DC Jazz Calendar

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* Michael Bowie 6:00 pm
* Michael Bowie @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jan 5 @ 6:00 pm
Bassist Michael Bowie is a chameleon-like musician, moving between projects every couple of years. He’s always exploring some new musical avenue, whether putting together a swinging program of standards culled from films of the ’40s[...]
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Crank Jam 7:30 pm
Crank Jam @ DC City Winery
Jan 6 @ 7:30 pm
DC City Winery hosts “Crank Jam, which they say is the “World’s only go-go jam session.”
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Joshua Bayer 6:00 pm
Joshua Bayer @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jan 8 @ 6:00 pm
Straight-ahead guitarist Joshua Bayer performs with an ear towards simmering soul jazz.
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Jeff Bradshaw & Friends 8:00 pm
Jeff Bradshaw & Friends @ DC City Winery
Jan 17 @ 8:00 pm
Trombonist Jeff Bradshaw performs a mix of jazz and hip-hop indebted to the Soulquarians and Philadelphia soul and jazz fusion sound (he often performs alongside the Roots).
The Sugarhill Gang 8:00 pm
The Sugarhill Gang @ DC City Winery
Jan 17 @ 8:00 pm
The hip-hop trio Sugarhill Gang holds a place in the pantheon of music history for their 1979 hit single “Rapper’s Delight” (what you heard was not a test, they were rapping to the beat) which[...]
E.U. (Experience Unlimited) feat. Sugar Bear 8:30 pm
E.U. (Experience Unlimited) feat. Sugar Bear @ The Wine Garden at DC City Winery
Jan 17 @ 8:30 pm
E.U. (Experience Unlimited), maybe be the best known go-go band outside of D.C., famous for their 80s hit “Da Butt” and collaborations with filmmaker Spike Lee. The group is still led by longtime, iconic front man[...]
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Candice Bostwick 6:00 pm
Candice Bostwick @ Mr. Henry's
Jan 19 @ 6:00 pm
Candice Bostwick sings straight ahead and is backed by a small combo.
Lionel Lyles 6:00 pm
Lionel Lyles @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jan 19 @ 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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Deep Water Jazz Band 6:00 pm
Deep Water Jazz Band @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jan 26 @ 6:00 pm
Baltimore’s Deep Water Jazz Band performs ruminative, straight-ahead standard and originals that really allow their two vocalists to dig into the melodies.
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Yuna 8:00 pm
Yuna @ DC City Winery
Jan 29 @ 8:00 pm
Malay R&B singer-songwriter Yuna was one of those artists swept up by the MySpace boom of the late-aughts, going from her native Malaysia to working on her debut single with Usher in the span of[...]
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Yuna 8:00 pm
Yuna @ DC City Winery
Jan 30 @ 8:00 pm
Malay R&B singer-songwriter Yuna was one of those artists swept up by the MySpace boom of the late-aughts, going from her native Malaysia to working on her debut single with Usher in the span of[...]
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