1/22/17: Trumpeter Thad Wilson returns to the jam!

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This Sunday, join us as trumpeter Thad Wilson returns to host the jam as our Monthly Master jazz artist!  Thad has been named DC’s Best Trumpet player by the CityPaper’s “Jazzies” awards, among other high praise.  Having Thad back is always a good time.

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

Facebook event link here.

Please also mark your calendars for these upcoming jam sessions:

  • January 29th: Frank Russo (drums)
  • February 7th: No jam (Superbowl Sunday)
  • …and more to come in 2017 and beyond!

[Photo from Thad Wilson]

Sunday 1/15/17: Vibraphonist Chris Barrick returns to the jam!

chris-barrick-1Please come out to this Sunday’s jam session as outstanding vibraphonist Chris Barrick, returns as Monthly Master jazz artist!  Chris is a relatively recent transplant, having gotten his music degrees from IU Bloomington and the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.

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

Facebook event link here.

Please also mark your calendars for these upcoming jam sessions:

  • January 22nd: Thad Wilson (trumpet)
  • January 29th: Frank Russo (drums)
  • February 7th: No jam (Superbowl Sunday)
  • …and more to come in 2017 and beyond!

[Photo from Chris Barrick]

Sunday 1/8/17: DC’s “Best Performing Artist” Lionel Lyles returns to the jam to kick off 2017 (plus Will’s birthday)!

11884993_10153080495392285_7913046257924485688_oCelebrate a brand new year with one of the hardest working men in the DC/Baltimore jazz scene as Lionel Lyles returns as our Monthly Master Jazz Artist on sax!  Also celebrate Will’s birthday (and Elvis’…).

Among other accolades, Lionel has won “Best Performing Artist” the CityPaper readers’ poll, and also been named “Best New Jazz Musician” and “Best Tenor Sax” by the CityPaper arts desk.  Lionel can also be seen at almost every Sunday jam anyway, so it’s fun to give him the reins and let him run the show.

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

Facebook event link here.

Please also mark your calendars for these upcoming jam sessions:

  • January 15th: Chris Barrick (vibes)
  • January 22nd: Thad Wilson (trumpet)
  • January 29th: Frank Russo (drums)
  • February 7th: No jam (Superbowl Sunday)
  • …and more to come in 2017 and beyond!

[Photo by Darwyn Dave]

Sunday 12/18/16: Holiday Jam w/Tedd Baker!

teddbaker1Please join us this Sunday as top sax player Tedd Baker returns to the jam session once again as our Monthly Master jazz artist for our end-of-the-year holiday jam!

Popular local jazz site CapitalBop has this to say about Tedd:

“The saxophonist Tedd Baker, one of the most revered on the D.C. scene, has toured the world as part of the State Department’s Jazz Ambassadors program and is a member of the U.S. Air Force jazz band, the Airmen of Note. But when he steps in front of his own combo, Baker’s liable to bring the house down; he has a broad, powerful tone and a sure-footed improvisational attack that winds and zags. It’s confident and questioning, all at once.” — CapitalBop

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

Facebook event link here.

Please also mark your calendars for these upcoming jam sessions:

  • December 25th & January 1st: No jams (Xmas & New Years)
  • January 8th: Lionel Lyles (sax) + Will’s birthday!
  • January 15th: Chris Barrick (vibes)
  • January 22nd: Thad Wilson (trumpet)
  • January 29th: Frank Russo (drums)
  • …and more to come in 2017 and beyond!

[Photo by Darwyn Dave]

 

 

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!