DC Jazz Calendar

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** = CapitalBop Show
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Dial 251 8:00 pm
Dial 251 @ Mr. Henry's
Nov 1 @ 8:00 pm
Dial 251 might strike you as another hard-bop-ish sextet, but the members infuse their sound with the melodic drive and ethereal, grooving sounds of acid jazz.
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Batida Diferente 8:00 pm
Batida Diferente @ Mr. Henry's
Nov 2 @ 8:00 pm
Batida Diferente – “A Different Beat” – performs a mix of bossa nova, salsa and straight-ahead jazz to create their own arrangements of Brazilian and American classics.
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* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Nov 6 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist Aaron Myers and saxophonist Herb Scott host a jam session at Mr. Henry’s on Capitol Hill every Wednesday, welcoming performers of all ages and ability levels to join the bandstand.
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Jose Andre Trio 8:00 pm
Jose Andre Trio @ Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson Building - Coolidge Auditorium
Nov 7 @ 8:00 pm
At just 13 years old, the pianist Jose Andre already boasts and impressive performance resume  as well as a sophisticated tone rooted in the classic bop of Herbie Hancock, the Latin inflections of Chick Corea[...]
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Kevin Cordt Quartet 8:00 pm
Kevin Cordt Quartet @ Mr. Henry's
Nov 8 @ 8:00 pm
Trumpeter Kevin Cordt plays with a kind of tight, brash tone that lends itself best to his bright, energetic soloing. The straight-ahead bandleader has been a longtime feature of the jazz programming at Mr. Henry’s.[...]
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The Eddie Anderson Project 8:00 pm
The Eddie Anderson Project @ Mr. Henry's
Nov 9 @ 8:00 pm
The Eddie Anderson Project performs straight-ahead jazz with fusion and funk undertones.
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* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Nov 13 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist Aaron Myers and saxophonist Herb Scott host a jam session at Mr. Henry’s on Capitol Hill every Wednesday, welcoming performers of all ages and ability levels to join the bandstand.
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Debora Galán 8:00 pm
Debora Galán @ Mr. Henry's
Nov 15 @ 8:00 pm
Singer Debora Galán performs a mix of middling pop songs and jazz standards with a very lite Latin inflection.
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Julia Nixon 8:00 pm
Julia Nixon @ Mr. Henry's
Nov 16 @ 8:00 pm
Singer Julia Nixon, who played the lead during the original run of Dreamgirls on Broadway, performs a mix of ’80s, diva-driven R&B and jazz standards. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m.
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* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Nov 20 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist Aaron Myers and saxophonist Herb Scott host a jam session at Mr. Henry’s on Capitol Hill every Wednesday, welcoming performers of all ages and ability levels to join the bandstand.
Christopher Linman 8:00 pm
Christopher Linman @ Mr. Henry's
Nov 20 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist Christopher Linman aspires to the silky crooning of Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby but performs with a flat range and vanilla tone. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m.
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TK Blue 8:00 pm
TK Blue @ Mr. Henry's
Nov 22 @ 8:00 pm
Saxophonist TK Blue plays straight-ahead originals and standards with an Afro-Caribbean jazz inflection. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m.
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* John Lamkin “Favorites” Quintet 8:00 pm
* John Lamkin “Favorites” Quintet @ Mr. Henry's
Nov 23 @ 8:00 pm
John Lamkin is something of an institution when it comes to jazz along the I-95 corridor. He’s not only a veteran educator, a former instructor at University of Maryland and the head of an impressive[...]
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* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Nov 27 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist Aaron Myers and saxophonist Herb Scott host a jam session at Mr. Henry’s on Capitol Hill every Wednesday, welcoming performers of all ages and ability levels to join the bandstand.
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* Herb Scott 8:00 pm
* Herb Scott @ Mr. Henry's
Nov 29 @ 8:00 pm
Herb Scott is a tireless champion of jazz in the District. He can be found most often on Capitol Hill, either leading the Wednesday jazz jam at Mr. Henry’s or advocating in the halls of[...]
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Maija Rejman 8:00 pm
Maija Rejman @ Mr. Henry's
Nov 30 @ 8:00 pm
Maija Rejman is a veteran local straight-ahead singer and frequent favorite of Mr. Henry’s.