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  • Bob Dorough: 1923-2018

    Bob Dorough: 1923-2018

    The American South has always existed in a most peculiar and conflicted dimension culturally. I believe that this state of being is what has enabled the South to act as that fecund and creative environment for developing every major popular music genre: jazz, blues...

  • Nik Bärtsch: Possibility in Paradox

    Nik Bärtsch: Possibility in Paradox

    Like the master-less samurai his primary band is named for, Nik Bärtsch forges a path and follows a code all his own. The pianist's music is best described by his own key phrases "ritual groove music" and "Zen funk," merging Eastern minimalist simplicity and patient trance...

  • Linley Hamilton: Strings Attached

    Linley Hamilton: Strings Attached

    Nearly all recordings are labours of love. Passion and a huge amount of work are the essential ingredients. Some recordings in particular, however, mark the realization of a life-long dream. For Northern Irish trumpeter, BBC jazz broadcaster and university lecturer...

  • Big Ears Festival 2018

    Big Ears Festival 2018

    Knoxville's Big Ears Festival has traditionally kicked things off with a big piece by a high-visibility headliner. This year was to have featured a live performance of guitarist Nels Cline's Lovers project, an ambitious re-imagination of romantic "mood music" which was to be performed with the...

  • A Day at AAJ

    A Day at AAJ

    One of the main benefits of being the Dean of American Jazz Humorists©, besides a free Orange Julius whenever I want one (at participating locations) and 2-for-1 Redbox rentals, is my unfettered access to the inner workings of the entire Jazz universe...

Reviews

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Piano Works

Lisa Ullén
Piano Works

Throw Tomatoes

Dave Rempis / Matt...
Throw Tomatoes

Reflections 2

George Spanos
Reflections 2

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Jimmy Giuffre
Jimmy Giuffre

Reedman and composer Jimmy Giuffre was born in Dallas, TX. He started his musical education at age 9 learning the clarinet and within few years he was proficient enough to give solo clarinet recitals... read more

Jazz Near You

Date Event Detail Venue Time
Apr26Thu Veronneau "Celebrate Brazil" Blues Alley
Washington, DC
8:00 PM
Apr26Thu Veronneau "Celebrate Brazil" Blues Alley
Washington, DC
10:00 PM
Apr26Thu MIke Phillips Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club
Bethesda, MD
7:30 PM
Apr26Thu Mike Phillips Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club
Bethesda, MD
8:00 PM
Apr26Thu Juli Wood Twins Jazz
Washington, DC
8:00 PM
Apr26Thu Juli Wood Twins Jazz
Washington, DC
10:00 PM
Apr26Thu Boys Night Out Villain & Saint
Bethesda, MD
20:00