Calendar
 

Upcoming Shows

9/5/2014
  8 PM
Afro Bop Alliance CD Release with Paquito D'Rivera
Ram's Head Tavern
33 West St. Annapolis, MD  21401
9/19/2014
  8 PM
Gainesville, FL: Afro Bop Alliance
Univ. of Florida
9/20/2014
12 PM
Boca Raton, FL: Afro Bop Alliance
clinic at Florida Atlantic Univ.
9/20/2014
  8 PM
Miami, FL: Afro Bop Alliance
South Florida Center for the Percussive Arts
9/21/2014
  2 PM
Orlando, FL: Afro Bop Alliance
The Abbey
10/19/2014
 
Davenport, IA: Benny Sharoni Quartet
3 PM workshop, 6 PM concert
10/20/2014
  12 PM
Iowa City, IA: Benny Sharoni Quartet
Univ. of Iowa Med. Ctr. atrium
10/21/2014
  eve.
Iowa City, IA: Benny Sharoni Quartet
Old Capital

  

Past Shows

8/7/2014
 6:30 - 8 PM
Duende Quartet
Arts on 8th, 8th & Monroe Street NE, Washington, DC
7/31/2014
 7:30 - 8:30 PM
Afro Bop Alliance: Hunter Mill Nights Concert Series
Frying Pan Farm Park, 2709 West Ox Rd, Herndon, VA
7/25/2014
 8:30 PM
Stan Killian Quintet
Creative Alliance at the Patterson
3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore MD
7/12/2014
2 PM
Afro Bop Alliance: Lake Arbor Jazz Festival
Lake Arbor Community Center Grounds
10100 Lake Arbor Way, Mitchellville, MD 
7/10/2014
 6:30 - 8 PM
Duende Quartet
Arts on 8th, 3225 8th Street NE, Washington, DC
6/8/2014
  1:30 -3 pm
Afro Bop Alliance: Celebrate Gaithersburg Festival
Olde Towne Gaithersburg, MD
5/7/2014
  8 and 10 pm
Benny Sharoni Quartet at Blues Alley
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW Washington DC
4/26/2014
  3-4 pm
Afro Bop Alliance: Georgetown U. Jazz Festival
Washington DC
4/21/2014
  8 and 10 pm
TrioVera at Blues Alley
with Victor Dvoskin and Dominic Smith
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW Washington DC
4/16/2014
  7:30 pm
Humayun Khan Ensemble at Montgomery College
Afghan Vocal virtuoso
Music Recital Hall, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville, MD
4/10/2014
  8 pm
Steve Fidyk Quartet
49 West Coffeehouse & Winebar, Annapolis, MD
3/28/2014
  8 pm
UMBC Jazz Faculty Concert
Fine Arts Bldg. 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD
3/10/2014
  7:00 pm
Honorable Menschen at McDaniel College
with Dave Ballou & Jon Seligman
Westminster, MD
2/25/2014
  7:30 pm
Honorable Menschen at Montgomery College
with Dave Ballou & Jon Seligman
Music Recital Hall, 51 Mannakee St. Rockville, MD
2/17/2014
  8 and 10 pm
Todd Marcus Quartet at Blues Alley
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW Washington DC
2/7/2014
  12 - 1 pm
Afro Bop Alliance feat. Roland Vazquez
McNeir Hall, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
1/24 - 25
/2014
  8 and 10 pm
Afro Bop Alliance at Twins Jazz
1344 U St. NW, Washington DC
1/16/2014
 5 - 7 pm
Duende Quartet featuring Alex Norris
Kogod courtyard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC
12/14/2013
  7:30 pm
Smithsonian Masterworks Jazz Orchestra: Ellington Suites
Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St., N.W. Washington, DC
12/12/2013
  8 pm
Afro Bop Alliance at Twins Jazz
1344 U St. NW, Washington DC
11/25/2013
  8 and 10 pm
Afro Bop Alliance at Blues Alley
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW Washington DC
10/19/2013
 8 pm
Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra Concert featuring Chuchito Valdes
Hylton Performing Arts Center, Manassas, VA
10/17/2013
  6:30 - 8 pm
Duende Quartet
Dance Place, Washington, DC 20017
10/11/2013
 8:30 pm
Jeff Antoniuk Quartet
49 West Coffeehouse & Winebar, Annapolis, MD
10/10/2013
 8 pm
Steve Fidyk Quartet
49 West Coffeehouse & Winebar, Annapolis, MD
9/22/2013
 4:30 PM
Duo Concert with bassist Eric Harper
St. Anne's Episcopal Church, Damascus, MD
9/20/2013
  8 pm
Rumba Club at Montpelier Arts Center
9652 Muirkirk Rd, Laurel, MD
9/19/2013
  6:30 - 8 pm
Duende Quartet
Dance Place, Washington, DC 20017
9/12/2013
  8 pm
Afro Bop Alliance at Twins Jazz
1344 U St. NW, Washington DC
9/6-7/2013
  8 pm
Todd Marcus Quartet at Twins Jazz
1344 U St. NW, Washington DC
9/5/2013
  8 pm
Vinson Valega Quintet at Bohemian Caverns
Chris Bacas, Anton Denner, Joe Fitzgerald
2001 Eleventh Street N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001
7/26/2013
  7 pm - 9 pm
Afro Bop Alliance
Gaithersburg Concert Pavilion, Gaithersburg, MD
7/13/2013
  6 - 10 pm
Todd Marcus Quintet
Caton Castle, Baltimore, MD
6/19/2013
  8 and 10 pm
Joe Herrera Quartet at Twins Jazz
1344 U St. NW, Washington DC
6/14/2013
  7:30 - 8:30 pm
Afro Bop Alliance
Grist Mill Park
4710 Mt. Vernon Memorial Hwy, Alexandria, VA
6/1/2013
  9 pm - 1 am
Victor Haskins Quartet
HR 57
1007 H Street NE, Washington, DC
6/1/2013
  1-2 pm
Elijah Jamal Balbed Quartet
The Phillips Collection
1600 21st Street, NW  Washington, DC
5/4/2013
  6-10 pm
Todd Marcus Quartet
Caton Castle
20 South Caton Ave. Baltimore, MD
4/11/2013
  7:30 pm
Humayun Khan Ensemble
Afghan Sufi vocalist
Montgomery College, Rockville, MD
4/9/2013
  8 and 10 pm
Afro Bop Alliance at Blues Alley
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW Washington DC
4/3/2013
