Top picks for the next week from Arts Desk's jazz correspondent
Posts Tagged ‘Billy Hart’
Thursday, Sept. 19
September brings a definitive end to the D.C. jazz doldrums. The Thelonious Monk Competition occurs, the performing arts centers begin new seasons, and, of course, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation holds its Annual Legislative Conference and Jazz Issue Forum and Concert. Hosted by Rep. John Conyers (D-MI), the Dean of the CBC and [...]
Today begins the second biggest jazz festival in the region. It's a three-day gala of music: performances, master classes, panels, even competitions. And it all happens under one roof, The Hilton Rockville, so that going from one great jazz event to the next can be as simple as crossing the hall. Highlights below.
Friday, Feb. 15
Remember how I said that September was when the magic would happen? Behold, this week, where I severely cherry-picked the week's offerings and am still having to do an extra-long column.
Friday, September 9
There are so many things about The Cookers that scream "All-Star Band." The truth, though, is that they are an All-Should-Have-Been-Stars Band. Organizers [...]