* The Blackbyrds

November 8, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club
7719 Wisconsin Avenue Bethesda
MD 20814
$35 (Plus $20 Minimum)

The Blackbyrds are a D.C. jazz institution going back almost five decades. Founded by legendary hard-bop trumpeter and soul fusionist Donald Byrd, who taught at Howard University, the Blackbyrds started performing Byrd’s charged tunes inspired by ’70s funk, R&B and electrified bop. The group’s sound has morphed with the times and the evolving sound of R&B, but its musicianship is unquestionable. 



Jackson Sinnenberg

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Jackson Sinnenberg is an Associate Producer for SiriusXM and a freelance writer. His work has appeared in the JazzTimes. NPR Music, NPR.org, the Washington City Paper and On Tap Magazine and the blog of Smithsonian Folkways Records. He previously covered the city’s music scene for WGTB, Georgetown University’s radio station, where he was a show host, writer, and columnist. He graduated from Georgetown with a bachelor’s degree in American Musical Culture. Read him at sinnenbergmusic.com. Follow him at @sinnenbergmusic.

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