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Oren's update: August 2016

Dear friends,
This is my updated performance schedule for August, 2016. Please check the web site for updates and additional dates: http://www.ohljazz.com.

No DC Jazz Jam for me this month, but I'm planning to join the special 7th Anniversary Jam on August 14, featuring an all-star house band drawn from the top jazz players in the DC area.

I look forward to seeing you at one or more of these events.

Sun 7, 12:15 pm

DC Jazz Singers Jam at JoJo's


Looking forward to sitting in with the house band for this weekly session, led by Maija Rejman and Anthony Compton, alongside Nicole Saphos on bass and Ele Rubenstein at the drums. No cover charge for the music, and all vocalists are welcome to join in and jam.

Sat 13, 3:45 pm

Lucky So & Sos at the Atlas BAB Festival

Joining The Lucky So & Sos at this free festival celebrating local music and local beer. Also on the bill: Drive TFC, Lenclair, MUNDY, and allthebestkids, plus DJ sets by RxOriginals and Art by S P A C E Lab and Maria Miller.

Mon 15, 6:30 pm

Trio with Barbara Papendorp at Bistrot Lepic

Vocalist and actress Barbara Papendorp sings standards from the American and French songbooks plus my original songs. I'm at the piano, alongside David Bamber on bass. No cover charge.

Wed 24, 7:00 pm

Trio with Barbara Papendorp at Bistrot Lepic

Another opportunity for delicious jazz and swinging French food and wine with Barbara Papendorp, supported by me and David Bamber on bass. No cover charge.

Fri 26, 8:00 pm

With Aaron Myers at Mr. Henry's


Back at Mr. Henry's for another exciting evening with Aaron Myers and the band, featuring an always-new selection of songs, stories, and surprises. No cover charge, two-item minimum, reservations strongly recommended.
WAMU Bandwidth

Public radio station WAMU in Washington, DC has been featuring local music in the interludes between its talk shows and news breaks. On July 21 they played an extract from my "For A Tree" during Morning Edition. Here's the complete recording, featuring vocalist Barbara Papendorp.
My longtime musical partner Aaron Myers is spearheading the DC Jazz Lobby, which I encourage you to follow. I support their efforts to engage local government to provide incentives to support live music and local musicians. 
Here's Aaron performing my tribute to etiquette on the Washington, DC Metro system, which was featured on NPR last year.