ALLISON CROCKETT – 8PM & 10PM

ALLISON CROCKETT – 8PM & 10PM

THE TINY WOMAN WITH THE HUGE VOICE Alison Crockett has paid her musical “dues” in full. On seminal recordings by King Britt, Blue Six, Us3, and a host of others, Alison’s voice has provided a velvety, sensual finishing touch for cutting edge beats. Her ...

Layla Nielsen

November 21st, 2014

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ALLISON CROCKETT – 8PM & 10PM

ALLISON CROCKETT – 8PM & 10PM

THE TINY WOMAN WITH THE HUGE VOICE Alison Crockett has paid her musical “dues” in full. On seminal recordings by King Britt, Blue Six, Us3, and a host of others, Alison’s voice has provided a velvety, sensual finishing touch for cutting edge beats. Her ...

Layla Nielsen

November 21st, 2014

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TONY MARTUCCI –                                                                                                 8PM & 10PM

TONY MARTUCCI – 8PM & 10PM

Tony Martucci has cultivated an original and interpretive drum style that is both supportive and interactive, reflecting his deep understanding of the jazz tradition and his vast stylistic influence. He is a creatively skilled accompanist and a soloist of unusual melodic ...

Layla Nielsen

November 21st, 2014

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Late Session: Resolution Trio

Late Session: Resolution Trio

This performance is for the night owls! Come join the Resolution Trio: Darius Scott on piano, Kent Miller on bass, and Percy Smith  on drums.

Layla Nielsen

October 13th, 2014

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Jeff Antoniuk and the Jazz Update

Jeff Antoniuk and the Jazz Update

“This is a quartet steeped in a 21st century style of hard bop that still values solid melody lines, probing improvisation, and, when called for, sheer beauty.” — George Fendel, Jazzscene “[The band] delivers energy and excitement from the word go.” – Eric Brewington, ...

Layla Nielsen

October 10th, 2014

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JEFF ANTONIUK AND THE JAZZ UPDATE

JEFF ANTONIUK AND THE JAZZ UPDATE

“This is a quartet steeped in a 21st century style of hard bop that still values solid melody lines, probing improvisation, and, when called for, sheer beauty.” — George Fendel, Jazzscene “[The band] delivers energy and excitement from the word go.” – Eric Brewington, ...

Layla Nielsen

October 10th, 2014

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The Sasha Elliot Sextet

The Sasha Elliot Sextet

A native Washingtonian, Sasha Elliot began his musical career as a percussionist in his high school band.  He graduated to the Peabody Conservatory and the University of Maryland, where he continued his studies in the classical repertoire with Fred Begun and Tony Ames, and ...

Layla Nielsen

October 10th, 2014

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DITCH PANTHER w/ BRAD LINDE

DITCH PANTHER w/ BRAD LINDE

Saxophonist Brad Linde and pianist Erika Dohi improvise duets informed by their experiences in Baroque counterpoint, 20th Century music and modern jazz. Free improvisation is developed from variations and themes from original compositions inspired by Jimmy Giuffre, Lennie ...

Layla Nielsen

October 6th, 2014

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DITCH PANTHER w/ BRAD LINDE

DITCH PANTHER w/ BRAD LINDE

Saxophonist Brad Linde and pianist Erika Dohi improvise duets informed by their experiences in Baroque counterpoint, 20th Century music and modern jazz. Free improvisation is developed from variations and themes from original compositions inspired by Jimmy Giuffre, Lennie ...

Layla Nielsen

October 6th, 2014

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THE BRAZIL PROJECT

THE BRAZIL PROJECT

Authentic and compelling Brazilian rhythms will be fused with contemporary jazz as Brazil Project brings an energetic show to Twins Jazz on October 10 and 11. The quartet features four deeply respected and world traveled musicians. Begun two years ago, and featuring bassist ...

Layla Nielsen

October 6th, 2014

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THE BRAZIL PROJECT

THE BRAZIL PROJECT

Authentic and compelling Brazilian rhythms will be fused with contemporary jazz as Brazil Project brings an energetic show to Twins Jazz on October 10 and 11. The quartet features four deeply respected and world traveled musicians. Begun two years ago, and featuring bassist ...

