live
Jun 3 @ 5:00 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[...]
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 5:00 pm
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jun 3 @ 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.
* Mike Kuhl Trio (Livestream) 7:00 pm
* Mike Kuhl Trio (Livestream) @ An Die Musik Live Webcast
Jun 3 @ 7:00 pm
Drummer Mike Kuhl often leads trios that feature trumpeter Dave Ballou, in which the groups will create sonic soundscapes. There is no definite form or tempo to their work, but the peaks and valleys of[...]
Colin Chambers & Joe Brotherton: “Electric Isolation Sessions” (Livestream) 8:00 pm
Colin Chambers & Joe Brotherton: “Electric Isolation Sessions” (Livestream) @ Sotto
Jun 3 @ 8:00 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[...]
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Colin Chambers & Joe Brotherton: “Electric Isolation Sessions” (Livestream) 8:00 pm
Colin Chambers & Joe Brotherton: “Electric Isolation Sessions” (Livestream) @ Sotto
Jun 4 @ 8:00 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[...]
5
Joseph Brotherton & Colin Chambers: “Stay Home in Style” (Livestream) 7:30 pm
Joseph Brotherton & Colin Chambers: “Stay Home in Style” (Livestream) @ Joe Brotherton Facebook and Instagram Live
Jun 5 @ 7:30 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton’s confident, full-voiced trumpet sound can be heard in bands of all kinds across the District (and abroad). But his most consistent presence is still downstairs at Jojo’s, where he plays with a[...]
6
David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) 6:00 pm
David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) @ Quiet Life Motel - Instagram Live
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm
Violinist David Schulman often performs with his group Quiet Life Motel, creating a cascade of rhythms and textures through Afro-Cuban and other folk rhythms as well as looping pedals. Schulman performs classical and folk dance[...]
Gabe Wallace / Julian Berkowitz / Delorean Fullington (Livestream) 6:00 pm
Gabe Wallace / Julian Berkowitz / Delorean Fullington (Livestream) @ Julian Berkowitz Facebook and Instagram Live
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm
Drummer Julian Berkowitz and saxophonist Gabe Wallace are two rising names in the D.C. jazz scene; hungry, young cats who show strong chops, command of the tradition and open ears beyond the straight-ahead standards. The[...]
* Warren Wolf and Allison Bordlemay (Livestream) 7:00 pm
* Warren Wolf and Allison Bordlemay (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Jun 6 @ 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[...]
7
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 11:00 am
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jun 7 @ 11:00 am
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.
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) 4:00 pm
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) @ Frederic Yonnet Facebook and Instagram Pages
Jun 7 @ 4:00 pm
Harmonica player Frederic Yonnet, a native of France and now familiar haunt of D.C., combines the high lonesome, airy whine of classic blues mouth harping with the slick grooves of smooth jazz. He performs a[...]
Swing ‘n’ Samba (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Swing ‘n’ Samba (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Jun 7 @ 7:00 pm
Bob Jacobson on clarinet and sax and Michael Spittel on guitar make up Swing ‘n’ Samba, a fun hobbyist duo that play a classic repertoire of jazz standards from the 1930s through the 1950s. The[...]
8
The Fruition Experience (Livestream) 7:00 pm
The Fruition Experience (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm
The Fruition Experience – Charles Wilson on drums, Craig Alston on electric bass and Aaron Hill on piano and keys – play something you could call smooth jazz: it is very soothing and unhurried music.[...]
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* Janel Leppin’s Ensemble Volcanic Ash + Ami Dang (Livestream) 4:00 pm
* Janel Leppin’s Ensemble Volcanic Ash + Ami Dang (Livestream) @ Kennedy Center Live
Jun 10 @ 4:00 pm
Janel Leppin is one of the District’s finest bandleaders, harnessing a nuanced sensibility for both composition and improvisation that produces restless, complex sonic textures ranging from lush and beautiful to sharp and arresting. She’s widely[...]
* Herb Scott (Livestream) 5:00 pm
* Herb Scott (Livestream) @ Herb Scott Music Facebook Live
Jun 10 @ 5:00 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[...]
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 5:00 pm
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jun 10 @ 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.
