DC Jazz Calendar

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Jeanine Gilbert Carter 6:00 pm
Jeanine Gilbert Carter @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm
As a member of the Washington Performing Arts Society Men & Women of the Gospel Mass Choir, Jeanine Gilbert Carter has refined her reputation as a strong gospel singer in the area. She built off[...]
Capitol City Symphony: Jazzy Orchestra 7:00 pm
Capitol City Symphony: Jazzy Orchestra @ Atlas Performing Arts Center
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm
The Capitol City Symphony, a community organized group of musician, performs as its alter ego the “Jazzy Orchestra” in a free concert at the Atlas Performing Arts Center.
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* Haimovitz-Iyer Duo 3:30 pm
* Haimovitz-Iyer Duo @ National Gallery of Art - West Building, West Garden Court
Apr 7 @ 3:30 pm
Virtuoso cellist Matt Haimovitz performs with venerated pianist, composer and MacArthur fellow Vijay Iyer. The pair perform a program that ranges from Iyer’s own catalog and J.S. Bach, a favorite of Haimovitz, to Zakir Hussain and[...]
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JAZZforum — Washington, DC, Jazz (Images of America) 8:00 pm
JAZZforum — Washington, DC, Jazz (Images of America) @ University of the District of Columbia - Recital Hall (Performing Arts—Bldg. 46-West)
Apr 8 @ 8:00 pm
Allyn Johnson hosts Dr. Regennia N. Williams Rev. Dr. Sandra Butler-Truesdale, the authors and editors of the new “Images of America” volume on Washington, D.C. for a roundtable discussion on assembling their new work. The panel[...]
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* Oliver Lake’s Trio 3 8:00 pm
* Oliver Lake’s Trio 3 @ National Gallery of Art
Apr 11 @ 8:00 pm
Iconic saxophonist, bandleader and composer Oliver Lake leads a trio of his contemporaries: the malleable and formidable bassist Reggie Workman and Andrew Cyrille, one of the most fearless experimenters in the history of the drum[...]
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Michael Mayo 7:00 pm
Michael Mayo @ Kennedy Center - Jazz Club
Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm
Vocalist Michael Mayo is one of those new talents determined to claim his own turf in the jazz scene. He sings fluidly and with great romance, but often uses reverb live and an assortment of[...]
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* Lisa Sokolov Duo 3:00 pm
* Lisa Sokolov Duo @ Rhizome DC
Apr 13 @ 3:00 pm
Lisa Sokolov presents extravagant vocals and rambunctious piano playing as a part of Transparent Productions’ series at Rhizome DC. Selecting material from a songbook that spans diverse vocal stars, she sings vivid and layered interpretations.
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* Aaron Goldberg Trio 8:00 pm
* Aaron Goldberg Trio @ Atlas Performing Arts Center
Apr 19 @ 8:00 pm
Pianist Aaron Goldberg is at the heart of New York’s modern mainstream jazz scene. His playing displays a wily unpredictability reminiscent of Thelonious Monk’s, restlessly re-combining rhythm and harmony in an engaging, exciting way. While[...]
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Thinking About Jazz: Billy Eckstine: Mr. B 1:00 pm
Thinking About Jazz: Billy Eckstine: Mr. B @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Apr 27 @ 1:00 pm
Vocalist Billy Eckstine was an icon of the big band era and the era of vocal jazz where the style reigned as the pop music of the time. Guy Bennington, one of the long serving and[...]
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