DC Jazz Calendar

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Monifah & Russell Taylor 8:00 pm
Monifah & Russell Taylor @ DC City Winery
Jun 4 @ 8:00 pm
Monifah and Russell Taylor perform soul and R&B.
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* Hope Udobi 6:00 pm
* Hope Udobi @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm
Pianist Hope Udobi isn’t just one of the D.C. scene’s most celebrated 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,[...]
Philip Bailey 8:00 pm
Philip Bailey @ DC City Winery
Jun 5 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist Philip Bailey’s falsetto graced many of Earth, Wind and Fire’s top hit in the 1970s and ’80s. His own music can vary between EWF’s up-lifting R&B and more Marvin Gaye, socially-conscious, soul and jazz.
Sirius Company featuring Ms. Kim & Scooby 8:00 pm
Sirius Company featuring Ms. Kim & Scooby @ DC City Winery
Jun 5 @ 8:00 pm
Go-go band Sirius Company performs.
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Tal Wilkenfeld 8:00 pm
Tal Wilkenfeld @ DC City Winery
Jun 7 @ 8:00 pm
Blues-rock and fusion bassist Tal Wilkenfeld cut her teeth backing up Chick Corea in her native Australia and gained international acclaim performing in guitar-icon Jeff Beck’s trio. Her new album, Love Remains, oscillates between brooding acoustic[...]
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Future Band 5:00 pm
Future Band @ Ivy City Smokehouse
Jun 9 @ 5:00 pm
Future Band performs a mix of go-go, R&B, and Soulquarians/Roots style jazz-hip-hop fusion.
Linda Harris 6:00 pm
Linda Harris @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm
Vocalist Linda Harris perform standards and originals.
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* Samuel Prather feat. Akua Allrich 6:00 pm
* Samuel Prather feat. Akua Allrich @ Ivy City Smokehouse
Jun 10 @ 6:00 pm
Multi-instrumentalist Sam Prather is a human jukebox, a man of incalculable riffs, grooves and licks. He draws from a deep well of influences that range from Roy Ayers and Anthony Hamilton to Chuck Brown and[...]
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Sirius Company featuring Ms. Kim & Scooby 8:00 pm
Sirius Company featuring Ms. Kim & Scooby @ DC City Winery
Jun 12 @ 8:00 pm
Go-go band Sirius Company performs.
SPAGA 8:00 pm
SPAGA @ DC City Winery
Jun 12 @ 8:00 pm
SPAGA, the trio led by jam-band Disco Biscuits keyboardist Aron Magner, performs theatrical mainstream jazz.
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Selwyn Birchwood 8:00 pm
Selwyn Birchwood @ DC City Winery - The Wine Garden
Jun 13 @ 8:00 pm
Selwyn Birchwood performs blues-rock in the mold of Steve Miller: smooth and grooving.
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* William Hooker 8:00 pm
* William Hooker @ Rhizome DC
Jun 14 @ 8:00 pm
The avant-garde drummer and sonic contourist William Hooker is as interested in texture as he is in percussion. His music rumbles, trembles and tenses; it can pulse with real urgency, without charging toward any particular[...]
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Muneer Nasser 6:00 pm
Muneer Nasser @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jun 16 @ 6:00 pm
Trumpeter Muneer Nasser plays with an easy swinging, lyrical and full bodied sound.
Hazel Mitchell-Bell 7:30 pm
Hazel Mitchell-Bell @ DC City Winery
Jun 16 @ 7:30 pm
The vocalist Hazel Mitchell-Bell performs a program of songbook standards as well as clean covers of Nina Simone, Sarah Vaughan and others in the pantheon of jazz vocal greats. She performs a special fathers day show[...]
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Al di Meola 8:00 pm
Al di Meola @ DC City Winery
Jun 18 @ 8:00 pm
Guitarist Al di Meola skyrocketed to fame after joining Chick Corea’s band Return to Forever in the 1970s. Since then, he’s been a leading fusion and Latin jazz personality. Musically, he believes in theatrics as[...]
Christian Fresno 8:00 pm
Christian Fresno @ DC City Winery - The Wine Garden
Jun 18 @ 8:00 pm
Argentine guitarist Christian Fresno performs a style of finger-picking native to his motherland that is easily reminiscent of both flamenco and bossa nova.
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Sirius Company featuring Ms. Kim & Scooby 8:00 pm
Sirius Company featuring Ms. Kim & Scooby @ DC City Winery
Jun 19 @ 8:00 pm
Go-go band Sirius Company performs.
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Got My Own Sound Band 8:00 pm
Got My Own Sound Band @ DC City Winery
Jun 21 @ 8:00 pm
D.C.’s Got My Own Sound Band performs a mix of hip-hop, funk and jazz.
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Conya Doss 8:00 pm
Conya Doss @ DC City Winery
Jun 22 @ 8:00 pm
R&B and soul singer Conya Doss performs.
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Conya Doss 8:00 pm
Conya Doss @ DC City Winery
Jun 23 @ 8:00 pm
R&B and soul singer Conya Doss performs.
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Vybe Band 8:00 pm
Vybe Band @ DC City Winery
Jun 24 @ 8:00 pm
The Vybe Band performs a strong mix of R&B and go-go.
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Sirius Company featuring Ms. Kim & Scooby 8:00 pm
Sirius Company featuring Ms. Kim & Scooby @ DC City Winery
Jun 26 @ 8:00 pm
Go-go band Sirius Company performs.
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Earl Carter & Phillip “Doc” Martin 8:00 pm
Earl Carter & Phillip “Doc” Martin @ DC City Winery
Jun 27 @ 8:00 pm
Multi-instrumentalist Earl Carter has been a fixture on the scene for some time. He joins forces with smooth jazz saxophonist and dentist Philip “Doc” Martin for a double-headline album release party – each artist celebrates[...]
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YahZarah 8:00 pm
YahZarah @ DC City Winery
Jun 28 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist YahZarah performs a mix of soul and R&B.
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Cubano Groove 6:00 pm
Cubano Groove @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jun 30 @ 6:00 pm
Cubano Groove performs Afro-Cuban jazz.