DC Jazz Calendar

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** = CapitalBop Show
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Thad Wilson Presents… 7:00 pm
Thad Wilson Presents… @ Bakers and Baristas
May 1 @ 7:00 pm
Straight-ahead trumpeter Thad Wilson plays with bursting articulation, and a generous insistence on clarity. It’s easy to fall in love with his playing. He curates a weekly performance series at Bakers and Baristas.
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** Angelica Sanchez Nonet 8:00 pm
** Angelica Sanchez Nonet @ NYU Washington, DC - Abramson Family Auditorium
May 4 @ 8:00 pm
For over a decade, pianist Angelica Sanchez has slowly but steadily created a strong body of work, as a skilled composer and formidable improviser. With each performance, with each new project, her voice on the[...]
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Victor Dvoskin Duo 7:00 pm
Victor Dvoskin Duo @ Tabard Inn
May 5 @ 7:00 pm
The bassist Victor Dvoskin, one of the top bassists in the Soviet Union, leads a straight-ahead jazz duo every Sunday evening at the Tabard Inn restaurant. No cover, one-drink minimum.
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Thad Wilson Presents… 7:00 pm
Thad Wilson Presents… @ Bakers and Baristas
May 8 @ 7:00 pm
Straight-ahead trumpeter Thad Wilson plays with bursting articulation, and a generous insistence on clarity. It’s easy to fall in love with his playing. He curates a weekly performance series at Bakers and Baristas.
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Victor Dvoskin Duo 7:00 pm
Victor Dvoskin Duo @ Tabard Inn
May 12 @ 7:00 pm
The bassist Victor Dvoskin, one of the top bassists in the Soviet Union, leads a straight-ahead jazz duo every Sunday evening at the Tabard Inn restaurant. No cover, one-drink minimum.
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Thad Wilson Presents… 7:00 pm
Thad Wilson Presents… @ Bakers and Baristas
May 15 @ 7:00 pm
Straight-ahead trumpeter Thad Wilson plays with bursting articulation, and a generous insistence on clarity. It’s easy to fall in love with his playing. He curates a weekly performance series at Bakers and Baristas.
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Rob Curto’s Forró For All 5:00 pm
Rob Curto’s Forró For All @ National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
May 17 @ 5:00 pm
Accordion player Rob Curto leads a band through popular and folk Brazilian tunes.
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Victor Dvoskin Duo 7:00 pm
Victor Dvoskin Duo @ Tabard Inn
May 19 @ 7:00 pm
The bassist Victor Dvoskin, one of the top bassists in the Soviet Union, leads a straight-ahead jazz duo every Sunday evening at the Tabard Inn restaurant. No cover, one-drink minimum.
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Hendrik Meurkens Quartet 2:53 am
Hendrik Meurkens Quartet @ National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
May 22 @ 2:53 am – 3:53 am
Vibraphonist and mouth organist (harmonica-player) Hendrik Meurkens leads a quartet through straight-ahead standards and originals.
Thad Wilson Presents… 7:00 pm
Thad Wilson Presents… @ Bakers and Baristas
May 22 @ 7:00 pm
Straight-ahead trumpeter Thad Wilson plays with bursting articulation, and a generous insistence on clarity. It’s easy to fall in love with his playing. He curates a weekly performance series at Bakers and Baristas.
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Victor Dvoskin Duo 7:00 pm
Victor Dvoskin Duo @ Tabard Inn
May 26 @ 7:00 pm
The bassist Victor Dvoskin, one of the top bassists in the Soviet Union, leads a straight-ahead jazz duo every Sunday evening at the Tabard Inn restaurant. No cover, one-drink minimum.
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Thad Wilson Presents… 7:00 pm
Thad Wilson Presents… @ Bakers and Baristas
May 29 @ 7:00 pm
Straight-ahead trumpeter Thad Wilson plays with bursting articulation, and a generous insistence on clarity. It’s easy to fall in love with his playing. He curates a weekly performance series at Bakers and Baristas.
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Billy Price 5:30 pm
Billy Price @ National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
May 31 @ 5:30 pm
Blues and soul singer Billy Price, an inductee into Pittsburgh’s Rock ‘n Roll Awards, performs.
Vanessa Collier 8:00 pm
Vanessa Collier @ The Hamilton
May 31 @ 8:00 pm
Blues-rock and funk vocalist and saxophonist Vanessa Collier performs.