Washington, DC


6916 4th Street, NW

From an email:

“Takoma Station Tavern was the site of a great jazz scene in the 80’s and 90’s, when jazz luminaries like Wynton Marsalis graced the stage and local jazz heroes like Paul Carr and Marshall Keys were a regular presence. In the mid-90’s, the club changed formats to R&B and go-go. But great jazz is making a return to the club, located at 6916 4th St. NW in Takoma DC near the Takoma metro stop.


Carr Keys – photo by Eva Hambach

With sponsorship from community radio station WOWD 94.3, jazz concerts have returned, starting with monthly shows on the last Sunday of each month. If things work out and there is good community support for this non-profit effort, concerts will expand to once a week. The next show features the Lionel Lyles Quintet on Nov. 24th, 6-9 pm. Future shows include the Lenny Robinson Exploration on Dec. 29, Todd Marcus Quartet on Jan. 26, and Kris Funn & Cornerstore on February 23. More info and tickets at Jazz Kitchen Productions.”

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