4200 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20008

Calvin Jones BIG BAND Jazz Festival
Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month at the Calvin Jones BIG BAND Jazz Festival. The Big Band sound returns to UDC as the powerhouse jazz ensembles from the University of the District of Columbia (directed by Allyn Johnson), Howard University (directed by Fred Irby III) and the University of Maryland (directed by Chris Vadala) showcase the finest jazz talent. Produced by UDCs Jazz Studies Program and the Felix E. Grant Jazz Archives, the festival began in 1987 as part of a citywide tribute to Duke Ellington, and it remains one of the most anticipated events on Washington, DCs jazz calendar. Scholarship Benefit Series. $20 - Donation. (202) 274-5803. [email protected].

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Added by jazzarchives on June 6, 2008