While not exclusively a jazz publication, Unicorn Times published some very informative articles on Washington, DC jazz. It also contains advertisements for clubs, concerts, and artists. The publication has been digitized (PDF) by the DC Public Library.Continue Reading
This brief promotional film features footage of guitarist and vocalist Bill Harris as a member of The Clovers; giving a solo performing at his DC club Pigfoot; as well as a feature on a mid-1970s installment of the WTTG-TV show Panorama, introduced by host Maury Povich.Continue Reading
Our nation’s capital has played an integral role in the development of jazz going back all the way to James Reese Europe.
The early career of Duke Ellington, the introduction of bossa nova to the United States, and the recognition of jazz as a national treasure all happened in Washington.Continue Reading