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A Tribute to Shirley Horn: “The Music Never Ends” – The Kennedy Center

On December 11, 2004, some of today's brightest jazz talents come out to pay homage to Grammy® winner and Washington, D.C. native Shirley Horn—whose trademark velvet vocals and smooth piano stylings have been enchanting international audiences for more than 40 years. Read More »

Kicking off the year with a Klugh…

There is nothing like starting off the year with good music and Earl Klugh delivered. I was overjoyed when I found out he was coming to town because I have been enjoying his music for a number of years. Read More »

Eric Reed – Merry Magic

Every year during the holiday season, I look for new music to add to my holiday music collection. We only get to enjoy this music for a short time and then it is time to put it away until the next year. This season I am enjoying the second release in the MAXJAZZ Holiday Series: Merry Magic by Eric Reed. ... Read More »

WBGO welcomes Trumpeter Jeremy Pelt Live at J&R Music World, Nov. 15 at 4:00 pm

Picture this: You arrive at J&R Music World on Saturday, Nov. 15 a little after 4:00 pm. You browse through the CD titles, make your selections and stand in line to make your purchase. You have this great jazz tune in your head but can't quite figure out where it's coming from. Then you realize, it's not in your head, it is live music! Read More »