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- Not exactly CH-related, but thought jazz lovers and people just interested in a nice downtown event may be interested:From: Decatur House
Sent: Tuesday, March 28, 2006 12:44 PM
To: Carla Jones
Subject: Jazz on Jackson Place
Thursday, April 6th Thursday, May 4th Celebrate Decatur House2006 marks the 50th anniversary of Decatur House as a historic site of the National Trust. Help us celebrate our diverse history - take a tour, visit our new exhibit, Digging Deeper: Archaeological Discoveries Across the National Trust, join us for one of our exciting new programs - or better yet, become a member! Decatur House The National Trust
A New Tradition at Decatur House
Visit our websiteIn the spirit of our nearly two centuries-old tradition of great entertaining, Decatur House invites you to gather and relax in our beautiful, historic setting while enjoying the sounds of local musicians.Our new series of casual music and merriment, Jazz on Jackson Place, will take place on the first Thursday evening of every month from April - September, and will be held in the Decatur House courtyard (weather permitting). Tickets include beer, wine, and light hors d'oeuvres.Thursday, April 6thJazz on Jackson Place
6:30 - 8:30 pm
with the David Bach ConsortThe inaugural evening of Jazz on Jackson Place features the music of the David Bach Consort, an ensemble performing both nationally and locally - appearing at Washingtons historic Blues Alley, Jazzmatazz with B.B. King, the Taste of D.C., the Rosslyn Jazz Festival, and the Smithsonian Institution. Winner of the Jazz Discovery Showcase on Black Entertainment Television, the band was also voted "Best Instrumental Band" by Music Monthly Magazine 1999, 2000 and 2001. For more information, visit their website at www.davidb achmusic.comAlso take advantage of extended Museum Shop hours during Jazz on Jackson Place . Our spring Cherry Blossom Sale is now in progress, with 20% off all shop merchandise through April 9th.
Jazz on Jackson Place info the first Thursday of every month, April-Sept 6:30 - 8:30 pm748 Jackson Place, NWWashington, DC $10.00 general admission; $7.50 members price includes food and drink For tickets, call 202.842.0920 ext. 239 for more information SPECIAL OFFERReceive a set of six tickets to any Jazz on Jackson Place event FREE with a new or renewed $50.00 membership to Decatur House and the National Trust. Call 202.842.0920 ext. 239.Thursday, May 4thJazz on Jackson Place
6:30 - 8:30 pm
with Bobbe Shore and First CallThe second evening of Jazz on Jackson Place features Bobbe Shore and First Call, another local ensemble specializing in standards, swing, jazz, and blues. The trio features Bobbe Shore on vocals, Wade Beach on piano, and Steve Novosel on bass.
ABOUT USDecatur House is one of the oldest surviving homes in Washington, DC, and one of only three remaining residential buildings in the country designed by Benjamin Henry Latrobe, the father of American architecture. Today, Decatur House is a historic site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
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