Upcoming DC Creative Music Performances

From Impending Bloom:

On Thursday, December 6th, @8 & 9:30PM, the Borderland Trio, w/Eric McPherson on reeds, Kris Davis on piano, and Stephan Crump on bass. @An Die Music, 409 N. Charles Street.

On Saturday, December 8th, Theremin Duo Amber Dunleavey and Arthur Harrison, and Heart of a Ghost, with Jarrett Gilmore on alto, Luke Stewart on bass, and Ian McColm on drums. @Rhizome, 6950 Maple Street in Takoma, DC, @8PM.

On Sunday, December 9th, The Frode Gjerstad Trio, featuring Frode Gjerstad on alto and clarinet, Jon Rune Stern and Oyvind Storesund on double-bass and Paal Nilson-Love on drums. @Rhizome, 6950 Maple Street in Takoma, DC, @8PM.

On Thursday, December 13th @ 8 & 9:30PM, Derrick Michaels: The Great Unfolding, w/Derrick Michaels on tenor, John Dieker on clarinet & reeds, Chris Pumphrey on piano & sax, & Mike Kuhl on drums & percussion. @An Die Music, 409 N. Charles Street.

On Saturday, December 15th, celebrate Rhizome’s 3-year anniversary, with music from guitarist Daniel Bachman, drummer Ian McColm, and Furret Marguisee, alto and flautist Sara Hughes and sound artists Jenny Moon Tucker, and poet and sound artist Thomas Stanley and painter Khalid Thompson. @Rhizome, 6950 Maple Street in Takoma, DC, @8PM.

On Sunday December 16th, the re-launch of the DC Jazz Loft, w/drummer Nate Scheible, guitarist Layne Garrett, sax/flutist Sarah Hughes, plus Steve Arnold, Elijah Easton and Allen Jones. These six artists will perform as two trios (Scheible/Garrett/Hughes & Arnold/Easton/Jones), and then in a set of round-robin duets. @Rhizome, 6950 Maple Street in Takoma, DC, 7PM..

On Friday, December 18th, baritone saxophonist Dave Sewelson Quartet, w/Steve Swell on trombone, Nik Francis on drums and William Parker on bass. Opening Duo set w/ Nik Francis and Ryan Ryan, plus a Free Jam closer of mystery players. @Rhizome, 6950 Maple Street in Takoma, DC, @8PM.

On Sunday, December 30th @ 6PM, a Celebration & Observance of the Spiritual Music inspired by Kwanzaa

Featuring “Kawaida” the work of James Mtume. Eric Kennedy on drums, Herman Burney on bass, Allyn Johnson on piano & Jamal Moore on reeds, and special guest: TK Blue on reeds.. @An Die Music, 409 N. Charles Street.

On Saturday, January 12th @8 & 9:30PM, n evening of Randy Weston Music. Featuring

TK Blue on reeds, Rodney Hendricks in piano, and Min Xiao Fan on pipa & vocals. @An Die Music, 409 N. Charles Street.

On Sunday, January 13th @ 8PM, reedist Dave Liebman, drummer/percussionist Hamid Drake & drummer/percussionist Adam Rudolph. @An Die Music, 409 N. Charles Street.

On Friday, January 18th @8 & 9:30PM, David Murray Annual Class Struggle Band celebrates MLK Day. @An Die Music, 409 N. Charles Street.

On Sunday, January 27th, the Jason Kao Hwang Trio, featuring Jason Hwang on violin and viola, Ken Filiano on double-bass, and Andrew Drury on drums. @Rhizome, 6950 Maple Street in Takoma, DC, @8PM.

On Sunday, February 17th, January 27th, the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble, w/Kahil El’Zabar on drums, percussion, kalimba and voice, Alex Harding on baritone sax, and Corey Wilkes on trumpet, including a duet tribute to poet Ntosake Shange, by Khahil and poet Dine Watson. @Rhizome, 6950 Maple Street in Takoma, DC, @5PM.

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