DC Jazz Calendar

IMPORTANT NOTE:

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, all previously scheduled gigs are canceled or postponed until further notice. We are now listing virtual and streamed gigs on this calendar; please get in contact with listings editor Jackson Sinnenberg to submit for a listing.

Guide to the calendar:
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** = CapitalBop Show
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Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 5:00 pm
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Sep 2 @ 5:00 pm
Bassist Eddie Hrybyk, a popular sideman and occasional leader in Baltimore’s straight-ahead jazz scene, hosts live stream concerts from his front porch in Charles Village with a rotating cast of fellow, social-distancing musicians.
* Herb Scott (Livestream) 6:00 pm
* Herb Scott (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Sep 2 @ 6:00 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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** Rochelle Rice (Freedom Summer Livestream) 7:00 pm
** Rochelle Rice (Freedom Summer Livestream) @ CapitalBop Youtube
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm
Rochelle Rice, a talented vocalist from the training grounds of Howard University’s award-winning a cappella group, Afro Blue, and alumnus of Strathmore’s Artist-In-Residence program, blends straight-ahead jazz and classic, bluesy R&B. She plays a concert[...]
* Warren Wolf (Livestream) 7:30 pm
* Warren Wolf (Livestream) @ The Covid Sessions at Blue House Productions
Sep 4 @ 7:30 pm
Warren Wolf is one of the great, young masters of the mallets in modern jazz. Whether on vibraphone or marimba, using two mallets or four, Wolf’s plays lean and fast. He’s a regular on the[...]
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* Elijah Jamal Balbed (Livestream) 6:00 pm
* Elijah Jamal Balbed (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Sep 5 @ 6:00 pm
Saxophonist Elijah Jamal Balbed was born and raised in Silver Spring and is a consummate student of the D.C. music scene: He’s equally comfortable blowing some burnished, buoyant hard-bop as he is grooving in the[...]
David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) 6:00 pm
David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) @ Quiet Life Motel - Instagram Live
Sep 5 @ 6:00 pm
Violinist David Schulman often performs with his group Quiet Life Motel, creating a cascade of rhythms and textures through Afro-Cuban and other folk rhythms as well as looping pedals. Schulman performs classical and folk dance[...]
Joseph Brotherton & Colin Chambers: “Stay Home in Style” (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Joseph Brotherton & Colin Chambers: “Stay Home in Style” (Livestream) @ Joe Brotherton Facebook and Instagram Live
Sep 5 @ 7:00 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton’s confident, full-voiced trumpet sound can be heard in bands of all kinds across the District (and abroad). But his most consistent presence is still downstairs at Jojo’s, where he plays with a[...]
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Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 11:00 am
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Sep 6 @ 11:00 am
Bassist Eddie Hrybyk, a popular sideman and occasional leader in Baltimore’s straight-ahead jazz scene, hosts live stream concerts from his front porch in Charles Village with a rotating cast of fellow, social-distancing musicians.
* The John Lamkin II ‘Favorites’ Quintet (Livestream) 2:00 pm
* The John Lamkin II ‘Favorites’ Quintet (Livestream) @ An Die Musik Live Webcast
Sep 6 @ 2:00 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[...]
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) 4:00 pm
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) @ Frederic Yonnet Facebook and Instagram Pages
Sep 6 @ 4:00 pm
Harmonica player Frederic Yonnet, a native of France and now familiar haunt of D.C., combines the high lonesome, airy whine of classic blues mouth harping with the slick grooves of smooth jazz. He performs a[...]
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Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 5:00 pm
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Sep 9 @ 5:00 pm
Bassist Eddie Hrybyk, a popular sideman and occasional leader in Baltimore’s straight-ahead jazz scene, hosts live stream concerts from his front porch in Charles Village with a rotating cast of fellow, social-distancing musicians.
* Herb Scott (Livestream) 6:00 pm
* Herb Scott (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Sep 9 @ 6:00 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[...]
* Michael Bowie “Staya” (Livestream) 7:30 pm
* Michael Bowie “Staya” (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Baltimore Live Stream
Sep 9 @ 7:30 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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* Bobby Watson (Livestream) 7:30 pm
* Bobby Watson (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Baltimore Live Stream
Sep 10 @ 7:30 pm
Alto saxophonist Bobby Watson has been a force in the straight-ahead jazz world for over 40 years. In 1977, Watson was recruited by Art Blakey along with a handful of other younger musicians to revitalize[...]
