DC Jazz Calendar

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* Jazz ‘N Families Fun Days [Day 1]
* Jazz ‘N Families Fun Days [Day 1] @ Phillips Collection
Jun 1 all-day
The annual soft-launch of the D.C. Jazz Festival, “Jazz N’ Family Fun Days” features some of the best jazz artists in D.C. performing all day at the Phillips Collection for absolutely free! Activities start at[...]
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* Jazz ‘N Families Fun Days [Day 2]
* Jazz ‘N Families Fun Days [Day 2] @ Phillips Collection
Jun 2 all-day
The annual soft-launch of the D.C. Jazz Festival, “Jazz N’ Family Fun Days” features some of the best jazz artists in D.C. performing all day at the Phillips Collection for absolutely free! Activities start at[...]
Frankie Addison Band 6:00 pm
Frankie Addison Band @ Jazz and Cultural Society
Jun 2 @ 6:00 pm
Saxophonist Frankie Addison has strong roots in R&B. He leads a straight-ahead quartet through standards and originals.
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* Jazz ‘N More At The Port 7:00 pm
* Jazz ‘N More At The Port @ Port-au-Prince Haitian Cuisine by Don Berto's Kitchen
Jun 4 @ 7:00 pm
Port-au-Prince Haitian Cuisine in Silver Spring hosts some of the finest jazz musicians in the DMV every Tuesday night. The house band consists of keyboardist Federico Peña, drummer Mark Prince and bassist Tarus Mateen.
Claire Rousay Rhizome Residency [Night 1] 8:00 pm
Claire Rousay Rhizome Residency [Night 1] @ Rhizome DC
Jun 4 @ 8:00 pm
Austin, Texas based percussionist, composer and creative improviser Claire Rousay often plays behind a drum set, but that’s where convention stops. Her performances often involve her stretching the kit’s sonic palette beyond normal imagination,  deconstructing the[...]
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* Claire Rousay Rhizome Residency [Night 2] 8:00 pm
* Claire Rousay Rhizome Residency [Night 2] @ Rhizome DC
Jun 5 @ 8:00 pm
Austin, Texas based percussionist, composer and creative improviser Claire Rousay often plays behind a drum set, but that’s where convention stops. Her performances often involve her stretching the kit’s sonic palette beyond normal imagination,  deconstructing the[...]
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Claire Rousay Rhizome Residency [Night 3] 8:00 pm
Claire Rousay Rhizome Residency [Night 3] @ Rhizome DC
Jun 7 @ 8:00 pm
Austin, Texas based percussionist, composer and creative improviser Claire Rousay often plays behind a drum set, but that’s where convention stops. Her performances often involve her stretching the kit’s sonic palette beyond normal imagination,  deconstructing the[...]
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* Cecile McLorin-Salvant feat. Fred Hersch 7:00 pm
* Cecile McLorin-Salvant feat. Fred Hersch @ The Hamilton
Jun 8 @ 7:00 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,[...]
Nanny Assis 8:00 pm
Nanny Assis @ Mr. Henry's
Jun 8 @ 8:00 pm
Brazilian guitarist Nanny Assis performs a mix of Bossa Nova, Brazilian jazz and other Afro-Brazilian traditions.
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* Jazz ‘N More At The Port 7:00 pm
* Jazz ‘N More At The Port @ Port-au-Prince Haitian Cuisine by Don Berto's Kitchen
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm
Port-au-Prince Haitian Cuisine in Silver Spring hosts some of the finest jazz musicians in the DMV every Tuesday night. The house band consists of keyboardist Federico Peña, drummer Mark Prince and bassist Tarus Mateen.
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Trey Sorrells: Artist-in-Residence 7:30 pm
Trey Sorrells: Artist-in-Residence @ Strathmore Mansion
Jun 12 @ 7:30 pm
The saxophonist Trey Sorrells is gaining a reputation as something of a mainstay in the Richmond jazz scene. He plays straight-ahead influenced by the more rounded and elastic tones of Grover Washington Jr. He is[...]
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* Dante Pope’s After Five Experience 12:30 pm
* Dante Pope’s After Five Experience @ Franklin Park
Jun 13 @ 12:30 pm
Dante Pope, a strong, gospel-rooted drummer, is also a singer-songwriter in a kind of soul/pop vein. His After Five Music project is dedicated to the grooves and thoughts that arise when the sun goes down.
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* DC Jazz Fest at the Wharf [Day 1]
* DC Jazz Fest at the Wharf [Day 1] @ District Wharf
Jun 15 all-day
The D.C. Jazz Festival’s second, and culminating, weekend features a smorgasbord of performances across two stages at the D.C. Wharf. The transit pier amphitheater and the district pier stage will each host a mix of[...]
* 2019 DCJazzPrix Finals 2:30 pm
* 2019 DCJazzPrix Finals @ Pearl Street Warehouse
Jun 15 @ 2:30 pm
The DCJazzPrix seeks to find a new great talent in jazz; it’s not the Monk – now Herbie Hancock – competition in terms of prestige, but does offer opportunities to still hustling jazz artists. D.C.[...]
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* DC Jazz Fest at the Wharf [Day 2]
* DC Jazz Fest at the Wharf [Day 2] @ District Wharf
Jun 16 all-day
The D.C. Jazz Festival’s second and culminating weekend features a smorgasbord of performances across two stages at the D.C. Wharf. The Transit Pier amphitheater, District Pier stage and the Pearl Street Warehouse will each host[...]
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* Jazz ‘N More At The Port 7:00 pm
* Jazz ‘N More At The Port @ Port-au-Prince Haitian Cuisine by Don Berto's Kitchen
Jun 18 @ 7:00 pm
Port-au-Prince Haitian Cuisine in Silver Spring hosts some of the finest jazz musicians in the DMV every Tuesday night. The house band consists of keyboardist Federico Peña, drummer Mark Prince and bassist Tarus Mateen.
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Black Masala 5:00 pm
Black Masala @ National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Jun 21 @ 5:00 pm
The DC- based brass band Black Masala takes cues from contemporaries like New Orleans’ Soul Rebels and Brooklyn’s Balkan Beat Box and Red Baraat, drawing elements from traditions across the globe to make music that is undeniably[...]
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Chris Prince 8:00 pm
Chris Prince @ Mr. Henry's
Jun 22 @ 8:00 pm
Vocalist and spoken word artist Chris Prince performs a mix of jazz, funk and neo-soul.
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* Jazz ‘N More At The Port 7:00 pm
* Jazz ‘N More At The Port @ Port-au-Prince Haitian Cuisine by Don Berto's Kitchen
Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm
Port-au-Prince Haitian Cuisine in Silver Spring hosts some of the finest jazz musicians in the DMV every Tuesday night. The house band consists of keyboardist Federico Peña, drummer Mark Prince and bassist Tarus Mateen.
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Trey Sorrells: Artist-in-Residence 7:30 pm
Trey Sorrells: Artist-in-Residence @ Strathmore Mansion
Jun 26 @ 7:30 pm
The saxophonist Trey Sorrells is gaining a reputation as something of a mainstay in the Richmond jazz scene. He plays straight-ahead influenced by the more rounded and elastic tones of Grover Washington Jr. He is[...]
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