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Michelle Swan (Livestream) 6:00 pm
Michelle Swan (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Jun 11 @ 6:00 pm
Singer-songwriter Michelle Swan channels the kind of introspection and soft-spoken wisdom of Joni Mitchell and Stevie Nicks in the classic singer/acoustic guitar mode of performance. She performs a virtual concert broadcast by Mr. Henry’s on[...]
Colin Chambers & Joe Brotherton: “Electric Isolation Sessions” (Livestream) 8:00 pm
Colin Chambers & Joe Brotherton: “Electric Isolation Sessions” (Livestream) @ Sotto
Jun 11 @ 8:00 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[...]
The Shook/Russo Quartet (Livestream) 8:00 pm
The Shook/Russo Quartet (Livestream) @ The Covid Sessions at Blue House Productions
Jun 11 @ 8:00 pm
Bassist Amy Shook lays into grooves and rhythms with like its second nature, accentuating the group dynamics with big, fat notes on her bass. She co-leads a quartet – featuring husband Pat Shook on saxophone[...]
12
Steve Washington (Livestream) 6:00 pm
Steve Washington (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Jun 12 @ 6:00 pm
Warm-voiced vocalist and D.C. native Steve Washington  is comfortable with the big band and vocal jazz standards. He plays a virtual concert broadcast by Mr. Henry’s on their Facebook page.
* Lafayette Gilchrist Trio (Livestream) 7:00 pm
* Lafayette Gilchrist Trio (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Jun 12 @ 7:00 pm
Lafayette Gilchrist was born and raised here in D.C., developing his musical interests and experiences during the culturally fertile era when go-go and jazz were in full swing. With live music everywhere, Gilchrist was able[...]
Joseph Brotherton & Colin Chambers: “Stay Home in Style” (Livestream) 7:30 pm
Joseph Brotherton & Colin Chambers: “Stay Home in Style” (Livestream) @ Joe Brotherton Facebook and Instagram Live
Jun 12 @ 7:30 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton’s confident, full-voiced trumpet sound can be heard in bands of all kinds across the District (and abroad). But his most consistent presence is still downstairs at Jojo’s, where he plays with a[...]
13
* Warren Wolf & Joe Locke (Livestream) 3:00 pm
* Warren Wolf & Joe Locke (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Live Stream
Jun 13 @ 3:00 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[...]
David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) 6:00 pm
David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) @ Quiet Life Motel - Instagram Live
Jun 13 @ 6:00 pm
Violinist David Schulman often performs with his group Quiet Life Motel, creating a cascade of rhythms and textures through Afro-Cuban and other folk rhythms as well as looping pedals. Schulman performs classical and folk dance[...]
Jeff Weintraub (Livestream) 6:00 pm
Jeff Weintraub (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Jun 13 @ 6:00 pm
D.C. singer  Jeff Weintraub performs a repertoire culled from the jazz classics, the great American songbook, Johnny Cash, Tom Waits, Bob Dylan, the Beatles and more. He performs a virtual concert broadcast by Mr. Henry’s[...]
Steve Washington (Livestream) 8:00 pm
Steve Washington (Livestream) @ The Covid Sessions at Blue House Productions
Jun 13 @ 8:00 pm
Warm-voiced vocalist and D.C. native Steve Washington  is comfortable with the big band and vocal jazz standards. He leads a quartet in a performance that will be live streamed by Blues House Productions
14
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 11:00 am
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jun 14 @ 11:00 am
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.
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) 4:00 pm
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) @ Frederic Yonnet Facebook and Instagram Pages
Jun 14 @ 4:00 pm
Harmonica player Frederic Yonnet, a native of France and now familiar haunt of D.C., combines the high lonesome, airy whine of classic blues mouth harping with the slick grooves of smooth jazz. He performs a[...]
* Elijah Jamal Balbed (Livestream) 6:00 pm
* Elijah Jamal Balbed (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Jun 14 @ 6:00 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[...]
