DC Jazz Calendar

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** = CapitalBop Show
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* Elijah Jamal Balbed Trio 7:00 pm
* Elijah Jamal Balbed Trio @ The Pub & People
Jul 2 @ 7:00 pm
Saxophonist Elijah Jamal Balbed, now a fixture of the scene, has a hard-driving and spare, metallic sound. It’s like Dexter Gordon’s and Sonny Rollins’, but he speaks in the lingua franca of present-day post-bop. He[...]
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* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Jul 3 @ 8:00 pm
Aaron Myers and 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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Dial 251 8:00 pm
Dial 251 @ Mr. Henry's
Jul 5 @ 8:00 pm
Dial 251 is a funk- and pop-infused sextet, featuring Bryan McEntire on tenor saxophone, Charles Whalen on trumpet, Mark Johnson on guitar, Russ Rodgers on bass and Greg Reaves on drums. Two separate sets at[...]
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Batida Diferente 8:00 pm
Batida Diferente @ Mr. Henry's
Jul 6 @ 8:00 pm
Batida Diferente are a quartet that blend the tranquil sounds of traditional Brazilian music in reworkings of timeless jazz standards and other covers. The lead vocals, Kim Scudera sings with a bluesy folk-like tone that[...]
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* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Jul 10 @ 8:00 pm
Aaron Myers and 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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Kevin Cordt Quartet 8:00 pm
Kevin Cordt Quartet @ Mr. Henry's
Jul 12 @ 8:00 pm
Trumpeter Kevin Cordt used to play at Mr. Henry’s 10 years ago, before the Capitol Hill bar and grill stopped hosting jazz. Now the music is back on, and Cordt’s straight-ahead quartet is back. The[...]
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Justine Miller 8:00 pm
Justine Miller @ Mr. Henry's
Jul 13 @ 8:00 pm
Trumpeter and singer Justine Miller is best known for her role in the Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band; she steps out to lead a small combo at Mr. Henry’s.
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* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Jul 17 @ 8:00 pm
Aaron Myers and 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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* Elijah Jamal Balbed 8:00 pm
* Elijah Jamal Balbed @ Mr. Henry's
Jul 19 @ 8:00 pm
Saxophonist Elijah Jamal Balbed, now a fixture of the scene, has a hard-driving and spare, metallic sound. It’s like Dexter Gordon’s and Sonny Rollins’, but he speaks in the lingua franca of present-day post-bop.
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Julia Nixon 6:15 pm
Julia Nixon @ Mr. Henry's
Jul 20 @ 6:15 pm
A veteran of musical theater (notably, she played the lead in the original Broadway presentation of Dreamgirls), Julian Nixon incorporates jazz standards and originals into her own personal brand of R&B. Two separate sets at[...]
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* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Jul 24 @ 8:00 pm
Aaron Myers and 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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* Aaron L. Myers II 8:00 pm
* Aaron L. Myers II @ Mr. Henry's
Jul 26 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist and pianist Aaron Myers tugs jazz standards down into cozy, soul-warming territory. He also writes his own tunes, often with a heavy blues influence.
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Maija Rejman 8:00 pm
Maija Rejman @ Mr. Henry's
Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm
Maija Rejman is a veteran local straight-ahead singer and frequent favorite of Mr. Henry’s.
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* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Jul 31 @ 8:00 pm
Aaron Myers and 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.