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Live Jazz at Mazza Gallerie

Free Monthly Series of Music for Patrons

For Immediate Release
January 28, 2011

Washington, DC – Mazza Gallerie introduces free jazz concerts, scheduled on Saturdays of each month throughout the year, from 4 until 6 pm. The jazz series continues through 2011 with one or two different bands each month at Mazza Gallerie, 5300 Wisconsin Ave, Washington, DC. The jazz performances take place on the mezzanine between Pampillonia Jewelers and Ann Taylor, and the sounds resound throughout the shopping center. A nice way to round out a Saturday afternoon…
(Schedule provided here shows bands confirmed through May, plus concert dates through December. Updated schedules will be provided when performers appearing June through December are confirmed.)

Monthly Jazz Series at Mazza Gallerie – 2011 Schedule
4 pm until 6 pm Prelude

Jazz Trio
Saturday, February 5
Classic jazz instrumentation featuring Dave Detwiller, former jazz trumpeter with the U.S. Army Blues, with amazing sounds on the trumpet and flugel horn. His trio is complete with a keyboardist and bassist.

Rick Whitehead Trio
Saturday, March 5 Led by master jazz guitarist Rick Whitehead, this world class power trio has been together for 15 years which is quite evident by their solid and cohesive sound. The other members of the trio are bassist Lou Hinds and drummer Barry Hart. Rick Whitehead’s cd’s have met with rave reviews.

Jack Wolfe Trio
Saturday, April 2 Captivating renditions of Big Band Music as well as versions of 1950’s and 1960’s jazz classics. Their full tone and toe-tapping beat is produced on tenor and soprano saxophones, keyboard, and string bass.

Susan Jones Trio
Saturday, May 7 Uniquely led with Susan’s violin that swings in this acoustic jazz trio bringing diverse sounds with skillful improvisation.

Monica Worth Trio
Saturday, May 21 Vocalist Monica Worth brings her vibrant personality singing the music of Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Etta James, Ella Fitzgerald and others. With keyboard and string bass, the trio swings!

Future Saturday performance dates for 2011 at Mazza Gallerie: June 4, July 2, August 6, September 3, September 17, October 1, November 5, December 3, and December 17.

For jazz series and Mazza Gallerie event information, call 703-785-5634, or visit

Mazza Gallerie, with 18 stylish shops, an 8-theatre cinema, and 3 eateries, is anchored by Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue for Men, and Filene's Basement. Located at the intersection of Wisconsin Avenue at Western Avenue, Mazza Gallerie is the cornerstone of the Friendship Heights shopping hub in northwest Washington, DC. Mazza Gallerie has abundant parking in the four-level garage, with validation available, and direct Metro access at the Friendship Heights stop on the Red Line. For Mazza Gallerie information, call 202-966-6114, and visit

Mazza Gallerie, 5300 Wisconsin Avenue, Washington, DC 20015.

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