  8:15 pm
Honorable Mentschen feat. Drew Gress
Center for the Arts Recital Hall
Towson University, Towson MD
4/2/2013
  7:30 pm
Honorable Mentschen feat. Drew Gress
Dave Ballou and Jon Seligman
Carroll Community College, Westminster, MD
3/12/2013
 7:30 and 9:30 pm
Afro-Bop Alliance
Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club
7719 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD
2/28/2013
 8 and 9:30
Howard Johnson Quartet at An Die Musik
409 North Charles St. Baltimore, MD
2/21/2013
  5-7 pm
Music of Kenny Dorham
Featuring Mike Davis, trumpet
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.
2/17/2013
  7 pm
TrioVera at 49 West
with Victor Dvoskin & Dominic Smith.  49 West St, Annapolis, MD
1/24/2013
  5-7 pm
Music of Wayne Shorter: the early years
Featuring Elijah Balbed, saxophone
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.
11/29/2012
  8 and 9:30
Afro Bop Alliance at An Die Musik
409 North Charles St. Baltimore, MD
11/27/2012
  7 and 9 pm
Lyle Link Quartet at Bohemian Caverns
2001 Eleventh Street N.W. Washington, DC
11/7/2012
  8 & 10 pm
Benny Sharoni Quartet
Blues Alley, 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW Washington DC
11/1/2012
  12 Noon
Afro Bop Alliance at PASIC Convention
Austin, TX
10/25/2012
  5:30 - 8 PM
Lyle Link Quartet at Artisphere
1101 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia
10/13/2012
  7:30 PM
Music of Benny Carter, Gerry Mulligan, and Lester Young
Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra
Baird Auditorium, Washington, DC
10/5/2012
  8 PM
Broto Roy Ensemble: Montpelier Arts Center
9652 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel, MD
10/2/2012
  8 and 10 PM
Steve Williams' Jazz Nation Big Band
Blues Alley, 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW Washington DC
9/3/2012
  7-9:30 PM
Elijah Jamal Balbed Quartet
Vicino's Restaurant, Silver Spring, MD
9/2/2012
  5-7 PM
Afro-Bop Alliance: Detour Winery Festival
"Summer Sendoff Jazz Weekend", Detour, MD
8/29/2012
 7:30 - 8:30 PM
Afro-Bop Alliance: Spotlight by Starlight
Mason District Park Amphitheater
6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale VA
8/26/2012
 4- 6 PM
TrioVera house concert
Trio with Victor Dvoskin & Dominic Smith
Silver Spring, MD.
7/6/2012
 5 - 8:30 PM
Afro-Bop Alliance: Jazz in the Garden
National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden, Washington DC
6/27/2012
 6 - 8 PM
Afro-Bop Quartet
Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, MD
with Joe McCarthy (dr), Mike Pope (bs), and Arturo Stable (perc)
6/20/2012
 8 PM
Vinson Valega Quartet
Twins Jazz, Washington, DC
 with Chris Bacas (saxophones) and Gary Wang (bass)
6/13/2012
 8 PM
Joe Chambers "Moving Pictures" Orchestra
Atlas Performing Arts Center
1333 H Street NE, Washington, DC 20002
6/9/2012
 9:15 PM
Afro-Bop Quartet: Jazz in the Hood
Gallery O on H, Washington, DC
6/5/2012
 6 - 7 PM
Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra @ Millenium Stage
John F. Kennedy Center, Washington, DC
4/28/2012
 2 PM
Afro-Bop Alliance: Georgetown Univ Jazz Festival
GU Copley Lawn, NW Washington, DC
4/11/2012
 8 & 10 PM
Quartet with Drew Gress at Blues Alley
with Dave Ballou & Jon Seligman
Blues Alley, 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW Washington DC
4/10/2012
 7:00 PM
Quartet Concert with Drew Gress
Dave Ballou & Jon Seligman
McDaniel College, Westminster MD
3/25/2012
 3:00 PM
TrioVera in concert with Hendrik Meurkens
Mousetrap Concert Series, Washington Grove, MD
3/24/2012
4-6 PM
TrioVera with Hendrik Meurkens
49 West Coffeehouse & Winebar, Annapolis MD
3/23/2012
 7:30 PM
TrioVera with Hendrik Meurkens
Victor Dvoskin & Dominic Smith
Germano's Trattoria, Baltimore MD
2/16/2012
 7:30 PM
Duo Concert with Todd Marcus
Music Building Auditorium
Montgomery College, Rockville Campus
1/28/2012
 6-10 PM
Todd Marcus Quartet
Caton Castle, Baltimore, MD
1/05/2012
 10 PM
Afro Bop Alliance featured at the JEN Conference
Louisville, KY
12/28/2011
 8 and 10 PM
Vinson Valega Quartet
Twins Jazz, Washington, DC
     with Chris Bacas and Anton Denner, saxophones
12/2/2011
 8:00 PM
TrioVera CD release party
Blue House Productions, Kensington, MD
With Victor Dvoskin and Dominic Smith
Performing music from the new CD, "Acceptance"
12/1/2011
 8:00 PM
Matvei Sigalov Group
Bohemian Caverns
2001 Eleventh Street N.W. Washington, D.C. 20001
11/19/2011
 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Concert with Origem
Wesley United Methodist Church
Washington, DC 20012
11/17/2011
 8:00 PM
Duende Quartet
Fine Arts Building Recital Hall
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
10/22/2011
 7:00 PM
Todd Marcus Quartet
with Eric Wheeler & Eric Kennedy
49 West Coffeehouse & Winebar, Annapolis, MD
9/17/2011
 9:00 PM
Marty Nau Quartet
with Gavin Fallow & Dominic Smith
Twins Jazz Club, Washington, DC
9/17/2011
 6:00 PM
Afro Bop Alliance @ Kennedy Center
Millenium Stage, Washington, DC 20566
9/11/2011
8:30 AM
Washington National Cathedral
9/11 Commemoration

