Sunday 11/12/17: Saxophonist Sarah Hughes leads the jam for the “MONKth of November”

SarahHughes1Come join the jam this Sunday as Monthly Master jazz artist and saxophonist Sarah Hughes headlines the session for week 2 of the “MONKth of November,” our month-long tribute to Thelonious Monk to celebrate his 100th birthday.  Sarah has been a member of the jazz scene since undergrad at Maryland, has a master of music from New England Conservatory, and was a long-time member of the Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra, among other achievements.

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

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

  • Rest of the MONKth of November: vocalist W. Allen Taylor (11/19/17) and bassist Michael Bowie (11/26/17)
  • 12/3/17: Antonio Parker (sax)
  • 12/10/17: Victor Provost (steel pan)
  • 12/17/17: Fred Foss (sax)
  • Plus many more featured artists in 2018 and onward, available on our website’s calendar page!
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Sunday 11/5/17: Sax-man Brad Linde kicks off the “MONKth of November”

BradLinde2016Come join the jam this Sunday as Monthly Master jazz artist Brad Linde headlines the session, kicking off the “MONKth of November,” our month-long tribute to Thelonious Monk to celebrate his 100th birthday.  Brad is the founding director of the Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra, curated the jazz program at Atlas Performing Arts Center, teaches music at DC’s prestigious G’town Day School, and has been named the Best Baritone Sax player in the Washington City Paper “Jazzies,” among many other achievements and accolades.

Come join Brad and our terrific First Sunday house band.  No cover!  6:30pm-9:30pm @ The Brixton (901 U Street NW).

[Photo by Darwyn Dave at a prior jam session in 2016]

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

  • Rest of the MONKth of November: saxophonist Sarah Hughes (11/12/17), vocalist W. Allen Taylor (11/19/17) and bassist Michael Bowie (11/26/17)
  • 12/3/17: Antonio Parker (sax)
  • 12/10/17: Victor Provost (steel pan)
  • 12/17/17: Fred Foss (sax)
  • Plus many more featured artists in 2018 and onward, available on our website’s calendar page!

Sunday 10/29/17: Trumpeter Donvonte McCoy completes our Dizzy tribute (and our Halloween jam)!

Donvonte**UPDATE: This is also our annual Halloween jam, so come in costume!  Best costume wins a gift certificate to the Brixton!**

Please come out to the jam this Sunday with special guest trumpeter Donvonte McCoy returning to lead the jam to close out our Dizzy 100th birthday tribute!  Donvonte has been called the Best Trumpet by the Washington CityPaper’s annual “Jazzies,” among many other accolades.

Come out and join Donvonte and the rest of our special Fifth Sunday house band of Adam Fluger (guitar), Terry Marshall (keys), Steve Arnold (bass), and Will Stephens (drums).  6:30-9:30pm @ The Brixton (901 U Street NW).  No cover!

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

  • November 2017: Thelonious Monk Centenary Tribute all month, feat. Brad LindeSarah HughesW. Allen Taylor, and Michael Bowie!
  • 12/3/17: Antonio Parker (sax)
  • 12/10/17: Victor Provost (steel pan)
  • 12/17/17: Fred Foss (sax)
  • Plus many more featured artists in 2018 and onward, available on our website’s calendar page!

Sunday 10/22/17: Trumpeter Kenny Rittenhouse continues our month-long Dizzy Gillespie tribute

b089a2_bf57b9966b4a49f1845cde8b14f207dfThis Sunday, join us as trumpeter Kenny Rittenhouse returns to host the jam, continuing our month-long tribute to Dizzy Gillespie’s 100th birthday!   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.

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

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

  • 10/29/17: Final Dizzy tribute w/Donvonte McCoy (trumpet)
  • November 2017: Thelonious Monk Centenary Tribute all month, feat. Brad Linde, Sarah Hughes, W. Allen Taylor, and Michael Bowie!
  • 12/3/17: Antonio Parker (sax)
  • 12/10/17: Victor Provost (steel pan)
  • 12/17/17: Fred Foss (sax)
  • Plus many more featured artists in 2018 and onward, available on our website’s calendar page!

Sunday 10/15/17: Trumpeter Thad Wilson continues our Dizzy tribute!

thad-275x300This Sunday, join us as trumpeter Thad Wilson returns to host the jam as our Monthly Master jazz artist, continuing our month-long tribute to Dizzy Gillespie’s 100th birthday!  Thad has been named DC’s Best Trumpet player by the CityPaper’s “Jazzies” awards, among other accolades.  Having Thad back at the jam is always a good time.

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

Also save the dates for our upcoming line-up of fantastic trumpeters continuing our Dizzy Gillespie tribute all through October:

  • 10/15/17: Thad Wilson (trumpet)
  • 10/22/17: Kenny Rittenhouse (trumpet)
  • 10/29/17: Donvonte McCoy (trumpet)
  • November 2017: Month-long tribute to Monk featuring Brad Linde, Sarah Hughes, W. Allen Taylor, and Michael Bowie
  • Plus many more featured artists in Fall 2017 and beyond, available on our website’s calendar page!