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* Sean Jones Organ Swing (Livestream) 3:00 pm
* Sean Jones Organ Swing (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Baltimore Live Stream
Sep 12 @ 3:00 pm
Trumpeter Sean Jones quickly rose through the Jazz Establishment on the merit of his sharp chops and strong command of the tradition. At just 24 years old, he became the first-chair trumpeter for the prestigious[...]
David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) 6:00 pm
David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) @ Quiet Life Motel - Instagram Live
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm
Violinist David Schulman often performs with his group Quiet Life Motel, creating a cascade of rhythms and textures through Afro-Cuban and other folk rhythms as well as looping pedals. Schulman performs classical and folk dance[...]
Joseph Brotherton & Colin Chambers: “Stay Home in Style” (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Joseph Brotherton & Colin Chambers: “Stay Home in Style” (Livestream) @ Joe Brotherton Facebook and Instagram Live
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton’s confident, full-voiced trumpet sound can be heard in bands of all kinds across the District (and abroad). But his most consistent presence is still downstairs at Jojo’s, where he plays with a[...]
Landon Paddock (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Landon Paddock (Livestream) @ An Die Musik Live Webcast
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm
Vocalist Landon Paddock sings standards with a smooth, clean tone and gentle swing. He’s back by a strong group of locals including tenor saxophonist Elijah Jamal Balbed, bassist Steve Arnold and drummer Kelton Norris. The[...]
Janine Gilbert-Carter (Livestream) 7:30 pm
Janine Gilbert-Carter (Livestream) @ The Covid Sessions at Blue House Productions
Sep 12 @ 7:30 pm
Vocalist Janine Gilbert-Carter possesses that self-assured ease and swing that marked some of the great jazz vocalist. Her voice can saunter or sashay or belt like a Sunday morning organ. She’s equally comfortable running down[...]
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Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 11:00 am
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Sep 13 @ 11:00 am
Bassist Eddie Hrybyk, a popular sideman and occasional leader in Baltimore’s straight-ahead jazz scene, hosts live stream concerts from his front porch in Charles Village with a rotating cast of fellow, social-distancing musicians.
* Sean Jones Organ Swing (Livestream) 3:00 pm
* Sean Jones Organ Swing (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Baltimore Live Stream
Sep 13 @ 3:00 pm
Trumpeter Sean Jones quickly rose through the Jazz Establishment on the merit of his sharp chops and strong command of the tradition. At just 24 years old, he became the first-chair trumpeter for the prestigious[...]
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) 4:00 pm
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) @ Frederic Yonnet Facebook and Instagram Pages
Sep 13 @ 4:00 pm
Harmonica player Frederic Yonnet, a native of France and now familiar haunt of D.C., combines the high lonesome, airy whine of classic blues mouth harping with the slick grooves of smooth jazz. He performs a[...]
Renee Tannenbaum (Livestream) 7:30 pm
Renee Tannenbaum (Livestream) @ The Covid Sessions at Blue House Productions
Sep 13 @ 7:30 pm
Vocalist Renee Tannenbaum performs standards in a lightly swinging, cocktail jazz style. She leads a quintet in a performance that will be live streamed by Blues House Productions
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Christian Hizon Trio (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Christian Hizon Trio (Livestream) @ An Die Musik Live Webcast
Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm
Trombonist Christian Hizon, a graduate of the Peabody Institute and frequent accompanist in the DMV, leads a quartet of local musicians. The group performs a concert broadcast from Baltimore’s An Die Musik Live.
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Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 5:00 pm
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Sep 16 @ 5:00 pm
Bassist Eddie Hrybyk, a popular sideman and occasional leader in Baltimore’s straight-ahead jazz scene, hosts live stream concerts from his front porch in Charles Village with a rotating cast of fellow, social-distancing musicians.
* Herb Scott (Livestream) 6:00 pm
* Herb Scott (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Sep 16 @ 6:00 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[...]
Chip Miller Fusion (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Chip Miller Fusion (Livestream) @ An Die Musik Live Webcast
Sep 16 @ 7:00 pm
Guitarist Chip Miller leads a group of local veterans of the R&B and jazz circuits through originals, classic jazz and jazz fusion standards. The group’s sound can oscilate between more straight-ahead and something rooted in[...]
Tygressa Sings Natalie (Livestream) 8:00 pm
Tygressa Sings Natalie (Livestream) @ Blues Alley Livestream
Sep 16 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist Tygressa started doing her tribute to Natalie Cole in 2018 at Blues Alley and it’s taken the area by storm. She brings her loving performance of the singers’ works back to the Blues Alley[...]
