About dcjazzjam

DC Jazz Jam (www.dcjazzjam.com) is a free, open, and welcoming space for experienced jazz players, hobbyists, students, and appreciators to come together to enjoy spontaneous music-making.

Sunday 12/29/19: Imani-Grace Cooper closes out our December #VocalLounge

ImaniGraceCooperPlease join us this Sunday (12/29/19) as we wrap up 2019 and our December #JazzLounge series with outstanding vocalist Imani-Grace Cooper and a special Fifth Sunday house band of Hope Udobi (keys), Alex Martin (guitar), Mike Graham (bass), and Eric Tapper (drums).  Imani-Grace first sang with the jam during one of our early collaborations with the Washington Women in Jazz Festival and has come back to the jam as a guest host several times since then.

Come sit in with Imani-Grace and the rest of our terrific Fifth 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:**

  • Many more featured artists in 2020, available on our website’s calendar page!

Sunday 12/22/19: Landon Paddock continues our December #VocalLounge!

CSPlease join us this Sunday (12/22/19) as vocalist and jam regular Landon Paddock leads the jam, continuing our #VocalLounge series for December.  Aside from jam sessions like ours, you can see Landon crooning around town, including at JoJos, Columbia Station, and other joints.

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

Facebook event link here.

[Photo from Landon’s website]

**Please also mark your calendars for these upcoming jams:**

  • …and more guests to come throughout the rest of 2019 and 2020!

Sunday 12/15/19: Tony Gudell continues our #VocalLounge month!

TonyGudellPlease join us this Sunday (12/15/19) as DC Jazz Jam continues its #VocalLounge month with longtime friend of the jam Tony Gudell leading the jam for the first time!

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

Facebook event link here.

[Photo from Tony Gudell]

**Please also mark your calendars for the rest of our “Vocal Lounge” series:

  • December 22nd: Landon Paddock (voice)
  • …and more guests to come throughout the rest of 2019 and 2020!

Sunday 12/8/19: Aaron Myers continues our #VocalLounge series!

AaronMyers2Please join us this Sunday (12/8/19) as DC Jazz Jam continues its #VocalLounge month with vocalist, entertainer, and activist Aaron Myers, just back from his jazz tour of Russia.  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.  No cover!  6:30-9:30pm downstairs @ The Brixton (901 U Street NW).

Facebook event link here.

[Photo by Darwyn Dave]

**Please also mark your calendars for the rest of our “Vocal Lounge” series:

  • December 15th: Tony Gudell (voice)
  • December 22nd: Landon Paddock (voice)
  • …and more guests to come throughout the rest of 2019 and 2020!

Sunday 12/1/19: Barbara Papendorp kicks off DC Jazz Jam’s #VocalLounge month

Vintage MicPlease join us this Sunday (12/1/19) as DC Jazz Jam kicks off a month of #VocalLounge jazz with singer and long-time friend of the jam Barbara Papendorp!

Come sit in with Barbara and our terrific First 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 the rest of our “Vocal Lounge” series:

  • December 8th: Aaron Myers (voice)
  • December 15th: Tony Gudell (voice)
  • December 22nd: Landon Paddock (voice)
  • …and more guests to come throughout the rest of 2019 and 2020!