Luke Stewart—bassist, CapitalBopper, and talent booker at the Union Arts loft—has organized a 50th anniversary celebration of what's been called "arguably the most seminal jazz concert series ever held."
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Yes, it's that slow period in August when the jazz scene dries up to a trickle. And yet, every desert has its oases; here are a few of ours.
Friday, August 1
There's some room for debate on the overlap between jazz and "creative music." The latter is more of a catch-all term for music that combines [...]
You've been hearing about it for weeks, if not months, festivalgoers: CapitalBop Jazz Loft, DC Jazz Festival Edition.
For some time, members of the D.C. jazz scene have been pushing for an avant-garde component to the city’s major annual event; the organizers demurred, with reasons varying from “it’s not D.C.’s style,” to guesses that it’s simply [...]
It wasn't in a high-profile venue—just a small artists' studio, tucked away in Mount Vernon Square—but last night's D.C. Jazz Loft was the showcase that the local jazz scene has needed for years.
Presented by CapitalBop (which is to say: Giovanni Russonello and Luke Stewart, the site's staff), the Jazz Loft was an evening-long concert featuring five [...]