What to Stream in September


Béla Fleck introduces My Bluegrass Heart.

(Photo: Renew/BMG)

The summer calendar is winding down, but there are some great streaming opportunities for the month of September. Here are a select few, namely the Strata-East All Stars, DC Jazz Festival, Detroit Jazz Festival, Atlanta Jazz Festival, Bela Fleck’s My Bluegrass Heart and more. DB

Sept. 1–4: Strata-East All Stars featuring Billy Harper, George Cables, Buster Williams, Lenny White and Danny Glover as narrator

Sept. 1–5: DC Jazz Festival

Sept. 3–6: Detroit Jazz Festival

Sept. 5–6: Atlanta Jazz Festival

Sept. 12: Bela Fleck, My Bluegrass Heart

Sept: 20: The Town Hall: Celebrating 100 Years with Chris Thile and more

Sept. 24–25: DC JazzFest (Washington, D.C.)

Sept. 25: An Hour With Ramsey Lewis

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