Eric Scott Trio (Livestream) 7:30 pm
Eric Scott Trio (Livestream) @ The Covid Sessions at Blue House Productions
Jun 14 @ 7:30 pm
Bassist and vocalist Eric Scott performs a style of music he calls “modern soul” that draws on elements of hip-hop, R&B and rock. He leads a trio featuring Dan Leonard on guitar and Deren Blessman[...]
15
Lionel Lyles (Livestream) 6:00 pm
Lionel Lyles (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Jun 15 @ 6:00 pm
Lionel Lyles’ voice on the tenor saxophone is straightforward and impassioned. His improvising, arranging and bandleading takes most of its cues from the beloved hard bop tradition of the 50s and 60s, but for some[...]
16
Maija Rejman (Livestream) 6:00 pm
Maija Rejman (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Jun 16 @ 6:00 pm
Maija Rejman is a veteran local straight-ahead singer and frequent favorite of Mr. Henry’s. She performs a virtual concert broadcast by Mr. Henry’s on their Facebook page.
Seth Kibel, Michael Raitzyk and Bob Abbott (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Seth Kibel, Michael Raitzyk and Bob Abbott (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Jun 16 @ 7:00 pm
Multi-reedist Seth Kibel, guitarist Michael Raitzyk and bassist Bob Abbott perform a mix of jazz, klezmer music and other forms that lend themselves well to creative and improvised interpretation. The trio performs a concert that[...]
17
* Herb Scott (Livestream) 5:00 pm
* Herb Scott (Livestream) @ Herb Scott Music Facebook Live
Jun 17 @ 5:00 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[...]
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 5:00 pm
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jun 17 @ 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 17 @ 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[...]
18
* Imani-Grace Cooper & Pepe Gonzalez (Livestream) 12:00 pm
* Imani-Grace Cooper & Pepe Gonzalez (Livestream) @ Washington Performing Arts Facebook Live
Jun 18 @ 12:00 pm
Imani-Grace Cooper is a celebrated vocalist in the area, equally adept at holding it down with a go-go group, singing jazz standards or belting R&B. She’s been experimenting recently with her own group, the Big[...]
Pocket Thursday: The JoGo Project (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Pocket Thursday: The JoGo Project (Livestream) @ 7DrumCity
Jun 18 @ 7:00 pm
The young saxophonist Elijah Jamal Balbed came up in the D.C. area, the rare ’90s baby enamored with the jazz greats. But he couldn’t help picking up some hometown music pride along the way—and for[...]
Colin Chambers & Joe Brotherton: “Electric Isolation Sessions” (Livestream) 8:00 pm
Colin Chambers & Joe Brotherton: “Electric Isolation Sessions” (Livestream) @ Sotto
Jun 18 @ 8:00 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[...]
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Rob Orwin (Livestream) 6:00 pm
Rob Orwin (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Jun 19 @ 6:00 pm
Rob Orwin can usually be found behind the keyboards and wind synths playing with the Brazilian pop and bossa outfit Batida Diferente, a favorite of Mr. Henry’s and other local spots. He performs a virtual[...]
* Hope Udobi & Friends (Livestream) 7:00 pm
* Hope Udobi & Friends (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Jun 19 @ 7:00 pm
Pianist Hope Udobi isn’t just one of the D.C. scene’s most talented jazz players from a musicianship standpoint; he’s one of the most riveting, creatively speaking. Udobi’s incendiary bop style is brimming with furious energy,[...]
Joseph Brotherton & Colin Chambers: “Stay Home in Style” (Livestream) 7:30 pm
Joseph Brotherton & Colin Chambers: “Stay Home in Style” (Livestream) @ Joe Brotherton Facebook and Instagram Live
Jun 19 @ 7:30 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton’s confident, full-voiced trumpet sound can be heard in bands of all kinds across the District (and abroad). But his most consistent presence is still downstairs at Jojo’s, where he plays with a[...]
* The New Soul Searchers (Livestream) 8:00 pm
* The New Soul Searchers (Livestream) @ The New Soul Searchers FB Live
Jun 19 @ 8:00 pm
The Soul Searchers helped define the sound of Go-Go – and the sound of Chocolate City – back in the late 1970s as the backing band for the Godfather himself, Chuck Brown. The rumbling bass[...]
