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THE COOKERS CD Release

Jazz veterans, colleagues and kindred spirits Billy Harper, Eddie Henderson, George Cables, Cecil McBee and Billy Hart forge a world-class union on their auspicious debut for Jazz Legacy Productions. Along with trumpeter David Weiss saxophonist Craig Handy, they are collectively known as The Cookers.
 

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/14/2012 - 20:00
Thu, 06/14/2012 - 22:00

STEVE SMITH and VITAL INFORMATION 30th Anniversary Tour.

Smith's drumming, while always decidedly modern, can best be described as a style that embodies the history of U.S. music. His original love of rudimental parade drumming is evident in his intricate solos. Likewise, his command of jazz, from New Orleans music, swing, bebop, avant-garde to fusion, is applied with his powerful rock drumming sensibilities and allows him to push the boundaries of all styles to new heights. His musical focus is committed to the exploration of improvised music incorporating styles as diverse as Blues, Jazz, R&B, Funk, Cajun and South Indian Carnatic.

Event Date: 
Wed, 06/13/2012 - 20:00
Wed, 06/13/2012 - 22:00

ELLEN O'BRIEN

Ellen is a fresh mix of Neo-Soul and Acid Jazz.

The band consists of Clifton Williams from DC, on keys, Antoine Katz from Normandy, France, on bass,, Shawn Dustin from DC on drums, and Ellen O'Brien from Boston on Vocals.

Event Date: 
Tue, 06/12/2012 - 20:00

LINDA EDER

Showcasing one of the greatest contemporary voices of our time, Linda Eder’s diverse repertoire spans Broadway, standards, pop, country and jazz.

Most recently, Linda crowns her two-decade recording career on a new album, Now, which reunites Eder with Broadway and pop composer Frank Wildhorn. The new release marks the musical return of this legendary team after six years.

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/08/2012 - 20:00
Fri, 06/08/2012 - 22:00
Sat, 06/09/2012 - 20:00
Sat, 06/09/2012 - 22:00

MIKE LEDONNE and THE GROOVER QUARTET

Mike Ledonne on Hammond B3, Peter Bernstein on guitar, Vincent Herring on sax, Joe Farnsworth on drums

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/07/2012 - 20:00
Thu, 06/07/2012 - 22:00

PAT BRAXTON

Pat Braxton’s presence and emotional appeal continues to thrill audiences of all ages, backgrounds, and cultures. So, if you like Billie Holiday, you will love Pat. She brings you back in time like no other Jazz artist of this day and age. YouTube

Show: $25
Dinner & Show: $67

Event Date: 
Wed, 06/06/2012 - 20:00

BEN POWELL

British jazz violinist extraordinaire returns to Scullers with The Ben Powell Quartet to celebrate the release of his newest CD ‘New Street’. ‘New Street’ includes his tribute to Stephane Grappelli with the help of vibes legend Gary Burton and guitarist Julian Lage.

Don’t miss out on what promises to be another evening of world-class string jazz!  YouTube

Show: $20
Dinner & Show: $62

Event Date: 
Tue, 06/05/2012 - 20:00

REBECCA PARRIS with guest artist Jerry Bergonzi on saxophone

Rebecca's latest release is "You Don't Know Me" on the Saying It With Jazz label. Rebecca performs some well-chosen standards with her long-time trio: Brad Hatfield, piano; Peter Kontrimas, bass; and Matt Gordy, drums, plus guest artists Jerry Bergonzi and Houston Person on tenor saxophone and Gary Burton on vibes.

Rebecca continues to travel and bring her music to the world. rebecca parris

Show: $25
Dinner & Show: $67

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/01/2012 - 20:00
Fri, 06/01/2012 - 22:00

JIMMIE VAUGHAN and THE TILT-a-WHIRL BAND featuring LOU ANN BARTON

Jimmie Vaughan is far more than just one of the greatest and most respected guitarists in the world of popular music. As Guitar Player Magazine notes, "He is a virtual deity--a living legend." After all, Vaughan provides a vital link between contemporary music and its proud heritage, as well as being a longtime avatar of retro cool. JimmieVaughan.com

$40 Advance | $45 Day of Show

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/28/2012 - 20:00

JEFFERSON STARSHIP

Jefferson Starship 2012 features a luminary assemblage, fronted by Grammy nominated lead vocalist Cathy Richardson who starred on Broadway on “Love, Janis.” Joining Richardson, Freiberg & Kantner is longtime lead guitarist Slick Aguilar who has been with the band 20 years and toured with David Crosby before that, drummer Donny Baldwin who appeared on many of the band’s classic recordings and also toured with Jerry Garcia Band, and keyboardist/bassist Chris Smith who joined the band in 1998 after years with The Supremes.

Event Date: 
Wed, 06/27/2012 - 20:00

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