Sunday 2/25/18: Vocalist George V. Johnson Jr. returns to close out our month of #FebruaryCrooners

GVJ-smallPlease join us this Sunday as vocalist George V. Johnson Jr. returns to lead the jam, closing out our month-long series of male vocalists in tribute to the late, great Al Jarreau, who passed away one year ago this month.  Among other accolades, George has been named “Best Vocalist” by the Washington CityPaper’s annual “Jazzies.”

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

Facebook event link here.

[Photo from George’s website]

**PLUS save the dates for our March of “Instrumental Ladies of Jazz”:

  • Mar. 4th: Shannon Gunn (trombone)
  • March 11th: Washington Women in Jazz Festival Kick-off Jam!
  • March 18th: Josanne Francis (steel pan)
  • March 25th: TBA
  • Plus many more featured artists the rest of 2018, available on our website’s calendar page!
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Sunday 2/18/18: Singer Landon Paddock continues our #FebruaryCrooners series!

CSPlease join us this Sunday as vocalist and jam regular Landon Paddock leads the jam for the first time, to continue our month-long series of male vocalists in tribute to the late, great Al Jarreau, who passed away one year ago this month.  You can see Landon crooning around town, including a regular stint at Columbia Station under the involuntary stage name “London Paddockis.”

Come sit in with Landon… ahem, we mean “London” and the rest of our terrific Third Sunday house band.  No cover!  6:30-9:30pm upstairs @ The Brixton (901 U Street NW).

Facebook event link here.

[Photo from Landon’s website]

**PLUS save the dates for the rest of our February Crooners:

  • Feb. 25th: George V. Johnson Jr.
  • Plus many more featured artists the rest of 2018, available on our website’s calendar page!

Sunday 2/11/18: Vocalist Aaron Myers kicks off our month of February Crooners!

AaronMyers2Please join us this Sunday as vocalist, entertainer, and activist Aaron Myers returns as guest artist to kick off our month-long series of male vocalists in tribute to the late, great Al Jarreau, who passed away one year ago this month.  Aaron has emceed our anniversary jam for many years, has been named Best Jazz Artist by the CityPaper, and is also a co-founder of the Capitol Hill Jazz Foundation, among many other accolades and achievements.

Come sit in with Aaron and the rest of our terrific Second Sunday house band, including guest drummer Michael Nourafshan.  No cover!  6:30-9:30pm upstairs @ The Brixton (901 U Street NW).

Facebook event link here.

[Photo by Darwyn Dave]

**PLUS save the dates for the rest of our February Crooners:

  • Feb. 18th: Landon Paddock
  • Feb. 25th: George V. Johnson Jr.
  • Plus many more featured artists the rest of 2018, available on our website’s calendar page!

No jam this Sunday, but great WaPo feature!

giphy-downsized-largeJust a reminder to all that we have NO JAM on Super Bowl Sunday, so you’ll have to jam to your own beat this weekend…

However, in the meantime, the Washington Post “Weekend” insert just featured the DC Jazz Jam on the cover(!) as part of a great story about the state of jazz in DC.

See you next Sunday, February 11th from 6:30-9:30pm @ The Brixton (901 U Street NW)!

1/28/18: Herb Scott closes out our month of #SaxualHealing

herbscott2Please join us this Sunday as sax-man Herb Scott returns as guest artist to close our month-long #SaxualHealing series to kick off 2018!  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” — and also co-founder of the Capitol Hill Jazz Foundation.

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

Facebook event link here.

[Photo by Darwyn Dave at a prior jam]