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The DC Jazz Festival has named independent arts consultant, producer and journalist-author Willard Jenkins as artistic director. He has served as artistic director of the Tri-C JazzFest (Cleveland), the Beantown Jazz Festival (Boston), Tribeca Performing Arts Center (New York), and as artistic consultant to the Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival (Maryland), 651Arts (Brooklyn),... Read More

Main Stages

The DC Jazz Festival is broken down into 4 main stages across DC that showcase jazz’s most acclaimed artists, as well as emerging artists.

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