DC Jazz Festival
The mission of the DC Jazz Festival is to: Present internationally world-renowned and emerging artists in celebration of jazz, Unify diverse communities and enable connections between artists and audience year-round; Advance jazz and music education by providing exciting, adventurous and diverse music experiences for audiences of all ages and backgrounds in greater DC as well as out-of-town visitors; Provide performance opportunities for DC-based jazz musicians; and Highlight DC as a major and vibrant center for jazz and as a premier cultural destination.
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This event will be available for registerration in the Winter Lottery, openning on Monday, December 2nd.
Jazz and Hip Hop
Presented by: DC Jazz Festival
Nominated for a 2018 Stellar-award for his production on Grammy-nominated R&B singer Kenny Lattimore, Super Producer & Multi-instrumentalist Nate ‘Impact’ Jolley will lead guide students through the connections between hip hop and jazz. Jolley has produced a wide array of contemporary artists including Fifth Harmony, Chante Moore, MYA, French Montana, Wiz Khalifa, King Los, & Too Short & more. Connections will include jazz and hip hop overlaps of swing, improvisation, blues, sampling, signifying, and swagger. Surprise guest hip-hop artist will participate in the program.
Dates & Times: April 2nd (10:30AM & 12:30PM) and April 3rd (10:30AM)
Program Length: 75 minutes
Location: THEARC, 1801 Mississippi Ave SE, Washington, DC 20020
Content: Arts, Diversity
Ticket Capacity (per show): 360