Posts Tagged ‘tim warfield’

What to See at the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival

Our exhaustive guide to this year's festival.

Living Legends: Jazz Setlist, Nov. 6-12

Romeir Mendez, a Baltimorean bass player, requires huge sounds from his sidemen to keep him from devouring the bandstand whole.

What to See at This Weekend’s Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival

Today begins the second biggest jazz festival in the region. It's a three-day gala of music: performances, master classes, panels, even competitions. And it all happens under one roof, The Hilton Rockville, so that going from one great jazz event to the next can be as simple as crossing the hall. Highlights below.
Friday, Feb. 15
The [...]

Jazz Setlist, December 6-12: Dave Brubeck Memorial Edition

One of the saddest things about the death of legendary pianist Dave Brubeck at 91 is the timing: He died yesterday and today he would have turned 92. This edition of Setlist is dedicated to him; if it seems unrelated to D.C. jazz, rest assured that he's on the minds of an awful lot of [...]

Jazz Setlist, Dec. 8-14: Christmas Concerts, Mostly

This is one of those weeks when I wish I could be in several places at once. Alas, dear reader, I cannot, and therefore can't recommend more than one at a time for you.
Friday, Dec. 9
Tim Warfield is one of the best Christmas gifts D.C. gives its jazz fans every year. He does an annual [...]

Jazz Setlist, Dec. 16-22: Christmas out the Jazzhole

Actually, the big jazz-related event of this week is HR-57's final day at its 14th Street location. That happens Saturday night, with the sorta-jazz-I-suppose singer AJay Parham on the schedule for 9 p.m. However, Parham will actually be the host and leader of a closing-down-the-house jam session, so bring your booze and your instruments and [...]

Jazz Set List, Dec. 10 – 16: Tim Warfield, Sean Gough, and More

Dec. 11
Tim Warfield has the interesting distinction of being the most important jazz musician in Pennsylvania's Susquehanna Valley region. But the high-octane tenor saxophonist has also built a sizable following in New York, Philadelphia, and here in D.C. For all his aggressive, sharp-edged playing, however, Warfield has for nearly two years had an album of [...]