DC Jazz Calendar

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Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Pianist Michael Price performs straight-ahead.
* Elijah Jamal Balbed 9:30 pm
* Elijah Jamal Balbed @ Maddy's Bar and Grille
Feb 1 @ 9:30 pm
The young saxophonist Elijah Jamal Balbed, now a fixture of the scene, has a hard-driving and sparely metallic sound. It’s like Dexter Gordon’s and Sonny Rollins’, to the old-school buff, but he casts their lessons[...]
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Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Feb 2 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
* John Lamkin III 9:30 pm
* John Lamkin III @ Jojo's
Feb 2 @ 9:30 pm
The son of UMD Jazz Studies prof and trumpeter John Lamkin II, hard-driving drummer and Baltimorean John R. Lamkin III plays straight-ahead.
* Steve Arnold 9:30 pm
* Steve Arnold @ Maddy's Bar and Grille
Feb 2 @ 9:30 pm
The musical omnivore Steve Arnold plays everything from long-form, jazz-rock arrangements to wailing free music. Already a stalwart on the scene, he leads the blowout of Maddy’s closing, featuring performances and jams.
James Benson Quartet 9:30 pm
James Benson Quartet @ Columbia Station
Feb 2 @ 9:30 pm
Guitarist James Benson leads a quartet mixing mid-century jazz, bossa nova and funk, often with the help of a guest vocalist.
3
DC Jazz Singers Jam 11:00 am
DC Jazz Singers Jam @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Feb 3 @ 11:00 am
Jojo’s on U Street hosts a weekly jam session dedicated to giving all the crooners, scatters and singers a chance to take up the mic.
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Feb 3 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session 4:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session @ Columbia Station
Feb 3 @ 4:00 pm
Longtime D.C. pianist Peter Edelman seems to have caught a whiff of smoke from the cigarettes of the hard-bop greats, like Sonny Clark and Kenny Drew. He leads the house band at Columbia Station, and[...]
* Nag Champa: A Suite for Gil Scott Heron 6:00 pm
* Nag Champa: A Suite for Gil Scott Heron @ Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm
Nag Champa is a collective of DC musicians pursuing a genre-bending vision of musical future. The group is not unlike Christian Scott’s Stretch Music, bringing in elements of jazz, avant-garde-garde, hip-hop and world music influences[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Feb 3 @ 6:30 pm
The DC Jazz Jam convenes veteran musicians as well as young players in seek of mentorship; it makes Brixton, a chic U St. bar, into an intimate and convivial and music-focused place. Organizer Will Stephens,[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Feb 3 @ 8:30 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists.
4
* Mixtape Mondays and Jam Session 8:00 pm
* Mixtape Mondays and Jam Session @ Homestead Food
Feb 4 @ 8:00 pm
Every week at Petworth’s Homestead Food, the genre-blurring guitarist Dave Manley seeks to mix together members of various pockets of the D.C. music scene. The house band at these Monday shows-cum-jams typically includes Mark Meadows[...]
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* Theljon Allen 7:00 pm
* Theljon Allen @ Sotto
Feb 6 @ 7:00 pm
Baltimore-based trumpeter Thejlon Allen plays a kind of electrified version of jazz that casts the sounds and structures of the early fusion groups like Return to Forever through the melodic sensibility of 80s smooth and[...]
Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Feb 6 @ 7:00 pm
Led by bassist Dylan Stoddard, the Wifi Trio ranges from straight-ahead jazz to lingering, driving grooves. The band provides a prominent layer of background entertainment at Tryst every Wednesday.
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Feb 6 @ 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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* Noble Jolley 8:00 pm
* Noble Jolley @ Sotto
Feb 7 @ 8:00 pm
The pianist Noble Jolley draws gospel, soul and the modal bop of the 1960s into his protean, contemporary jazz sound, stamped with a slick and modish energy.
Michael Brandon Trio 8:00 pm
Michael Brandon Trio @ Columbia Station
Feb 7 @ 8:00 pm
Tenor saxophonist Michael Brandon performs straight-ahead in a trio.
Trae and the Unrehearsed 8:00 pm
Trae and the Unrehearsed @ Bin 1301
Feb 7 @ 8:00 pm
Outside of D.C., Warren “Trae” Crudup is maybe best known for conjuring swirling thunder behind James Brandon Lewis’s spiritual wail in the latter’s trio. When he’s behind the kit with his own group, the Unknown, Trae[...]
8
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Pianist Michael Price performs straight-ahead.
* Tarus Mateen 8:00 pm
* Tarus Mateen @ Jojo's
Feb 8 @ 8:00 pm
Bassist Tarus Mateen strikes a balance between ethereal harmonic movement and deeply resonant groove. He is the first call for both Jason Moran and Marc Cary, and is known not only on the jazz scene[...]
