Sunday 12/11/16: Herb Scott returns to the jam on sax!

herbscott2Please join us this Sunday as sax-man Herb Scott returns as guest artist!  Herb has joined the jam on many occasions and is the organizer of the Wednesday eve Capitol Hill jazz jam at Mr. Henry’s — home of the “cuttin’ contests!” .  Come join Herb and the rest of our terrific Second Sunday house band.

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

[Photo by Darwyn Dave]

Also mark your calendars for these upcoming special guests…

  • December 18th: Tedd Baker (sax)
  • …and more to come in 2017 and beyond!

Sunday 12/4/16: Bassist James King joins the jam!

jameskingbass2Please come out to The Brixton this Sunday as bassist James King joins the jam as our special guest for the very first time!  James has played with every jazz artist you can name, current and past, and also serves as bassist in the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra.  Come join James as he sits in with the rest of our terrific First Sunday house band.

No cover!  6:30-9:30pm upstairs @ The Brixton (901 U Street NW).

Please also mark your calendars for these upcoming jam sessions:

  • December 11th: Herb Scott (sax)
  • December 18th: Tedd Baker (sax)
  • December 25th & January 1st: No jams (Xmas & New Years)
  • January 8th: Lionel Lyles (sax)
  • January 15th: Chris Barrick (vibes)
  • January 22nd: Thad Wilson (trumpet)
  • January 29th: Frank Russo (drums)
  • …and more to come in 2017 and beyond!

Sunday 11/27/16: Trumpeter Joe Herrera returns for Thanksgiving jam!

Herrera_Joe_640x360Please join us this Sunday as trumpeter Joe Herrera returns as guest artist on trumpet! Joe has been named “Best Trumpet” in the Washinton City Paper’s “Jazzies” awards, among other accolades  Come join Joe and the rest of our terrific Fourth Sunday house band in a Thanksgiving weekend jazz celebration.

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

Also mark your calendars for these upcoming special guests…

  • December 4th: James King (bass)
  • December 11th: Herb Scott (sax)
  • December 18th: Tedd Baker (sax)
  • …and more to come in 2017 and beyond!

Sunday 11/20/16: Victor Provost returns to the jam on steel pan!

provostPlease join us this Sunday as long-time friend of the jam Victor Provost returns as guest artist on steel pan!  Victor has been named “Artist of the Year” by the CityPaper in their annual “jazzies” and is perennially named “Best Jazz Percussionist.”  Come join Victor and the rest of our terrific Third Sunday house band in a pre-Thanksgiving jazz celebration.

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

Also mark your calendars for these upcoming special guests…

  • November 27th: Joe Herrera (trumpet)
  • December 4th: James King (bass)
  • December 11th: Herb Scott (sax)
  • December 18th: Tedd Baker (sax)
  • …and more to come in 2017 and beyond!

11/13/16: Elijah Balbed returns to lead the jam!

elijah1Come out to the jam this Sunday as sax-man and DC native (and alleged NYC resident) Eljiah Balbed joins us again as our Monthly Master jazz artist.  Elijah has been a regular at the jam for years and is frequently named among the best (or the best) of the terrific tenor sax players we have in the area.  Elijah can also be seen moonlighting on upright bass for a tune here and there.

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

Also mark your calendars for these upcoming special guests…

  • November 20th: Victor Provost (steel pan)
  • November 27th: Joe Herrera (trumpet)
  • December 4th: James King (bass)
  • December 11th: Herb Scott (sax)
  • December 18th: Tedd Baker (sax)
  • …and more to come in 2017 and beyond!

[Photo by Darwyn Dave]