DC Jazz Calendar

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* Anthony Pirog 9:00 pm
* Anthony Pirog @ Black Cat
Mar 1 @ 9:00 pm
Anthony Pirog uses his guitar and effects pedals to make collages that steadily intensify, then zag into darkness or white-hot light. His 2014 solo debut, Palo Colorado Dream, was a breakout success for the D.C.-area guitar[...]
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Geoff Reecer Duo 6:45 pm
Geoff Reecer Duo @ Tabard Inn
Mar 4 @ 6:45 pm
Guitarist Geoff Reecer favors a warm, full tone for both rhythm and lead playing in the school of Jim Hall. He performs in a duo. One drink minimum, no cover.
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* Antonio Parker & Friends 6:00 pm
* Antonio Parker & Friends @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Mar 8 @ 6:00 pm
The alto saxophonist Antonio Parker’s playing is doggedly swinging, soulful and colored by a bright, aggressive tone. He casually sprinkles neo-soul and R&B influences into his otherwise straight-ahead bop, and his improvisation shows a redolence[...]
* Sharón Clark 6:00 pm
* Sharón Clark @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Mar 8 @ 6:00 pm
Vocalist Sharón Clark has a powerful voice and tends to sing a combination of Great American Songbook standards and postwar pop tunes.
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Geoff Reecer Duo 6:45 pm
Geoff Reecer Duo @ Tabard Inn
Mar 11 @ 6:45 pm
Guitarist Geoff Reecer favors a warm, full tone for both rhythm and lead playing in the school of Jim Hall. He performs in a duo. One drink minimum, no cover.
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Geoff Reecer Duo 6:45 pm
Geoff Reecer Duo @ Tabard Inn
Mar 12 @ 6:45 pm
Guitarist Geoff Reecer favors a warm, full tone for both rhythm and lead playing in the school of Jim Hall. He performs in a duo. One drink minimum, no cover.
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* The B.A.D. Trio 6:00 pm
* The B.A.D. Trio @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Mar 13 @ 6:00 pm
The area straight-ahead stalwart DeAndrey Howard plays trumpet and sometimes shouts the blues. He leads a trio with local piano man Bob Butta and bassist Amy Shook.
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Flutefest 6:00 pm
Flutefest @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Mar 15 @ 6:00 pm
Bill Haymon, Arch Thompson and Jamal Brown, three of the most dedicated flutists in the D.C. scene, trade licks and riffs over a straight-ahead sextet.
* Deacon Izzy & the Congregation 8:00 pm
* Deacon Izzy & the Congregation @ Marvin DC
Mar 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.
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Lionel Lyles 6:00 pm
Lionel Lyles @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Mar 17 @ 6:00 pm
Lionel Lyles is usually found leading his quintet, a versatile group of musicians based out of Baltimore, Maryland and graduates of Morgan State University. They are versed in a range of styles from  straight ahead[...]
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Geoff Reecer Duo 6:45 pm
Geoff Reecer Duo @ Tabard Inn
Mar 18 @ 6:45 pm
Guitarist Geoff Reecer favors a warm, full tone for both rhythm and lead playing in the school of Jim Hall. He performs in a duo. One drink minimum, no cover.
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* Cécile McLorin Salvant, Christian Sands: Monterey Jazz Festival On Tour 8:00 pm
* Cécile McLorin Salvant, Christian Sands: Monterey Jazz Festival On Tour @ Strathmore Music Center
Mar 21 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist Cecile McLorin-Salvant won the 2011 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition, and it was vindication for jazz’s classicists: Here’s a singer with verve, virtuosity and a reverence for the classics that’s anything but deferential. McLorin-Salvant,[...]
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* Joe Herrera’s Remix 8:00 pm
* Joe Herrera’s Remix @ Marvin DC
Mar 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.
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Deep Water Vocal Group 6:00 pm
Deep Water Vocal Group @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Mar 24 @ 6:00 pm
No other information available at this time.
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Geoff Reecer Duo 6:45 pm
Geoff Reecer Duo @ Tabard Inn
Mar 25 @ 6:45 pm
Guitarist Geoff Reecer favors a warm, full tone for both rhythm and lead playing in the school of Jim Hall. He performs in a duo. One drink minimum, no cover.
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* Reginald Cyntje 6:00 pm
* Reginald Cyntje @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Mar 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.
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* The “Maurice’s Black History Month Salute” Memorial Combo 6:00 pm
* The “Maurice’s Black History Month Salute” Memorial Combo @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Mar 29 @ 6:00 pm
Every year at Westminster Presbyterian, Maurice Lyles rangs in Black History Month with an expert straight-ahead group in celebration of Black American music. Tony Green takes up the sticks to re-ingite this cerished DC jazz tradition.[...]
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* Gary Clark Jr. 8:00 pm
* Gary Clark Jr.
Mar 30 @ 8:00 pm
Guitarist and singer Gary Clark Jr. emerged out of the blues scene in Austin, Texas, hailed by the rock press as the heir to Texas-style blues guitarists like Stevie Ray and Jimmy Vaughan. As much[...]
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Subcontinental Grooves 8:30 pm
Subcontinental Grooves @ Bossa Bistro + Lounge
Mar 31 @ 8:30 pm
Drummer Sriram Gopal leads behind the kit with a light touch, never letting his position as bandleader overcrowd the airwaves. He leads a group of fellow DC, desi musicians from across the rock, pop and[...]