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:
* = CB Pick
** = CapitalBop Show
v v categories are neighborhoods
v v tags sort by free events, venues with food, CapitalBop shows, and more
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Triple Threat Brass (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Triple Threat Brass (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Jan 1 @ 7:00 pm
With just four members, Triple Threat Brass creates the kind of punchy, forceful funk that most modern brass bands need about double that for. The frontline of Jordan Hendrick on alto saxophone, Brandon Midgette on[...]
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Eddie Hrybyk – Gregs Bagels Concerts (Livestream) 11:00 am
Eddie Hrybyk – Gregs Bagels Concerts (Livestream) @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jan 2 @ 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[...]
* David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) 6:00 pm
* David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) @ Quiet Life Motel - Instagram Live
Jan 2 @ 6:00 pm
Violinist David Schulman often performs with his group Quiet Life Motel, creating a cascade of rhythms and textures through Afro-Cuban and other folk rhythms as well as looping pedals. Schulman performs classical and folk dance[...]
Joseph Brotherton & Colin Chambers: “Stay Home in Style” (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Joseph Brotherton & Colin Chambers: “Stay Home in Style” (Livestream) @ Joe Brotherton Facebook and Instagram Live
Jan 2 @ 7:00 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton’s confident, full-voiced trumpet sound can be heard in bands of all kinds across the District (and abroad). But his most consistent presence is still downstairs at Jojo’s, where he plays with a[...]
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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
Jan 3 @ 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,[...]
* Bill Heid Trio (Livestream) 3:00 pm
* Bill Heid Trio (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Jan 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[...]
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) 4:00 pm
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) @ Frederic Yonnet Facebook and Instagram Pages
Jan 3 @ 4:00 pm
Harmonica player Frederic Yonnet, a native of France and now familiar haunt of D.C., combines the high lonesome, airy whine of classic blues mouth harping with the slick grooves of smooth jazz. He performs a[...]
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Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 5:00 pm
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jan 6 @ 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)
Jan 6 @ 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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* Shannon Gunn (Livestream) 6:00 pm
* Shannon Gunn (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Jan 7 @ 6:00 pm
Trombonist Shannon Gunn is an imaginative musician and frequent bandleader at venues across D.C. She could be found on Tuesdays at Columbia Station and now at Club Heaven & Hell, reworking bop classics in an[...]
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Elliot Levine (Livestream) 6:00 pm
Elliot Levine (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Jan 8 @ 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[...]
Jeff Antoniuk & The Faculty All-Stars (Livestream) 8:00 pm
Jeff Antoniuk & The Faculty All-Stars (Livestream) @ Blue House Productions Live
Jan 8 @ 8:00 pm
Tenor saxophonist Jeff Antoniuk plays with a buoyant, bouncy tone that may remind you of Sonny Rollins at his most gregarious moments. He leads a group of Maryland jazz greats to kick off the Maryland[...]
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Eddie Hrybyk – Gregs Bagels Concerts (Livestream) 11:00 am
Eddie Hrybyk – Gregs Bagels Concerts (Livestream) @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jan 9 @ 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[...]
* David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) 6:00 pm
* David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) @ Quiet Life Motel - Instagram Live
Jan 9 @ 6:00 pm
Violinist David Schulman often performs with his group Quiet Life Motel, creating a cascade of rhythms and textures through Afro-Cuban and other folk rhythms as well as looping pedals. Schulman performs classical and folk dance[...]
Julia Nixon (Livestream) 6:00 pm
Julia Nixon (Livestream) @ Mr. Henry's (Facebook Page)
Jan 9 @ 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[...]
Joseph Brotherton & Colin Chambers: “Stay Home in Style” (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Joseph Brotherton & Colin Chambers: “Stay Home in Style” (Livestream) @ Joe Brotherton Facebook and Instagram Live
Jan 9 @ 7:00 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton’s confident, full-voiced trumpet sound can be heard in bands of all kinds across the District (and abroad). But his most consistent presence is still downstairs at Jojo’s, where he plays with a[...]
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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
Jan 10 @ 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,[...]
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) 4:00 pm
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) @ Frederic Yonnet Facebook and Instagram Pages
Jan 10 @ 4:00 pm
Harmonica player Frederic Yonnet, a native of France and now familiar haunt of D.C., combines the high lonesome, airy whine of classic blues mouth harping with the slick grooves of smooth jazz. He performs a[...]
