This past weekend’s Petworth Jazz Project was one of the most crowded so far — that had to be due to the eclectic mix of amazing music Tom Pipkin brought to the field for the monthly free show. Here’s a gallery of photos from the show featuring the Empresarios and a packed field…Read More
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Wasn’t it just May and the summer season for Petworth Jazz Project was just getting started? The summer months are almost over, and that means the last show of the season is coming up featuring the Tropicaliente sound of the Empresarios.Read More
Every summer the music at the Jazz Project gets better and better. This past month’s show was no exception, featuring Grammy-nominated Cheick Hamala Diabate performing with his band. The music was amazing and the crowd was large and happy. And the dancing was great, too.
Here’s some pics from the show!Read More
Another final summer month Saturday, another amazing Petworth Jazz Project.
This Saturday, July 27th, the featured performer is Cheick Hamala Diabate, a legendary Grammy-nominated Malian Griot.Read More
June will close out it’s rainy, hot month with a great performance by JaneliaSoul at the next Petworth Jazz Project on Saturday, June 29th, starting at 6pm at the Petworth Recreation Center (8th & Taylor Streets NW).Read More
The first Petworth Jazz Project of the 2019 was, in my opinion, one of the best so far. Baba Ras D led off the night with music for the kids, and boy oh boy do the little people love Baba. The rain stayed away, Timber was slinging pizza, and the spray park was on for kids. And the Joe Herrera Remix was phenomenal.Read More
It’s been a long year waiting for the return of the extremely popular Petworth Jazz Project, but the wait is over! The free jazz show at Petworth Recreation Center (8th & Taylor Streets NW) kicks off its 9th year with the season opener on Saturday, May 25th with kids’ music at 6pm with Baba Ras D and then the extremely talented Joe Herrera comes on at 7pm to make your night smooth.Read More
The last Petworth Jazz Project of the season was on Saturday, August 25th. My thanks to local photographer Phillip Ford who took a bunch of great photos at the show. See if you can find… you!Read More
This Saturday, August 25th, is the last Petworth Jazz Project of the 2018 season. It's been a great summer, with some amazing performances. This weekend's show closes out the season with Janelle Gill, a well-known jazz pianist who's played at the Kennedy Center and all over the world.