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The Mark Mosley Trio and Quintet playing straightahead Jazz, Funk, Ballads, Originals and Blues can be experienced at a number of venues in the Baltimore, Maryland, Virgina, and Washington D.C. region. Mark has been playing every Saturday for over 5 years at the Sala Thai Restaurant, 1301 U Street NW, Washington D.C. 20009. READ MORE HERE

 


 


 

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  You continue to be an inspiration to many Jazz vocalists who strive for excellence.  Just want you  to know you are appreciated for what you've done and for what you are doing with the DCJazznetwork.  

Don't stop Bro!

 

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"My mission is to uplift and inspire through music. In that regard, I consider myself a soul singer — reaching from the inside out, telling stories, stirring emotions, helping my listeners feel good. My goal is to continue creating, finding and telling new stories that bring us all closer together. That’s what music is all about."

 


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A rarity in this digital age, Clairdee is truly a spontaneous entertainer bringing sass and sophistication to the stage. At the crossroads of jazz, pop, blues and soul, she seamlessly blends the Great American Songbook and contemporary classic songs with buoyant rhythms, telling riveting stories in her distinctive style to create a fresh spark that suggests the music was written for today.....

 

 

 

 

 

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Armand Ntep

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Armand Ntep is both a unique vocalist and a prolific, innovative composer. His vocal talent is broad in terms of octave and style from silky baritone croon to pygmy-inspired syncopation to tender tenor ballads. His compositions run the gamut from salsa Jazz to reggae to traditional "lihongo" from his native Cameroon.

 

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Aisha Kahlil

 

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Ms. Kahlil was voted best soloist by the Contemporary Acapella Society for her work on her own composition Fulani Chant, and also for her work on the classic See See Rider; as a member of the Grammy award winning ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock. She was also a finalist with her own band in the annual contest “Battle of the Bands”, sponsored by Discmakers, and is a winner in the International Song Competition’s (ISC) performance category with her original composition “The Jewel Light”, a featured song on her first solo recording project Journey to My- Ka.

Aisha Kahlil possesses a dynamic, innate power and range in the forms of jazz and world music. Her rich, fluid vocal style encompasses traditional, contemporary, and original vocal styles and techniques.
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At 12:32pm on June 30, 2014, Gwendolyn Black said…

I am so glad that I finally got the opportunity to really connect with everyone!! I have been admiring the group's work over the years. I am looking forward to getting more involved and supporting the group's mission.  

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At 3:02pm on February 25, 2013, Anna Sullivant said…

Hi! George:

So glad to see you making a success out of WDCJN. i sent a donation to show my continous support for Jazz and WDCJN. Will be contacting you soon about a new jazz internet radio station I'm currently affliated with.

Best Wishes,

Anna (Atlanta. Ga)

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Dear WASHINGTON DC JAZZ NETWORK ,

Our prayers are with the victims and families of all  those who have been touched by this destructive natural disaster.

May Our Lord give them strength to live through this difficult test.

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Marta

At 10:42pm on October 25, 2012, Lutalo Olutosin said…

George, thank you and thank GOD for blessing you with insight to create WDCJN!   The Network has been my connection to the greatest Jazz Legends alive today and Emerging Jazz Icons.  Many of whom I've met and collaborated with over the last 3 yrs.  Its a Wonderful thing when Creativity collides with History, Experience and Cosmic Energy and that's exactly the vortex you've created with the WDCJN.  Keep letting your light Shine Brother,......... Keep letting it SHINE!    

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At 6:21pm on August 26, 2012, Regina Rene'e Martin said…

Thank you, George! I am so excited about the extended love and I, like Derryl have been  trying to figure out the short cut to share with some of my facebook family this wonderful venue. I think the best way maybe to send the message from my yahoo mail to my facebook timeline and then forward it to those whom I would like to invite. Do you agree?

At 8:44am on March 7, 2012, Alvin L. Fisher said…

Thank you George!  As a native Washingtonian I am delighted to be among my fellow musicians on the WDCJN!  

Alvin L. Fisher

At 8:35pm on January 23, 2012, Derryl Thomas Holmes said…

Thanks george, i'll work on this page more when i get more downtime, how do i invite my Facebook Friends my page here/ i don't see a link.

At 8:38pm on January 11, 2012, Anna Sullivant said…

Thanks! I love what Washington DC Jazz network is doing to promote and preserve the legacy of Jazz. You got my continous support. See you in DC during early Spring.

Anna

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The Washington DC Jazz Network welcomes the phenomenal multi-instrumentalist WAYNE LINSEY, to the family. Currently the pianist on American Idol.(Shadd Piano). Has performed with Whitney Houston, Earth Wind & Fire, Baby Face, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Chaka Kahn, Nancy Wilson, Stevie Wonder, Quincy Jones, Janet Jackson, Mary J Blige, Ray Charles, Lionel Richie, Halle Berry, Frankie Beverly, Wayne Brady Show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Oprah Winfrey Show, Steve Harvey, Arsenio Hall Show and the list goes on.

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Alfred Nobel and the invention of the microphone. 

