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 […]

The 17th Annual DC JazzFest Opening Ceremony

September 1, 2021

September 1 – House of Sweden Located in the heart of historic Georgetown, House of Sweden stands as a Swedish architectural masterpiece on the banks of the Potomac River. Hosting […]

An Evening With The Shaun Martin Trio

July 30, 2021

September 2 – 7:30PM – DC JazzFest at The Hamilton Live Located two blocks from the White House in downtown DC, Hamilton Live is a destination for vibrant music featuring […]

DC JazzFest Presents: The Herb Scott Quartet


September 3 – 8:00PM – Mr. Henry’s Mr. Henry’s is a Capitol Hill mainstay—a place to relax, meet with friends, soak up the local atmosphere, and enjoy a classic American […]