Sunday: 6/16/19: “Jazz in the Hoods” jam for national Juneteenth kickoff w/Lionel Lyles and Herman Burney

Juneteenth ImagePlease join us this Sunday (6/16/19) for our jam kicking off the national “Juneteenth” celebrations in DC (coordinated with the National Juneteenth Observance Foundation), and is also our second and final jam that is part of the DC Jazz Festival‘s “Jazz in the Hoods” series.  dcjf 15 LOGO

Distinguished bassist Herman Burney and sax powerhouse Lionel Lyles will be our joint special guests for the evening.  Come sit in with Herman, Lionel, and the rest of our terrific Third Sunday house band.  6:30pm-9:30pm @ The Brixton (901 U Street NW).  No cover!

Facebook event link here.

**Also save the dates for these upcoming jam sessions:**

  • 6/23/19: Donvonte McCoy (trumpet)
  • 6/30/19: Pete Muldoon (guitar)
  • 7/7/19: Matthew Niess (trombone)
  • 7/14/19: Joe Herrera (trumpet)
  • 7/21/19: Jen Krupa (trombone)
  • 7/28/19: Thad Wilson (trumpet)
  • Plus many more featured artists later in 2019, available on our website’s calendar page!

 

 

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Sunday 6/9/2019: Trumpeter John “JS” Williams returns to the jam!

JSW_001Please join us this Sunday (6/9/19) as trumpeter John “JS” Williams returns to the jam to host the first jam session that is part of the DC Jazz Festival’s “Jazz in the Hoods” series this year!  JS served as one of our “Young Lions” guests several years ago, and has since been named the Best Trumpet in the area by the likes of the City Paper Jazzies, among many other accolades.

Come sit in with JS and our outstanding Second Sunday house band, including guest pianist Sammy Munguia!  All musicians and appreciators welcome.  6:30pm-9:30pm @ The Brixton (901 U Street NW).  No cover!

Facebook event link here.

[Photo by Darwyn Dave]

**Also save the dates for these upcoming jam sessions:**

  • 6/16/19: National Juneteenth celebration kick-off jam w/Lionel Lyles (sax) and Herman Burney (bass) – part of the DC Jazz Festival’s “Jazz in the Hoods” series
  • 6/23/19: Donvonte McCoy (trumpet)
  • 6/30/19: Pete Muldoon (guitar)
  • Plus many more featured artists later in 2019, available on our website’s calendar page!

Sunday 6/2/19: Tribute to Fred Foss w/Elijah Balbed

10506732_10152291436052285_2115087731968413811_oPlease join us this Sunday (6/2/19) as we pay tribute to the late Fred Foss, who was a jam regular, a frequent Monthly Master guest artist, and a long-time DC jazz player and educator, having taught or mentored many players in the DC community.  Our special guest host for the evening will be Fred’s good friend and saxophone compatriot Elijah Balbed.

We will also be doing a collection for the Foss family to help with funerary and other expenses.  The microphone will be open if anyone would like to share thoughts about Fred, as well.

Come sit in with Elijah and our outstanding First Sunday house band as we pay tribute to Fred!  All musicians and appreciators welcome.  6:30pm-9:30pm @ The Brixton (901 U Street NW).  No cover!

Facebook event link here.

[Photo by Darwyn Dave at a prior jam]

**Also save the dates for these upcoming jam sessions:**

  • 6/9/19: John “JS” Williams (trumpet) – part of the DC Jazz Festival’s “Jazz in the Hoods” series
  • 6/16/19: National Juneteenth celebration kick-off jam w/Lionel Lyles (sax) and Herman Burney (bass) – part of the DC Jazz Festival’s “Jazz in the Hoods” series
  • Plus many more featured artists later in 2019, available on our website’s calendar page!

Sunday 5/19/19: Brazilian percussionist Bruno Lucini closes out our May of percussion!

Bruno Lucini longPlease join us this Sunday as percussionist Bruno Lucini ends our month featuring percussionists at the jam!  Bruno is a Brazilian native who has performed with award-winning groups such as Origem with his brothers, Veronneau, Patrick Alban, Candela and others — including some of our own prior guest artists such as Rose Moraes — and has played around town at venues such as Blues Alley, the Kennedy Center, and the Strathmore.

Come sit in with Bruno and our outstanding Third Sunday house band.  All musicians and appreciators welcome.  6:30pm-9:30pm @ The Brixton (901 U Street NW).  No cover!

Facebook event link here.

**Please note that there will be NO JAM next week because of Memorial Weekend**

[Photo from Bruno]

Plus many more featured artists throughout 2019, available on our website’s calendar page!

Sunday 5/12/19: Chris Barrick returns to the jam on vibes!

chris-barrick-1Please come out to this Sunday’s jam session (5/12/19) as outstanding vibraphonist Chris Barrick returns as our Monthly Master jazz artist!  Come sit in with Chris and our outstanding Second Sunday house band.

All musicians and appreciators welcome.  6:30pm-9:30pm @ The Brixton (901 U Street NW).  No cover!

Facebook event link here.

[Photo from Chris Barrick]

Plus many more featured artists throughout 2019, available on our website’s calendar page!