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I strongly believe that technology is here to help the art form, not to overwhelm it, but tragically, with a very few, each day more and more scarce exceptions, the invention of the microphone, that is credited to the German Emile Berliner in 1876

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George, thank you and thank GOD for blessing you with insight to create WDCJN!   The Network has been my connection to the greatest Jazz Legends alive today and Emerging Jazz Icons.  Many of whom I've met and collaborated with over the last 3 yrs after our introduction.  Its a Wonderful thing when Creativity collides with History, Experience and Cosmic Energy and that's exactly the vortex you've created with the WDCJN.  Keep letting your light Shine Brother,......... Keep letting it SHINE~~~Lou

The Wilbur Ware Institute Presents an exciting event. Featuring: RUFUS REID/RUSSELL MALONE & COMPANY with Jimmy Owens and Michael Carvin; BARRY HARRIS QUARTET with Ray Drummond, Leroy Williams, Kiane Zawadi; LOUIS HAYES/JUINI BOOTH & FRIENDS, including Rodney Kendrick; SPECIAL GUESTS: Bill Crow (MC) and Larry Ridley.  For Additional Information:www.wilburwareinstitute.org/blog. Tickets: $30 Advance, $35 Door, $20 Seniors, $15 Students.

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Aug 29, 1920 – Mar 12, 1955, also known as "Yardbird" and "Bird"
 

"The Art of Jazz Vocalese"

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DC's newest Jazz Spot - Happy hour specials from 7-9pm. Like us on Facebook & Instagram @soundsatsankofa for more details

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Since 1894
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Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church is known as "The National Cathedral of African Methodism." Founded in 1838. Built on the oldest black owned property in Washington DC.  Read more

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Jimmy Heath
Diz to Today
By Dan Ouellette
The amiable 87-year-old saxophonist, educator, NEA Jazz Master, big band leader and elder statesman in the Heath Brothers group is optimistic about the future of jazz as he keeps “the continuum” going.

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Joe Chambers

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Yaacov Mayman

"A Night In Tunsia" 

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Live Jazz 7 Days

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Benny Sharoni, an Israeli-born, Boston-based tenor saxophonist, can energize even the largest, most lackluster venue with his big-toned sound and ebullient phrasing, packed with intense emotion and spirituality, a vibrant hybrid of the hip and the holy."

First Wooden Clock by: BENJAMIN BANNEKER 

Using as a model a pocket watch he had borrowed from a merchant or traveler, Banneker carved wooden replicas of each piece and used the parts to make a clock that struck hourly. He completed the clock in 1753, at the age of 21. Due to its precision (it struck every hour, on the hour, and continued to do so nearly forty years) the clock brought fame to young Banneker. Thus he began a watch and clock repair business. The clock continued to work until his death. Read more....

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KEEPING PEOPLE CONNECTED AROUND THE WORLD. Telling it like it is !

I think the idea is now for blacks to write about the history of our music. It's time for that, because whites have been doing it all the time. 

Hahahaha...Yeah, Diz you hit the nail on the head.  Tell it like it is...

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Hotep (Peace) Brother and Sisters:
The annual Kemet Nu "Know Thyself: Educational Tour to Egypt will run July 12 - 26, 2014 (15 days). We had a wonderful tour in 2013 and look forward to another trip of a lifetime in 2014. Listed below is pertinent information on the upcoming pilgrimage to the Motherland. Click here for a copy of the brochure with reservation form on page 5.
KEMET NU "KNOW THYSELF" EDUCATIONAL TOUR - A 15 Day African-centered "Trip of a Lifetime." EGYPT : FROM CAIRO TO NUBIA, Conducted by Ashra and Merira Kwesi, international lecturers on the African origin of civilization, religion and culture. Tour is based on 33 years of consistent field research and annual tour experience in Egypt .

Pyramids and Sphinx (Horemakhet) at Giza and much, much more...
Notice the resemblence! Who are we? Why did they destroy our Pyramids?


Put it this way: Jazz is a good barometer of freedom… In its beginnings, the United States of America spawned certain ideals of freedom and independence through which, eventually, jazz was evolved, and the music is so free that many people say it is the only unhampered, unhindered expression of complete freedom yet produced in this country.~~~Duke Ellington

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"The One and Only"
A Honorary  Member of the Washington DC Jazz Network
In The Beginning...
"The Pigfoot Jazz Workshop 1974"
John Malachi
Introducing the One & Only
"YOUR MAJESTY"
George V Johnson Jr
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The Father of the Art of Jazz Vocalese
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GEORGE V JOHNSON 
"Ladies and Gentlemen
The One and Only"
GEORGE V JOHNSON 
August 3, 1985
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Grant's Tomb
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"Now's The Time"
Performing Charlie Parker's complete solo Note for Note!
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Say Benny.. I penned lyrics to the "Blues March" about 30 years ago and I've never sang them in public.... Oh YEAH!  Let's do them...
N.E.A. Jazz Master
Say! George, do the the "Gingerbread Boy". Don't sing the lyrics, just scat on it!
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November 5, 2012

JEANNE GIES 

A Member of the Washington DC Jazz Network

w/ Master Guitarist

HAROLD ALDEN

 

 

New York Post observes that he is "...one of the very finest young guitarists working today." 

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October 29, 2012

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My Testimony
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W.D.C.J.N. is one of the first American Jazz Networks to embrace the remaining truly great Jazz legends of our times and upcoming Jazz greats through today’s social media. 

The W.D.C.J.N. is now internationally reaching Jazz musician, enthusiasts and aficionados, promoters, festivals of Jazz around the world. A real eye opener for people researching the history and present day development an evolution of America’s only original art form and historical legacy.
I fully endorse this institution  "The Washington DC Jazz Network" and encourage anyone that is fond of Jazz to visit the Washington D.C. Jazz Network; today and become a member or make a donation to a worthy cause.

Sincerely!!!

Maxwell Price
Belgium
 
 
 

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