Ramsey Lewis, Sharón Clark, and more jazz shows to catch this weekend.
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The Jazz and Freedom Festival, Jazzmeia Horn, and more.
The best in local jazz in 2015.
The U Street Jazz Jam rises again and Jeremy Pelt returns to town.
Akua Allrich and the Washington Women in Jazz Festival are back.
The Jazz and Freedom Festival connects the dots between jazz and social justice activism.
Luke Stewart—bassist, CapitalBopper, and talent booker at the Union Arts loft—has organized a 50th anniversary celebration of what's been called "arguably the most seminal jazz concert series ever held."
A musical tribute to the late spiritual fathers of D.C. rhythm, Keter Betts and Harold Mann
When I called In the Tradition, Friday night's Washington Renaissance Orchestra concert at the Lincoln Theatre, "the D.C. jazz occasion of the year," I wasn't being hyperbolic. The show was magisterial, an emotional powerhouse built with superlative work from 17 of the best musicians the District has to offer. It was a complete triumph.
Though the concert was organized and led by drummer [...]
This edition of Setlist stops before next Tuesday, when the DC Jazz Festival begins. Arts Desk will provide extensive coverage of the festival—the build-up weekend, though, is also a particularly good time to get out and see some jazz. Here are three good examples.
Friday, June 20
Festival aside, Friday night is perhaps the D.C. jazz occasion of [...]