Kevin Cordt Quartet 8:00 pm
Kevin Cordt Quartet @ Mr. Henry's
Feb 8 @ 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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Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Feb 9 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
James Benson Quartet 9:30 pm
James Benson Quartet @ Columbia Station
Feb 9 @ 9:30 pm
Guitarist James Benson leads a quartet mixing mid-century jazz, bossa nova and funk, often with the help of a guest vocalist.
Landon Paddock 9:30 pm
Landon Paddock @ Jojo's
Feb 9 @ 9:30 pm
The vocalist Landon Paddock sings standards with a smooth, clean tone and gentle swing.
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DC Jazz Singers Jam 11:00 am
DC Jazz Singers Jam @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Feb 10 @ 11:00 am
Jojo’s on U Street hosts a weekly jam session dedicated to giving all the crooners, scatters and singers a chance to take up the mic.
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Feb 10 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session 4:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session @ Columbia Station
Feb 10 @ 4:00 pm
Longtime D.C. pianist Peter Edelman seems to have caught a whiff of smoke from the cigarettes of the hard-bop greats, like Sonny Clark and Kenny Drew. He leads the house band at Columbia Station, and[...]
* Nikara Warren’s Black Wall Street 6:00 pm
* Nikara Warren’s Black Wall Street @ Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm
Vibraphonist Nikara Warren plays with a strong bop sensibility not unlike Milt Jackson. A frequent collaborator with bop paragon Kenny Barron, she leads a sextet performance of her work “Black Wall Street,” dedicate to the Black[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Feb 10 @ 6:30 pm
The DC Jazz Jam convenes veteran musicians as well as young players in seek of mentorship; it makes Brixton, a chic U St. bar, into an intimate and convivial and music-focused place. Organizer Will Stephens,[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Feb 10 @ 8:30 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists.
11
* Mixtape Mondays and Jam Session 8:00 pm
* Mixtape Mondays and Jam Session @ Homestead Food
Feb 11 @ 8:00 pm
Every week at Petworth’s Homestead Food, the genre-blurring guitarist Dave Manley seeks to mix together members of various pockets of the D.C. music scene. The house band at these Monday shows-cum-jams typically includes Mark Meadows[...]
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U.S. Navy Commodores 6:00 pm
U.S. Navy Commodores @ Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm
The U.S. Navy Commodores is the premiere jazz big band of the United States Navy, performing big band, swing, and straight-ahead standards and arrangements.
Blue Dot Jazz Troupe 7:00 pm
Blue Dot Jazz Troupe @ Sotto
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm
The Blue Dot Jazz Troupe Quintet performs a mix of jazz, blues, funk, latin, bossa nova, pop and more.
Kevin Cordt Quartet 7:00 pm
Kevin Cordt Quartet @ Ivy City Smokehouse
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm
Trumpeter Kevin Cordt is a favorite of Mr. Henry’s on Capitol Hill, performing straight-ahead bop inspired by the music’s 1950s heyday.
Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm
Led by bassist Dylan Stoddard, the Wifi Trio ranges from straight-ahead jazz to lingering, driving grooves. The band provides a prominent layer of background entertainment at Tryst every Wednesday.
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Feb 13 @ 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.
14
* Deacon Izzy & the Congregation: So N Luv Wit U 6:00 pm
* Deacon Izzy & the Congregation: So N Luv Wit U @ Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Feb 14 @ 6:00 pm
Emcee Deacon Izzy can often be found lending his playful, pointed rhymes to DC’s jazz musicians. He’s a leading voice in Mark Meadows’ Movement, DuPont Brass, the Jo-Go Project and performs often at Marvin. With[...]
Trae and the Unrehearsed 8:00 pm
Trae and the Unrehearsed @ Bin 1301
Feb 14 @ 8:00 pm
Outside of D.C., Warren “Trae” Crudup is maybe best known for conjuring swirling thunder behind James Brandon Lewis’s spiritual wail in the latter’s trio. When he’s behind the kit with his own group, the Unknown, Trae[...]
15
* Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival [Day 1]
* Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival [Day 1] @ Rockville Hilton
Feb 15 all-day
Paul Carr hems the 10th annual Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival, featuring acts drawn all around the Mid-Atlantic states, from high school and college ensembles to area regulars. Day 1 highlights include: 5 p.m. Opening ceremony feature[...]
Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Feb 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Pianist Michael Price performs straight-ahead.
* Deacon Izzy & the Congregation 8:00 pm
* Deacon Izzy & the Congregation @ Marvin DC
Feb 15 @ 8:00 pm
Emcee Deacon Izzy can often be found lending his topical, wise rhymes to DC’s jazz musicians. He’s a leading voice in Mark Meadows’ Movement, DuPont Brass, the Jo-Go Project and performs often at Marvin.