Layla Nielsen

October 6th, 2014

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THE BRAZIL PROJECT

THE BRAZIL PROJECT

Authentic and compelling Brazilian rhythms will be fused with contemporary jazz as Brazil Project brings an energetic show to Twins Jazz on October 10 and 11. The quartet features four deeply respected and world traveled musicians. Begun two years ago, and featuring bassist ...

Layla Nielsen

October 6th, 2014

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THE BRAZIL PROJECT

THE BRAZIL PROJECT

Authentic and compelling Brazilian rhythms will be fused with contemporary jazz as Brazil Project brings an energetic show to Twins Jazz on October 10 and 11. The quartet features four deeply respected and world traveled musicians. Begun two years ago, and featuring bassist ...

Layla Nielsen

October 6th, 2014

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JAZZ BAND MASTER CLASS

The Region’s Up-and-Coming Jazz Artists Appear at Twins Jazz lovers will enjoy outstanding performances of several ensembles under the direction of artist/educators: pianist Fred Hughes and saxophonist Jeff Antoniuk. The featured musicians reside in several Mid-Atlantic ...

Layla Nielsen

October 6th, 2014

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JAZZ BAND MASTER CLASS

JAZZ BAND MASTER CLASS

The Region’s Up-and-Coming Jazz Artists Appear at Twins Jazz lovers will enjoy outstanding performances of several ensembles under the direction of artist/educators: pianist Fred Hughes and saxophonist Jeff Antoniuk. The featured musicians reside in several Mid-Atlantic ...

Layla Nielsen

October 6th, 2014

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MARTY NAU

MARTY NAU

Marty Nau is a highly active and sought after jazz alto saxophone player in the Washington DC Area. Upon graduating from high school Marty enlisted in the Navy Music Program. After coming to the Washington DC area in 1980, he played with such big bands as the “Blues ...

Layla Nielsen

October 6th, 2014

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MARTY NAU

MARTY NAU

Marty Nau is a highly active and sought after jazz alto saxophone player in the Washington DC Area. Upon graduating from high school Marty enlisted in the Navy Music Program. After coming to the Washington DC area in 1980, he played with such big bands as the “Blues ...

Layla Nielsen

October 6th, 2014

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ABBY AND THE WAYFARERS- 8PM & 10PM

ABBY AND THE WAYFARERS- 8PM & 10PM

“An evening of jazz standards, r&b and debuting original tunes!  Abby & the Wayfarers bring a mélange of soulful songs alive on melodious wing.”

Layla Nielsen

October 6th, 2014

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PETER & WILL ANDERSON – 8PM & 10PM

PETER & WILL ANDERSON – 8PM & 10PM

PeterAndWillAnderson.com                ”Virtuosos on clarinet and saxophone,” (New York Times)Peter and Will Anderson are one of the most extraordinary duos in jazz performing today.  As young as 15 they toured the United Kingdom, playing traditional jazz, swing, and ...

Layla Nielsen

October 6th, 2014

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PETER & WILL ANDERSON – 8PM & 10PM

PETER & WILL ANDERSON – 8PM & 10PM

PeterAndWillAnderson.com                ”Virtuosos on clarinet and saxophone,” (New York Times)Peter and Will Anderson are one of the most extraordinary duos in jazz performing today.  As young as 15 they toured the United Kingdom, playing traditional jazz, swing, and ...

Layla Nielsen

October 6th, 2014

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BOBBY MUNCY – 8PM & 10PM

BOBBY MUNCY – 8PM & 10PM

Born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Miami, Florida, Robert Muncy was 11 when he began studying the clarinet, then moved to the tenor saxophone in school and at 16, began playing with several groups in South Florida. Over the next 16 years Robert Muncy has played ...

Layla Nielsen

October 6th, 2014

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BOBBY MUNCY JAZZ SUNDAY SERIES

BOBBY MUNCY JAZZ SUNDAY SERIES

Bobby Muncy began his musical career in Miami in the early 90’s and has been a fixture on the D.C. Jazz scene for nearly nine years. This new quartet features Nathan Lincoln-Decusatis, Blake Meister and Andrew Hare. We will be exploring original music as well as standards.

