Trumpeter Freddie Dunn, Jr. was born and raised in northern New Jersey, and cut his eye teeth in the frenetic music scene of New York and New Jersey in the late eighties. After returning to Maryland to finish work on his degree in classical trumpet he has become a fixture in the Baltimore-Washington music circuit.
Bio coming soon
Warren Wolf is a multi-instrumentalist from Baltimore,MD. From the young age of three years old, Warren has been trained on the Vibraphone/Marimba, Drums, and Piano. Under the guidance of his father Warren Wolf Sr., Warren has a deep background in all genres of music.
Living in Washington, DC, Pepe González is a performer, composer, producer, arranger, and teacher. Pepe has performed largely within the Jazz, Afro-Carribean and Brazilian idioms and hs recorded extensively with national and international musicians. He has had the pleasure of performing with Maria Rodriquez and her Latin Jazz Orchestra, Jeannie Bryson, Pepper Adams, Dorothy Donegan, Clifford Jordan, Horacio Icasto, Hilton Ruiz, Slide Hampton, Dave Valentin, the Grubb Brothers, and many others.
A singer, pianist, composer and dancer, Petrina represents a unique case in the Italian panorama, synthetizing in a visionary style her oblique and sensual songwriting with the experimentations of pop-rock, electronics, avant-garde and jazz.
(Her June 9th Show is SOLD OUT)
An instrument embodied, timbre unmatched and words that call our most internal emotion…Lalah Hathaway’s presence is never mistaken nor forgotten. Skilled to the highest order, Hathaway’s voice possesses both power and vulnerability with a quiet resonance that fills spaces of grandeur and the hearts of many.
The DC Jazz Festival's Spring 2017 Newsletter includes messages from the Executive Director and the Artistic Director, plus an article about a recent trip to Cuba!
“Springing Into June” – Sunny Sumter, Executive Director
The 2017 DC JazzFest is less than 90 days away and we couldn’t be more jazzed!
Celebrated Young Artist Just Added to The Yards Saturday Lineup!
Slavic Soul Party brings their acoustic mash-up of Balkan and Gypsy sounds, North American music, gospel, techno, funk, dub, jazz, and Latin influences together into a Balkan brass setting to create and re-imagine a classic recording, capturing the essence of the Ellington Orchestra’s timeless sound while offering new arrangements and a refreshing liveliness.