Upcoming DC Creative Music Shows

On Saturday, January 12th @8 & 9:30PM, an 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.

Also on Friday, January 18th, Transparent Production’s presents baritone saxophonist Dave Sewelson Quartet, w/Steve Swell on trombone, Nik Francis on drums and William Parker on bass. Opening Duo set, followed by a Free Jam closer with other guest players. @Rhizome, 6950 Maple Street in Takoma, DC, @8PM.

On Sunday, January 27th, Transparent Production’s presents the Jason Kao Hwang Human Rites 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 Tuesday, January 29th, Washington Musica Viva presents Trios of Schubert & Granados, featuring the Milo Trio, with Celaya Kirchner on violin, Emma Hays Johnson on cello, and Carl Banner on piano. @Banner Arts, 7502 Flower Avenue, Takoma Park, MD, 20912, @8PM.

On Sunday, February 17th, Transparent Production’s presents the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble, w/founder 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.

And on Tuesday, March 26th, Transparent Production’s presents @9PM, Fire!, w/Mats Gustafsson on reeds, Johan Berthling on bass, and Andreas Werlin on drums. @Rhizome, 6950 Maple Street in Takoma, DC, @9PM.

The Impending Bloom calendar is heard Saturdays @ approximately 10:30AM, part of WOWD, Steve Korn, and Bobby Hill’s This! Music program. @94.3FM & takomaradio,org.