Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Jazz, Jazz, Jazz, Miles Flugelhorn and Rest In Jazz, Hank Jones

This was going to be a post about the DC area being a hotbed of jazz but with the death of Hank Jones, I'll let it be a tribute to Hank and his art.

Obit here via Washington Post

Some of the stuff caught in the last couple of weeks in the area.

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra with Delores King Williams - Baird Auditorium - DC

Miles Davis's Flugelhorn at the Apollo exhibit

Louis Armstrong's trumpet

Apollo exhibit at the Musuem of American Art

Arron Park's band at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown MD

Brad Mehldau and Joshua Redman take the Stage at the Weinberg Center in Frederick MD
A no photo policy prevented pix of this but here is a video that gives a favor of how it sounded.

Donald Harrison at Bohemian Caverns - DC

Even jazz at Jojos on U St while eating a burger...