Posts Tagged ‘Bill Cole’

Jazz Setlist, December 5-11: D.C.’s Newest Jazz Club

Thursday, Dec. 5
"D.C.'s Newest Jazz Club" is the tagline that they're using, and at least one night a week it's true. As D.C. jazz promoter Jeff Stacey noted in our People issue last week, Dukem, perhaps the most highly regarded Ethiopian restaurant in Washington (a city of many, many Ethiopian restaurants, if you haven't noticed), [...]

Jazz Setlist, March 29-April 3: It Might As Well Be Spring, Goddammit

Friday, March 29
There aren't a whole lot of vibraphonists on the D.C. jazz scene, but the most prominent of those few is a real wizard. Chuck Redd is also a drummer, and in that capacity has mentored many of the young musicians in the District. It's a much greater treat, though, to see him pick [...]

Jazz Setlist, February 14-20: Beyond the Fest

That's right, folks—the Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival starts tomorrow in Rockville! It extends the whole weekend, and we'll have a preview of it on Arts Desk tomorrow. Go if you can, but if you can't, here are some other possibilities.
Friday, Feb. 15
There were no polls last year for Best Jazz Album Title, which was unfortunate for [...]

Jazz Setlist, March 29-April 4: Eclectical

Thursday, March 29
To achieve a name like "Captain Fingers," you've either got to be a top-line porn star, or one hell of a guitar player. Lee Ritenour doesn't seem to have any screen credits. Guitar player it is. And he's truly stratospheric in his ability—possessing enough of a rock veneer that he was brought in [...]

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