Peravon Jazz Trio (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Peravon Jazz Trio (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Jan 10 @ 7:00 pm
The Peravon Jazz Trio – Matt Perich on guitar Phil Ravita on bass, and Greg Herron on drums – perform a mix of blues, jazz and Latin standards. The concert will be broadcast by An[...]
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Bob Boguslaw and The Way (Livestream) 8:00 pm
Bob Boguslaw and The Way (Livestream) @ Blues Alley - National Press Club Livestream
Jan 11 @ 8:00 pm
Pianist Bob Boguslaw performs standards and originals in a straight-ahead framework flavored flashes of smooth jazz syrup and mambo rhythm. He leads his quintet in a livestream from the National Press Club as part of[...]
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Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 5:00 pm
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jan 13 @ 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)
Jan 13 @ 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[...]
* Mike Kuhl Trio (Livestream) 7:00 pm
* Mike Kuhl Trio (Livestream) @ An Die Musik Live Webcast
Jan 13 @ 7:00 pm
Drummer Mike Kuhl often leads trios that feature trumpeter Dave Ballou, in which the groups will create sonic soundscapes. There is no definite form or tempo to their work, but the peaks and valleys of[...]
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Grasso-Ravita Jazz Ensemble (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Grasso-Ravita Jazz Ensemble (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm
Guitarist Skip Grasso and bassist Phil Ravita co-lead their quintet through standards and originals heavily indebted to the syncopated grooves of Latin jazz and the rumble of early fusion projects. The concert will be broadcast[...]
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Eddie Hrybyk – Gregs Bagels Concerts (Livestream) 11:00 am
Eddie Hrybyk – Gregs Bagels Concerts (Livestream) @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jan 16 @ 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[...]
* Stanley Cowell: A Singular Voice (Livestream) 5:00 pm
* Stanley Cowell: A Singular Voice (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Baltimore Livestream
Jan 16 @ 5:00 pm
Pianist Stanley Cowell was one of those musicians totally immersed in the traditions that shaped his playing. The warm, broad harmonic approach Cowell had for the ivories came as much from Western art music as[...]
* David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) 6:00 pm
* David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) @ Quiet Life Motel - Instagram Live
Jan 16 @ 6:00 pm
Violinist David Schulman often performs with his group Quiet Life Motel, creating a cascade of rhythms and textures through Afro-Cuban and other folk rhythms as well as looping pedals. Schulman performs classical and folk dance[...]
Joseph Brotherton & Colin Chambers: “Stay Home in Style” (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Joseph Brotherton & Colin Chambers: “Stay Home in Style” (Livestream) @ Joe Brotherton Facebook and Instagram Live
Jan 16 @ 7:00 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton’s confident, full-voiced trumpet sound can be heard in bands of all kinds across the District (and abroad). But his most consistent presence is still downstairs at Jojo’s, where he plays with a[...]
17
Aaron Hill Trio w/ Eddie Hrybyk (Livestream) 12:30 pm
Aaron Hill Trio w/ Eddie Hrybyk (Livestream) @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jan 17 @ 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,[...]
Bob Butta (Livestream) 2:00 pm
Bob Butta (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Jan 17 @ 2:00 pm
Baltimore-based pianist Bob Butta delivers a post-bop mix reminiscent of the likes of Wynton Kelly or Horace Silver. He performs a solo concert that will be broadcast from An Die Musik Live in Baltimore. The[...]
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) 4:00 pm
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) @ Frederic Yonnet Facebook and Instagram Pages
Jan 17 @ 4:00 pm
Harmonica player Frederic Yonnet, a native of France and now familiar haunt of D.C., combines the high lonesome, airy whine of classic blues mouth harping with the slick grooves of smooth jazz. He performs a[...]
* Sharón Clark Quartet (Livestream) 7:30 pm
* Sharón Clark Quartet (Livestream) @ The Covid Sessions at Blue House Productions
Jan 17 @ 7:30 pm
Sharón Clark is perhaps the most powerful jazz vocalist in Washington, D.C. She belts Great American songbook standards and soars over lush arrangements created by her regular pianist Chris Grasso. They perform a program of[...]
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* Cyrus Chestnut (Livestream) 7:00 pm
* Cyrus Chestnut (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Jan 18 @ 7:00 pm
Cyrus Chestnut is one of the rare, modern jazz pianists to channel the resonating, chiming harmonies and whimsical but lyrical melodic style of pianist Vince Guaraldi. While Chestnut, who also holds a teaching post in[...]
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Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 5:00 pm
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jan 20 @ 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)
Jan 20 @ 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
Jan 23 @ 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[...]
