Sunday 9/25/16: Saxophonist Leigh Pilzer returns to lead the jam!

LeighPilzer-8-14-16Please join us this Sunday as saxophonist Leigh Pilzer returns to headline the jam for the first time, having participated in our Washington Women in Jazz Festival kickoff jam house band in past years.  Leigh has been named the area’s best baritone sax by the CityPaper in their annual “Jazzies,” among other accolades.

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

Also mark your calendars for these upcoming special guests…

  • October 2nd: Seth Kibel (sax/clarinet)
  • October 9th: Harold Summey (drums)
  • …and more to come in October and beyond!

[Photo by Darwyn Dave 2016]

Sunday 9/11/16 – Kenny Rittenhouse returns to the jam!

b089a2_bf57b9966b4a49f1845cde8b14f207dfPlease join us this Sunday evening as trumpeter Kenny Rittenhouse returns to lead the jam.  Kenny has distinguished himself as a professor of jazz at George Mason, and as a player in the U.S. Army Blues band and the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, among other accomplishments and ensembles.

No cover!  Musicians and jazz appreciators welcome.  Come sit in with Kenny and the rest of our terrific Second Sunday house band.

6:30pm-9:30pm @ The Brixton (901 U Street NW).

Sunday 9/4/16: DC’s “Best Performing Artist” Lionel Lyles returns to the jam on sax!

11884993_10153080495392285_7913046257924485688_oCelebrate Labor Day weekend 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!  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 First Sunday house band, including guest bassist Percy White.  No cover!  6:30-9:30pm @ The Brixton (901 U Street NW).

Also mark you calendars for these upcoming special guests…

  • September 11th: Kenny Rittenhouse (trumpet)
  • September 18th: Fred Foss (sax)
  • September 25th: Leigh Pilzer (sax)
  • October 2nd: Seth Kibel (sax/clarinet)

8/28/16: Pianist Harry Appelman returns to the jam!

Harry_AppelmanPlease join us for the last jam session in August as pianist and jazz educator Harry Appelman returns to the jam.  Come sit in with Harry and the rest of our terrific Fourth Sunday house band!

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

Also mark you calendars for these upcoming special guests…

  • September 4th: Michael Bowie (bass)
  • September 11th: Kenny Rittenhouse (trumpet)
  • September 18th: Fred Foss (sax)
  • September 25th: Leigh Pilzer (sax)
  • October 2nd: Seth Kibel (sax/clarinet)