* Brian Settles 9:30 pm
* Brian Settles @ Jojo's
Feb 15 @ 9:30 pm
Brian Settles is wakefully minimalist as a saxophonist and a composer. His tone on the tenor sax warbles and decries, and it’s established him as one of D.C.’s most self-possessed improvisers.
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Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Feb 16 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
James Benson Quartet 9:30 pm
James Benson Quartet @ Columbia Station
Feb 16 @ 9:30 pm
Guitarist James Benson leads a quartet mixing mid-century jazz, bossa nova and funk, often with the help of a guest vocalist.
Kiyem Ade 9:30 pm
Kiyem Ade @ Jojos
Feb 16 @ 9:30 pm
Kiyem Ade, formerly Keith Ailer, is an accomplished jazz vocalist.
17
* Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival [Day 3]
* Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival [Day 3] @ Rockville Hilton
Feb 17 all-day
Paul Carr hems the 10th annual Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival, featuring acts drawn all around the Mid-Atlantic states, from high school and college ensembles to area regulars. Day 3 highlights include: 1 p.m. Michael Thomas Quintet[...]
DC Jazz Singers Jam 11:00 am
DC Jazz Singers Jam @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Feb 17 @ 11:00 am
Jojo’s on U Street hosts a weekly jam session dedicated to giving all the crooners, scatters and singers a chance to take up the mic.
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Feb 17 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session 4:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session @ Columbia Station
Feb 17 @ 4:00 pm
Longtime D.C. pianist Peter Edelman seems to have caught a whiff of smoke from the cigarettes of the hard-bop greats, like Sonny Clark and Kenny Drew. He leads the house band at Columbia Station, and[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Feb 17 @ 6:30 pm
The DC Jazz Jam convenes veteran musicians as well as young players in seek of mentorship; it makes Brixton, a chic U St. bar, into an intimate and convivial and music-focused place. Organizer Will Stephens,[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Feb 17 @ 8:30 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists.
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* Mixtape Mondays and Jam Session 8:00 pm
* Mixtape Mondays and Jam Session @ Homestead Food
Feb 18 @ 8:00 pm
Every week at Petworth’s Homestead Food, the genre-blurring guitarist Dave Manley seeks to mix together members of various pockets of the D.C. music scene. The house band at these Monday shows-cum-jams typically includes Mark Meadows[...]
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Levi Stephens 7:00 pm
Levi Stephens @ Sotto
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm
Guitarist and vocalist Levi Stephens performs a blend of soul, rock, R&B and the like.
Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm
Led by bassist Dylan Stoddard, the Wifi Trio ranges from straight-ahead jazz to lingering, driving grooves. The band provides a prominent layer of background entertainment at Tryst every Wednesday.
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Feb 20 @ 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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El Niño y la Verdad 6:00 pm
El Niño y la Verdad @ Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm
El Niño y la Verdad (The Child and the Truth), one of the top salsa bands in Cuba, performs.
Michael Brandon Trio 8:00 pm
Michael Brandon Trio @ Columbia Station
Feb 21 @ 8:00 pm
Tenor saxophonist Michael Brandon performs straight-ahead in a trio.
Trae and the Unrehearsed 8:00 pm
Trae and the Unrehearsed @ Bin 1301
Feb 21 @ 8:00 pm
Outside of D.C., Warren “Trae” Crudup is maybe best known for conjuring swirling thunder behind James Brandon Lewis’s spiritual wail in the latter’s trio. When he’s behind the kit with his own group, the Unknown, Trae[...]
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Michael Price 6:00 pm
Michael Price @ Columbia Station
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Pianist Michael Price performs straight-ahead.
The Youth Jazz Orchestra of North Rhine Westphalia 6:00 pm
The Youth Jazz Orchestra of North Rhine Westphalia @ Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm
North Rhine Westphalia was the first state in Germany (then West-Germany) to support the formation of a youth jazz orchestra. Some 44 years later, the The Youth Jazz Orchestra of North Rhine Westphalia continues to provide[...]
* Aaron L. Myers II 8:00 pm
* Aaron L. Myers II @ Mr. Henry's
Feb 22 @ 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.
* Joe Herrera’s Remix 8:00 pm
* Joe Herrera’s Remix @ Marvin DC
Feb 22 @ 8:00 pm
Joe Herrera, a lyrical trumpeter who leads the beloved Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra, plays at Marvin’s with his fusion group Remix.
