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Salute to NEA Jazz Master Charlie Haden, featuring Quartet West and Liberation Music Orchestra conducted by NEA Jazz Master Carla Bley
Special guest Joe Lovano

Fri, Jun 1, 2018, 7:30 PM

Under the artistic direction of pianist and NEA Jazz Master Carla Bley, Charlie Haden’s Liberation Music Orchestra celebrates the life and music of bassist, composer, and NEA Jazz Master Charlie Haden (1937–2014) with special guest Joe Lovano.

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DC Jazz Festival and The Kennedy Center present: Chucho Valdés and Gonzalo Rubalcaba

Fri, Jun 15, 2018, 8:00 PM

DC Jazz Festival and The Kennedy Center present Trance, the two-piano project featuring Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Chucho Valdés. The concert combines leading living exponents of two generations in the great Cuban piano tradition.

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NSO Pops: A Night of Jazz with Gregory Porter

Jun 21 - Jun 27, 2018

An artist whose music is at once timeless yet utterly of its time, Gregory Porter joins the National Symphony Orchestra for an evening in support of his album Nat King Cole & Me.

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