DC Jazz Calendar

IMPORTANT NOTE:

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our live events listings calendar is on hiatus. We are now listing virtual/streamed gigs on this calendar. Please get in contact with listings editor Jackson Sinnenberg to submit a listing.

Guide to the calendar:
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** = CapitalBop Show
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Eddie Hrybyk – Gregs Bagels Concerts (Livestream) 11:00 am
Eddie Hrybyk – Gregs Bagels Concerts (Livestream) @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Apr 3 @ 11:00 am
Bassist Eddie Hrybyk, a popular sideman and occasional leader in Baltimore’s straight-ahead jazz scene, hosts live stream concerts from on Saturday mornings to the smells and sounds of the late morning/brunch crowd at Greg’s Bagels[...]
* Bill Heid Trio (Livestream) 3:00 pm
* Bill Heid Trio (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Apr 3 @ 3:00 pm
Bill Heid, maybe the most prominent master of the Hammond B-3 in Washington, D.C., boasts a storied resume that includes stints with jazz and blues icons like Sonny Stitt, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker and David[...]
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Aaron Hill Trio w/ Eddie Hrybyk (Livestream) 12:30 pm
Aaron Hill Trio w/ Eddie Hrybyk (Livestream) @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Apr 4 @ 12:30 pm
Pianist, bandleader and producer Aaron Hill is just as fluent in the language of modern hip-hop and R&B as he is jazz; he can build woozy beats in a cinch or lay down a calm,[...]
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Dave Chappell feat. Dan Hovey (Livestream) 8:00 pm
Dave Chappell feat. Dan Hovey (Livestream) @ Blues Alley - National Press Club Livestream
Apr 5 @ 8:00 pm
Dave Chappell is a veteran six-string slinger in the DMV, having played alongside legends like Danny Gatton and Roy Buchanan. His own style borders on this kind of hillbilly jazz, but leans more into a[...]
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* Imani-Grace & Terrence Cunningham (Livestream) 7:00 pm
* Imani-Grace & Terrence Cunningham (Livestream) @ An Die Musik Live Stream
Apr 6 @ 7:00 pm
Imani-Grace Cooper is a celebrated vocalist in the area, equally adept at holding it down with a go-go group, singing jazz standards or belting R&B. She’s been experimenting recently with her own group, the Big[...]
Coniece Washington: Billie Holiday Anniversary Tribute (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Coniece Washington: Billie Holiday Anniversary Tribute (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Apr 6 @ 7:00 pm
Vocalist Coniece Washington performs standards with a touch of swing and cocktail / cabaret style. She performs a special set to honor the great Billie Holiday on her birthday. The concert will be broadcast by[...]
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Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 5:00 pm
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Apr 7 @ 5:00 pm
Bassist Eddie Hrybyk, a popular sideman and occasional leader in Baltimore’s straight-ahead jazz scene, hosts live stream concerts from his front porch in Charles Village with a rotating cast of fellow, social-distancing musicians.
* Herb Scott (Livestream) 6:00 pm
* Herb Scott (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Apr 7 @ 6:00 pm
Herb Scott is a tireless champion of jazz in the District. He can be found most often on Capitol Hill, either leading the Wednesday jazz jam at Mr. Henry’s or advocating in the halls of[...]
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Renee Tannenbaum (Livestream) 6:00 pm
Renee Tannenbaum (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Apr 8 @ 6:00 pm
Vocalist Renee Tannenbaum performs standards in a lightly swinging, cocktail jazz style. She plays a virtual concert broadcast by Mr. Henry’s on their Facebook page.
Kenny Wright & The A Train (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Kenny Wright & The A Train (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Apr 8 @ 7:00 pm
Bassist Kenny Wright leads The A Train through rumbling, swinging takes on jazz standards. He leads a five-piece incarnation of The A Train for a concert that will be broadcast from An Die Musik Live[...]
* The Jo-Go Project (Livestream) 7:30 pm
* The Jo-Go Project (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Baltimore Live Stream
Apr 8 @ 7:30 pm
Saxophonist Elijah Jamal Balbed was born and raised in Silver Spring and is a consummate student of the D.C. music scene: He’s equally comfortable blowing some burnished, buoyant hard-bop as he is grooving in the[...]
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Elliot Levine (Livestream) 6:00 pm
Elliot Levine (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm
Pianist Elliot Levine was born and bred in D.C. and brings the grooving rhythms of the city’s go-go and R&B scenes into his smooth jazz style. In addition to supporting local legends like saxophonist Ron[...]
César Orozco (Livestream) 7:00 pm
César Orozco (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm
The prolific Cuban pianist César Orozco has quite the career and pedigree: playing all over Latin America, earning degrees in Jazz Piano from Peabody and Violin Performance and  Ensemble Conducting from the National School of[...]
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Eddie Hrybyk – Gregs Bagels Concerts (Livestream) 11:00 am
Eddie Hrybyk – Gregs Bagels Concerts (Livestream) @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Apr 10 @ 11:00 am
Bassist Eddie Hrybyk, a popular sideman and occasional leader in Baltimore’s straight-ahead jazz scene, hosts live stream concerts from on Saturday mornings to the smells and sounds of the late morning/brunch crowd at Greg’s Bagels[...]
