DC Jazz Calendar

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* Vince Evans Jazz Experience 6:00 pm
* Vince Evans Jazz Experience @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jan 3 @ 6:00 pm
Lyrical straight-ahead pianist Vince Evans performs with a reverence to the sweet sounds of classic piano jazz. He performs with a quartet of area all-star elder statesmen like bassist James King and trumpeter Kenny Rittenhouse[...]
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Vince Smith Quartet 6:00 pm
Vince Smith Quartet @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jan 10 @ 6:00 pm
Straight-ahead keyboardist Vince Smith leads a straight-ahead quartet through standards beloved by the Westninster Church audience, with help from vocalists Bonnie Harris and Julian Hipkins.
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Coniece Washington 6:00 pm
Coniece Washington @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jan 12 @ 6:00 pm
Vocalist Coniece Washington performs standards with a touch of swing and cocktail / cabaret style.
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* Jazz Night in D.C. 21st Anniversary Celebration 6:00 pm
* Jazz Night in D.C. 21st Anniversary Celebration @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jan 17 @ 6:00 pm
Last year Westminster Presbyterian, D.C.’s “jazz church,” celebrated 20 years of its landmark Friday “Jazz Night in D.C.” series. Some of D.C.’s straight-ahead elders gather this night on the pulpit to celebrate “Jazz Night’s” third[...]
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* Elijah Jamal Balbed Quintet: Karma Suite 7:30 pm
* Elijah Jamal Balbed Quintet: Karma Suite @ Kennedy Center - Studio K
Jan 23 @ 7:30 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[...]
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* Sharón Clark 6:00 pm
* Sharón Clark @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm
Sharón Clark is perhaps the most powerful jazz vocalist in Washington, D.C. She belts Great American songbook standards and soars over lush arrangements created by her regular pianist Chris Grasso. She performs at D.C.’s jazz church[...]
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* Thad Wilson Quintet 6:00 pm
* Thad Wilson Quintet @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jan 31 @ 6:00 pm
Trumpeter Thad Wilson has been a presence on the D.C. jazz scene, and a cornerstone of the straight-ahead jazz circles. He plays trumpet and flugelhorn in a highly lyrical, almost romantic style. He’s as comfortable[...]

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