* Bill Heid 9:30 pm
* Bill Heid @ Jojo's
Feb 22 @ 9:30 pm
Bill Heid is a stalwart of the ivory keys, a dexterous player who is able to punch out powerful piano harmonies and well as settle into cool organ grooves that supplant cocktail stereotypes. A serious[...]
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Thinking About Jazz – Jamil Nasser: Upright Bass 1:00 pm
Thinking About Jazz – Jamil Nasser: Upright Bass @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm
Muneer Nasser leads a lecture on the biography of his father, Jamil Nasser, a long-time blues, jazz and R&B sideman who was also closely involved with the Jazz Foundation and Jazz Emergency Fund. Part of Westminster[...]
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Feb 23 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
* Donvonte McCoy & CP Time 6:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy & CP Time @ Kennedy Center Milleninum Stage
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays everything from go-go to bebop with a robust, earthy tone that easily squawks and soars when it comes time to fly on the solo. He performs a[...]
* Irene Jalenti 9:30 pm
* Irene Jalenti @ Jojo's
Feb 23 @ 9:30 pm
The Italian vocalist Irene Jalenti sings jazz standards in a tone that’s husky and hushed.
James Benson Quartet 9:30 pm
James Benson Quartet @ Columbia Station
Feb 23 @ 9:30 pm
Guitarist James Benson leads a quartet mixing mid-century jazz, bossa nova and funk, often with the help of a guest vocalist.
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DC Jazz Singers Jam 11:00 am
DC Jazz Singers Jam @ Jojo's Restaurant and Grill
Feb 24 @ 11:00 am
Jojo’s on U Street hosts a weekly jam session dedicated to giving all the crooners, scatters and singers a chance to take up the mic.
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio 4:00 pm
Columbia Station Jazz Jam w/ Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Feb 24 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists. Saturday and Sunday afternoon to evening, all musicians and vocalists are welcome to[...]
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session 4:00 pm
Peter Edelman Trio: Jam Session @ Columbia Station
Feb 24 @ 4:00 pm
Longtime D.C. pianist Peter Edelman seems to have caught a whiff of smoke from the cigarettes of the hard-bop greats, like Sonny Clark and Kenny Drew. He leads the house band at Columbia Station, and[...]
DC Jazz Jam 6:30 pm
DC Jazz Jam @ Brixton
Feb 24 @ 6:30 pm
The DC Jazz Jam convenes veteran musicians as well as young players in seek of mentorship; it makes Brixton, a chic U St. bar, into an intimate and convivial and music-focused place. Organizer Will Stephens,[...]
Southwest Soul Sessions w/Elijah Jamal Balbed and Isabelle de Leon 7:30 pm
Southwest Soul Sessions w/Elijah Jamal Balbed and Isabelle de Leon @ Pearl Street Warehouse
Feb 24 @ 7:30 pm
The wizened, young saxophonist Elijah Jamal Balbed and the versatile, furious drummer Isabelle De Leon host “Southwest Soul Sessions” at the Wharf’s Pearl Street Warehouse. Like Balbed’s dance party pushing Jo-Go Project, these nights will[...]
Peter Edelman Trio 8:30 pm
Peter Edelman Trio @ Columbia Station
Feb 24 @ 8:30 pm
Longtime house pianist Peter Edelman leads a straight-ahead jazz trio, which often expands into a larger band featuring horn players and guitarists.
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* Mixtape Mondays and Jam Session 8:00 pm
* Mixtape Mondays and Jam Session @ Homestead Food
Feb 25 @ 8:00 pm
Every week at Petworth’s Homestead Food, the genre-blurring guitarist Dave Manley seeks to mix together members of various pockets of the D.C. music scene. The house band at these Monday shows-cum-jams typically includes Mark Meadows[...]
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Kaleidoscope 7:00 pm
Kaleidoscope @ Sotto
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm
The electrified trio Kaleidoscope perform a mix of tunes and styles ranging from more acoustic post-bop to psychedelic rock-laced funk fusion.
Wifi Trio 7:00 pm
Wifi Trio @ Tryst
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm
Led by bassist Dylan Stoddard, the Wifi Trio ranges from straight-ahead jazz to lingering, driving grooves. The band provides a prominent layer of background entertainment at Tryst every Wednesday.
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Feb 27 @ 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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Champion Sound Band 6:00 pm
Champion Sound Band @ Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm
DC-based soul-jazz sextet performs with the simmering control and syrupy warmth of modern R&B and neo-soul groups.
Trae and the Unrehearsed 8:00 pm
Trae and the Unrehearsed @ Bin 1301
Feb 28 @ 8:00 pm
Outside of D.C., Warren “Trae” Crudup is maybe best known for conjuring swirling thunder behind James Brandon Lewis’s spiritual wail in the latter’s trio. When he’s behind the kit with his own group, the Unknown, Trae[...]