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  • Paula Shocron: Paths to a New Sound

    Paula Shocron: Paths to a New Sound

    When Werner X. Uehlinger, the founder of Hat Hut Records, was asked about a statement on why he liked Argentinian pianist Paula Shocron's music, the answer was clear, short and succinct: "The quality of surprise."...

  • William Parker: Embracing The Unknown

    William Parker: Embracing The Unknown

    His is one of the most distinctive and respected voices on double bass today. William Parker, the tireless composer, multi-instrumentalist, educator and poet, is still today omnipresent on the contemporary free jazz scene...

  • Mark Morganelli: Adds Club Owner To His Resume

    Mark Morganelli: Adds Club Owner To His Resume

    Mark Morganelli has long been known as a fine trumpet player and a promoter with years of experience in the New York City area dating back to a jazz loft 39 years ago...

  • GoGo Penguin: Just Another Band From The Small Blue Planet

    GoGo Penguin: Just Another Band From The Small...

    Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star in a lost galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people....

  • Savoy Records: From Newark To The World

    Savoy Records: From Newark To The World

    On June 26, 1942, James Petrillo, President of the American Federation of Musicians, the nations union for working musicians did the unthinkable and announced a recording ban on all major labels....

Reviews

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Love & Peace

Joachim Kuhn
Love & Peace

La Saboteuse

Yazz Ahmed
La Saboteuse

Memories of Maynard

Maynard Ferguson
Memories of Maynard

Cosmic Playground

Chris Gall
Cosmic Playground

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Track of the Day

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Cubist

Hal Galper
Cubist

Metaloswing, Part 5

Billy Ponzio
Metaloswing, Part 5

Adult Joe

Danny Fox
Adult Joe

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Gordon Hyland
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Nancy Wilson
Nancy Wilson

Nancy Wilson’s musical style is so diverse that it is hard to classify. Over the years her repertoire has included pop style ballads, jazz and blues, show tunes and well known standards. Critics... read more

Jazz Near You

Date Event Detail Venue Time
Feb20Tue George Burton Quintet Blues Alley
Washington, DC
8:00 PM
Feb20Tue George Burton Quintet Blues Alley
Washington, DC
10:00 PM
Feb21Wed Duke Robillard Band Blues Alley
Washington, DC
8:00 PM
Feb21Wed Duke Robillard Band Blues Alley
Washington, DC
10:00 PM
Feb21Wed Nelson Dougherty Twins Jazz
Washington, DC
8:00 PM
Feb21Wed Nelson Dougherty Twins Jazz
Washington, DC
10:00 PM
Feb21Wed Neel Singh's Open Jam and Workshop Villain & Saint
Bethesda, MD
20:00