CapitalBop returns this June 11-13 with the fifth annual DC Jazz Loft Series at the DC Jazz Festival® (DCJF), featuring a blaze of innovative programming that captures the “now” in jazz. It's all at the Hecht Warehouse on New York Avenue—a pop-up jazz venue for one weekend only.
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.
William “Billy” Hart (born November 29, 1940 in Washington, D.C.) is a jazz drummer and educator who has performed with some of the most important jazz musicians in history.
"Oxygen for the Ears: Living Jazz" is a story of the trials and triumphs of jazz in America. Like every jazz tune with a starting point - a simple note - from which the music starts its journey and rises, "Oxygen for the Ears" portrays Washington D.C. as such a departure point for its documentary story, "Living Jazz".
The DC Jazz Festival is thrilled to announce the schedule for Jazz in the ‘Hoods Presented by Events DC. Jazz in the ‘Hoods is a major feature of the DC Jazz Festival (June 10-16) that highlights the city as a vibrant cultural capital, and brings jazz to all four quadrants of the nation’s capital – NE/NW/SE/SW. Over 80 performances at more than 40 neighborhood venues will entertain Washington, DC residents and visitors across the city.
Danna Reynolds, founder of The Grants Company, has raised more than $27 million for nonprofit organizations across the United States. She loves helping clients secure contributions from funders they may not have even known existed.
Brittany is a recent graduate of Howard University School of Business with a major in Marketing. While at Howard, Brittany participated in the Howard University Marketing Association as well as various internships to help her further her experience in Marketing. . Brittany has been working with the D.C Jazz Festival for the past 2 years as the Ticket Coordinator and Marketing Assistant. Although she is a fan all genres of music, she has developed a love and appreciation for Jazz through her time working with festival.
Lois Gilbert is social media manager for the DC Jazz Festival. Gilbert founded JazzCorner.com in 1996: the largest portal of official websites for hundreds of musicians and organizations on the internet, as a way to unify the jazz community. JazzCorner.com has been cited by the “New York Times,” “The LA Times,” and other major publications as one of the top 10 premier destinations for jazz on the Internet. JazzCorner.com currently enjoys over 180,000 unique visitors a month. JazzCorner's podcasts were named "Best Music Podcast" by Southwest Airlines.
The 2018 DC JazzFest Presented by Events DC is scheduled for June 8-17. With more than 125 performances in 40+ venues, DCJF will present an amazing array of emerging and master-level talent that includes more than 90 bands and 300 artists!