With Humayun Khan Ensemble
7/21/2011
 7:30 PM
Victor Dvoskin Trio with Dominic Smith
GERMANO'S TRATTORIA
300 South High Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202
6/29/2011
 8:30- 10 PM
Afro Bop Alliance: St. Mary's College
Emmitsburg, MD
6/24-25/
2011
Festival Gnaoua et Musiques du Monde,
Essouira, Morocco

with Between Worlds: Humayun Khan and Shahin Shahida
6/10/2011
 7-9 PM
Afro Bop Alliance: Maple Lawn Concert Series
Fulton, MD 
5/13/2011
 8:15 PM
Quartet concert featuring Drew Gress
Towson University
Dave Ballou & Jon Seligman
Center for the Arts Recital Hall
5/5/2011
 8 PM
Duende Quartet @ Twins Jazz
Washington DC  20009
4/24/2011
 6 PM
Alan Baylock Jazz Orchestra @ The Kennedy Center
Millenium Stage
2700 F St. NW, Washington, DC 20566
4/12/2011
7:30 PM
Piano Duo with Alan Blackman
Howard Community College
Monteabaro Recital Hall, Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center
4/5/2011
 8 PM
Twins Jazz: Duos and Trios
with Brad Linde (sax) & Greg Boyer (trombone)
1344 U St. NW Washington, DC 20009
4/3/2011
5:30 PM
Trio Concert
with Victor Dvoskin & Eric Kennedy
East-West Cultural Center & Bookstore
1330-R Reisterstown Rd. Pikesville, MD 21208  
3/12/2011
 8 PM
Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra: Met Jazz Goes Latin
Feat. Joe McCarthy & Robert Quintero
George Mason University Concert Hall
Fairfax, Virginia
3/4/2011
7:30 PM
Afro Bop Alliance: Montpelier Arts Center
9652 Muirkirk Road,
Laurel, MD 20708
2/15/2011
7:30 PM
Tariq Ensemble
Montgomery College, Takoma Park Campus

