DC Jazz Calendar

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1
* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo Restaurant and Bar
Oct 1 @ 7:30 pm
Tedd Baker is a gripping D.C. saxophonist — burly tone wrapped around a taut rhythmic approach. When not playing with the Airmen of Note, he often leads his own projects, and he’s in residence at[...]
* Dwayne Adell Trio 8:00 pm
* Dwayne Adell Trio @ Blues Alley
Oct 1 @ 8:00 pm
One of the most respected pianists and arrangers in the area, Dwayne Adell is a musical autodidact who has greater fluency at the keyboard than with a pencil and staff paper, but he can master[...]
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio @ Columbia Station
Oct 1 @ 8:00 pm
Every week, Shannon Gunn leads the post-bop Firebird Organ Trio, featuring a rotating cast of organists/keyboardists and drummers. The group plays two sets; recently, their first sets have been dedicated to re-imagining monumental albums in[...]
2
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Oct 2 @ 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.
* Dana Hawkins Trio 8:00 pm
* Dana Hawkins Trio @ Bin 1301
Oct 2 @ 8:00 pm
Dana Hawkins is that rare kind of musician who doesn’t just catch your attention: He commands it. If you’ve ever been in the room with Hawkins on drums when the late set was just starting at Service[...]
* Petros Klampanis 8:00 pm
* Petros Klampanis @ Twins Jazz
Oct 2 @ 8:00 pm
Greek bassist Petros Klampanis writes music bridges the chamber music worlds of Western Europe and the Mediterranean Basin; lush harmonies underscore energetic folk melodies, all of which is propelled by a dervish of percussion in the[...]
3
* Feedel Band 8:00 pm
* Feedel Band @ Bossa Bistro and Lounge
Oct 3 @ 8:00 pm
Feedel Band may be the leading Ethio-jazz group in a town with one of the world’s most vibrant Ethiopian expat populations. It grooves at mid-tempo, toggling between sultry and entrancing; the seven-piece band of ruggedly[...]
* Trae and the Unrehearsed 8:00 pm
* Trae and the Unrehearsed @ Bin 1301
Oct 3 @ 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[...]
4
* Joe Chambers & M’Boom 7:00 pm
* Joe Chambers & M’Boom @ Kennedy Center - Terrace Theater
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm
Drummer Joe Chambers got his start on the D.C. scene in the 1960s, when he was a founding member of the JFK Quintet. He went on to perform with legends like Max Roach (in the[...]
* Thad Wilson 9:00 pm
* Thad Wilson @ Twins Jazz
Oct 4 @ 9:00 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. Two separate sets at 9 and 11 p.m.
James King 9:30 pm
James King @ Jojo Restaurant & Bar
Oct 4 @ 9:30 pm
In a city of bassists, James King stands tall as a revered and seasoned bassist who has made D.C. his scene for many years.
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Oct 4 @ 10:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays every Friday and Saturday at the hip 18th St. Lounge. He likes to mix in some funk as well during the lounge gig, and he’s liable[...]
5
* The Cindy Blackman Santana Group 8:00 pm
* The Cindy Blackman Santana Group @ Blues Alley
Oct 5 @ 8:00 pm
Cindy Blackman Santana is unrelenting on the drum set; her mind never lets up either. Like her mentor Tony Williams, she is one of those drummers always playing with her foot on the gas and[...]
* Thad Wilson 9:00 pm
* Thad Wilson @ Twins Jazz
Oct 5 @ 9:00 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. Two separate sets at 9 and 11 p.m.
* Bill Heid 9:30 pm
* Bill Heid @ Jojo Restaurant & Bar
Oct 5 @ 9:30 pm
Bill Heid is a stalwart of the keys, a dexterous player who is able to punch out powerful piano harmonies as well as settle into cool organ grooves that supplant cocktail stereotypes. A serious student[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Oct 5 @ 10:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays every Friday and Saturday at the hip 18th St. Lounge. He likes to mix in some funk as well during the lounge gig, and he’s liable[...]
