DC Jazz Calendar

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* Mashup Mondays and Jam Session 8:00 pm
* Mashup Mondays and Jam Session @ Homestead Food
Aug 5 @ 8:00 pm
Every week at Petworth’s Homestead Food, the genre-blurring guitarist Dave Manley seeks to mix together members of various pockets of the D.C. music scene. Both the sit-ins and the house band (which changes weekly) regularly[...]
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* Movie Screening: Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes 8:00 pm
* Movie Screening: Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes @ The Avalon Theatre
Aug 7 @ 8:00 pm
A one-night showing of a new documentary on Blue Note Records, a titan in the history of recorded jazz whose stylistic stamp — in terms of production, recording, visual branding and more — has helped[...]
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* Queens of Soul 6:00 pm
* Queens of Soul @ Dorthy I. Height Place
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm
The earthy Akua Allrich, artful Shacara Rodgers and soul singer Tamika Love Jones are three of the strongest vocalists in the D.C. scene. They perform with the Sam Prather Quartet, and ideal accompanist for all,[...]
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Ben Sands: Southwest’s Favorite Son 6:00 pm
Ben Sands: Southwest’s Favorite Son @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm
Saxophonist Ben Sands leads a straight-ahead large ensemble featuring musicians like pianist Janelle Gill and Wes Biles on bass.
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Lily Pond Live 5:00 pm
Lily Pond Live @ Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
Aug 10 @ 5:00 pm
The Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens host an outdoor evening jazz concert.
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* Mashup Mondays and Jam Session 8:00 pm
* Mashup Mondays and Jam Session @ Homestead Food
Aug 12 @ 8:00 pm
Every week at Petworth’s Homestead Food, the genre-blurring guitarist Dave Manley seeks to mix together members of various pockets of the D.C. music scene. Both the sit-ins and the house band (which changes weekly) regularly[...]
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Coniece Washington 6:00 pm
Coniece Washington @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm
Vocalist Coniece Washington performs standards with a touch of swing and cocktail cabaret style. She performs a tribute to D.C.’s own Shirley Horn.
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* Mashup Mondays and Jam Session 8:00 pm
* Mashup Mondays and Jam Session @ Homestead Food
Aug 19 @ 8:00 pm
Every week at Petworth’s Homestead Food, the genre-blurring guitarist Dave Manley seeks to mix together members of various pockets of the D.C. music scene. Both the sit-ins and the house band (which changes weekly) regularly[...]
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Jerry Gordon Birthday Tribute 6:00 pm
Jerry Gordon Birthday Tribute @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm
Guitarists Rick Whitehead, David Cole and Charles Carlton lead a tribute to Jerry Gordon, the great Wes Montgomery-disciple and D.C. jazz guitarist who based away in 2012.
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* Mashup Mondays and Jam Session 8:00 pm
* Mashup Mondays and Jam Session @ Homestead Food
Aug 26 @ 8:00 pm
Every week at Petworth’s Homestead Food, the genre-blurring guitarist Dave Manley seeks to mix together members of various pockets of the D.C. music scene. Both the sit-ins and the house band (which changes weekly) regularly[...]
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Aaron Abernathy 7:00 pm
Aaron Abernathy @ Strathmore Gudelsky Concert Gazebo
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm
Multi-instrumentalist and crooner Ab Abernathy brings his brand of neo-soul back to Strathmore.
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* Mark G. Meadows – Tribute to Jelly Roll Morton 6:00 pm
* Mark G. Meadows – Tribute to Jelly Roll Morton @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm
Mark G. Meadows, a cornerstone of the D.C. jazz scene, joins his BIRCKHEAD bandmates Brent Birckhead, Romier Mendez, and C.V. Dashiell, as well as tap dancer DeWitte Fleming and vocalist Kanysha Williams, in a tribute to[...]
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