DC Jazz Festival - June 1-10th, 2012
The D.C. Jazz festival includes over 100 jazz performances in many different venues around Washington D.C. This festival has been touted as the “the largest music festival in Washington D.C.” and provides jazz programs for all ages. In addition, the Festival highlights the continuing legacy of Duke Ellington and the jazz culture of our Nation’s capital.
Featured performers include:
Todd Marcus Jazz Ensemble
Michael Thomas Quintet
Cyrus Chestnut Trio
Dwayne Adell Trio
Listen to Ellington’s “Mendoza”, performed by Duke Ellington and His Orchestra!
Be sure to check out the Jazz Music Library, located in Research Port under Audio Resources, to stream more jazz music. Learn more about Duke Ellington and explore the jazz collections in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library:
Scores of Duke Ellington compositions
Books about Duke Ellington