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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Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) 4:00 pm
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) @ Frederic Yonnet Facebook and Instagram Pages
Nov 1 @ 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[...]
* Chris Grasso & Tommy Cecil Duo (Livestream) 7:30 pm
* Chris Grasso & Tommy Cecil Duo (Livestream) @ Blue House Live Productions
Nov 1 @ 7:30 pm
Pianist Chris Grasso and bassist Tommy Cecil are old hands at this collaboration business. The two have played in each other’s groups for years, especially with Ms. Sharon Clark, and match each other quite well[...]
* Warren Wolf & Swing City (Livestream) 7:30 pm
* Warren Wolf & Swing City (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Baltimore Livestream
Nov 1 @ 7:30 pm
Warren Wolf is one of the great, young masters of the mallets in modern jazz. Whether on vibraphone or marimba, using two mallets or four, Wolf’s plays lean and fast. He’s a regular on the[...]
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Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 5:00 pm
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Nov 4 @ 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)
Nov 4 @ 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[...]
Triple Threat Brass (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Triple Threat Brass (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Nov 4 @ 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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* Christian Sands (Livestream) 7:30 pm
* Christian Sands (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Baltimore Livestream
Nov 6 @ 7:30 pm
Pianist Christian Sands has deep ties to D.C. jazz: he was mentored by the late, great Dr. Billy Taylor and frequently shares stages with Ben Williams. His music often from a more global perspective, bringing[...]
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David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) 6:00 pm
David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) @ Quiet Life Motel - Instagram Live
Nov 7 @ 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
Nov 7 @ 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[...]
Saleem & The Music Lovers (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Saleem & The Music Lovers (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm
Saleem and the Music Lovers perform hip-hop in that school of Common, The Roots and other artists in that Soulquarians mix: flowing, uplifting rhymes paired with highly melodic beats. The concert will be broadcast by[...]
* Christian Sands (Livestream) 7:30 pm
* Christian Sands (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Baltimore Livestream
Nov 7 @ 7:30 pm
Pianist Christian Sands has deep ties to D.C. jazz: he was mentored by the late, great Dr. Billy Taylor and frequently shares stages with Ben Williams. His music often from a more global perspective, bringing[...]
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* Charles Covington (Livestream) 2:00 pm
* Charles Covington (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Nov 8 @ 2:00 pm
Charles Covington, who for 15 years taught jazz piano and organ at Howard University, is an elder statesman on the D.C. jazz scene. An improviser of high lyrical and percussive pedigree, Covington projects a savvy,[...]
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) 4:00 pm
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) @ Frederic Yonnet Facebook and Instagram Pages
Nov 8 @ 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
Nov 8 @ 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[...]
* John Lee (Livestream) 7:30 pm
* John Lee (Livestream) @ Blue House Live Productions
Nov 8 @ 7:30 pm
John Lee may be the most in-demand guitarist in the DMV. He can dazzle with pyrotechnic, six-string sorcery in the veins of Joe Bonamassa and Jimi Hendrix, as well as the spit-fire twang of local[...]
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Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 5:00 pm
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Nov 11 @ 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)
Nov 11 @ 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[...]
Benito Gonzalez (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Benito Gonzalez (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm
Venezuela-born pianist Benito Gonzalez should be no stranger to D.C. crowds; on top of regular engagements these days at Twins and Blues Alley, he spent some formative years here in the early aughts, shedding away[...]
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Freda Payne (Livestream) 7:30 pm
Freda Payne (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Baltimore Livestream
Nov 12 @ 7:30 pm
Freda Payne is one of those veteran entertainers that has done it all. She had a string of Top 40 pop and R&B hits in the early 70s, consistently put out records ever since while[...]
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Freda Payne (Livestream) 7:30 pm
Freda Payne (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Baltimore Livestream
Nov 13 @ 7:30 pm
Freda Payne is one of those veteran entertainers that has done it all. She had a string of Top 40 pop and R&B hits in the early 70s, consistently put out records ever since while[...]
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Mathuin Smith Quartet (Livestream) 3:00 pm
Mathuin Smith Quartet (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Nov 14 @ 3:00 pm
18-year old, Fairfax-reared saxophonist Mathuin Smith leads a quartet of fellow young/freshmen jazz musicians through their first forrays into professional gigging. The concert will be broadcast by An Die Musik Live. The link to the[...]