Maija and Candice/Jazz n’ Samba (Livestream) 3:00 pm
Maija and Candice/Jazz n’ Samba (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Apr 10 @ 3:00 pm
Maija Rejman is a veteran local straight-ahead singer and frequent favorite of Mr. Henry’s. She pairs with another veteran of the straight-ahead and cocktail Latin jazz circles in D.C. The pair perform a concert that[...]
Julia Nixon (Livestream) 6:00 pm
Julia Nixon (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm
Singer Julia Nixon, who played the lead during the original run of Dreamgirls on Broadway, performs a mix of ’80s, diva-driven R&B and jazz standards She performs a virtual concert broadcast by Mr. Henry’s on their Facebook[...]
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Aaron Hill Trio w/ Eddie Hrybyk (Livestream) 12:30 pm
Aaron Hill Trio w/ Eddie Hrybyk (Livestream) @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Apr 11 @ 12:30 pm
Pianist, bandleader and producer Aaron Hill is just as fluent in the language of modern hip-hop and R&B as he is jazz; he can build woozy beats in a cinch or lay down a calm,[...]
* Craig Alston & Friends (Livestream) 3:00 pm
* Craig Alston & Friends (Livestream) @ An Die Musik Live Stream
Apr 11 @ 3:00 pm
Saxophonist Craig Alston’s tone may sound brusque and burnished at times, but can also sink into soft, luxurious melodies and solos to match the mood. He’s a strong straight-ahead bandleader that has earned the respect[...]
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Dave Chappell feat. Rick Whitehead (Livestream) 8:00 pm
Dave Chappell feat. Rick Whitehead (Livestream) @ Blues Alley - National Press Club Livestream
Apr 12 @ 8:00 pm
Dave Chappell is a veteran six-string slinger in the DMV, having played alongside legends like Danny Gatton and Roy Buchanan. His own style borders on this kind of hillbilly jazz, but leans more into a[...]
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* Jon Irabagon Quartet (Livestream) 7:00 pm
* Jon Irabagon Quartet (Livestream) @ An Die Musik Live Stream
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm
Winner of the 2008 Monk Competition, saxophonist Jon Irabagon is one of the most interesting and prolific musicians in jazz. The Filipino-American saxophonist’s style is extremely fluid, able to cover Albert Ayler’s skronk, Coltrane’s sheets[...]
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Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 5:00 pm
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Apr 14 @ 5:00 pm
Bassist Eddie Hrybyk, a popular sideman and occasional leader in Baltimore’s straight-ahead jazz scene, hosts live stream concerts from his front porch in Charles Village with a rotating cast of fellow, social-distancing musicians.
* Herb Scott (Livestream) 6:00 pm
* Herb Scott (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Apr 14 @ 6:00 pm
Herb Scott is a tireless champion of jazz in the District. He can be found most often on Capitol Hill, either leading the Wednesday jazz jam at Mr. Henry’s or advocating in the halls of[...]
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Eddie Hrybyk – Gregs Bagels Concerts (Livestream) 11:00 am
Eddie Hrybyk – Gregs Bagels Concerts (Livestream) @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Apr 17 @ 11:00 am
Bassist Eddie Hrybyk, a popular sideman and occasional leader in Baltimore’s straight-ahead jazz scene, hosts live stream concerts from on Saturday mornings to the smells and sounds of the late morning/brunch crowd at Greg’s Bagels[...]
Michael Feinberg Quartet (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Michael Feinberg Quartet (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm
Bassist Michael Feinberg leads a straight-ahead group featuring some strong players from the DMV like vibraphonist Warren Wolf and drummer Dana Hawkins for a tribute to the recently and dearly departed piano titans McCoy Tyner[...]
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Aaron Hill Trio w/ Eddie Hrybyk (Livestream) 12:30 pm
Aaron Hill Trio w/ Eddie Hrybyk (Livestream) @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Apr 18 @ 12:30 pm
Pianist, bandleader and producer Aaron Hill is just as fluent in the language of modern hip-hop and R&B as he is jazz; he can build woozy beats in a cinch or lay down a calm,[...]
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* Steve Arnold/Sarah Hughes/Kelton Norris (Livestream) 7:00 pm
* Steve Arnold/Sarah Hughes/Kelton Norris (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm
A longtime fixture on both the Beltway and Baltimore jazz scenes, Sarah Hughes can swing soft, sweet and cool like Lee Konitz and swerve in an instant to the dense yet untethered tonality of Anthony[...]
Dave Chappell feat. “Big Joe” Maher (Livestream) 8:00 pm
Dave Chappell feat. “Big Joe” Maher (Livestream) @ Blues Alley - National Press Club Livestream
Apr 19 @ 8:00 pm
Dave Chappell is a veteran six-string slinger in the DMV, having played alongside legends like Danny Gatton and Roy Buchanan. His own style borders on this kind of hillbilly jazz, but leans more into a[...]
