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  • DCJazzPrix International Band Competition Finals Set for Sept. 5, Tickets Available

    Frank Hammel | June 25, 2021DC Jazz Festival® (DCJF) is proud to announce the three bands selected as Finalists for the 2021 DCJazzPrix™ International Band Competition. The finalists are the Giveton Gelin Quintet, Camilla George, and Dayramir Gonzalez & Habana enTRANCé. The DCJazzPrix Finals will take place on Sunday, September 5, at Union Stage as part of the 17th Annual DC JazzFest.  Tickets will be available for purchase starting today Friday, June 25th, for $15 […] Read More...
  • DC Jazz Festival Announces DCJazzPrix Finalists

    Frank Hammel | June 24, 2021WASHINGTON D.C. – June 24, 2021 — The DC Jazz Festival® (DCJF) today announced the three bands selected as the 2021 DCJazzPrix™ Finalists, all of whom will perform Sunday, September 5, 2021 during the DCJazzPrix Finals at Union Stage, part of the 17th Annual DC JazzFest. Tickets will be available for purchase starting Friday, June 25th for $15 in advance and for $20 the day-of-show, with standing […] Read More...
  • Fujiwara/Halvorson/Bynum Trio to Perform Live at Rhizome DC on June 20

    Frank Hammel | June 7, 2021The DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) and Transparent Productions are co-presenting the Fujiwara/Halvorson/Bynum Trio in collaboration with at Rhizome DC on Sunday, June 20 at 5 PM EST. The concert will take place outdoors at Rhizome and audience members are required to purchase their ticket in advance to attend. More details from DCJF (www.dcjazzfest.org): The artistic […] Read More...
  • Jazz at The Corner Concert Series Increases In-Person Capacity to 30 Guests

    Frank Hammel | May 27, 2021DC Jazz Festival is partnering with The Corner at Whitman-Walker to co-present Jazz at The Corner, a concert series of jazz ensembles in performance that will be a part of The Corner’s upcoming Stay Alive To Life! festival and exhibition. More details from DC Jazz Festival (www.dcjazzfest.org): We are excited to announce that we are […] Read More...
  • DC Jazz Festival To Feature Livestream Performances April 30

    Frank Hammel | April 20, 2021DC Jazz Festival will celebrate International Jazz Day 2021 (April 30) with live-streamed performances from saxophonist Kenny Garrett and vocalist/pianist Aaron Myers. More details from DC Jazz Festival (www.dcjazzfest.org): We are only 10 days away from our official International Jazz Day 2021 program which will feature live-streamed performances from two prolific artists: Grammy-winning saxophonist Kenny […] Read More...
  • DC Jazz Festival Partners with The Corner at Whitman-Walker for Jazz at the Corner Series

    Frank Hammel | April 15, 2021DC Jazz Festival is partnering with The Corner at Whitman-Walker to co-present Jazz at The Corner, a concert series of jazz ensembles in performance that will be a part of The Corner’s upcoming Stay Alive To Life! festival and exhibition series. More details from DC Jazz Festival (www.dcjazzfest.org): Curated by DCJF Aritistic Director, Willard Jenkins, […] Read More...
  • DC Jazz Presents “A Night With Larnell Lewis – Back By Popular Demand,” April 22, 5 PM ET

    Frank Hammel | April 12, 2021Back by popular demand, DC Jazz Festival is proud to present a re-broadcast of world-renowned drummer Larnell Lewis’ breathtaking live performance from earlier this year in celebration of #JazzAppreciationMonth, co-presented by the Embassy of Canada and the TD Toronto Jazz Festival. The performance will occur on Thursday, April 22nd at 5 PM EDT and will […] Read More...
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