Posts Tagged ‘Reginald Cyntje’

East of the River, the DC Jazz Festival Explores Billy Strayhorn

Until recently, the magnificent composer's legacy was overshadowed by Duke Ellington's.

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 [...]