Posts Tagged ‘Andrew White’

Living Legends: Jazz Setlist, April 23-29

Hear big-band music from local universities and see Andrew White perform A Love Supreme.

Jazz Setlist, April 18-24: Pepper Adams, Mark Whitfield, Esperanza Spalding, and Andrew White

Thursday, April 18
The Smithsonian's "Take 5!" series that's been unfolding this season has been a fascinating experiment: the works of jazz's more gifted, prolific, and often overlooked composers, played by local D.C. musicians specializing on those composers' instruments. One of the writers in question is Pepper Adams, best known as the fastest, howlingest baritone saxophonist [...]

Jazz Setlist, Aug. 26-Sep. 1: Wallace Roney Uber Alles

'Tis a light week for jazz, but with one big name in town:

Friday, August 26
It seems as though Wallace Roney will never escape comparisons to Miles Davis. Miles was the younger trumpeter's mentor and idol, and Roney stood in for the late giant when Miles' classic 1960s quintet went on a reunion tour about 15 [...]