Posts Tagged ‘Reginald Cyntje’

Jazz Setlist, May 14-20

Reginald Cyntje at Jazz Night in Southwest, the Makanda Project at Michigan Park Christian Church, and more.

Loads of Locals: Jazz Setlist, March 13-19

The list of happening jam sessions in our town keeps growing.

Byardistry: Jazz Setlist, Jan. 29 – Feb. 4

A tribute to a great jazz mentor and a steady bandleading gig for Joe Brotherton

The Return of the Gig on the Hill: Jazz Setlist, Jan. 16-21

The Jazz and Freedom Festival connects the dots between jazz and social justice activism.

The Jazzies: D.C.’s Best Jazz in 2014

Not everything was hunky-dory, with the (temporary) loss of HR-57 and the (perhaps permanent) loss of the U Street Jazz Jam, but there was a hell of a lot of good music.

Sounds About Right: The Best Local Albums of 2014

Replay the year in D.C.'s raddest albums and EPs.

On the Lawn in Petworth: Jazz Setlist, August 28-September 3

Free jazz shows, now with kids music!

Jazz Setlist, July 24-30: U Street’s Hopping

Thursday, July 24
If you haven't heard Lyle Link on saxophone before, brace yourself. The image that his sound calls to mind is that of a scimitar: strong, elegant, full of opulent curves—and ready to run through your gut in a second. It's simply a sound like no other, and Link carries it with him across [...]

Washington Renaissance Orchestra’s “In the Tradition” was a Triumph of Passion and Craft

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 [...]

Jazz Setlist, April 24-30: Return of the Son of JazzApril

Thursday, April 24
Since the mid '90s, there's really been one predominant figure on the jazz piano: Brad Mehldau. "Predominant" is not to say that he's the greatest pianist going (though he's certainly up there), but certainly he's the most visible and influential of his generation. Jazz educators tell of a decade meeting legions of young [...]

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