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Past Events: KC Jazz Club

  • Django Reinhardt Festival

    Oct. 27 - 29, 2005
    2005-2006 Season
    A sold-out concert at the Kennedy Center in 2004, this celebration of the legendary gypsy jazz guitarist returns for more performances of his "Hot Club Swing" style.

  • Steve Wilson "Generations"

    Oct. 21 - 22, 2005
    2005-2006 Season
    The New York Times calls the saxophonist, bandleader, and songwriter "among the best New York jazz has to offer."

  • Rachael Price

    Thu., Oct. 20, 2005
    2005-2006 Season
    The rising-star vocalist recently recorded her first album, Dedicated to You, a compendium of standards from the heyday of "girl jazz singers" like Doris Day and Anita O'Day.

  • Roseanna Vitro

    Sep. 16 - 17, 2005
    2005-2006 Season
    USA Today calls her a "pure, powerful pop voice [who] knows well the tricks of the jazz trade."

  • Jay Leonhart

    Thu., Sep. 15, 2005
    2005-2006 Season
    With a reputation as one of the world's finest bass players, Jay Leonhart has simultaneously developed a solo career as one of today's wittiest singer-songwriters.

  • Davey Yarborough Quartet featuring Esther Williams

    Fri., Sep. 9, 2005
    2005-2006 Season
    A native Washingtonian, saxophonist, flutist, and vocalist Yarborough teams up with his wife Esther Williams--a diverse vocalist in jazz, R&B, gospel, and more--for a rousing concert with his quartet.

  • Buck Hill Quartet

    Thu., Sep. 8, 2005
    2005-2006 Season
    The saxophonist and local favorite is "a veritable phenomenon whose robust and swinging approach is absolutely irrepressible" (JazzTimes).

  • Russell Malone Quartet

    Jun. 9 - 10, 2005
    2004-2005 Season
    The self-taught Grammy®-winning guitarist is capable of “lyrical solo mediations” (The Washington Post).

  • Kevin Mahogany: "Tribute to Billy Eckstine"

    Jun. 3 - 4, 2005
    2004-2005 Season
    "The standout vocalist of his generation" (Newsweek) uses his gifts for bebop, ballads, and blues to honor the late 1940s jazz icon Billy Eckstine.

  • Makoto Ozone: The Trio

    Sat., May 28, 2005
    2004-2005 Season
    One of the major forces in Japanese jazz, the pianist performs with “high standards of virtuosity” The Guardian.

  • The Dena DeRose Trio & Steve Wilson Quartet w/Jeremy Pelt: "The Great American Songbook II"

    Sat., May 14, 2005
    2004-2005 Season
    Pianist/singer DeRose joins saxophonist Steve Wilson's quartet and trumpeter Pelt for a second evening of American popular song.

  • LaVerne Butler & Erin Bode with the Bruce Barth Trio: "The Great American Songbook I"

    Fri., May 13, 2005
    2004-2005 Season
    Two vocalists team with pianist Bruce Barth’s trio for the first of two evenings dedicated to American pop and jazz music.

  • "Jazz Piano Summit II": Geoffrey Keezer, Peter Martin, Mulgrew Miller

    Thu., May 12, 2005
    2004-2005 Season
    This unique showcase for great jazz piano continues with individual performances by three keyboard masters.

  • Carla Cook and the Terell Stafford Quartet: "Dizzy & Sarah"

    May 6 - 7, 2005
    2004-2005 Season
    Grammy®-nominated vocalist Carla Cook and trumpeter Terell Stafford perform music made famous by jazz legends Sarah Vaughan and Dizzy Gillespie.

  • "Jazz Piano Summit I": Bruce Barth, Eric Reed, Jessica Williams

    Thu., May 5, 2005
    2004-2005 Season
    The first of these two unique concerts features individual performances by three gifted pianists.

  • John Patitucci Band

    Sat., Apr. 30, 2005
    2004-2005 Season
    His brilliant bass technique is a distinguishing sound in the jazz realm, complete with warm tone and fluid lines.

  • Lorraine Feather and Shelly Berg

    Fri., Apr. 29, 2005
    2004-2005 Season
    “A true original” (JazzTimes), this Café Society-bred singer blends downtown hipness with uptown sophistication.

  • Guinga

    Thu., Apr. 28, 2005
    2004-2005 Season
    One of Brazil’s most illustrious guitarists, Guinga and his ensemble perform a mix for two guitars, clarinet, and trumpet.

  • Megan Mullally and Supreme Music Program

    Mar. 11 - 12, 2005
    2004-2005 Season
    Known for her Emmy®-winning role on NBC’s Will and Grace, this singer performs a concert that is not to be missed.

  • T.S. Monk

    Mar. 4 - 5, 2005
    2004-2005 Season
    This sizzling drummer is “unquenchably driving, and one of the few who can keep the pulse swinging” (The Boston Globe).

  • Steve March Tormé

    Thu., Mar. 3, 2005
    2004-2005 Season
    The son of the late Mel Tormé fires up the classics of yesteryear with a potent sense of swing and a silky-smooth voice.

  • Vanessa Rubin and All-Stars: "The Tadd Dameron Vocal Legacy"

    Feb. 25 - 26, 2005
    2004-2005 Season
    Praised for her "hushed balladry and brash, extemporaneous swing" (The Washington Post), Rubin leads a tribute to the innovative 1940s bebop songwriter.

  • Jason Moran & The Bandwagon

    Thu., Feb. 24, 2005
    2004-2005 Season
    This leading up-and-coming young jazz pianist delivers a personal touch that transcends stylistic prejudice.

  • James Carter Quintet: "Gardenias for Lady Day"

    Feb. 18 - 19, 2005
    2004-2005 Season
    The "dazzling postmodern saxophonist" (The New Yorker) pays tribute to Billie Holiday with interpretations of her classic songs, from "More Than You Know" to the immortal "Strange Fruit."

  • An Evening with Christine Andreas

    Feb. 10 - 12, 2005
    2004-2005 Season
    The two-time Tony® nominee performs standards, show tunes, and contemporary gems, with music ranging from George Gershwin and Cole Porter to Billy Joel and Mary Chapin Carpenter.

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