DC Jazz Calendar

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Algebra Blessett 7:00 pm
Algebra Blessett @ DC City Winery
Feb 2 @ 7:00 pm
Singer Algebra Blessett performs a mix that fits neatly in between top hits on your local R&B radio station.
* John Lamkin III 9:30 pm
* John Lamkin III @ Jojo's
Feb 2 @ 9:30 pm
The son of UMD Jazz Studies prof and trumpeter John Lamkin II, hard-driving drummer and Baltimorean John R. Lamkin III plays straight-ahead.
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Miki Howard 8:00 pm
Miki Howard @ DC City Winery
Feb 4 @ 8:00 pm
Niki Howard was  a darling of the Billboard top 100 and R&B charts back in the late 1980s; those missing Whitney Houston might find some reprieve here.
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Miki Howard 8:00 pm
Miki Howard @ DC City Winery
Feb 5 @ 8:00 pm
Niki Howard was  a darling of the Billboard top 100 and R&B charts back in the late 1980s; those missing Whitney Houston might find some reprieve here.
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Kevin Cordt Quartet 7:00 pm
Kevin Cordt Quartet @ Ivy City Smokehouse
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm
Trumpeter Kevin Cordt is a favorite of Mr. Henry’s on Capitol Hill, performing straight-ahead bop inspired by the music’s 1950s heyday.
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* William Hooker 8:00 pm
* William Hooker @ Rhizome DC
Feb 16 @ 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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* Kahil El-Zabar’s Ethnic Heritage Ensemble 5:00 pm
* Kahil El-Zabar’s Ethnic Heritage Ensemble @ Rhizome DC
Feb 17 @ 5:00 pm
It’s an annual tradition for Transparent Productions to feature the mighty Ethnic Heritage Ensemble during Black History Month. For more than three decades, the Chicago-based drummer/percussionist/vocalist Kahil El’Zabar has led the group, and its revolving[...]
Mostly Other People Do The Killing 8:00 pm
Mostly Other People Do The Killing @ Rhizome DC
Feb 17 @ 8:00 pm
The motley jazz crew of Mostly Other People Do The Killing is quite the elastic group; able to create note for note reproductions of classic, Miles Davis modal bop albums as well as performative, avant-edge[...]
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Ms. Anita Wilson 8:00 pm
Ms. Anita Wilson @ DC City Winery
Feb 24 @ 8:00 pm
Anita Wilson performs a mix of gospel and soul.
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