Sunday 9/8/19: Home-Grown House Band helps celebrate our 10-year jam anniversary!

10candlesPlease join us this coming Sunday (9/8/19) as we continue to celebrate our 10-year jam anniversary with a special one-time-only #HomeGrownHouseBand of DC-area natives Herb Scott (sax), Noble Jolley (keys), Evan Samuels (guitar), Ethan Foote (bass), and Samuel Prather (drums).

Come sit in with this terrific one-time-only 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:**

  • 9/15/19: Baltimore Crew — feat. Lionel Lyles (sax), Justin Taylor (keys), Mike Graham (bass), Charles Wilson (drums)
  • 9/22/19: The Original House Band — feat. Peter Runk (keys), Mark Caruso (guitar), Percy White (bass), Will Stephens (drums)
  • 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!

 

Sunday 9/1/19: #Young&HungryHouseBand kicks off our month-long celebration of 10 years of jamming!

pheq1h68sg2qbwePlease join us this coming Sunday (9/1/19) as we kick off a month-long celebration of our 10-year jam anniversary with a special one-time-only band of terrific young and hungry players under 25: Gabe Wallace (sax), James Fernando (keys), Elijah Cole (guitar), Steve Arnold (bass), and Eric Tapper (drums).  #Young&HungryHouseBand.

Come sit in with this terrific one-time-only 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:**

  • 9/8/19: Home Grown House Band — feat. Herb Scott (sax), Noble Jolley (keys), Evan Samuels (guitar), Ethan Foote (bass), Samuel Prather (drums)
  • 9/15/19: Baltimore Crew — feat. Lionel Lyles (sax), Justin Taylor (keys), Mike Graham (bass), Charles Wilson (drums)
  • 9/22/19: The Original House Band — feat. Peter Runk (keys), Mark Caruso (guitar), Percy White (bass), Will Stephens (drums)
  • 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!

Sunday 8/25/19: Trumpeter DeAndrey Howard concludes our summer of #BadassBrass

DeAndreyHoward3This Sunday (8/25/19), join us as trumpeter DeAndrey Howard returns to host the jam as our Monthly Master jazz artist, concluding our summer series of #BadassBrass!  A long-time staple of the DC jazz community, DeAndrey is the founder of the popular Jazz & Cultural Society club in NE DC.

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

Facebook event link here.

[Photo by Darwyn Dave at a prior jam]

Sunday 8/18/19: Trumpeter DeAndre Shaiffer continues our summer of #BadassBrass

DeAndreShaiferThis Sunday (8/18/19), join us as trumpeter DeAndre Shaiffer returns to host the jam as our Monthly Master jazz artist, continuing our summer of #BadassBrass!  DeAndre joined the jam session as one of our “young lions” horns for our 4-year anniversary jam back in 2013 and has come back to host the jam again as Monthly Master jazz artist many times since.

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

Facebook event link here.

[Photo by courtesy of DeAndre]

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

  • 8/25/19: DeAndrey Howard (trumpet)
  • Plus many more featured artists later in 2019, available on our website’s calendar page!

Sunday 8/11/19: 10-year anniversary “Cabaret Night” and fundraiser for Capitol Hill Jazz Foundation!

Number 10 birthday celebration candle against a bright yellow backgroundPlease join us at The Brixton this Sunday (8/11/19) as we begin celebrating TEN YEARS of the DC Jazz Jam with a special “Cabaret Night” jam with an extra hour of jamming (6:30pm-10:30pm) featuring vocalist, entertainer, and best emcee this side of the Mississippi, Mr. Aaron Myers, along with perennial Monthly Master jazz artist Shawn Purcell on guitar, the inimitable Chris Stiles on keys, former house band member Ed Hrybyk on upright bass, and jam organizer Will Stephens on drums.

The band will be in black tie for the evening.  Please come in cocktail attire or similarly slick evening wear!

As you all know, we always have no cover charge at the DC Jazz Jam.  We are making a one-time exception here for our 10-year celebration.  There will be a $5 recommended cover charge, all of which will go to the Capitol Hill Jazz Foundation to support its programming work and advocacy on behalf of musicians in DC.

Please also mark your calendars for the rest of our 10-year jam celebration, where we will have special house bands all throughout the month of September:

  • September 1, 2019: Young Lions jam feat. Gabe Wallace (sax), Steve Arnold (bass), Elijah Cole (guitar), and Eric Tapper (drums), and James Fernandez (keys);
  • September 8, 2019: Home-Grown House Band feat. Herb Scott (sax), Noble Jolley (keys), Evan Samuels (guitar), and Ethan Foote (bass), and Samuel Prather (drums);
  • September 15, 2019: Baltimore Crew feat. Lionel Lyles (sax) and others
  • September 22, 2019: The Original House Band (from 2009) feat. Peter Runk (keys), Mark Caruso (guitar), Percy White (bass), and Will Stephens (drums)
  • September 29, 2019: Deans of DC Jazz feat. DeAndrey Howard (trumpet), Bob Butta (keys), David Cole (guitar), Wes Biles (bass), and Nasar Abadey (drums)

Come out and toast 10 years past and (hopefully) many years to go!