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Renee Tannenbaum (Livestream) 6:00 pm
Renee Tannenbaum (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Sep 17 @ 6:00 pm
Vocalist Renee Tannenbaum performs standards in a lightly swinging, cocktail jazz style. She plays a virtual concert broadcast by Mr. Henry’s on their Facebook page.
* Warren Wolf: “Christmas Vibes Preview” (Livestream) 7:00 pm
* Warren Wolf: “Christmas Vibes Preview” (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm
Warren Wolf is one of the great, young masters of the mallets in modern jazz. Whether on vibraphone or marimba, using two mallets or four, Wolf’s plays lean and fast. He’s a regular on the[...]
* Sharón Clark Quartet (Livestream) 7:30 pm
* Sharón Clark Quartet (Livestream) @ The Covid Sessions at Blue House Productions
Sep 17 @ 7:30 pm
Sharón Clark is perhaps the most powerful jazz vocalist in Washington, D.C. She belts Great American songbook standards and soars over lush arrangements created by her regular pianist Chris Grasso. They perform in a quartet[...]
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Maija Rejman (Livestream) 6:00 pm
Maija Rejman (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Sep 18 @ 6:00 pm
Maija Rejman is a veteran local straight-ahead singer and frequent favorite of Mr. Henry’s. She performs a virtual concert broadcast by Mr. Henry’s on their Facebook page.
Hot Club of Baltimore (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Hot Club of Baltimore (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm
Baltimore’s leading proponents of Django Reinhardt-style gypsy jazz perform a mix of traditional gypsy jazz, Romani and Balkan folk, swing, dixieland, bebop. The concert will be broadcast by An Die Musik Live. The link to[...]
Walt Weiskopf NY-DC Connection Quartet (Livestream) 7:30 pm
Walt Weiskopf NY-DC Connection Quartet (Livestream) @ The Covid Sessions at Blue House Productions
Sep 18 @ 7:30 pm
Veteran swing and pop jazz saxophonist Walt Weiskopf leads a quartet made up of local DMV musicians and some cats from New York. The performance will be live streamed by Blues House Productions
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David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) 6:00 pm
David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) @ Quiet Life Motel - Instagram Live
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm
Violinist David Schulman often performs with his group Quiet Life Motel, creating a cascade of rhythms and textures through Afro-Cuban and other folk rhythms as well as looping pedals. Schulman performs classical and folk dance[...]
Elliot Levine (Livestream) 6:00 pm
Elliot Levine (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm
Pianist Elliot Levine was born and bred in D.C. and brings the grooving rhythms of the city’s go-go and R&B scenes into his smooth jazz style. In addition to supporting local legends like saxophonist Ron[...]
Coniece Washington (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Coniece Washington (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm
Vocalist Coniece Washington performs standards with a touch of swing and cocktail / cabaret style. The concert will be broadcast by An Die Musik Live. The link to the livestream will be emailed once you’ve[...]
Joseph Brotherton & Colin Chambers: “Stay Home in Style” (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Joseph Brotherton & Colin Chambers: “Stay Home in Style” (Livestream) @ Joe Brotherton Facebook and Instagram Live
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton’s confident, full-voiced trumpet sound can be heard in bands of all kinds across the District (and abroad). But his most consistent presence is still downstairs at Jojo’s, where he plays with a[...]
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Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 11:00 am
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Sep 20 @ 11:00 am
Bassist Eddie Hrybyk, a popular sideman and occasional leader in Baltimore’s straight-ahead jazz scene, hosts live stream concerts from his front porch in Charles Village with a rotating cast of fellow, social-distancing musicians.
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) 4:00 pm
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) @ Frederic Yonnet Facebook and Instagram Pages
Sep 20 @ 4:00 pm
Harmonica player Frederic Yonnet, a native of France and now familiar haunt of D.C., combines the high lonesome, airy whine of classic blues mouth harping with the slick grooves of smooth jazz. He performs a[...]
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Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 5:00 pm
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm
Bassist Eddie Hrybyk, a popular sideman and occasional leader in Baltimore’s straight-ahead jazz scene, hosts live stream concerts from his front porch in Charles Village with a rotating cast of fellow, social-distancing musicians.
* Herb Scott (Livestream) 6:00 pm
* Herb Scott (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Sep 23 @ 6:00 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[...]
* Mayu Saeki & Warren Wolf (Livestream) 7:00 pm
* Mayu Saeki & Warren Wolf (Livestream) @ An Die Musik Live Stream
Sep 23 @ 7:00 pm
Flautist Mayu Saeki has been a presence in New York City for the last decade, between her own work and supporting the legendary drummer Chico Hamilton for his final recordings. Her playing is forceful and[...]