Harry Appelman Trio (Livestream) 8:00 pm
Harry Appelman Trio (Livestream) @ The Covid Sessions at Blue House Productions
Jun 19 @ 8:00 pm
Pianist and organist Harry Appelman is a mainstay in D.C. straight-ahead  jazz circles. He touches the ivories with a sense of romance and delicacy informed by the likes of Bill Evans. He leads a trio[...]
20
David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) 6:00 pm
David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) @ Quiet Life Motel - Instagram Live
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm
Violinist David Schulman often performs with his group Quiet Life Motel, creating a cascade of rhythms and textures through Afro-Cuban and other folk rhythms as well as looping pedals. Schulman performs classical and folk dance[...]
Julia Nixon (Livestream) 6:00 pm
Julia Nixon (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm
Singer Julia Nixon, who played the lead during the original run of Dreamgirls on Broadway, performs a mix of ’80s, diva-driven R&B and jazz standards She performs a virtual concert broadcast by Mr. Henry’s on their Facebook[...]
Craig Alston and Friends (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Craig Alston and Friends (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Jun 20 @ 7:00 pm
Saxophonist Craig Alston’s tone may sound brusque and burnished at times, but can also sink into soft, luxurious melodies and solos to match the mood. He’s a strong straight-ahead bandleader that has earned the respect[...]
21
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 11:00 am
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jun 21 @ 11:00 am
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.
* Dee Dee Bridgewater (DCJF) (Livestream) 3:00 pm
* Dee Dee Bridgewater (DCJF) (Livestream) @ DC Jazz Festival from Home
Jun 21 @ 3:00 pm
NEA Jazz Master Dee Dee Bridgewater is one of the most lauded and expressive vocalists in jazz. Her voice and body twists and turns to wring exquisite emotional detail from each number. She will be[...]
* Warren Wolf Trio (Livestream) 3:00 pm
* Warren Wolf Trio (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Jun 21 @ 3:00 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[...]
Tanya Anisimova & Lydia Frumkin (Livestream) 3:00 pm
Tanya Anisimova & Lydia Frumkin (Livestream) @ The Covid Sessions at Blue House Productions
Jun 21 @ 3:00 pm
Cellist Tanya Anisimova and pianist Lydia Frumkin perform Beethoven Sonatas, Rachmaninov pieces for cello and piano and an eclectic mix of cello-centric classical works. The duo’s performance will be live streamed by Blues House Productions.
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) 4:00 pm
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) @ Frederic Yonnet Facebook and Instagram Pages
Jun 21 @ 4:00 pm
Harmonica player Frederic Yonnet, a native of France and now familiar haunt of D.C., combines the high lonesome, airy whine of classic blues mouth harping with the slick grooves of smooth jazz. He performs a[...]
* Marshall Keys (DCJF) (Livestream) 7:00 pm
* Marshall Keys (DCJF) (Livestream) @ DC Jazz Festival from Home
Jun 21 @ 7:00 pm
Saxophonist Marshall Keys is one of those cats that’s been on the D.C. scene for so long its hard to think of it without him. He came up playing alongside young titans like Geri Allen[...]
* Helen Sung (DCJF) (Livestream) 8:30 pm
* Helen Sung (DCJF) (Livestream) @ DC Jazz Festival from Home
Jun 21 @ 8:30 pm
There’s something like a heartbeat — a kind of narrative pulse — that is fundamental to the way Helen Sung’s fingers touch the piano that makes her playing warm and approachable. She performs in a[...]
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* Sarah Marie Hughes (DCJF) (Livestream) 3:00 pm
* Sarah Marie Hughes (DCJF) (Livestream) @ DC Jazz Festival from Home
Jun 22 @ 3:00 pm
A longtime fixture on both the Beltway and Baltimore jazz scenes, Sarah Hughes can swing soft, sweet and cool like Lee Konitz and swerve in an instant to the dense yet untethered tonality of Anthony[...]
* Regina Carter and Alvester Garnett (DCJF) (Livestream) 8:30 pm
* Regina Carter and Alvester Garnett (DCJF) (Livestream) @ DC Jazz Festival from Home
Jun 22 @ 8:30 pm
The fearlessly inventive violinist and MacArthur Fellowship Award winner Regina Carter performs with drummer Alvester Garnett, a drummer always looking for new approaches to slap the skins, her frequent musical collaborator in a duo for[...]