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Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 5:00 pm
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Apr 21 @ 5:00 pm
Bassist Eddie Hrybyk, a popular sideman and occasional leader in Baltimore’s straight-ahead jazz scene, hosts live stream concerts from his front porch in Charles Village with a rotating cast of fellow, social-distancing musicians.
* Herb Scott (Livestream) 6:00 pm
* Herb Scott (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm
Herb Scott is a tireless champion of jazz in the District. He can be found most often on Capitol Hill, either leading the Wednesday jazz jam at Mr. Henry’s or advocating in the halls of[...]
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Alex Hamburger and José Luiz Martins (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Alex Hamburger and José Luiz Martins (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm
Vocalist and flautist Alex Hamburger performs dreamy, easy-going straight-ahead jazz. She performs in a duo with Brazilian pianist José Luiz Martins, who brings a rich, deep harmony on the ivories. The duo performs a concert[...]
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* Tedd Baker Trio (Livestream) 7:00 pm
* Tedd Baker Trio (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm
Tedd Baker is not only a staple on the D.C. jazz scene, but also one of the horn players in the military band Airmen of Note. His tone on the tenor saxophone is well-polished, light[...]
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Eddie Hrybyk – Gregs Bagels Concerts (Livestream) 11:00 am
Eddie Hrybyk – Gregs Bagels Concerts (Livestream) @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Apr 24 @ 11:00 am
Bassist Eddie Hrybyk, a popular sideman and occasional leader in Baltimore’s straight-ahead jazz scene, hosts live stream concerts from on Saturday mornings to the smells and sounds of the late morning/brunch crowd at Greg’s Bagels[...]
* 3 Divas’ “Tribute to Ella” (Livestream) 8:00 pm
* 3 Divas’ “Tribute to Ella” (Livestream) @ Blues Alley - National Press Club Livestream
Apr 24 @ 8:00 pm
Three of the DMV’s most gifted vocalists – the neo-soul chameleon Alison Crockett, the Afro-Blue leader and straight-ahead powerhouse Jessica Boykin-Settles and the clean swinging Darden Purcell – team up for a tribute to Ella[...]
* Integriti Reeves (Livestream) 8:00 pm
* Integriti Reeves (Livestream) @ Blues Alley - National Press Club Livestream
Apr 24 @ 8:00 pm
The Blues Alley Jazz Society hosts the now-annual Ella Fitzgerald vocal competition. Five singers from across the globe will perform selections of the Johnny Mercer songbook based around Ella’s recordings in order to prove their[...]
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* Andrew White Tribute Band and 16th Annual Big Band Jam (Livestream) 11:00 am
* Andrew White Tribute Band and 16th Annual Big Band Jam (Livestream) @ Blues Alley Livestream
Apr 25 @ 11:00 am
Blues Alley combines its formerly annual U.S. Army Blues and Andrew White performances into one event with its Big Band Jam. The performance, which will be livestreamed from the Washington Monument’s Sylvan Amphitheater, features five[...]
Aaron Hill Trio w/ Eddie Hrybyk (Livestream) 12:30 pm
Aaron Hill Trio w/ Eddie Hrybyk (Livestream) @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Apr 25 @ 12:30 pm
Pianist, bandleader and producer Aaron Hill is just as fluent in the language of modern hip-hop and R&B as he is jazz; he can build woozy beats in a cinch or lay down a calm,[...]
* John Lamkin’s “Favorites” Quintet Jazz Appreciation Month (Livestream) 3:00 pm
* John Lamkin’s “Favorites” Quintet Jazz Appreciation Month (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Apr 25 @ 3:00 pm
John Lamkin is something of an institution when it comes to jazz along the I-95 corridor. He’s not only a veteran educator, a former instructor at University of Maryland, and the head of an impressive[...]
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Dave Chappell feat. Steve Abshire (Livestream) 8:00 pm
Dave Chappell feat. Steve Abshire (Livestream) @ Blues Alley - National Press Club Livestream
Apr 26 @ 8:00 pm
Dave Chappell is a veteran six-string slinger in the DMV, having played alongside legends like Danny Gatton and Roy Buchanan. His own style borders on this kind of hillbilly jazz, but leans more into a[...]
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Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 5:00 pm
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Apr 28 @ 5:00 pm
Bassist Eddie Hrybyk, a popular sideman and occasional leader in Baltimore’s straight-ahead jazz scene, hosts live stream concerts from his front porch in Charles Village with a rotating cast of fellow, social-distancing musicians.
* Herb Scott (Livestream) 6:00 pm
* Herb Scott (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm
Herb Scott is a tireless champion of jazz in the District. He can be found most often on Capitol Hill, either leading the Wednesday jazz jam at Mr. Henry’s or advocating in the halls of[...]
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* Charles Rahmat Woods Quartet International Jazz Day (Livestream) 7:00 pm
* Charles Rahmat Woods Quartet International Jazz Day (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm
Saxophonist and flautist Charles Rahmat Woods regularly performs straight-ahead jazz at restaurants and bars, but in his heart there’s always a smoldering love for the avant-garde. The bright, bracing soprano specialist plays his annual set[...]

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