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We Honor Donald Byrd, December Birthday Hero Among our birthday heroes this month we especially honor our own Donald Byrd. As reported in the recent...

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I’m Free “Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m free, I’m following the path God laid for me. I took his hand when I heard...

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Organ Maestro Porecki Plays Anacostia Arts Center Fans of the jazz organ tradition popularized by the likes of Jimmy Smith, Shirley Scott, Richard “Groove” Holmes,...

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Happy Happy, Andrew White Among the birthday heroes we honor for September is our own Andrew White, best known for his anthology work on another...

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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,...

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

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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...

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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...

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

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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...