Sunday 5/19/19: Brazilian percussionist Bruno Lucini closes out our May of percussion!

Bruno Lucini longPlease join us this Sunday as percussionist Bruno Lucini ends our month featuring percussionists at the jam!  Bruno is a Brazilian native who has performed with award-winning groups such as Origem with his brothers, Veronneau, Patrick Alban, Candela and others — including some of our own prior guest artists such as Rose Moraes — and has played around town at venues such as Blues Alley, the Kennedy Center, and the Strathmore.

Come sit in with Bruno and our outstanding Third Sunday house band.  All musicians and appreciators welcome.  6:30pm-9:30pm @ The Brixton (901 U Street NW).  No cover!

Facebook event link here.

**Please note that there will be NO JAM next week because of Memorial Weekend**

[Photo from Bruno]

Plus many more featured artists throughout 2019, available on our website’s calendar page!

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Sunday 5/12/19: Chris Barrick returns to the jam on vibes!

chris-barrick-1Please come out to this Sunday’s jam session (5/12/19) as outstanding vibraphonist Chris Barrick returns as our Monthly Master jazz artist!  Come sit in with Chris and our outstanding Second Sunday house band.

All musicians and appreciators welcome.  6:30pm-9:30pm @ The Brixton (901 U Street NW).  No cover!

Facebook event link here.

[Photo from Chris Barrick]

Plus many more featured artists throughout 2019, available on our website’s calendar page!

Cinco de Mayo Latin jazz jam w/guest percussionists Sam Turner & Mark Merella!

SamTurner1Please join us this coming Sunday for a special Cinco de Mayo Latin jazz jam session with guest percussionists Sam Turner and Mark Merella!  The jam only falls on Cinco de Mayo once every several years, so don’t miss this one!

Come sit in with Sam, Mark, and the rest of our terrific First Sunday house band.  6:30-9:30pm @ The Brixton (901 U Street NW).  No cover!

Facebook event here.

 

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[Photos courtesy of Mark & Sam]

**Also save the dates for these upcoming jam sessions:**

  • 5/12/19: Chris Barrick (vibes)
  • Plus many more featured artists later in 2019, available on our website’s calendar page!

 

Sunday 4/28/19: “Sister Cities” jam with jazz faculty from Mahidol University (Bangkok)!

Mahidol Quartet Promo ShotPlease come out to the jam session this last Sunday of April (4/28/19) where we celebrate Washington DC and Bangkok as official Sister Cities with a house band made up of jazz faculty from the renowned Mahidol University College of Music, Southeast Asia’s premiere music conservatory.

Come sit in with this talented group of jazz educators and performers and give them a warm DC welcome.  No cover!  6:30-9:30pm @ The Brixton (901 U Street NW).

Facebook event here.

The Mahidol crew will be here in DC for a week and have a whole series of performances.  Please also check out this blog posting for their full schedule.

The Mahidol Faculty ensemble is (pictured from left-to-right):

  • Darin “Joe” Pantoomkomol (piano)
  • David Parente (drums)
  • Krit “William” Buranavitayawut (sax)
  • Noppadol “Long” Tirataradol (bass)

[Photo courtesy of David Parente]

**Also save the dates for other upcoming 2019 jam sessions available on our website’s calendar page:**

Sunday 4/21/19: Irene Jalenti continues our series of ‘Ella Good Singers!

IreneJPlease join us with vocalist Irene Jalenti as we continue our series of ‘Ella Good Singers!  We are very glad to have Irene back for another stint leading the jam.

Come sit in with Irene and the rest of our terrific Third Sunday house band.  6:30-9:30pm @ The Brixton (901 U Street NW).  No cover!

Facebook event here.

[Photo by Darwyn Dave at a prior jam session]

**Also save the dates for these upcoming jam sessions:**

  • 4/28/19: Sister Cities Jazz Exchange jam feat. the Mahidol University (Bangkok) Jazz Faculty Ensemble!
  • Plus many more featured artists later in 2019, available on our website’s calendar page!