Posts Tagged ‘Mary Lou Williams’

Jazz Setlist, May 20-26: Mary Lou Williams, Jimmy Scott and More

Thursday, May 20
As I mentioned in last week's summer music issue, this is the 15th anniversary of the Kennedy Center's Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival. Left out, however, was the fact that this is also Williams' centennial. The composer, arranger, and pianist (who died in 1981) left behind an exhaustive and ambitious body [...]

Jazz Setlist, Feb. 4 – 10: Wolf Trap Sandwich

Feb. 5
The temptation to compare Hiromi Uehara, aka Hiromi, to Lady Gaga is awfully strong. Not because of the music, but because they share a unique and ostentatious fashion sense that does much to define both their images. Unlike Gaga, though, Hiromi ultimately defines herself with her music. Jazz is unlikely to find a [...]

Updated: Weekend Music Round-Up


Dan Deacon & Ensemble, Future Islands, Teeth Mountain. 9:30 club. $12. All ages.
The Dig, All The Kings. The Red & The Black. $6. +21.
MC Chris, Whole Wheat Bread. DC9. $14. +18.
Ben Lee, Low vs Diamond, Dawes. Rock and Roll Hotel. $16. All ages.
NSO plays Mozart. Kennedy Center. $20-$80. All ages.
German Academic All-Star Jazz Ensemble. Kennedy [...]