Fri Dec 1

Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra @ The Goethe Institut

Fri, December 1
8PM / $10 - $20
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Todd Marcus

1990 K St NW
Washington, DC 20006

Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra

The Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra performs Blues for Tahrir as well as the premier of new pieces commissioned by Chamber Music America. The emotional works explore hope and loss while swinging hard and are inspired by the Egyptian uprising of 2011 and Marcus’ recent travels to Egypt.

Todd Marcus – bass clarinet
Troy Roberts – tenor sax
Brent Birckhead – alto sax & flute
Russell Kirk – alto sax
Alex Norris – trumpet
Alan Ferber – trombone
Xavier Davis – piano
Jeff Reed – bass
Eric Kennedy – drums

In The Valley by Todd Marcus and the Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra has been made possible with support from Chamber Music America's 2016 New Jazz Works program funded through the generosity of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

Goethe-Institut Washington is located at 1990 K St. NW (entrance on 20th St. NW)

Fri, December 1

8PM / $10 - $20
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"Mr. Marcus is probably the most inventive bass clarinetist working in straight-ahead jazz today." - New York Times, August 2017 Blues for Tahrir selected as one of the top 40 albums of 2015 - JazzTimes, January 2016 "Listeners won't have any trouble recognizing Marcus's compelling gifts for composing and arranging." - The Washington Post, May 2015 "Baltimore-based Todd Marcus, the virtuoso bass clarinetist and composer, is a master of straight-ahead jazz." - Baltimore Sun, January 2014

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Sat, December 2, 7:30 PM

Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra @ First Congregational United Church of Christ

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