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* Dave Douglas Masterclass (DCJF) (Livestream) 3:00 pm
* Dave Douglas Masterclass (DCJF) (Livestream) @ DC Jazz Festival from Home
Jun 23 @ 3:00 pm
Trumpeter Dave Douglas emerged in the mid-80s with many other musicians as part of the “downtown” creative and avant-garde scene in New York around the Village and Chelsea. He proved equally adept at hanging with[...]
Emmet Cohen (DCJF) (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Emmet Cohen (DCJF) (Livestream) @ DC Jazz Festival from Home
Jun 23 @ 7:00 pm
Pianist Emmet Cohen often performs standard, straight-ahead post-bop piano jazz. He performs in a live stream as part of the DC Jazz Fest from Home
* Orrin Evans (DCJF) (Livestream) 8:30 pm
* Orrin Evans (DCJF) (Livestream) @ DC Jazz Festival from Home
Jun 23 @ 8:30 pm
Orrin Evans was always known as a monster pianist in his native Philadelphia and up-and-down the east coast, leading a variety of groups including the Captain Black Big Band, where you could be as likely[...]
24
Cecily & Deborah Bond (Livestream) 4:00 pm
Cecily & Deborah Bond (Livestream) @ Kennedy Center Live
Jun 24 @ 4:00 pm
Local vocalist Cecily Bumbray honors the great Chocolate City with music by Duke Ellington and other DC legends, as well as pieces from her own body of work. She pairs with Deborah Bond, a veteran[...]
* Herb Scott (Livestream) 5:00 pm
* Herb Scott (Livestream) @ Herb Scott Music Facebook Live
Jun 24 @ 5:00 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[...]
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 5:00 pm
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jun 24 @ 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 24 @ 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[...]
Randy Brecker & Ada Rovatti (DCJF) (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Randy Brecker & Ada Rovatti (DCJF) (Livestream) @ DC Jazz Festival from Home
Jun 24 @ 7:00 pm
Smooth jazz superstar trumpeter Randy Brecker joins forces with Italian smooth jazz saxophonist Ada Rovatti to perform in a live stream as part of the DC Jazz Fest from Home
Jane Bunnett (DCJF) (Livestream) 8:30 pm
Jane Bunnett (DCJF) (Livestream) @ DC Jazz Festival from Home
Jun 24 @ 8:30 pm
Canadian flautist Jane Bunnett is a familiar presence in both straight-ahead and Afro-Cuban Jazz Circles. She’s usually found leading her group Maqueque, a quintet of some of the strongest voices in the Cuban jazz world.[...]
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* Heidi Martin: Storytelling for Kids (DCJF) (Livestream) 11:00 am
* Heidi Martin: Storytelling for Kids (DCJF) (Livestream) @ DC Jazz Festival from Home
Jun 25 @ 11:00 am
Vocalist Heidi Martin is one of D.C.’s treasures: She emits messages complex but clear, with an essence of mourning and resilience that hints at Billie Holiday and a quavering force not unlike Joni Mitchell’s. But[...]
Renee Tannenbaum (Livestream) 6:00 pm
Renee Tannenbaum (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Jun 25 @ 6:00 pm
Vocalist Renee Tannenbaum performs standards in a lightly swinging, cocktail jazz style. She plays a virtual concert broadcast by Mr. Henry’s on their Facebook page.
Renee Tannenbaum (Livestream) 6:00 pm
Renee Tannenbaum (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Jun 25 @ 6:00 pm
Vocalist Renee Tannenbaum performs standards in a lightly swinging, cocktail jazz style. She plays a virtual concert broadcast by Mr. Henry’s on their Facebook page.
Chelsea Green (DCJF) (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Chelsea Green (DCJF) (Livestream) @ DC Jazz Festival from Home
Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm
Violinist and producer Chelsea Green can be found all over the D.C. music scene – from swinging with Regina Carter at the Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival to holding down next to RZA and the Wu-Tang Clan.[...]