David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) 6:00 pm
David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) @ Quiet Life Motel - Instagram Live
Nov 14 @ 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
Nov 14 @ 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[...]
Freda Payne (Livestream) 7:30 pm
Freda Payne (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Baltimore Livestream
Nov 14 @ 7:30 pm
Freda Payne is one of those veteran entertainers that has done it all. She had a string of Top 40 pop and R&B hits in the early 70s, consistently put out records ever since while[...]
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Marcia Baird Burris: Tribute to Carmen McRae (Livestream) 3:00 pm
Marcia Baird Burris: Tribute to Carmen McRae (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Nov 15 @ 3:00 pm
Marcia Baird Burris sings in the style of many disciples of Peggy Lee and the great original lounge jazz acts: a little swing, a little wink of sensuality and a dash of husk. The concert[...]
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) 4:00 pm
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) @ Frederic Yonnet Facebook and Instagram Pages
Nov 15 @ 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[...]
* Warren Wolf & Swing City (Livestream) 6:30 pm
* Warren Wolf & Swing City (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Baltimore Livestream
Nov 15 @ 6:30 pm
Warren Wolf is one of the great, young masters of the mallets in modern jazz. Whether on vibraphone or marimba, using two mallets or four, Wolf’s plays lean and fast. He’s a regular on the[...]
Josiah Spencer “Got My Mojo Working” (Livestream) 7:00 pm
Josiah Spencer “Got My Mojo Working” (Livestream) @ An Die Music Live Stream
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm
Young drummer and pianist Josiah Spencer is getting on the stage early: at just 12 years old he’s leading a seriously strong trio of DMV greats with John Lamkin III on drums and Sam Prather[...]
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Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts 5:00 pm
Eddie Hrybyk – Porch Concerts @ Ed Hrybyk Music - Facebook Page
Nov 18 @ 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)
Nov 18 @ 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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* Bill Charlap Trio (Livestream) 7:30 pm
* Bill Charlap Trio (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Baltimore Livestream
Nov 20 @ 7:30 pm
Bill Charlap is one of the most praised pianists of the past 30 years, possessed of disciplined control and a sensitive touch on the keyboard. Two separate streams at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. The show[...]
Abe Mamet Trio (Livestream) 9:00 pm
Abe Mamet Trio (Livestream) @ HR Records Instagram Live
Nov 20 @ 9:00 pm
French horn player Abe Mamet is has grown to be a visible member of the D.C. jazz scene over the last two years. In pre-COVID times, he hosted a regular Tuesday night jam session at[...]
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David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) 6:00 pm
David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) @ Quiet Life Motel - Instagram Live
Nov 21 @ 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
Nov 21 @ 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[...]
* Bill Charlap Trio (Livestream) 7:30 pm
* Bill Charlap Trio (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Baltimore Livestream
Nov 21 @ 7:30 pm
Bill Charlap is one of the most praised pianists of the past 30 years, possessed of disciplined control and a sensitive touch on the keyboard. Two separate streams at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. The show[...]
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Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) 4:00 pm
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) @ Frederic Yonnet Facebook and Instagram Pages
Nov 22 @ 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
Nov 25 @ 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)
Nov 25 @ 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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* TK Blue & Billy Harper Quintet: Music of Randy Weston (Livestream) 7:30 pm
* TK Blue & Billy Harper Quintet: Music of Randy Weston (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Baltimore
Nov 27 @ 7:30 pm
Alto-saxophonist T.K. Blue often performs music that honors his Jamaican and Trinidadian heritage, with a silky, smooth tone. Tenor saxophonist Billy Harper is of that generation of players that can’t help but channel the tone[...]
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David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) 6:00 pm
David Schulman and Quiet Life Motel (Livestream) @ Quiet Life Motel - Instagram Live
Nov 28 @ 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
Nov 28 @ 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[...]
* TK Blue & Billy Harper Quintet: Music of Randy Weston (Livestream) 7:30 pm
* TK Blue & Billy Harper Quintet: Music of Randy Weston (Livestream) @ Keystone Korner Baltimore
Nov 28 @ 7:30 pm
Alto-saxophonist T.K. Blue often performs music that honors his Jamaican and Trinidadian heritage, with a silky, smooth tone. Tenor saxophonist Billy Harper is of that generation of players that can’t help but channel the tone[...]
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Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) 4:00 pm
Frederic Yonnet (Livestream) @ Frederic Yonnet Facebook and Instagram Pages
Nov 29 @ 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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