Layla Nielsen

October 6th, 2014

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LARRY BROWN QUINTET

LARRY BROWN QUINTET

Pianist Larry Brown leads one of the most accomplished straight-ahead jazz groups in the Mid-Atlantic area, having performed at An Die Musik, Blues Alley, the Meyerhoff, the Kennedy Center, the Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival, East Coast Jazz Festival, Baltimore-Washington Jazz ...

Layla Nielsen

October 6th, 2014

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LARRY BROWN QUINTET

LARRY BROWN QUINTET

Pianist Larry Brown leads one of the most accomplished straight-ahead jazz groups in the Mid-Atlantic area, having performed at An Die Musik, Blues Alley, the Meyerhoff, the Kennedy Center, the Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival, East Coast Jazz Festival, Baltimore-Washington Jazz ...

Layla Nielsen

October 6th, 2014

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LARRY BROWN QUINTET

LARRY BROWN QUINTET

Pianist Larry Brown leads one of the most accomplished straight-ahead jazz groups in the Mid-Atlantic area, having performed at An Die Musik, Blues Alley, the Meyerhoff, the Kennedy Center, the Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival, East Coast Jazz Festival, Baltimore-Washington Jazz ...

Layla Nielsen

October 6th, 2014

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LARRY BROWN QUINTET

LARRY BROWN QUINTET

Layla Nielsen

October 6th, 2014

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MARS 4TET – 9PM & 11PM

MARS 4TET – 9PM & 11PM

The MARS 4-tet Twins Jazz is delighted to welcome back Summit Records recording artists The MARS 4-tet. An All-Star east coast band with a Grammy Winner amongst them, this group is not to be missed. They move effortlessly from Horace Silver and Weather Report to the pop hits

Layla Nielsen

October 6th, 2014

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BOBBY MUNCY JAZZ SUNDAY SERIES

BOBBY MUNCY JAZZ SUNDAY SERIES

Bobby Muncy began his musical career in Miami in the early 90’s and has been a fixture on the D.C. Jazz scene for nearly nine years. This new quartet features Nathan Lincoln-Decusatis, Blake Meister and Andrew Hare. We will be exploring original music as well as standards.

Layla Nielsen

October 6th, 2014

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ABINNET BERHANU QUARTET

ABINNET BERHANU QUARTET

Marcus Tenney – Sax Allyn Johnson – Piano Herman Burney Jr. – Bass Abinnet Berhanu – Cymbals & Drums Drummer and Composer, Abinnet Berhanu, grew up in Hampton Roads but calls Washington home these days. Over the past 7 years, Abinnet has been ...

Layla Nielsen

October 6th, 2014

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ABBY AND THE GSHARPS

ABBY AND THE GSHARPS

GSharp plays a wide variety of rock, r&b and progressive covers and originals. Featuring local jazz songstress Abby Nightingale, and new faces on the music scene, though no strangers to the improv stage, Gabe Peyton and Tom Sharp. The GSharp project began as a living ...

Layla Nielsen

October 6th, 2014

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ABINNET BERHANU QUARTET

ABINNET BERHANU QUARTET

Marcus Tenney – Sax Allyn Johnson – Piano Herman Burney Jr. – Bass Abinnet Berhanu – Cymbals & Drums Drummer and Composer, Abinnet Berhanu, grew up in Hampton Roads but calls Washington home these days. Over the past 7 years, Abinnet has been ...

Layla Nielsen

October 6th, 2014

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ABINNET BERHANU QUARTET

ABINNET BERHANU QUARTET

Marcus Tenney – Sax Allyn Johnson – Piano Herman Burney Jr. – Bass Abinnet Berhanu – Cymbals & Drums Drummer and Composer, Abinnet Berhanu, grew up in Hampton Roads but calls Washington home these days. Over the past 7 years, Abinnet has been ...

Layla Nielsen

October 6th, 2014

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ABINNET BERHANU QUARTET

ABINNET BERHANU QUARTET

Marcus Tenney – Sax Allyn Johnson – Piano Herman Burney Jr. – Bass Abinnet Berhanu – Cymbals & Drums Drummer and Composer, Abinnet Berhanu, grew up in Hampton Roads but calls Washington home these days. Over the past 7 years, Abinnet has been ...

Layla Nielsen

October 6th, 2014

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