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  • Elio Villafranca: Five Islands & A Revolt

    Elio Villafranca: Five Islands & A Revolt

    The setting was Systems Two, a well-known, state-of-the-art recording studio in Brooklyn. The sessions, occurring over five days in May (7-11) 2017, were set up to record Cuban pianist/composer...

  • SFJAZZ: Decades After, Five Years In

    SFJAZZ: Decades After, Five Years In

    Five years after the San Francisco, California organization SFJAZZ created its own building, the SFJAZZ Center, it has proved a raving, even rampaging, success, unrelenting in programming...

  • Sidney Hauser:  Justice and Jubilation

    Sidney Hauser: Justice and Jubilation

    The hiring of young saxophonist Sidney Hauser, to fill the second alto saxophone chair with the prestigious Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra may seem like a musical sidenote to the history of this...

  • Michael Leonhart: Surfing on an Orchestral Wave

    Michael Leonhart: Surfing on an Orchestral Wave

    If one were to find an answer to the age-old "nature or nurture" debate, s/he would have to look no further than The Painted Lady Suite [Sunnyside Records]. Listening to the stunning debut album by the...

  • Istanbul Jazz Festival 2018

    Istanbul Jazz Festival 2018

    A leisurely stroll through the crowded streets of Istanbul offers many delights, Turkish or otherwise. The maze guides you through nested teahouses, majestic ottoman palaces, monumental sahns adjoining mosques...

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The Literature

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Rodrigo Amado
A History Of Nothing

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Steve Lacy
Steve Lacy

Steve Lacy, one of the greatest soprano saxophonists of all time and a New England Conservatory faculty member since fall 2002, died Friday [June 4th, 2004] at New England Baptist Hospital. The jazz master... read more

Jazz Near You

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Jul23Mon 8:00 PM 8:00 PM
Fairfax Swing Jazz Ensemble
Blues Alley
Washington, DC
Jul23Mon 10:00 PM 10:00 PM
Fairfax Swing Jazz Ensemble
Blues Alley
Washington, DC
Jul24Tue 8:00 PM 8:00 PM
Jeff Antoniuk & John D'Earth Quintet
Blues Alley
Washington, DC
Jul24Tue 10:00 PM 10:00 PM
Jeff Antoniuk & John D'Earth Quintet
Blues Alley
Washington, DC
Jul25Wed 8:00 PM 8:00 PM
Karen Linette
Blues Alley
Washington, DC
Jul25Wed 10:00 PM 10:00 PM
Karen Linette
Blues Alley
Washington, DC
Jul25Wed 20:00 20:00
Neel Singh's Open Jam and Workshop
Villain & Saint
Bethesda, MD