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Jazz Setlist, May 8-14: Mother’s Day Jazz

Thursday, May 8
The interesting thing about Nnenna Freelon is that her charisma doesn't really hit you until after the fact. She's an intense performer, one who addresses her audience both in song and in her banter with a certain tossed-off vibe that's as casual as the light tousle in her hair. Once the set is [...]

Jazz Setlist, Nov. 28-Dec. 4: Holiday Edition

Friday, Nov. 29
My God, Odean Pope is 75. It's no small thing to remind oneself of this, that tenor saxophonist Pope has been part of the jazz community since the mid '60s. He spent almost 25 years working in bands led by iconic drummer Max Roach, but left plenty of time and space for his own [...]

This Week at Twins Jazz: The Settleses

In case you've forgotten, there are two ongoing weekly concert series at U Street's Twins Jazz this month: the Sunday Jazz Lounge on (duh) Sunday nights and the Washington Women in Jazz Festival on Wednesday Nights. Both have particularly fine installments this week, featuring, incidentally, the two sides of a married musical couple.
Sunday Jazz Lounge
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Sunday Jazz Lounge: New Weekly Concert at Twins

Update 1:14 PM:
Rodney Richardson clarifies the schedule a bit: "The Sunday Jazz Lounge will start in March. We will play every Sunday in March and hopefully continue from there." He and Herrera are still finalizing the soloist acts for those opening four weeks, and expect to have it completed by the end of the week.
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