Posts Tagged ‘Leigh Pilzer’

Jazz Setlist, Jan. 27 – Feb.1: Local Flavor

Friday, January 27
Longtime D.C. alto saxophonist Antonio Parker is one of the city's busiest, most reliable musicians, a first-call player and a regular leader in his own right (especially at HR-57, where he plays weekly) with perhaps the firmest grasp of the blues of any jazz sax around. He's kept so busy, in fact, that [...]

Wednesdays in March: The First Annual Washington Women in Jazz Festival

Amy K. Bormet, a D.C.-based pianist, accordionist, and occasional singer, was working last year at the Kennedy Center's annual Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival and noticed something. "Half of the women in this festival, working in these orchestras and ensembles, were local D.C. people that I knew," she says. "I saw this and [...]

Jazz Setlist, August 19-25: Brad Linde, Sax of All Trades

Thursday, August 19
At this point it's probably quicker to stop counting how many pies Brad Linde has his fingers in, and instead start counting how many hands he must have to keep up with those pies. Linde is co-leader of the Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra, leader of the Brad Linde Ensemble, and a sideman for [...]