Westminster Church, 400 I Street, SW, Washington, DC  202-484-7700

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April 7, 2017
Lena Swings!
Lena Seikaly, vocals
Marshall Keys, sax
Chris Grasso, piano
Zach Pride, bass
C.V.Dashiell, drums

Doors open at 5pm. Admission $5. Dinner served by Southwest Catering from 5:30 - 8pm    (Visa, Mastercard, Cash accepted)

April 29, 2017    (1-3pm)

Ella Fitzgerald:  Celebrating 100 Years
This marks the 100th birthday of the First Lady of Song, Ella Jane Fitzgerald, born April 25, 1917 in Newport News, VA.  After an unstable childhood, Ella won Amateur Night at the Apollo at age 17 then joined the Chick Webb Orchestra where her reputation grew.  Her solo career began in 1942 and she became distinctive for her vocal versatility.  She received many awards for her life-long work.  WPFW programmer, Ellen Carter presents this lively presentation.  Free admission, light lunch, door prizes and great conversation included.

May 5, 2017
Jazz Academy of Music
Paul Carr, director
Special Guest, Sharon Clark, vocals

April 21, 2017
“Diggin’ Up My Roots”
(CD Release)
Greg Hatza, organ
Peter Fraize, sax
Brian Kooken, guitar
Robert Shahid, drums

April 28, 2017
Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald
Alison Crockett, vocals
Paul Carr, sax
Chris Grasso, piano
Zach Pride, bass
Lenny Robinson, drums

April 14, 2017

Good Friday Special

Bowie State Jazz Ensemble
Directed by Clarence Knight

A Weekly, Straight-Ahead Jazz Experience Every Friday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Jazz Calendar

Jazz Night in D.C. on Fridays presents some of the area's finest jazz musicians in a lively presentation of classical, straight-ahead jazz. 

May 19, 2017
Akua Allrich & the Tribe
Akua Allrich, vocals
Mark Meadows, piano
Braxton Cook, sax
Kris Funn, bass
C.V. Dashiell, drums

March 31, 2017
Howard University Jazz Ensemble
Directed by Fred Irby
Jazz Night at the Movies
Nat King Cole
A&E Biography (48 minutes)

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May 12, 2017
A Native Son, Herb Scott
Herb Scott, sax
Donvonte McCoy, trumpet
Hope Udobi, piano
Taurus Mateen, bass
Terence Arnett, drums