Colin Chambers & Joe Brotherton: “Electric Isolation Sessions” (Livestream) 8:00 pm
Colin Chambers & Joe Brotherton: “Electric Isolation Sessions” (Livestream) @ Sotto
Jun 25 @ 8:00 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[...]
* Aaron L. Myers II (DCJF) (Livestream) 8:30 pm
* Aaron L. Myers II (DCJF) (Livestream) @ DC Jazz Festival from Home
Jun 25 @ 8:30 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.[...]
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* Marcus Strickland Interview (DCJF) (Livestream) 3:00 pm
* Marcus Strickland Interview (DCJF) (Livestream) @ DC Jazz Festival from Home
Jun 26 @ 3:00 pm
Saxophonist Marcus Strickland came up through the ranks in band led by iconic avant-inclined trumpeter Dave Douglas and  hard-bop paragon percussionist Roy Haynes. His tone often floats in the higher registers of his instrument, suggesting[...]
Barbara Papendorp 6:30 pm
Barbara Papendorp @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Jun 26 @ 6:30 pm
Barbara Papendorp, a classically trained actress and cabaret singer who favors standards from the American and French songbooks, performs. She performs a virtual concert broadcast by Mr. Henry’s on their Facebook page.
* Cyrus Chestnut (Livestream) 7:00 pm
* Cyrus Chestnut (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm
Cyrus Chestnut is one of the rare, modern jazz pianists to channel the resonating, chiming harmonies and whimsical but lyrical melodic style of pianist Vince Guaraldi. While Chestnut, who also holds a teaching post in[...]
* Elijah Jamal Balbed (DCJF) (Livestream) 7:00 pm
* Elijah Jamal Balbed (DCJF) (Livestream) @ DC Jazz Festival from Home
Jun 26 @ 7:00 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[...]
Joseph Brotherton & Colin Chambers: “Stay Home in Style” (Livestream) 7:30 pm
Joseph Brotherton & Colin Chambers: “Stay Home in Style” (Livestream) @ Joe Brotherton Facebook and Instagram Live
Jun 26 @ 7:30 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton’s confident, full-voiced trumpet sound can be heard in bands of all kinds across the District (and abroad). But his most consistent presence is still downstairs at Jojo’s, where he plays with a[...]
* Heidi Martin: Abbey! (Livestream) 8:00 pm
* Heidi Martin: Abbey! (Livestream) @ Blues Alley Livestream
Jun 26 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist Heidi Martin is one of D.C.’s treasures: She emits messages complex but clear, with an essence of mourning and resilience that hints at Billie Holiday and a quavering force not unlike Joni Mitchell’s. But[...]
* Sharón Clark Quartet (Livestream) 8:00 pm
* Sharón Clark Quartet (Livestream) @ The Covid Sessions at Blue House Productions
Jun 26 @ 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. They perform in a quartet with[...]
* Marcus Strickland (DCJF) (Livestream) 8:30 pm
* Marcus Strickland (DCJF) (Livestream) @ DC Jazz Festival from Home
Jun 26 @ 8:30 pm
Saxophonist Marcus Strickland came up through the ranks in band led by iconic avant-inclined trumpeter Dave Douglas and  hard-bop paragon percussionist Roy Haynes. His tone often floats in the higher registers of his instrument, suggesting[...]
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* Warren Wolf Interview (DCJF) (Livestream) 3:00 pm
* Warren Wolf Interview (DCJF) (Livestream) @ DC Jazz Festival from Home
Jun 27 @ 3:00 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[...]
David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) 6:00 pm
David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) @ Quiet Life Motel - Instagram Live
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm
Violinist David Schulman often performs with his group Quiet Life Motel, creating a cascade of rhythms and textures through Afro-Cuban and other folk rhythms as well as looping pedals. Schulman performs classical and folk dance[...]
Wayne Wilentz (Livestream) 6:00 pm
Wayne Wilentz (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm
Pianist and vocalist Wayne Wilentz is often found leading his trio, performing a variety of standards and originals by the likes of Wayne Shorter as well as Joao Gilbreto. He performs a virtual concert broadcast[...]
