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DC Jazz Festival: Davey Yarborough and Esther Williams

6/11/2018 at 6:00 PM

Davey Yarborough and Esther Williams take listeners on a journey through many musical genres, infusing themselves into the music with Yarborough’s captivating woodwinds and Williams’s soulful vocals. Their sextet also includes Jon Ozment on piano, David Marsh on bass, Francis Thompson on percussion, and Isaac Daniel on piano, and together, they lay the foundation for a jazz performance you won’t forget.

Featured Artist(s)
Davey Yarborough
Esther Williams

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