DC Jazz Calendar

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Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
May 1 @ 7:00 pm
Led by bassist Dylan Stoddard, the Wifi Trio ranges from straight-ahead jazz to lingering, driving grooves. The band provides a prominent layer of background entertainment at Tryst every Wednesday.
2
* Feedel Band 8:00 pm
* Feedel Band @ Bossa Bistro and Lounge
May 2 @ 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[...]
Michael Brandon Trio 8:00 pm
Michael Brandon Trio @ Columbia Station
May 2 @ 8:00 pm
Tenor saxophonist Michael Brandon performs straight-ahead in a trio.
3
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Pianist Michael Price performs straight-ahead.
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
May 3 @ 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[...]
4
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
May 4 @ 4:00 pm – 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. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
James Benson Quartet 9:30 pm
James Benson Quartet @ Columbia Station
May 4 @ 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.
5
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
May 5 @ 4:00 pm – 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. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
May 5 @ 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.
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* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio @ Columbia Station
May 7 @ 8:00 pm
Every wee, Shannon Gunn leads the post-bop Firebird Organ trio, featuring a rotating cast of organists/keyboardists and drummers. The group plays two sets. Recently, their first sets have been dedicated to re-imagining monumental albums in[...]
8
Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
May 8 @ 7:00 pm
Led by bassist Dylan Stoddard, the Wifi Trio ranges from straight-ahead jazz to lingering, driving grooves. The band provides a prominent layer of background entertainment at Tryst every Wednesday.
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10
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
May 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Pianist Michael Price performs straight-ahead.
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
May 10 @ 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[...]
11
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
May 11 @ 4:00 pm – 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. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
James Benson Quartet 9:30 pm
James Benson Quartet @ Columbia Station
May 11 @ 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.
12
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
May 12 @ 4:00 pm – 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. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
May 12 @ 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.
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14
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio @ Columbia Station
May 14 @ 8:00 pm
Every wee, Shannon Gunn leads the post-bop Firebird Organ trio, featuring a rotating cast of organists/keyboardists and drummers. The group plays two sets. Recently, their first sets have been dedicated to re-imagining monumental albums in[...]
15
Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
May 15 @ 7:00 pm
Led by bassist Dylan Stoddard, the Wifi Trio ranges from straight-ahead jazz to lingering, driving grooves. The band provides a prominent layer of background entertainment at Tryst every Wednesday.
16
Michael Brandon Trio 8:00 pm
Michael Brandon Trio @ Columbia Station
May 16 @ 8:00 pm
Tenor saxophonist Michael Brandon performs straight-ahead in a trio.
17
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
May 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Pianist Michael Price performs straight-ahead.
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
May 17 @ 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[...]
18
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
May 18 @ 4:00 pm – 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. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
James Benson Quartet 9:30 pm
James Benson Quartet @ Columbia Station
May 18 @ 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.
19
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
May 19 @ 4:00 pm – 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. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
May 19 @ 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.
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21
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio @ Columbia Station
May 21 @ 8:00 pm
Every wee, Shannon Gunn leads the post-bop Firebird Organ trio, featuring a rotating cast of organists/keyboardists and drummers. The group plays two sets. Recently, their first sets have been dedicated to re-imagining monumental albums in[...]
22
Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
May 22 @ 7:00 pm
Led by bassist Dylan Stoddard, the Wifi Trio ranges from straight-ahead jazz to lingering, driving grooves. The band provides a prominent layer of background entertainment at Tryst every Wednesday.
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24
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Pianist Michael Price performs straight-ahead.
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
May 24 @ 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[...]
25
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
May 25 @ 4:00 pm – 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. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
James Benson Quartet 9:30 pm
James Benson Quartet @ Columbia Station
May 25 @ 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.
26
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
May 26 @ 4:00 pm – 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. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
May 26 @ 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.
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28
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio @ Columbia Station
May 28 @ 8:00 pm
Every wee, Shannon Gunn leads the post-bop Firebird Organ trio, featuring a rotating cast of organists/keyboardists and drummers. The group plays two sets. Recently, their first sets have been dedicated to re-imagining monumental albums in[...]
29
Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
May 29 @ 7:00 pm
Led by bassist Dylan Stoddard, the Wifi Trio ranges from straight-ahead jazz to lingering, driving grooves. The band provides a prominent layer of background entertainment at Tryst every Wednesday.
30
Michael Brandon Trio 8:00 pm
Michael Brandon Trio @ Columbia Station
May 30 @ 8:00 pm
Tenor saxophonist Michael Brandon performs straight-ahead in a trio.
31
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
May 31 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Pianist Michael Price performs straight-ahead.
Joe Falero 11:00 pm
Joe Falero @ Rumba Cafe
May 31 @ 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[...]