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Jazz in the Sculpture Garden Starts 14th Season on Friday

by Prince Of Petworth May 22, 2014 at 3:10 pm 15 Comments

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Laura_Grageda

From the National Gallery of Art [6th Street and Constitution Avenue NW]:

“The Jazz in the Garden Series begins its 14th season in May. The free concert series features jazz artists performing a wide variety of styles—salsa, blues fusion, xylophone, Afrofunk, and more—every Friday evening from 5:00 to 8:30 in the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden.

Guests may purchase food and beverages from the Pavilion Café and its carts located around the Garden or bring their own picnics. Alcoholic beverages may not be brought to the premises from outside and are subject to confiscation. Security officers reserve the right to inspect all items brought into the Sculpture Garden.

Elikeh (Afro-funk from Togo)
May 23 from 5:00 to 8:30
Sculpture Garden
Bruce Ewan (blues harmonica)

May 30 from 5:00 to 8:30
Sculpture Garden
Juanita Williams (jazz vocalist)

June 6 from 5:00 to 8:30
Sculpture Garden
Deanna Bogart (“bluesion,” blues fusion)

June 13 from 5:00 to 8:30
Sculpture Garden
Speakers of the House (old school funk, boogaloo and rock)

June 20 from 5:00 to 8:30
Sculpture Garden
DC Jazz Fest presents Sin Miedo (salsa)

June 27 from 5:00 to 8:30
Sculpture Garden
Rick Whitehead Trio (jazz guitarist)

July 11 from 5:00 to 8:30
Sculpture Garden
Tom Williams (jazz trumpeter)

July 18 from 5:00 to 8:30
Sculpture Garden
Incendio (acoustic Latin guitar world fusion jazz)

July 25 from 5:00 to 8:30
Sculpture Garden
Miles Stiebel (jazz violinist)

August 1 from 5:00 to 8:30
Sculpture Garden
Origem (Brazilian jazz)

August 8 from 5:00 to 8:30
Sculpture Garden
Swingtopia (big-band swing)

August 15 from 5:00 to 8:30
Sculpture Garden
Seth Kibel (jazz clarinetist)

August 22 from 5:00 to 8:30
Sculpture Garden
Dixie Power Trio (zydeco, Cajun, and Louisiana funk)

August 29 from 5:00 to 8:30
Sculpture Garden”

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