6
* Black Women Arts and Activism; Nina Simone Miriam Makeba Festival 3:00 pm
* Black Women Arts and Activism; Nina Simone Miriam Makeba Festival @ Atlas Performing Arts Center
Oct 6 @ 3:00 pm
Singer Akua Allrich has been performing an annual tribute to Nina Simone and Miriam Makeba for a while now; in fact, this marks the 11th year of the tradition. The performance is expanding to a half-day[...]
* The Cindy Blackman Santana Group 8:00 pm
* The Cindy Blackman Santana Group @ Blues Alley
Oct 6 @ 8:00 pm
Cindy Blackman Santana is unrelenting on the drum set; her mind never lets up either. Like her mentor Tony Williams, she is one of those drummers always playing with her foot on the gas and[...]
7
* Levon Mikaelian Trio 8:00 pm
* Levon Mikaelian Trio @ Blues Alley
Oct 7 @ 8:00 pm
Armenian-American pianist Levon Mikaelian weaves the lyricism and cadence of his homeland’s melodies into his highly impressionistic compositions. He performs here with a trio. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m.
* Mashup Mondays and Jam Session 8:00 pm
* Mashup Mondays and Jam Session @ Homestead Food
Oct 7 @ 8:00 pm
Every week at Petworth’s Homestead, the genre-blurring guitarist Dave Manley seeks to mix together people from various pockets of the D.C. music scene. Both those sitting in and the house band (which changes weekly) regularly[...]
8
* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo Restaurant and Bar
Oct 8 @ 7:30 pm
Tedd Baker is a gripping D.C. saxophonist — burly tone wrapped around a taut rhythmic approach. When not playing with the Airmen of Note, he often leads his own projects, and he’s in residence at[...]
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio @ Columbia Station
Oct 8 @ 8:00 pm
Every week, Shannon Gunn leads the post-bop Firebird Organ Trio, featuring a rotating cast of organists/keyboardists and drummers. The group plays two sets; recently, their first sets have been dedicated to re-imagining monumental albums in[...]
9
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Oct 9 @ 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.
* Dana Hawkins Trio 8:00 pm
* Dana Hawkins Trio @ Bin 1301
Oct 9 @ 8:00 pm
Dana Hawkins is that rare kind of musician who doesn’t just catch your attention: He commands it. If you’ve ever been in the room with Hawkins on drums when the late set was just starting at Service[...]
10
* HillFest Conference [Day 1]
* HillFest Conference [Day 1] @ The Yard: Eastern Market
Oct 10 all-day
The Capitol Hill Jazz Foundation, the home-grown, DIY institution fighting for jazz and arts policy on Capitol Hill and in D.C.’s city hall, presents the third incarnation of HillFest, a three day seminar and festival.[...]
* Steve Turre Sextet 8:00 pm
* Steve Turre Sextet @ Blues Alley
Oct 10 @ 8:00 pm
Sure, trombonist Steve Turre makes a great straight-ahead jazz player, but there’s always something in his playing that brims and pushes. In his urge to expand the very tradition of which he is a part,[...]
* Trae and the Unrehearsed 8:00 pm
* Trae and the Unrehearsed @ Bin 1301
Oct 10 @ 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[...]
* Twins Jazz Orchestra 8:00 pm
* Twins Jazz Orchestra @ Twins Jazz
Oct 10 @ 8:00 pm
The Twins Jazz Orchestra is made up of some of the finest jazz musicians that the District of Columbia has to offer. Under director Thad Wilson, one the area’s most deft and lyrical trumpeters, the[...]
11
* HillFest Conference [Day 2]
* HillFest Conference [Day 2] @ The Yard: Eastern Market
Oct 11 all-day
The Capitol Hill Jazz Foundation, the home-grown, DIY institution fighting for jazz and arts policy on Capitol Hill and in D.C.’s city hall, presents the third incarnation of HillFest, a three day seminar and festival.[...]
