Posts Tagged ‘Joey DeFrancesco’

What to See at This Weekend’s Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival

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
The [...]

Jazz Setlist, July 26-August 1: Countdown to the Doldrums

Yes, folks, August will soon be upon us, and it's traditionally the slowest month for jazz in D.C. (Hell, it's the slowest month for D.C., period.) But July, in its final week, seems determined to give us the goods.

Thursday, July 26
I've already heard this four-night trio gig at Blues Alley credited to drummer Jimmy Cobb; [...]

Jazz Setlist, Jan. 28 – Feb. 3: Linda Oh, Leonard Brown and More

Jan. 29
Twenty-five-year-old Chinese-Australian bassist Linda Oh knows more about tension and release on her instrument than do many bassists twice her age—an ability that brought her as far as the semifinals in last fall's Thelonious Monk Jazz Competition. But as her recent debut album Entry demonstrates, she's also an extremely talented and original composer, [...]