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* Shannon Gunn (Livestream) 6:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm
Trombonist Shannon Gunn is an imaginative musician and frequent bandleader at venues across D.C. She could be found on Tuesdays at Columbia Station and now at Club Heaven & Hell, reworking bop classics in an[...]
Rick Alberico Jazz Project (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Rick Alberico Jazz Project (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm
Straight-ahead alto saxophonist Rick Alberico has been part of the D.C. jazz scene for years now. He loves to lead his bands through bopping, popping standards in a manner similar to Charlie Parker. He leads[...]
The Rodney Kelley Experience (Livestream) 7:30 pm
The Rodney Kelley Experience (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Baltimore Live Stream
Sep 24 @ 7:30 pm
Guitarist Rodney Kelley leads his Experience through funky, smooth jazz-y covers of R&B, jazz and rock standards in a performance that will be broadcast from the Keystone Korner in Baltmore. The link to the livestream[...]
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Wayne Wilentz (Livestream) 6:00 pm
Wayne Wilentz (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm
Pianist and vocalist Wayne Wilentz is often found leading his trio, performing a variety of standards and originals by the likes of Wayne Shorter as well as Joao Gilbreto. He performs a virtual concert broadcast[...]
* Jeremy Pelt / Warren Wolf Quartet (Livestream) 7:30 pm
* Jeremy Pelt / Warren Wolf Quartet (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Baltimore Live Stream
Sep 25 @ 7:30 pm
Trumpeter Jeremy Pelt carries heavy cachet in the straight-ahead jazz world. He’s been a part of various famed groups over the past 20 years, and has led his own bands to serious acclaim. He co-leads[...]
* Dante Pope: Buddy Miles Tribute (Livestream) 8:00 pm
* Dante Pope: Buddy Miles Tribute (Livestream) @ The Covid Sessions at Blue House Productions
Sep 25 @ 8:00 pm
Dante Pope may be best known to many of D.C.’s jazz crowd as a steady drummer who brings some of the groove from his years playing soul and gospel. As a leader he brings that[...]
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David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) 6:00 pm
David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) @ Quiet Life Motel - Instagram Live
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm
Violinist David Schulman often performs with his group Quiet Life Motel, creating a cascade of rhythms and textures through Afro-Cuban and other folk rhythms as well as looping pedals. Schulman performs classical and folk dance[...]
* Jeremy Pelt / Warren Wolf Quartet (Livestream) 7:30 pm
* Jeremy Pelt / Warren Wolf Quartet (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Baltimore Live Stream
Sep 26 @ 7:30 pm
Trumpeter Jeremy Pelt carries heavy cachet in the straight-ahead jazz world. He’s been a part of various famed groups over the past 20 years, and has led his own bands to serious acclaim. He co-leads[...]
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Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 11:00 am
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Sep 27 @ 11:00 am
Bassist Eddie Hrybyk, a popular sideman and occasional leader in Baltimore’s straight-ahead jazz scene, hosts live stream concerts from his front porch in Charles Village with a rotating cast of fellow, social-distancing musicians.
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) 4:00 pm
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) @ Frederic Yonnet Facebook and Instagram Pages
Sep 27 @ 4:00 pm
Harmonica player Frederic Yonnet, a native of France and now familiar haunt of D.C., combines the high lonesome, airy whine of classic blues mouth harping with the slick grooves of smooth jazz. He performs a[...]
Bill Warfield & The New York Jazz Quintet (Livestream) 5:00 pm
Bill Warfield & The New York Jazz Quintet (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Baltimore
Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm
Trumpeter Bill Warfield leads a straight-ahead group through standards and members’ originals. The show will be broadcast from the Keystone Korner club in Baltimore. The link for the stream will be sent after you’ve purchased[...]
Carl Filipiak Jazz Quartet (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Carl Filipiak Jazz Quartet (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm
Guitarist Carl Filipiak leads a quartet through covers and originals with the rockabilly-tinged swing in the style of local icons like Danny Gatton. The concert will be broadcast by An Die Musik Live. The link[...]
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Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 5:00 pm
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Sep 30 @ 5:00 pm
Bassist Eddie Hrybyk, a popular sideman and occasional leader in Baltimore’s straight-ahead jazz scene, hosts live stream concerts from his front porch in Charles Village with a rotating cast of fellow, social-distancing musicians.
* Herb Scott (Livestream) 6:00 pm
* Herb Scott (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Sep 30 @ 6:00 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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