* Tarus Mateen 9:30 pm
* Tarus Mateen @ Jojo's
Oct 11 @ 9:30 pm
Bassist Tarus Mzateen strikes a balance between ethereal harmonic movement and deeply resonant groove. He is a member of Jason Moran’s Bandwagon trio, and is known not only on the jazz scene but also in[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Oct 11 @ 10:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays every Friday and Saturday at the hip 18th St. Lounge. He likes to mix in some funk as well during the lounge gig, and he’s liable[...]
12
* Hillfest 2019
* Hillfest 2019 @ Garfield Park
Oct 12 all-day
The Capitol Hill Jazz Foundation, the home-grown, DIY institution fighting for jazz and arts policy on Capitol Hill and in D.C.’s city hall, presents the third incarnation of HillFest, a three day seminar and festival.[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Oct 12 @ 10:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays every Friday and Saturday at the hip 18th St. Lounge. He likes to mix in some funk as well during the lounge gig, and he’s liable[...]
13
14
* Mashup Mondays and Jam Session 8:00 pm
* Mashup Mondays and Jam Session @ Homestead Food
Oct 14 @ 8:00 pm
Every week at Petworth’s Homestead, the genre-blurring guitarist Dave Manley seeks to mix together people from various pockets of the D.C. music scene. Both those sitting in and the house band (which changes weekly) regularly[...]
15
* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo Restaurant and Bar
Oct 15 @ 7:30 pm
Tedd Baker is a gripping D.C. saxophonist — burly tone wrapped around a taut rhythmic approach. When not playing with the Airmen of Note, he often leads his own projects, and he’s in residence at[...]
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio @ Columbia Station
Oct 15 @ 8:00 pm
Every week, Shannon Gunn leads the post-bop Firebird Organ Trio, featuring a rotating cast of organists/keyboardists and drummers. The group plays two sets; recently, their first sets have been dedicated to re-imagining monumental albums in[...]
16
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Oct 16 @ 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.
* Dana Hawkins Trio 8:00 pm
* Dana Hawkins Trio @ Bin 1301
Oct 16 @ 8:00 pm
Dana Hawkins is that rare kind of musician who doesn’t just catch your attention: He commands it. If you’ve ever been in the room with Hawkins on drums when the late set was just starting at Service[...]
* Gerald Clayton Quartet 8:00 pm
* Gerald Clayton Quartet @ Blues Alley
Oct 16 @ 8:00 pm
The 35-year-old pianist Gerald Clayton has proven to be among the most well-rounded and personable players of his generation. His Grammy-nominated 2013 release Life Forum stands apart, a delicately approached and intensely executed collection of[...]
17
* Dante Pope’s After Five Experience 8:00 pm
* Dante Pope’s After Five Experience @ Marvin DC
Oct 17 @ 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[...]
* Trae and the Unrehearsed 8:00 pm
* Trae and the Unrehearsed @ Bin 1301
Oct 17 @ 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[...]
18
* Steve Novosel: Remembering Butch Warren 6:00 pm
* Steve Novosel: Remembering Butch Warren @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm
Every concert given by bassist Steve Novosel feels intimate, thanks to his careful and loving command of the instrument and the earthy boldness of his sound. He leads a tribute to the late great D.C.[...]
* Anthony Nelson Quartet 9:00 pm
* Anthony Nelson Quartet @ Twins Jazz
Oct 18 @ 9:00 pm
Anthony Nelson is a multi-talented reeds player, though he typically sticks to the tenor saxophone. He has a burnished, stout sound and a lightning-quick improvisational attack. He sometimes performs with a trio (only bass and[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Oct 18 @ 10:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays every Friday and Saturday at the hip 18th St. Lounge. He likes to mix in some funk as well during the lounge gig, and he’s liable[...]
19
* Lena Seikaly 8:00 pm
* Lena Seikaly @ Marvin DC
Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist Lena Seikaly performs jazz standards and her own relatively straight-ahead originals with a confident and playful demeanor.
