Paul Carr and Randy Brecker at Blues Alley!

Paul Grammy Winning Trumpeter Randy Brecker and Paul Carr at Blues Alley! Washington, DC – Prepare for a Night of Jazz Magic with Paul Carr and Randy Brecker at Blues Alley! Renowned saxophonist Paul Carr is set to join forces with Grammy-winning trumpeter Randy Brecker for an extraordinary evening of “Real Jazz” at Blues Alley…

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Mason Jazz Camp / Mason Jazz Intensive – June 24-28, 2024

Hylton MASON JAZZ CAMP 2024 The Mason Jazz Camp, held on the George Mason University Fairfax Campus, is an inclusive, intensive program, for musicians (instrumental and vocal) of all levels (Under-18 and Adult Tracks), with a desire to advance their musical artistry and professionalism. The Mason Jazz Camp offers classes in improvisation, jazz theory, ear…

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2024 Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival

Museum Fundraiser Offers Irresistible Combo of Jazz and Seafood 2024 Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival Weekend Tickets & Events General Admission & VIP Tickets (Saturday, July 13, 2024): CLICK TO PURCHASE Jazz Cruise Tickets (Friday, July 12, 2024 & Sunday, July 14, 2024): CLICK TO PURCHASE Basic & VIP Hotel Packages (Friday, July 12, 2024…

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Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra Presents a Carnival Celebration

Hylton Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra Saturday, Jan. 27 at 8 p.m. Hylton Performing Arts Center Carnival Celebration Jim Carroll, artistic director Celebrate Mardi Gras early with Northern Virginia’s own Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra in Carnival Celebration: Music from New Orleans to Rio to the Islands. Dress up in your Mardi Gras beads, don a mask, and enjoy…

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Secure your seats for the Ellington celebration of the year!

KC Jazz The Kennedy Center celebrates Ellington 125 Throughout the 2023–2024 season, the Kennedy Center commemorates Duke Ellington’s 125 birthday with institution-wide celebrations of the American icon who changed how the world heard music. An outstanding musician, charismatic band leader, and prolific composer, the Washington, D.C. native was an innovator across an expansive and eclectic…

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Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra with Christian McBride

Hylton Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra with Christian McBride, bass Jim Carroll, artistic director Saturday, October 28 at 8 p.m. For the past 20 years, Christian McBride has been one of the most prolific and well-known figures of jazz, and for good reason. You might know him as an eight-time GRAMMY Award-winning bassist, or as the velvety…

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El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico at the Kennedy Center

KC Jazz El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico Kennedy Center Concert Hall Sunday, August 13 Led by pianist and musical director Rafael Ithier, El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico is hailed as one of Puerto Rico’s greatest dance bands. With a rich legacy spanning six decades, this 13-piece ensemble has become synonymous with the irresistible…

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This summer! “Stretch Music” innovator CHIEF ADJUAH returns to DC!

Chief Adjuah Kennedy Center Terrace Theater Friday, August 18 Following sold-out Kennedy Center performances, two-time Edison Award–winning and five-time Grammy Award®–nominated trumpeter, composer, and producer Chief Adjuah (formerly known as Christian Scott) returns to the stage with music from his expansive career. Drawing from their prolific and critically acclaimed discography, Chief Adjuah will present an…

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