A Look at What’s Left : D.C. Jazz Festival
By June 17, 2013 0 659•
The D.C. Jazz Festival is roaring to a big close this weekend, with some big concerts still remaining on tap, including the Roots in Southwest.
Here’s a look at some of what’s left:
Friday, June 14
Jazz Meets the Latin Classics—The Paquito D’Rivera Pan Americana Ensemble explores the classical sounds from Latin Americfa in “Jazz Meets The Latin Classics” at the Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater at 7:30 p.m. D’Rivera, the festival’s co-artistic director and NEA Jazz Masters leads an all-star ensemble with guests Brenda Feliciano, and Berta Rojas exploring Piazzolla, Lecuona, Rodrigo, Villa Lobos, and D’Rivera’s own works.
Susana Baca—at the Howard Theatre, 8 p.m.
Lee Konitz with the Brad Linde Expanded Ensemble—at the Atlas Performing Arts Center, 8 p.m.
The Brubeck Brothers Quartet: Tribute to Dave Brubeck, 8:30 p.m., Hamilton Live
Pharoah Sanders—Legendary player at the Bohemian Caverns, 8:30 and 10:30 p.m.
Saturday , June 15
The Roots—The great contemporary group fusing hip hop, jazz and blues at the Kastles Stadium at the Wharf; doors open at 3 p.m.
The Karriem Riggins Quartet, the DC Jazz Loft Series Blowout Show, at D.C. Jazz Loft Pop-Up Hall, 7:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m.
The Brass-A-Holics, GoGo Brass Funk Band, 8:30 p.m. Hamilton Live.
Sunday June 16
John McLaughlin, Howard Theatre, 8 p.m.