* Anthony Nelson Quartet 9:00 pm
* Anthony Nelson Quartet @ Twins Jazz
Oct 19 @ 9:00 pm
Anthony Nelson is a multi-talented reeds player, though he typically sticks to the tenor saxophone. He has a burnished, stout sound and a lightning-quick improvisational attack. He sometimes performs with a trio (only bass and[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Oct 19 @ 10:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays every Friday and Saturday at the hip 18th St. Lounge. He likes to mix in some funk as well during the lounge gig, and he’s liable[...]
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21
* Hope Udobi 8:00 pm
* Hope Udobi @ Marvin DC
Oct 21 @ 8:00 pm
Pianist Hope Udobi isn’t just one of the D.C. scene’s most promising young jazz players from a musicianship standpoint; he’s one of the most riveting, creatively speaking. Udobi’s incendiary bop style is brimming with furious[...]
* Mashup Mondays and Jam Session 8:00 pm
* Mashup Mondays and Jam Session @ Homestead Food
Oct 21 @ 8:00 pm
Every week at Petworth’s Homestead, the genre-blurring guitarist Dave Manley seeks to mix together people from various pockets of the D.C. music scene. Both those sitting in and the house band (which changes weekly) regularly[...]
Dave Kline Band 8:00 pm
Dave Kline Band @ Blues Alley
Oct 21 @ 8:00 pm
Violinist Dave Kline fuses influences from bebop, Afro-Caribbean music, Appalachian folk and French jazz manouche. He performs a tribute to the revolutionary, shamanic guitarist Jimi Hendrix. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m.
22
* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo Restaurant and Bar
Oct 22 @ 7:30 pm
Tedd Baker is a gripping D.C. saxophonist — burly tone wrapped around a taut rhythmic approach. When not playing with the Airmen of Note, he often leads his own projects, and he’s in residence at[...]
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio @ Columbia Station
Oct 22 @ 8:00 pm
Every week, Shannon Gunn leads the post-bop Firebird Organ Trio, featuring a rotating cast of organists/keyboardists and drummers. The group plays two sets; recently, their first sets have been dedicated to re-imagining monumental albums in[...]
23
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Oct 23 @ 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.
* Dana Hawkins Trio 8:00 pm
* Dana Hawkins Trio @ Bin 1301
Oct 23 @ 8:00 pm
Dana Hawkins is that rare kind of musician who doesn’t just catch your attention: He commands it. If you’ve ever been in the room with Hawkins on drums when the late set was just starting at Service[...]
* The Pedrito Martínez Group 8:00 pm
* The Pedrito Martínez Group @ Blues Alley
Oct 23 @ 8:00 pm
Pedrito Martinez, an imaginative percussionist and vocalist from Cuba, wears his country’s batá and rumba traditions as comfortably as a pair of fitted jeans. The West African rhythms that live on in Cuba are premised[...]
24
* Dante Pope’s After Five Experience 8:00 pm
* Dante Pope’s After Five Experience @ Marvin DC
Oct 24 @ 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[...]
* Trae and the Unrehearsed 8:00 pm
* Trae and the Unrehearsed @ Bin 1301
Oct 24 @ 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[...]
25
* Charles Covington: Tribute to Oscar Peterson 6:00 pm
* Charles Covington: Tribute to Oscar Peterson @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm
Charles Covington, who for 15 years taught jazz piano and organ at Howard University, is an elder statesman on the D.C. jazz scene. An improviser of high lyrical and percussive pedigree, Covington projects a savvy,[...]
* Joe Herrera’s Remix 8:00 pm
* Joe Herrera’s Remix @ Marvin DC
Oct 25 @ 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.
* The Radiohead Jazz Project 8:00 pm
* The Radiohead Jazz Project @ Sotto
Oct 25 @ 8:00 pm
Bobby Muncy is a saxophonist with chops, conviction and the drive to make jazz feel fresh. He hopscotches between jazz covers of Radiohead, swinging renditions of his bandmates’ tunes, and his own skronky original compositions. Here[...]
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Oct 25 @ 10:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays every Friday and Saturday at the hip 18th St. Lounge. He likes to mix in some funk as well during the lounge gig, and he’s liable[...]
