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Jazz Avenues

Still one of this listener’s all-time favorite recordings, we honor August birthday hero Lester Young by remembering again his album “Lester Young in Washington,...

Jazz Avenues

We honor Carl Grubbs, a performer last year at the Anacostia Comunity Museum, as one of our July birthday jazz heroes, along with Johnny...

Jazz Avenues

DC Jazz Fest Is Here! The DC Jazz Fest is back with a bang. This year's festival, which started on June 7 and lasts until...

Jazz Avenues

Kristine Key to Perform at Anacostia Arts Center The Second Sundays Jazz series presents “The Kristine Key Quartet Musical Experience” in a free show from...

Jazz Avenues

“This year, JAM celebrates the relationship between jazz and justice by looking beyond the music to the dynamic ways jazz has played a...

Jazz Avenues

Women in Jazz and More East of the River March blows in some musical high winds this year east of the river, thanks to the...

Jazz Avenues

Celebrating DC’s Black History Jazz “Washington was home to two of the founders of Great Black Music, Will Marion Cook and James Reese Europe....

Jazz Avenues

Thank You, John Conyers Among our annual best New Year’s wishes to our jazz masters like Jimmy Cobb, Nasar Abadey, Fred Foss, Wayne Wilentz, Michael...

Jazz Avenues

“Duke , who acquired his sobriquet as a youth for his dignified demeanor and smart dress, took piano lessons at an early age. He...

Jazz Avenues – November 2017

New Sharon Clark CD Celebrates Ella Our own gifted songstress Sharon Clark has released a new CD that celebrates Ella Fitzgerald and pairs Clark with...