Cultural Arts Center
Todd Marcus, clarinets; Harry Appelman, piano; and Jon Seligman, drum kit and world percussion.
1/27/2011
8 & 10
PM
Elijah Jamal Balbed Quintet
Bohemian Caverns

Washington, D.C. 20001
with Alex Norris, Mike Bowie and C.V. Dashiell
1/25/2011
7:30 PM
Harry Appelman Trio in Concert
Montgomery College, Rockville Campus
11/17/2010
 8 and 10 PM
Conrad Herwig Quintet @ Blues Alley
with Craig Handy, Michael Bowie & John Lamkin
Fri & Sat
11/12 & 13/2010
Jamie Baum/Dave Smith Quintet
Twins Jazz
Washington, DC
11/03/2010
 7:30  PM
Trio Concert: Virginia Commonwealth University
with Victor Dvoskin (bass) and Dominic Smith (drums)
Richmond, VA
10/04/2010
 7:30  PM
Tariq Ensemble @ McDaniel College
Westminster, MD
9/16/2010
 9 PM
Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra
featuring Geri Allen, Marcus Belgrave, John Blake and Gerald Wilson
Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington DC
9/11/2010
 12:30 - 2 PM
Afro Bop Alliance: Rosslyn Jazz Festival
Gateway Park
1300 Lee Hwy, Arlington VA 22209
9/4/2010
 
Duo concert with Todd Marcus
An die Musik LIVE!

Baltimore, Maryland 21201
7/09/2010
6:30-8:30 PM
Duende Quartet
Jazz it Up Concert Series
Fashion Centre at Pentagon City
6/24/2010
7:30 PM
Afro-Bop Alliance
Gettysburg Jazz Festival
113 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 
6/6/2010
8:00 PM
Vinson Valega Quartet
feat. Anton Denner, sax
Twins Jazz
Washington, DC
6/1/2010
8 & 10 PM
Harry Appelman Trio @ Blues Alley
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC, 20007
4/25/2010
2:00 PM
Tariq Ensemble at
Human Rights Arts Festival

Silver Spring, Maryland
http://www.humanrightsartfestival.com/
Todd Marcus, bass clarinet and clarinet; Harry Appelman, piano; and Jon Seligman, drum kit and world percussion.
4/10/2010
7:30 PM
"Hub-Tones": Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra tribute to Freddie Hubbard
Septet concert, featuring Tom Williams, tpt.
Baird Auditorium, Museum of Natural History
Washington, DC
4/3/2010
7:00 PM
American Studio Orchestra: Pangea

"A multimedia celebration of the global human experience".. includes Jacob Yaffe's Synergy Suite, featuring Gary Thomas and a 33-piece orchestra.  Baltimore Museum of Art, Meyerhoff Auditorium

2/27/2010
8:00 PM
Afro-Bop Alliance
An Die Musik
409 North Charles Street. Second Floor
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
2/16/2010
5:30 PM
Afro-Bop Alliance
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

College Park, Maryland
1/26/2010
7:30 PM
Duende Quartet
Montgomery College / Rockville
51 Mannakee St, Rockville, MD  20850
1/02/2010 Afro-Bop Alliance with Dave Samuels
Ram's Head Tavern
33 West St. Annapolis, MD  21401
12/11/2009
5:45 PM
Afro-Bop Alliance with Dave Samuels
Philadelphia Museum of Art
12/01/2009
8 & 10 PM
Alan Baylock Jazz Orchestra @ Blues Alley
11/09/2009
8 & 10 PM
Harry Appelman Trio @ Blues Alley
09/19/2009
8:00 PM
Rumba Club: Chris' Jazz Cafe
1421 Sansom St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102 
09/12/2009
5:30 PM

Afro-Bop Alliance: Silver Spring Jazz Festival
Silver Spring, MD

08/05/2009
7:00 PM
Afro-Bop Alliance: Free Outdoor Summer Concert
Strathmore Hall
10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, MD 20852
07/16/2009
9:00 PM

Montreux Jazz Café, Montreux Jazz Festival
Montreux, CH
(Yes, CH is Switzerland... Code taken from name in Latin: Confoederatio Helvetica)
Zulfugar Baghirov Quartet

06/16/2009
8:00 PM
Blues Alley
Washington, DC
Tony Martucci Quartet CD release party. Tony Martucci - drums Lyle Link - saxophones Geoff Reecer - guitar Harry Appelman - B3 organ
06/06/2009
1:00 PM

Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, Jazz at Lincoln Center  
Broadway at 60th Street, 5th floor
New York City
Duende Quartet

06/04/2009
6:00 PM
National Geographic’s Grosvenor Auditorium
1600 M St. NW, Washington, DC, 20009
Duende Quartet