* David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) 6:00 pm
* David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) @ Quiet Life Motel - Instagram Live
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm
Violinist David Schulman often performs with his group Quiet Life Motel, creating a cascade of rhythms and textures through Afro-Cuban and other folk rhythms as well as looping pedals. Schulman performs classical and folk dance[...]
Joseph Brotherton & Colin Chambers: “Stay Home in Style” (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Joseph Brotherton & Colin Chambers: “Stay Home in Style” (Livestream) @ Joe Brotherton Facebook and Instagram Live
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton’s confident, full-voiced trumpet sound can be heard in bands of all kinds across the District (and abroad). But his most consistent presence is still downstairs at Jojo’s, where he plays with a[...]
* Tim Whalen (Livestream) 8:00 pm
* Tim Whalen (Livestream) @ The Covid Sessions at Blue House Productions
Jan 23 @ 8:00 pm
The pianist, composer and arranger Tim Whalen puts none of those roles above the other: He’s a fierce improviser with debt to the bebop greats; he also writes magnificent, interleaved pieces for mid-size ensemble. He[...]
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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
Jan 24 @ 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,[...]
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) 4:00 pm
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) @ Frederic Yonnet Facebook and Instagram Pages
Jan 24 @ 4:00 pm
Harmonica player Frederic Yonnet, a native of France and now familiar haunt of D.C., combines the high lonesome, airy whine of classic blues mouth harping with the slick grooves of smooth jazz. He performs a[...]
Harry Appelman & Dave Ballou (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Harry Appelman & Dave Ballou (Livestream) @ An Die Musik Live Stream
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm
Pianist and organist Harry Appelman is a mainstay in D.C. straight-ahead  jazz circles. He touches the ivories with a sense of romance and delicacy informed by the likes of Bill Evans. He plays in a[...]
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* Balbed/Arnold/Berkowitz Trio (Livestream) 7:30 pm
* Balbed/Arnold/Berkowitz Trio (Livestream) @ The Covid Sessions at Blue House Productions
Jan 25 @ 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[...]
* Carr – Keys Quintet (Livestream) 8:00 pm
* Carr – Keys Quintet (Livestream) @ Blues Alley - National Press Club Livestream
Jan 25 @ 8:00 pm
Saxophonists Marshall Keys and Paul Carr are two of the great fixtures of the D.C. jazz scene. When Carr, a powerful tenorman and veteran educator, and Keys, as comfortable swinging on blues and bebop as[...]
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Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 5:00 pm
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Jan 27 @ 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)
Jan 27 @ 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
Jan 30 @ 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[...]
* David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) 6:00 pm
* David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) @ Quiet Life Motel - Instagram Live
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm
Violinist David Schulman often performs with his group Quiet Life Motel, creating a cascade of rhythms and textures through Afro-Cuban and other folk rhythms as well as looping pedals. Schulman performs classical and folk dance[...]
* Donald Harrison Jr. (Livestream) 7:00 pm
* Donald Harrison Jr. (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Baltimore Live Stream
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm
Saxophonist Donald Harrison Jr.’s influence on contemporary jazz is understated by strong. A chief of two New Orleas Mardi Gras Indian tribes, Harrison cut his tetth like so many aspiring players last century: going through[...]
Joseph Brotherton & Colin Chambers: “Stay Home in Style” (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Joseph Brotherton & Colin Chambers: “Stay Home in Style” (Livestream) @ Joe Brotherton Facebook and Instagram Live
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm
Trumpeter Joseph Brotherton’s confident, full-voiced trumpet sound can be heard in bands of all kinds across the District (and abroad). But his most consistent presence is still downstairs at Jojo’s, where he plays with a[...]
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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
Jan 31 @ 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,[...]
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) 4:00 pm
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) @ Frederic Yonnet Facebook and Instagram Pages
Jan 31 @ 4:00 pm
Harmonica player Frederic Yonnet, a native of France and now familiar haunt of D.C., combines the high lonesome, airy whine of classic blues mouth harping with the slick grooves of smooth jazz. He performs a[...]
* Donald Harrison Jr. (Livestream) 6:30 pm
* Donald Harrison Jr. (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Baltimore Live Stream
Jan 31 @ 6:30 pm
Saxophonist Donald Harrison Jr.’s influence on contemporary jazz is understated by strong. A chief of two New Orleas Mardi Gras Indian tribes, Harrison cut his tetth like so many aspiring players last century: going through[...]

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