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  • Istanbul’s İKSV: An Intensity Beyond Cool

    Istanbul’s İKSV: An Intensity Beyond Cool

    It would be easy to get breathless, even giddy, about the range and schedule of cultural events organized by İKSV, the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (in Turkish: İstanbul Kültür Sanat Vakfı). One individual could not possibly keep up...

  • Alan Broadbent: Intimate Reflections on a Passion for Jazz

    Alan Broadbent: Intimate Reflections on a Passion...

    Pianist, composer, and arranger Alan Broadbent doesn't just "dig" jazz. He has a deep and enduring passion for it. Growing up in mid-20th-century New Zealand, he quickly went beyond piano lessons to reading...

  • Does Talent Matter?

    Does Talent Matter?

    A good friend of mine, who is a recognized great guitarist, once said to me as we were standing at the bar of the old Birdland, "Charlie Christian really wasn't that good a player player, you know."...

  • Stefon Harris: Pursuing the Tradition

    Stefon Harris: Pursuing the Tradition

    He is a composer, performer, bandleader, businessman, educator and leadership trainer. He handles each with a clear head, confidence and sense of purpose. He's bright, articulate and relates to people on any level....

  • Monterey Jazz Festival 2018: When Women Ruled the Jazz Grounds

    Monterey Jazz Festival 2018: When Women Ruled the...

    Monterey Jazz Festival Monterey County Fairgrounds September 21-23, 2018 It made perfect sense when the Monterey Jazz Festival toasted it's milestone 60th anniversary last year with a bevy of...

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Jelly Roll Morton
Jelly Roll Morton

The city of New Orleans has the distinction of being the ‘birthplace of jazz’ so its appropriate that in New Orleans in or around 1885 to 1890 would be born the self-proclaimed “inventor of jazz”. Ferdinand... read more

Jazz Near You

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Oct20Sat 10:59 PM 10:59 PM
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Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club
Bethesda, MD
Oct20Sat 8:00 PM 8:00 PM
Dee Dee Bridgewater
Blues Alley
Washington, DC
Oct20Sat 10:00 PM 10:00 PM
Dee Dee Bridgewater
Blues Alley
Washington, DC
Oct20Sat 8:00 pm 8:00 pm
Ottmar Liebert
Rams Head On Stage
Annapolis, MD
Oct20Sat 6:00 pm 6:00 pm
Jonathan Richman
9:30 Club
Washington, DC
Oct20Sat 21:00 21:00
Sixty-five 12 band
Villain & Saint
Bethesda, MD
$10
Oct20Sat 20:00 20:00
Lena Seikaly
The Alex At The Graham Hotel, Georgetown
Washington, DC