DC Jazz Calendar

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Geoff Reecer Duo 6:45 pm
Geoff Reecer Duo @ Tabard Inn
Jul 1 @ 6:45 pm
Guitarist Geoff Reecer favors a warm, full tone for both rhythm and lead playing. He performs in a duo. One drink minimum, no cover.
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The Jo-Go Project 5:00 pm
The Jo-Go Project @ National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Jul 5 @ 5:00 pm
Saxophonist Elijah Jamal Balbed came up in the D.C. area, the rare ’90s baby enamored with the jazz greats. But he couldn’t help picking up some hometown music pride along the way—and for a little[...]
* Warren Wolf & the Wolfpack 6:00 pm
* Warren Wolf & the Wolfpack @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm
Baltimore’s Warren Wolf is known as one of the top vibraphonists in contemporary jazz, but he’s a polymath; he gigs regularly on piano and drums, as well. In bands he leads he sticks to vibes,[...]
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Geoff Reecer Duo 6:45 pm
Geoff Reecer Duo @ Tabard Inn
Jul 8 @ 6:45 pm
Guitarist Geoff Reecer favors a warm, full tone for both rhythm and lead playing. He performs in a duo. One drink minimum, no cover.
Bee Boisseau 8:00 pm
Bee Boisseau @ Bin 1301
Jul 8 @ 8:00 pm
Bee Boisseau performs a groove-based kind of jazz that often falls on the smooth side of things but the group can also veer into Headhunters-style reimagining of Coltrane and other acoustic jazz titans. He holds[...]
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Sirius Company featuring Ms. Kim & Scooby 9:00 pm
Sirius Company featuring Ms. Kim & Scooby @ DC City Winery
Jul 10 @ 9:00 pm
Go-go band Sirius Company performs.
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Elikeh 5:00 pm
Elikeh @ National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Jul 12 @ 5:00 pm
Fusion outfit Elikeh draw on Afro-pop, Togolese rhythms, reggae, soul and blues to create a distinct mix of styles from the diaspora.
* Todd Marcus 6:00 pm
* Todd Marcus @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jul 12 @ 6:00 pm
Todd Marcus is becoming known as the most exciting bass clarinetist in jazz today. He swings hard, soothes, confounds, excites. His music often draws on Egyptian musical and mythological themes and motifs. His current project, On[...]
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* Carolyn Malachi 8:00 pm
* Carolyn Malachi @ The Wine Garden at the DC City Winery
Jul 14 @ 8:00 pm
Carolyn Malachi blends her soulful, jazz-savvy singing voice with the influences of Prince and Sade. The granddaughter of the famed pianist John Malachi considers herself a poet above all, but she was nominated for a[...]
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Geoff Reecer Duo 6:45 pm
Geoff Reecer Duo @ Tabard Inn
Jul 15 @ 6:45 pm
Guitarist Geoff Reecer favors a warm, full tone for both rhythm and lead playing. He performs in a duo. One drink minimum, no cover.
Bee Boisseau 8:00 pm
Bee Boisseau @ Bin 1301
Jul 15 @ 8:00 pm
Bee Boisseau performs a groove-based kind of jazz that often falls on the smooth side of things but the group can also veer into Headhunters-style reimagining of Coltrane and other acoustic jazz titans. He holds[...]
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Sirius Company featuring Ms. Kim & Scooby 9:00 pm
Sirius Company featuring Ms. Kim & Scooby @ DC City Winery
Jul 17 @ 9:00 pm
Go-go band Sirius Company performs.
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Miles Stiebel 5:00 pm
Miles Stiebel @ National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Jul 19 @ 5:00 pm
Maryland-based violinist Miles Stiebel performs a mix of pop and smooth jazz.
James Zimmerman 6:00 pm
James Zimmerman @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm
Vocalist James Zimmerman performs a repertoire that draws from jazz standards, bebop, swing, Broadway musicals, and Bossa Nova.
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Geoff Reecer Duo 6:45 pm
Geoff Reecer Duo @ Tabard Inn
Jul 22 @ 6:45 pm
Guitarist Geoff Reecer favors a warm, full tone for both rhythm and lead playing. He performs in a duo. One drink minimum, no cover.
Bee Boisseau 8:00 pm
Bee Boisseau @ Bin 1301
Jul 22 @ 8:00 pm
Bee Boisseau performs a groove-based kind of jazz that often falls on the smooth side of things but the group can also veer into Headhunters-style reimagining of Coltrane and other acoustic jazz titans. He holds[...]
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Sirius Company featuring Ms. Kim & Scooby 9:00 pm
Sirius Company featuring Ms. Kim & Scooby @ DC City Winery
Jul 24 @ 9:00 pm
Go-go band Sirius Company performs.
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Incendio 5:00 pm
Incendio @ National Mall
Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm
Incendio plays flamenco music with a smooth rock and pop world music feel.
* Alison Crockett 6:00 pm
* Alison Crockett @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm
Allison Crockett blends neo-soul; new-school, uptown jazz; and city blues into something that’s logically political and personally defiant. She has the laggard rhythm of an Erykah Badu, the dance instinct of a Chaka Kahn, and[...]
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Geoff Reecer Duo 6:45 pm
Geoff Reecer Duo @ Tabard Inn
Jul 29 @ 6:45 pm
Guitarist Geoff Reecer favors a warm, full tone for both rhythm and lead playing. He performs in a duo. One drink minimum, no cover.
Team Familiar 7:30 pm
Team Familiar @ DC City Winery
Jul 29 @ 7:30 pm
Go-go band Team Familiar performs.
Bee Boisseau 8:00 pm
Bee Boisseau @ Bin 1301
Jul 29 @ 8:00 pm
Bee Boisseau performs a groove-based kind of jazz that often falls on the smooth side of things but the group can also veer into Headhunters-style reimagining of Coltrane and other acoustic jazz titans. He holds[...]
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* Herbie Hancock and Kamasi Washington 8:00 pm
* Herbie Hancock and Kamasi Washington @ Filene Center at Wolf Trap
Jul 30 @ 8:00 pm
Perhaps the most lionized living pianist, Herbie Hancock has helped to shape so many of jazz’s machinations in the past 50 years. By his early 20s, Hancock was recording definitive hard-bop albums for Blue Note[...]
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Sirius Company featuring Ms. Kim & Scooby 9:00 pm
Sirius Company featuring Ms. Kim & Scooby @ DC City Winery
Jul 31 @ 9:00 pm
Go-go band Sirius Company performs.