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Dave Sager's Pie in the Sky Band
     July 12, 2015, 2-5pm
Rosensteel Knights of Columbus of Silver Spring , 9707 Rosensteel Avenue, Silver Spring, MD Directions

Sager

Grammy Nominee and Curator of the National Jukebox, David Sager and his seven piece Pie in the Sky Jazz Band will delight you with the hot tunes of the Prohibition era.


 Admission:
PRJC members ($20), General admission ($25; $22.50 in advance), Youth & Students with valid student IDs (Free).

PRJC & Dave Sager's Pie in the Sky Band, Rosensteel





The Conservatory Classic Jazz Band   
  and the Normandie Jam

   July 26 and August 23 from 3-6PM
Normandie Farms Restaurant
, 10710 Falls Road, Potomac MD 20854. Ph: 301-983-8838

Conservatory Classic JB    The Conservatory Classic Jazz Band opens and closes the music, with a Jam Session in the middle. All are welcome to sit in or just sit back and enjoy!

The Conservatory Classic Jazz Band was formed in 2003 to present the sounds of traditional jazz to Washington DC audiences. A seven-piece group, they play New Orleans style, Chicago style, small-group swing, and mainstream. CCJB members include Dave Robinson, leader/cornet/trumpet, Brian Priebe on trombone, Gary Gregg on clarinet/sax, Dan Hall on bass, Jeff Reynolds on guitar/banjo, Anders Eliasson on drums, and the wildly popular Ms. Lena Seikaly occasionally joins the group on vocals.

 Admission:
Non-Jammers ($10), Youth & Jammers (Free).




The PRJC Picnic Returns with three band!
     Saturday, September 19, 2015, 12-6pm
at the Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way Lorton, VA

More information coming later!

  Admission: PRJC and WAP members ($20), General admission ($25; $22.50 in advance), Youth with valid student IDs (Free). Doors will open at 11am.





Hal's Bayou Jazz Band
     October 11, 2015, 2-5pm
Rosensteel Knights of Columbus of Silver Spring

Led by Sig Seidenman on piano.



  Admission: PRJC members ($20), General admission ($25; $22.50 in advance), Youth with valid student IDs (Free).





Jim Ritter's All Stars
   November 15, 2015, from 2-5pm
Rosensteel Knights of Columbus of Silver Spring , 9707 Rosensteel Avenue, Silver Spring, MD Directions

All Stars

The band includes: Rhoades Whitehill on trombone, Anders Eliasson on percussion, Ben Redwine on clarinet, Rick Rowe on banjo, Tom Holtz on tuba, and lead Jim Ritter on cornet.


  Admission: PRJC members ($20), General admission ($25; $22.50 in advance), Youth with valid student IDs (Free).





PRJC Holiday Bash with The Beltway Brass.
   December 6, 2015 from 2-5pm
Rosensteel Knights of Columbus of Silver Spring , 9707 Rosensteel Avenue, Silver Spring, MD Directions

The Beltway Brass Quintet was started by Zach Smith (trumpet, of Dixie Power Trio) in 2003, with the help of Chas T. Peterson (trumpet). Other members include Merry Beth Hall (horn), Dan Haverstock (trombone) and Tom Holtz on tuba. Dress in your season's best to celebrate 2015!

Beltway Brass

  Admission: PRJC members ($20), General admission ($25; $22.50 in advance), Youth with valid student IDs (Free).




2015 Just Past Events

PRJC Mardi Gras Special with Halley's Hot Gumbo Swingtet
     February 15, 2015, Rosensteel Knights of Columbus of Silver Spring

Halley's Hot Gumbo Swingtet performs traditional 1920's/30's Jazz and Blues for dancing and listening. This lively group has been a big hit with dancers at Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom and is excited to perform for PRJC's Mardi Gras celebration! Halley Shoenberg has led her own jazz bands for more than twenty years, produced three of her own CDs which include her original compositions and arrangements and performed at hundreds of events throughout the Washington, DC area. She has been a member of the Potomac River Jazz Club since playing with the Club's youth group "Federal Focus Jazz Band," and has been inspired by hearing and playing with many traditional jazz bands in the DC area as well as on several trips to New Orleans.

Halley




John Jensen's All Stars
     March 15, 2015, Rosensteel Knights of Columbus of Silver Spring , 9707 Rosensteel Avenue, Silver Spring, MD

The All Stars performance featured the trombone of John Jensen and the clever clarinet of Marty Nau, the trumpet stylings of Tom Williams, the quicksilver sticks of Ken Kimery and the dancing digits of Tony Nalker.
Jensen




The Capital Focus Jazz Band
     April 26, 2016, Rosensteel Knights of Columbus of Silver Spring , 9707 Rosensteel Avenue, Silver Spring, MD

CFJB

The Capital Focus Jazz Band (formerly the Federal Focus Jazz Band) is the Youth Learning Program of the Potomac River Jazz Club. Since 1988, this nationally acclaimed program has provided promising young musicians with a grounding in the fundamentals of jazz, as well as specialized training in the traditional New Orleans styles and their offshoots. The Capital Focus Jazz Band learning program was formed to continue the legacy of such giants of American music as Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Bix Beiderbecke, Sidney Bechet, Duke Ellington, and Jack Teagarden. The band's director, Dave Robinson, is an accomplished cornetist and trumpeter for some four decades.







  Rosensteel Hall Directions: From the Capital Beltway (I-495) in Maryland take Georgia Ave. (Md. Rte. 97) a short distance north to signal at Forest Glen Road (Md. Rt. 192). Turn left and go west 0.4 miles. Turn right on Rosensteel Ave. The Hall is at 9707 Rosensteel Ave. on the right, opposite a church and cemetery. Parking is in the back. * This location is metro accessible: FOREST GLEN METRO STATION is only 2-3 blocks away. Rosensteel phone is 301-588-3303.


Planning an event where a jazz band would add excitement?
Check our listing of PRJC-affiliated bands and contact them directly for rates and availability.

   Recorded tunes by 16 of these bands can be found on the CD ‘The Bands of the Potomac River Jazz Club.’



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