1344 U St NW
Washington, DC 20009
Kenny Rittenhouse has led ensembles of various sizes around the DC-Maryland area for two decades, and is a member of many others (including the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra). Rittenhouse specializes hard-bop a la Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers under Freddie Hubbard and Lee Morgan and his groups deliver swinging takes on the standards and the members’ originals. Two separate sets at 9 and 11 p.m.