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The D.C.-based jazz and swing band Chaise Lounge has been a staple at hip martini bars around the area, along with more storied venues such as the Kennedy Center and Blues Alley. They've also performed with the likes of Natalie Cole and Dizzy Gillespie and at the Lilith Fair. The group performs original tunes as well as swing standards, ... [Read]

Jazzy Mondays at Bohemian Caverns

Posted by Randy Shulman
April 23, 2012 1:00 PM |
Every Monday night the 17-piece Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra performs a variety of music from the big band repertoire -- including pieces by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Billy Strayhorn and Maria Schneider, plus originals from band members. Founded by baritone saxophonist Brad Linde and club owner Omrao Brown, the orchestra features some of D.C.'s best jazz musicians, including Linde and ... [Read]

John Eaton, tonight at Wolf Trap

Posted by Randy Shulman
November 26, 2011 9:44 AM |
The music of Cole Porter and Hoagy Carmichael kicks off this year's three-part series on American pop and jazz standards at Wolf Trap, ably led since 1988 by local jazz veteran and pianist John Eaton. "Indiana On Our Mind" is the name of the program, signifying that both composers were Hoosiers, and referencing Carmichael's composition "Georgia On My Mind." "Night ... [Read]