Building Rhythm Together for Christ's Love

November 8, 2019

Larry Brown Quintet
         featuring Lisa Rich
Larry Brown, piano
Thad Wilson, trumpet
Peter Fraize, sax
Kent Miller, bass
Greg Holloway, drums
Lisa Rich, vocals

November 22, 2019

Bringing in the Future
Nasar Abadey, drums
James King, bass
Janelle Gill, piano
Ephraim Dorsey, tenor sax
Ebban Dorsey, alto sax
London Clark Meva'a, vocals

December 14, 2019  (Saturday)


Mary Lou Williams:
1st Lady of Jazz Keyboard

Ellen Carter Presenting. 1-3pm ~ Free event, light lunch, door prizes great discussion.

For a full description see the TAJ page

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

December 6, 2019

Jackie Hairston Trio        
Jackie Hairston, organ
Michael Hairston, sax
Percy Smith, drums

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

November 29, 2019

Bobby Felder Big Band
Bobby Felder, trombone
Herb Scott, alto sax
Ben Sands, tenor sax
Allen Young, alto sax
Lorenz Wheatley, baritone sax
Doug Gilchrist, trombone
Chuck Carthan, trombone
McNeal Anderson, trumpet
Michael Thomas, trumpet

Alvin Trask, trumpet
Vince Smith, piano
Wes Biles, bass
Greg Holloway, drums
David Cole, guitar
Queen Aisha, vocals

9:15     Jazz Night at the Movies
            Oscar Peterson:  Very Special

This documentary first appeared on CBC in 1976 featuring Oscar playing and talking with some of his favorite musicians including Clark Terry, Roy Eldridge, Ray Brown and Ray Charles. Running time is 45 minutes.

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. 

December 13, 2019

Tribute to Mary Lou Williams
Janelle Gill, piano

November 15, 2019

Elijah Balbed & Young Lions
Elijah Balbed, sax
Mark Meadows, piano
Eliot Seppa, bass
Kelton Norris, drums

Theresa Watson, vocals

November 1, 2019

Tribute to "Bird" with Strings
Vaughn Ambrose Orchestra

Vaughn Ambrose, director

A highly unusual 18 piece big band