Michael J. West


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    Sunny Sumter, DC Jazz Festival executive director, speaks Wednesday at The Pillsbury Law Firm Conference Center in Washington D.C., detailing the event’s programing.

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    Pianist Jason Moran (left), flutist Cleve Guyton, cellist Noah Jackson, trumpeter Terence Blanchard and drummer Terri Lyne Carrington perform April 15 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C.,during the 2019 NEA Jazz Master tribute honoring Stanley Crouch, Bob Dorough, Abdullah Ibrahim, Maria Schneider.

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    Pianist Amy K. Bormet founded the Washington Women in Jazz Festival in 2011. The festival returns March 10-31.

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    ​At New York’s Winter Jazzfest on Jan. 12, Allison Miller co-leads an ensemble with pianist Carmen Staaf at Subculture.

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    Saxophonist and 2018 Kennedy Center Honoree Wayne Shorter delivers a speech Dec. 1 at a State Department dinner in Washington, D.C.

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    Maceo Parker heads up the “no jazz” portion of Zürich, Switzerland’s Jazznojazz festival.

    Jazznojazz Fest Celebrates 20 Years

    Johannes Vogel had a vision for Jazznojazz from the moment in 1998 when the Zürich newspaper Tages-Anzeiger, then the…

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    Joe Chambers (right) leads M’Boom in a Sept. 13 performance at the City Winery in Washington D.C. during the 33rd Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s jazz concert.

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    Selim Selçuk performs on the second night of the Vitrin Contemporary Turkish Music Showcase at the Zorlu Center in Istanbul, Turkey.

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    Selim Selçuk performs on the second night of the Vitrin Contemporary Turkish Music Showcase at the Zorlu Center in Istanbul, Turkey.

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    Drummer Justin Brown’s leader album features two keyboardists.

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    Pharoah Sanders performs June 10 at City Winery during the DC Jazz Festival in Washington, D.C.

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    Rez Abbasi’s Invocation performed Saturday at Zinc Bar as part of 2018’s Winter Jazzfest.

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    Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee speaks at a Dec. 13 press conference in Washington, D.C. Looking on are, from left, Herbert Scott, Executive Director, Capitol Hill Jazz Foundation; and Aaron Myers, Chair, Board of Directors–Capitol Hill Jazz Foundation.

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    Mike Stern’s latest album, Trip, was released Sept. 8.

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    Amina Claudine Myers performs at The New School’s 12th Street Auditorium on Jan. 6 during Winter Jazzfest.

    WJF Artists Address Social Justice

    For all its eminence on the New York scene—the first jazz festival of the year, with over 150 acts across a dozen…

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    Guillermo Klein celebrates the 20th anniversary of his band, Los Guachos, with the release of Los Guachos V (Sunnyside), the group’s sixth album.


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