DC’s Different Drummers Holiday Concert

December 11, 2022

Join DC’s Different Drummers in their first concert of the new season. Wear your holiday sweaters and enjoy some holiday music with performances from the Jazz Band, Symphonic Band and […]

The Oasis, A Jazz Concert

October 16, 2022

Join the DCDD Jazz Band for one final glimpse of summer in their concert titled “The Oasis”. This 20-person big band will be playing jazz pieces in a variety of […]

16th Annual Nordic Jazz Festival

June 17, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2022 – The DC Jazz Festival® (DCJF) and the Nordic Embassies to the United States are excited to announce the initial official lineup for the 16th Annual Nordic Jazz Festival, taking […]

Women Leaders: Sunny Sumter, President, DC Jazz Festival

April 18, 2022

Our spring arts preview featured 20 women cultural leaders in Washington, D.C. We wanted to amplify their voices in our online newsletters, spotlighting each of them individually. Our Thursday April […]

The Judy Carmichael Trio

March 27, 2022

Maybe you know her from 20 years on National Public Radio’s “Jazz Inspired” or as one of the world’s best stride pianists. But until you experience her brilliant combo of […]

Native American Fusion Music with D’DAT (Virtual Workshop)

November 3, 2021

Free Admission. Registration is required. Participants must register in advance to receive the workshop link. Learn more about the composition process and culture before D’DAT’s performance in The Alden this […]

DC JazzFest at The Phillips Collection 

September 3, 2021

September 3 – 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM – The Phillips Collection The Phillips Collection, America’s first museum of modern art opened by collector and philanthropist, Duncan Phillips, is housed […]

Tribute to Andrew White (Early Show – Student Concert)

September 2, 2021

September 2 – 12:40PM – Howard University College of Fine Arts As the first black institution of higher learning to offer a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies, Howard University […]

DC JazzFest Presents: The Janelle Gill Quartet


September 2 – 12:30PM – DC JazzFest at The Kreeger Museum Originally the private home of David and Carmen Kreeger, The Kreeger Museum carries on their legacy and commitment to […]

17th Annual DC JazzFest Kicks Off at House of Sweden (photos)


It was stormy outside but there was magic inside the House of Sweden on the Georgetown waterfront on the evening of Sept 1. After a year off due to the […]