Save the JAZZ is an organization whose mission is “to foster an environment in which Jazz music can continue to grow and thrive and to encourage a new, enthusiastic audience to discover and embrace the music.” We were excited to learn that this great organization will be hosting the Brookland Jazz Series which will be free to the public of all ages. From their website:
Saturday, August 3, 2013 – Kick off event
Brookland Artspace Lofts (3305 8th Street, NE Washington DC) 4:30pm -6:30pm
Groove to the sounds of trumpeter Freddie Dunn leading a smoking troupe of stellar musicians.Check out cutting-edge art, and meet your resident artists and neighbors! Light refreshments provided
Saturday, September 21
Brookland Jazz Series vol. 2 “One Night in Brookland” Brookland Edge Arts Building 6:00pm -9:00pm
A thrilling night of scintillating music, art, food, and fun. Groove to live music from top area bands. Meet and greet exciting luminaries from the DC arts scene. Experience soul-stirring works of art culled from your own backyard! The artists of Brookland Artspace, Dance Place’s ‘Art on 8th’, and Save the JAZZ, join with Cultural DC, and Monroe Street Market to present “One Night in Brookland” installment two of the Brookland Jazz Series!
For more information contact info(at)savethejazz(dot)org or check out their Facebook page.