Reginald Cyntje at Jazz Night in Southwest, the Makanda Project at Michigan Park Christian Church, and more.
Author Archive for Michael J. West
A virtuosic trombonist and a shamefully under-praised D.C. pianist
A focus on local acts for a fraught, trying week in our nation and region.
"There's a lot of old cats who are still cookin', but this city has forgotten about them. And one thing in jazz is, you can't forget about the people who came before you."
Hear big-band music from local universities and see Andrew White perform A Love Supreme.
See MacArthur genius Vijay Iyer play live at Sixth & I
A stoned jazz freakout and a 50-year-old hit, "The In Crowd," come to D.C.
The U Street Jazz Jam rises again and Jeremy Pelt returns to town.
A beast of the saxophone and some quirky fun in jazz this weekend
The list of happening jam sessions in our town keeps growing.