Posts Tagged ‘D.C. Jazzies’

Arts Roundup: A Good Pound Edition

That time John Kerry fist-bumped Snoop Dogg [Post]
American Hustle's connections to D.C. [Post]
A closer look at the in-progress African American Museum [WBJ]
What to look forward to in D.C. theater next year [Post]
Apparently out of ideas, Big Theater cribs from the movies instead. [Post]
Oh hey, it's a new song from Ploy. [All Things Go]
Philip Sherburne loves dance [...]

The Jazzies: D.C.’s Best Jazz in 2013

It's been a year of up-and-down swoops for D.C. jazz. But even in its tough spots, our local scene finds occasion to show its best sides. (There was likelier no tougher spot this year than the death of Butch Warren, but the tributes and dedications to him across the city were a thing to behold. [...]

The Jazzies: D.C.’s Best Jazz in 2012

Last year's Jazzies were created on a whim, searching for a way to sum up the year in D.C. jazz; to our surprise, it went viral within the local community, giving Washington City Paper little choice but to turn the cute one-off into an annual tradition. Thus, without further ado, here are the winners of [...]

ToDo ToDay: Afrojack, Jazz Fest, and Sausage-Making

Those of us who turn an ear toward mainstream dance music only when we amble past the open doors of a Georgetown chain store might not grasp the extent to which a particular strain of Dutch house has permeated club music. Several years ago, the bleepy, hip-hop-flecked interpretation of house—commonly called “Dirty Dutch”—didn’t make a [...]

The Jazzies: D.C.’s Best Jazz in 2011, According to Michael J. West

It's a terrible name, isn't it? But "Jazz Awards" was taken, and this was the best I could do on short notice. And our city's ever-more-vibrant jazz scene deserves some superlatives for its members. So! Without further ado, here are the winners of the Arts Desk 2011 D.C. Jazzies:
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