Sunday 10/20/19: Drummer Howard “Kingfish” Franklin helps us celebrate Art Blakey’s 100th Birthday!

Howard_Franklin_Photo_2Please join the DC Jazz Jam this Sunday (10/20/19) as Monthly Master jazz artist Howard “Kingfish” Franklin, Jr. joins the jam on drums to help us celebrate Art Blakey’s 100th Birthday!  Among other accolades, Fish has been named “Best Drummer” in the CityPaper’s annual “Jazzies” awards.

Come join Fish and the rest of our outstanding Third Sunday house band.  No cover!  6:30pm-9:30pm @ The Brixton (901 U Street NW).

Facebook event here.

[Photo courtesy of dcjazzfest.org]

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Sunday 10/13/19: Drummer Lenny Robinson helps DC Jazz Jam celebrate Art Blakey’s 100th birthday!

LennyRPlease join the DC Jazz Jam this weekend as Monthly Master jazz artist Lenny Robinson returns on drums to help us celebrate Art Blakey’s 100th Birthday!  Lenny has hosted the jam several times and also served as the heartbeat for some of our all-star house band for anniversary jam sessions.  Among other accolades, the Washington CityPaper has named Lenny “Best Drummer” in its annual “Jazzies” awards.

Come join Lenny and the rest of our outstanding Second Sunday house band.  No cover!  6:30pm-9:30pm @ The Brixton (901 U Street NW).

Facebook event here.

**Also save the dates for these upcoming special guests**

  • October 20th: Art Blakey 100th Birthday jam w/Howard “Kingfish” Franklin Jr. (drums)
  • Plus many more artist in 2018 available on our calendar page…!

[Photo of Lenny by Darwyn Dave at a prior jam session]

Sunday 10/6/19: Bryan McEntire kicks off a new fiscal year at the jam!

BryanMcEntire2Please help us kick off a new fiscal year with jam this Sunday eve (10/6/19) as sax-man (and long-time friend of the jam) Bryan McEntire returns to headline our house band.  You can usually see Bryan jumping in to play a burning solo at every jam session, so we are pleased to have him actually leading the whole show this week.

Sit in with Bryan and the rest of our terrific First Sunday house band, including guest drummer Tyler Leak.  6:30pm-9:30pm @ The Brixton (901 U Street NW).  No cover!

[Photo by Darwyn Dave at a prior jam session]

Facebook event here.

Sunday 9/29/19: Deans of the DC jazz community help us finish celebrating 10 years of jamming on U Street

Cake: Birthday Cake With Candles For 10th BirthdayPlease join us this coming Sunday (9/29/19) as we finish our month-long celebration of our 10-year jam anniversary with a special one-time-only “Deans of DC Jazz” house band of DeAndrey Howard (trumpet), Bob Butta (keys), David Cole (guitar), Wes Biles (bass), and Nasar Abadey (drums).

Come sit in with this terrific one-time-only #DCJazzDeans house band.  6:30-9:30pm @ The Brixton (901 U Street NW).  No cover!

Facebook event link here.

Sunday 9/22/19: The original house band (from 2009) helps celebrate 10 years of jamming!

reese2009glassesPlease join us this coming Sunday (9/22/19) as we continue to celebrate our 10-year jam anniversary with the original 4 players of the house band for the first jam in 2009:  Peter Runk (keys), Mark Caruso (guitar), Percy White (bass), and Will Stephens (drums).

Come sit in with the original house band.  6:30-9:30pm @ The Brixton (901 U Street NW).  No cover!

Facebook event link here.

**Also save the dates for these upcoming jam sessions celebrating 10 years:**

  • 9/29/19: Deans of DC Jazz — feat. DeAndrey Howard (trumpet), Bob Butta (keys), David Cole (guitar), Wes Biles (bass), Nasar Abadey (drums)
  • Plus many more featured artists later in 2019, available on our website’s calendar page!