Sunday 4/21/19: Irene Jalenti continues our series of ‘Ella Good Singers!

IreneJPlease join us with vocalist Irene Jalenti as we continue our series of ‘Ella Good Singers!  We are very glad to have Irene back for another stint leading the jam.

Come sit in with Irene and the rest of our terrific Third 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:**

  • 4/28/19: Sister Cities Jazz Exchange jam feat. the Mahidol University (Bangkok) Jazz Faculty Ensemble!
  • Plus many more featured artists later in 2019, available on our website’s calendar page!
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Sunday 4/14/2019: Imani-Grace Cooper continues our series of ‘Ella Good Singers!

ImaniGraceCooperPlease join us as we continue our series of ‘Ella Good Singers with outstanding vocalist Imani-Grace Cooper!  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 Second 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:**

  • 4/21/19: ‘Ella Good Singers feat. Irene Jalenti (voice)
  • 4/28/19: Sister Cities Jazz Exchange jam feat. the Mahidol University (Bangkok) Jazz Faculty Ensemble!
  • Plus many more featured artists later in 2019, available on our website’s calendar page!

Sunday 4/7/19: Vocalist Jessica Boykin-Settles kicks off our series of ‘Ella Good Singers!

Jessica1Please join us this Sunday with vocalist and jazz educator Jessica Boykin-Settles kicking off our series of ‘Ella Good Singers.  In addition to being a guest host herself a number of times, Jessica has also served as a vocal instructor for many of the talented vocalists that have come out to the jam over the years.

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

Facebook event here.

**Also mark your calendars for these upcoming jam sessions:**

  • 4/14/19: ‘Ella Good Singers feat. Imani-Grace Cooper (voice)
  • 4/21/19: ‘Ella Good Singers feat. Irene Jalenti (voice)
  • 4/28/19: Sister Cities jam session feat. Mahidol University (Bangkok) Jazz Faculty Ensemble!
  • Plus many more featured artists throughout 2019, available on our website’s calendar page!

[Photo courtesy of Jessica]

Sunday 3/31/19: Bassist Nicole Saphos rounds out our month of #InstrumentalLadiesofJazz!

Nicole1Please join us this Sunday as former house band bassist Nicole Saphos leads the jam for the first time to round out our month-long series of #InstrumentalLadiesofJazz!  Nicole is a bassist, singer, and songwriter who Downbeat magazine (accurately) described as having a “distinctive and warm presence on the bandstand.”

Please come out to see Nicole and our special Fifth Sunday house band of Justin Taylor (keys), Adam Fluger (guitar), and Eric Tapper (drums).  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:**

  • 4/7/19: ‘Ella Good Singers feat. Jessica Boykin-Settles (voice)
  • 4/14/19: ‘Ella Good Singers feat. Imani-Grace Cooper (voice)
  • 4/21/19: ‘Ella Good Singers feat. Irene Jalenti (voice)
  • 4/28/19: Sister Cities Jazz Exchange jam feat. the Mahidol University (Bangkok) Jazz Faculty Ensemble!
  • Plus many more featured artists later in 2019, available on our website’s calendar page!

Sunday 3/24/19: Annual Washington Women in Jazz Festival jam!

apple-touch-icon-114x114-precomposedPlease join us for one of our most fun annual traditions: Our 8th annual jam for the Washington Women in Jazz Festival — featuring an all-star, all-female house band of WWJF Founder Amy Bormet (keys), former DC Jazz Jam house band member Nicole Saphos (bass), and Angel Bethea (drums), plus an extra hour of jamming through 10:30pm!

Follow the web link above to find out more about the WWJF calendar for 2019 and then come join our jam!  6:30-10:30pm @ The Brixton (901 U Street NW).  No cover!

Facebook event here.

Also save the date for the rest of our month-long series of #InstrumentalLadiesofJazz:

  • 3/31/19: Instrumental Ladies of Jazz Series feat. Nicole Saphos (bass)
  • Plus many more featured artists in 2019 and onward, available on our website’s calendar page!