From the Founder of the DC Jazz Festival - "Founding Family Favorite Picks" for this Year's Festival
Festival Prelude Celebrates Jazz and the Visual Arts, June 3 and 4
It's a Jazz Takeover as Neighborhood Venues Host Performances Citywide
National competition recognizes and supports top rising jazz band talent
Fascinating Rhythm (and Intern Reflection)
By Lily Barsanti, Program Assistant
Although not long, my time interning for the DC Jazz Festival has been full of exciting responsibilities and learning experiences. The staff at the Festival has proven to me and fellow intern Anna Stackhouse that the only way to truly learn the ropes of the “biz” is through experience.
High Notes of the 2017 DC JazzFest
By Willard Jenkins, Artistic Director
Our 2017 DC JazzFest was so chock full of artistic highlights, having to pick and choose from among them is a tough task! Here are my Top 10 DCJF ’17 artistic highlights – listed purely in date order:
Jazz ‘n Families Fun Days
2017: Discovering the Unexpected, Continuing the Celebration
By Sunny Sumter, Executive Director
Whether as the leader or in a supportive role, Charnett Moffett’s intense and energetic solos inspire audience ovations around the world. Whether touring with his band or with his show-stopping solo bass project, Solo Bass Works, Charnett’s astounding virtuosity and heartfelt approach to performing have made him a favorite at jazz festivals worldwide.