Kameleon Beats (DCJF) (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Kameleon Beats (DCJF) (Livestream) @ DC Jazz Festival from Home
Jun 27 @ 7:00 pm
Local duo Kameleon Beats performs a mix of Caribbean Creole, Brazilian, Afro-Cuban and straight-ahead jazz. The duo performs in a live stream as part of the DC Jazz Fest from Home
* Heidi Martin & Moon in Scorpio 8:00 pm
* Heidi Martin & Moon in Scorpio @ Blues Alley Livestream
Jun 27 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist Heidi Martin is one of D.C.’s treasures: She emits messages complex but clear, with an essence of mourning and resilience that hints at Billie Holiday and a quavering force not unlike Joni Mitchell’s. But[...]
* Warren Wolf (DCJF) (Livestream) 8:30 pm
* Warren Wolf (DCJF) (Livestream) @ DC Jazz Festival from Home
Jun 27 @ 8:30 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[...]
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Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 11:00 am
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jun 28 @ 11:00 am
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.
* Bill Heid Trio (Livestream) 2:00 pm
* Bill Heid Trio (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Jun 28 @ 2:00 pm
Bill Heid, maybe the most prominent master of the Hammond B-3 in Washington, D.C., boasts a storied resume that includes stints with jazz and blues icons like Sonny Stitt, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker and David[...]
* Tarus Mateen Interview (DCJF) (Livestream) 3:00 pm
* Tarus Mateen Interview (DCJF) (Livestream) @ DC Jazz Festival from Home
Jun 28 @ 3:00 pm
Bassist Tarus Mateen strikes a balance between ethereal harmonic movement and deeply resonant groove. He is a member of Jason Moran’s Bandwagon trio, and is known not only on the jazz scene but also in[...]
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) 4:00 pm
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) @ Frederic Yonnet Facebook and Instagram Pages
Jun 28 @ 4:00 pm
Harmonica player Frederic Yonnet, a native of France and now familiar haunt of D.C., combines the high lonesome, airy whine of classic blues mouth harping with the slick grooves of smooth jazz. He performs a[...]
Maija Rejman (Livestream) 6:00 pm
Maija Rejman (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Jun 28 @ 6:00 pm
Maija Rejman is a veteran local straight-ahead singer and frequent favorite of Mr. Henry’s. She performs a virtual concert broadcast by Mr. Henry’s on their Facebook page.
* Tarus Mateen Trio (DCJF) (Livestream) 7:00 pm
* Tarus Mateen Trio (DCJF) (Livestream) @ DC Jazz Festival from Home
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm
Bassist Tarus Mateen strikes a balance between ethereal harmonic movement and deeply resonant groove. He is a member of Jason Moran’s Bandwagon trio, and is known not only on the jazz scene but also in[...]
* Joe Lovano & Judi Silvano (DCJF) (Livestream) 8:30 pm
* Joe Lovano & Judi Silvano (DCJF) (Livestream) @ DC Jazz Festival from Home
Jun 28 @ 8:30 pm
The lion-like tenor man Joe Lovano, a constant fixture on the straight-ahead scene who can blow hard and heavy one breathe and pillowy soft the next, performs in a duo with a regular collaborator: vocalist[...]
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* Reginald Cyntje Interview (DCJF) (Livestream) 3:00 pm
* Reginald Cyntje Interview (DCJF) (Livestream) @ DC Jazz Festival from Home
Jun 29 @ 3:00 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[...]
* Reginald Cyntje (DCJF) (Livestream) 7:00 pm
* Reginald Cyntje (DCJF) (Livestream) @ DC Jazz Festival from Home
Jun 29 @ 7:00 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[...]
* John Clayton & Gerald Clayton (DCJF) (Livestream) 8:30 pm
* John Clayton & Gerald Clayton (DCJF) (Livestream) @ DC Jazz Festival from Home
Jun 29 @ 8:30 pm
Pianist Gerald Clayton stands at the head of his generation in the straight-ahead world. He’s been a part of some of the defining recordings of jazz’s second century, including Roy Hargrove’s seminal Earfood and Ambrose Akinmusire’s Blue[...]
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