Photos and video from May's Petworth Jazz Project

Photos and video from May's Petworth Jazz Project

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.

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Petworth Jazz returns on Saturday, May 25th at 8th & Taylor Park

Petworth Jazz returns on Saturday, May 25th at 8th & Taylor Park

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.

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Huge photo gallery from Petworth Jazz -- great pictures!

Huge photo gallery from Petworth Jazz -- great pictures!

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!

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Petworth Jazz Project is this Saturday... cool piano jazz closes out the season in this last performance!

Petworth Jazz Project is this Saturday... cool piano jazz closes out the season in this last performance!

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.

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Petworth Jazz Project this Saturday, 7/28 features jazz and Go-Go!

Petworth Jazz Project this Saturday, 7/28 features jazz and Go-Go!

This month's Petworth Jazz Project sounds great! The next show on Saturday, July 28th presenting Elijah Jamal Balbed: An Evening of Jazz and Go-Go featuring Jus Paul

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Next show of Petworth Jazz Project is Saturday!

Next show of Petworth Jazz Project is Saturday!

Drummer, educator and bandleader Nasar Abadey comes to Petworth Jazz with Marshall Keys on alto sax, Mike Pavone on guitar, and James King on bass.

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This Saturday, the Petworth Jazz Project season opener is ready for a redo!

This Saturday, the Petworth Jazz Project season opener is ready for a redo!

The make-up date is this Saturday, June 23rd, at 6pm, featuring an opening kids performance by Baba Ras D followed by local jazz pianist Federico Gonzalez Peña at 7pm!

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Petworth Jazz Project jumps into its new season on May 26th

Petworth Jazz Project jumps into its new season on May 26th

Local jazz pianist Federico Gonzalez Peña and kids’ musician Baba Ras D kick off the 2018 season!

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Saturday brings JaneliaSoul & the last Petworth Jazz Project of the season

Saturday brings JaneliaSoul & the last Petworth Jazz Project of the season

Take two for this awesome show! July's show was rained out but we look good for this weekend! The show starts at 5pm on Saturday, October 7th on the lawn at Petworth Park (8th & Taylor Streets NW), with Baba Ras D kicking things off at 5pm and JaneliaSoul playing at 6pm.

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Petworth Jazz Project ready to kick it on Saturday, September 30th

Petworth Jazz Project ready to kick it on Saturday, September 30th

Akua Allrich is next up on the lawn at the Petworth Jazz Project Saturday, September 30th! 
 

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Petworth Jazz Project comes roaring back this Saturday

Petworth Jazz Project comes roaring back this Saturday

Baroque, hip hop, spoken word poetry, Baba Ras D, food truck... it's the Petworth Jazz Project all right. This month's show on Saturday, August 26th at 5:30pm at the Petworth Rec Center (801 Taylor St) should be truly stellar.

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[Canceled to due rain!] Saturday brings the Jazz Project and JaneliaSoul to Petworth

[Canceled to due rain!]  Saturday brings the Jazz Project and JaneliaSoul to Petworth

End of a summer month in Petworth means it's time for the Petworth Jazz Project, one of the best free concerts and community events in DC. This month's show should be awesome, and is sponsored by a few of the local Upshur Street businesses. The show starts at 6pm on Saturday, July 29th on the lawn at Petworth Park (8th and Taylor Streets NW).

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