26
* SJMO: Art Blakey at 100 7:30 pm
* SJMO: Art Blakey at 100 @ National Museum of American History - Nicholas F. and Eugenia Taubman Hall of Music
Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm
The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, a group of Smithsonian-sanctioned players who perform with an eye for history, perform a program drawn from the repertoire of Art Blakey, leader of the Jazz Messengers for decades, to[...]
* Brent Birckhead 8:00 pm
* Brent Birckhead @ Sotto
Oct 26 @ 8:00 pm
Brent Birckhead is an archetypal product of the D.C. jazz scene. He’s a strong straight-ahead player, but also well-versed in go-go, R&B and the other popular sounds of the city. Armed with dual music degrees[...]
* Imani-Grace Cooper 9:30 pm
* Imani-Grace Cooper @ Jojo Restaurant & Bar
Oct 26 @ 9:30 pm
Imani-Grace Cooper, a former soloist in the Howard University a capella group Afro Blue, has an enchanting vocal approach. She’s a singer on the rise.
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet 10:00 pm
* Donvonte McCoy Quintet @ 18th St. Lounge
Oct 26 @ 10:00 pm
Arguably the city’s best jazz trumpeter, Donvonte McCoy plays every Friday and Saturday at the hip 18th St. Lounge. He likes to mix in some funk as well during the lounge gig, and he’s liable[...]
27
* Reginald Cyntje 6:00 pm
* Reginald Cyntje @ Takoma Station
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm
Reginald Cyntje, arguably D.C.’s most agile and expressive trombone player, writes sloping, danceable compositions. His unhurried improvisation style taps long-held feelings, and lulls you into exhilaration.
28
* Feedel Band 8:00 pm
* Feedel Band @ Blues Alley
Oct 28 @ 8:00 pm
Feedel Band may be the leading Ethio-jazz group in a town with one of the world’s most vibrant Ethiopian expat populations. It grooves at mid-tempo, toggling between sultry and entrancing; the seven-piece band of ruggedly[...]
* Mashup Mondays and Jam Session 8:00 pm
* Mashup Mondays and Jam Session @ Homestead Food
Oct 28 @ 8:00 pm
Every week at Petworth’s Homestead, the genre-blurring guitarist Dave Manley seeks to mix together people from various pockets of the D.C. music scene. Both those sitting in and the house band (which changes weekly) regularly[...]
29
* Tedd Baker and Friends 7:30 pm
* Tedd Baker and Friends @ Jojo Restaurant and Bar
Oct 29 @ 7:30 pm
Tedd Baker is a gripping D.C. saxophonist — burly tone wrapped around a taut rhythmic approach. When not playing with the Airmen of Note, he often leads his own projects, and he’s in residence at[...]
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio 8:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn & the Firebird Organ Trio @ Columbia Station
Oct 29 @ 8:00 pm
Every week, Shannon Gunn leads the post-bop Firebird Organ Trio, featuring a rotating cast of organists/keyboardists and drummers. The group plays two sets; recently, their first sets have been dedicated to re-imagining monumental albums in[...]
30
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam 8:00 pm
* Capitol Hill Jazz Jam @ Mr. Henry's
Oct 30 @ 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.
* Chick Corea Trilogy 8:00 pm
* Chick Corea Trilogy @ Strathmore Music Center
Oct 30 @ 8:00 pm
Chick Corea’s sharp, wakeful attack on the piano has had an enormous impact on jazz over the past 40 years. Same goes for his globally minded approach to jazz fusion; with his group Return to[...]
* Dana Hawkins Trio 8:00 pm
* Dana Hawkins Trio @ Bin 1301
Oct 30 @ 8:00 pm
Dana Hawkins is that rare kind of musician who doesn’t just catch your attention: He commands it. If you’ve ever been in the room with Hawkins on drums when the late set was just starting at Service[...]
31
* Dante Pope’s After Five Experience 8:00 pm
* Dante Pope’s After Five Experience @ Marvin DC
Oct 31 @ 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[...]
* Trae and the Unrehearsed 8:00 pm
* Trae and the Unrehearsed @ Bin 1301
Oct 31 @ 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[...]