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Sun, Sep 04


Meet the Artist Tent, Recreation Pier

Meet the Artists

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Meet the Artists
Meet the Artists

Time & Location

Sep 04, 2022, 1:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Meet the Artist Tent, Recreation Pier, 1001 7th St SW, Washington, DC 20024

About the event

Free tickets are available to get an up close and personal look at your favorite DC JazzFest artist. Join us in conversation at the Meet the Artist Tent at Recreation Pier. Register for free tickets below.

Social distancing: While restrictions have lessened in DC, we ask that patrons continue to respect the personal space of our artists and patrons in the public areas.  Please wear a mask for cd signings. One will be provided.


11:30 AM | Hargrove Documentary Post Show Discussion moderated by Gordon Chamber (GET TICKETS HERE)

3:00 PM | Conversation with Cindy Blackman Santana: My life in music: from Tony Williams to Carlos Santana

4:00 PM | Salsa Class: Dance Salsa with Silva

4:30 PM | Meet the 2022 DC JazzPrix Finalists

6:00 PM | Conversation with Larnell Lewis and Joy Lapps: New Music

7:45 PM | Conversation with Mambo Legends Orchestra: Life on the Road with Tito Puente and Machito


1:00 PM | DownBeat Magazine Blindfold Test with Orrin Evans

2:00 PM | Conversation with Marcus & Jean Baylor/The Baylor Project

3:30 PM | Conversation with Giveton Gelin, Dayramir Gonzalez, Dan Wilson: Why Competitions Matter

4:30 PM | Panel: This Woman’s Work with Sara Donnelly, Janis Burley Wilson, Jana LaSorte

6:15 PM | Conversation with Vox Sambou, Chien Chien Lu, Patrick Zimmerli, Emmet Cohen: Jazz Across Borders

7:30 PM | Conversation with Christian McBride: From James Brown to P-Funk to Jazz


  • Cindy Blackman Santana

    Saturday, September 3, 3:00 PM

  • Salsa with Silva

    Saturday, September 3, 4:00 PM

  • DC JazzPrix Finalists

    Saturday, September 3, 4:30 PM

  • Larnell Lewis and Joy Lapps

    Saturday, September 3, 6:00 PM

  • Mambo Legends Orchestra

    Saturday, September 3, 7:45 PM

  • Orrin Evans

    Sunday, September 4, 1:00 PM

  • The Baylor Project

    Sunday, September 4, 2:00 PM

  • Why Competitions Matter Panel

    Giveton Gelin, Dayramir Gonzalez, Dan Wilson Sunday, September 4, 3:30 PM

  • This Woman’s Work Panel

    Sara Donnelly, Janis Burley Wilson, Jana LaSorte Sunday, September 4, 4:30 PM

  • Jazz Across Borders Panel

    Vox Sambou, Chien Chien Lu, Patrick Zimmerli, Emmet Cohen Sunday, September 4, 6:15 PM

  • Christian McBride

    Sunday, September 4, 7:30 PM




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