Jazz

August 26, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Silver Spring Jazz Festival Hits All the Right Notes

It was the double the fun for attendees of the 16th annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival. This year for the first time, the festival featured two performance stages and people really responded. The lineup included a variety of phenomenal jazz artists and ensembles including several local artists.

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August 24, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Big Turnout for 16th Annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival

Perfect weather, a popular outdoor venue and great music set the stage for the 16th annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival. Jazz legend and multiple Grammy Award winner Arturo Sandoval headlines this year’s festival at Veterans Plaza. The lineup includes more phenomenal jazz artists and ensembles including accomplished local muicians Marcus Johnson; Lenda Seikaly; Paul Carr and the Real […]

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August 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

Ten Things To Know for Saturday’s Silver Spring Jazz Festival

The Silver Spring Jazz Festival returns to Veterans Plaza this Saturday. Here are 10 things to know about the music festival. 1. What is going on at the Jazz Festival? The 16th Annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival takes place in downtown Silver Spring Saturday, Aug. 24 beginning at 3 p.m. The event happens on Veterans […]

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July 30, 2019 | Staff Writer

Sandoval Headlines 16th Annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival

Montgomery County’s Silver Spring Arts & Entertainment District announced that multiple Grammy and Billboard-winning trumpeter, pianist and composer Arturo Sandoval is headlining the Silver Spring Jazz Festival, which will take place on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 3 to 10 p.m. in Veterans Plaza by the Silver Spring Civic Building located at One Veterans Place. This is […]

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February 19, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Mid Atlantic Jazz Festival Celebrates 10th Year in Rockville

The Mid Atlantic Jazz Festival celebrated its 10th year this past weekend at Rockville’s Hilton Hotel. A renewal of the former East Coast Jazz Festival, this three-day event showcases the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area’s renowned jazz artists, up-and-coming acts and student ensembles, as well as popular touring musicians. The festival was developed by a committee […]

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June 23, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

Bethesda Blues & Jazz Youth Orchestra Prepares for First Recital (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The sounds of young musicians will fill The Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club on Monday, June 26. It will be the first public performance by the new Bethesda Blues & Jazz Youth Orchestra. The group started rehearsing at the supper club in April. The Supper Club’s owner Rick Brown established a foundation to support […]

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February 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival Attracts Music Lovers from Around the Region (VIDEO)

The Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival took place at the Hilton Hotel in Rockville from Feb. 16-19. Watch this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, for some sights and sounds from the festival: I am sooo digging the Blues Alley Youth Orchesa right now! #MAJF — Stacey Williams (@tonedeafe) February 19, 2017 #MAJF is a real party! Come and […]

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December 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County to Celebrate Local Olympic Athletes on Dec. 19 (PHOTOS)

UPDATED Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is planning to celebrate the county’s Olympic athletes and their extraordinary accomplishments at a special event at 7 p.m. on Dec. 19 at the Silver Spring Civic Building, and you are invited to attend. County spokesperson Judy Stiles said Olympians Jack Conger, Katie Ledecky, and Ashley Nee have confirmed […]

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April 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Kensington Celebrates the International Day of the Book on April 24 (VIDEO)

Kensington is gearing up for its annual International Day of the Book festival, which is set for April 24 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. along Howard Avenue. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke recently sat down with author Steve Piacente, who is the book festival’s master of ceremonies, to find out more about this year’s event. Take […]

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April 4, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Artist Spotlight: Molly Ringwald (VIDEO & PHOTO)

Many know Molly Ringwald as America’s quintessential teen from the 80s. Her movies “Sixteeen Candles” and “The Breakfast Club” immediately pop into mind. But decades after her iconic roles, Molly Ringwald is back, but this time as a jazz singer. Ringwald released her debut album “Except Sometimes” back in 2013. She is now on tour […]

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