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October
26
2016
October 26th, 2016

As the splendor of autumn prepares us for the change in season, it is that time of year when I reflect on our cultural significance in DC and the impact of the DC Jazz Festival....

October
26
2016
October 26th, 2016

When your father coaches your Little League team and shares his childhood dream of playing second baseman for the Brooklyn Dodgers, it’s never far from your mind that he wants you...

May
20
2016
May 20th, 2016

UDC-TV’s JAZZAlive Host, Cheryl Hawkins interviews DC Jazz Festival’s Executive Director, Sunny Sumter and Artistic Director, Willard Jenkins

April
05
2016
April 5th, 2016

Kamasi Washington: Refracted Glory or New Tenor Titan?

From Willard Jenkins, Artistic Director

 

Last month we chronicled the...

April
05
2016
April 5th, 2016

“DC Jazz Festival has programming year ‘round?!” That is the surprised response I often get when I tell people about the educational offerings of DC’s premiere music festival. I...