Where: David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History at Decatur House
748 Jackson Pl NW, Washington, DC 20006
When: Thursday, August 3, 2017 | –
Details: The White House Historical Association, in partnership with Burnett Thompson Music, is pleased to announce the 11th season of Jazz on Jackson Place. Ticketed admission includes entertainment, open bar, light hors d’oeuvres, tours of Decatur House, and a chance to win raffle prizes. Come and enjoy the sultry sounds of jazz surrounded by the ambiance of historic Washington, just steps from the White House.
Jazz on Jackson Place welcomes Marty Nau, one of the finest alto saxophonists in the country today. Marty has played an outsized role in the D.C. music scene, both as leader of the sax section of the US Navy Commodores Jazz Orchestra, and in performances with the National Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony, and appearances with Dizzy Gillespie, Eddie Daniels, Stanley Turrentine, Joe Williams, Rosemary Clooney, Ethel Ennis, Nancy Wilson, Maureen McGovern.“The quartet’s style is intense and innovative, whether swinging or setting up a lyrical mood. …overflows with compelling ideas executed with masterful technique and harmonic sophistication” Jazz Times