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The Conservatory Classic Jazz Band   
  and the Normandie Jam

   Jan 20, 2019, from 2:30-5:30
Normandie Farms Restaurant
, 10710 Falls Road, Potomac MD 20854. Ph: 301-983-8838

Conservatory Classic JB    The Conservatory Classic Jazz Band opens and closes the music, with a Jam Session in the middle. All are welcome to sit in or just sit back and enjoy!

The Conservatory Classic Jazz Band was formed in 2003 to present the sounds of traditional jazz to Washington DC audiences. A seven-piece group, they play New Orleans style, Chicago style, small-group swing, and mainstream. CCJB members include Dave Robinson, leader/cornet/trumpet, Brian Priebe on trombone, Gary Gregg on clarinet/sax, Dan Hall on bass, Jeff Reynolds on guitar/banjo, Brian Alpert on drums.

Vists the band's website for additional information, at ccjazzband
 Admission:
Non-Jammers ($10), Youth & Jammers (Free).




PRJC Mardis Gras Special with Dixieland Express of MD
   February 24, 2019, 1:30pm-4:30pm
Rosensteel Knights of Columbus of Silver Spring , 9707 Rosensteel Avenue, Silver Spring, MD Directions

dixieland express


The Dixieland Express returns February 24 for another Mardi Gras performance, two Sundays before Fat Tuesday this year (March 5). You are welcomed to bring your parasols, handkerchiefs and beads! T While the Dixieland Express includes true trad jazz instrumentation and sound, the band will play a great variety of music suitable for listening, marching and dancing with even a waltz or two.

Many members of the band are also PRJC members. Pictured from the left are Merle Biggin on tuba, John Stewart on trombone, Les Elkins on cornet and vocals, Greg Williams on drums, Suzanne Gekker on clarinet, and Rick Elridge on banjo, piano and vocals. Halley Schoenberg is playing clarinet with the band for this performance. The band will have the the crowd dancing and marching to the sound of New Orleans style Dixieland music.


 Admission:
PRJC members ($20), General admission ($25; $22.50 in advance),
Youth & Students with valid student IDs (Free).
John Cocuzzi
     April 28, 2019, 2-5pm.




George Welling and the Capital City Stompers
     JMay 26, 2019, 2-5pm.
Rosensteel Knights of Columbus of Silver Spring , 9707 Rosensteel Avenue, Silver Spring, MD Directions

Come join the PRJC with George Welling and the Capital City Stompers along with other local musicians including our favorite reed-man Henning Hoehne.

George Welling has assembled a truly stellar group for the PRJC May concert, bringing together musicians from the DC area and the capitals of PA and MD. The front line united clebrated clarinetist Henning Hoehne with Rhoades Whitehall on trombone and cornetist Ben Mauger. DC noted drummer and band leader Brooks Tegler headlines a solidly-swinging rhythm section, Bob Kreitz on piano, and George Welling, banjo and guitar.

Henning

 Admission:
PRJC members ($20), General admission ($25; $22.50 in advance),
Youth & Students with valid student IDs (Free).

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Stride pianist Neville Dickie with the Conservatory Classic Jazz Band
     June 8, 2019 (Saturday), 2-5pm
The Calvary Lutheran Church, 9545 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD.
Directions

Conservatory Classic JB


Again, the PRJC welcomes Neville Dickie, the UK's foremost stride and boogie woogie pianist. He has delighted audiences all over the world for the better part of 5 decades. Neville has thriled the PRJC since 2013, and will once again travel across the Big Pond and bring his superb talents to us, joined by our own exceptional CCJB, whose members include lead Dave Robinson on cornet/trumpet, Brian Priebe on trombone, Gary Gregg on clarinet/sax, Dan Hall on bass, Jeff Reynolds on guitar/banjo, Brian Alpert on drums.

Calvary Lutheran has again allowed us to use their facility for the concert - their excellent piano is well tuned and the acoustics are great. This is a concert you don't want to miss!

Directions:: From the Beltway, exit south on Georgia Ave. The church is on the east side of Georgia, immediately south of the beltway (that would be on your left). Going across Georgia Ave. to enter the church can be difficult so, proceed south on Georgia about one block and turn into the shopping center with the Staples Store on your right. Continue thru the parking lot and turn left onto the exit street, Seminary Place. From there, you will be able to safely and easily get back to Georgia Avenue because there is a traffic light at Seminary Place.

 Admission:
PRJC members ($20), General admission ($25; $22.50 in advance),
Youth & Students with valid student IDs (Free).




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  Rosensteel Hall Directions: From the Capital Beltway (I-495) in Maryland take Georgia Ave. (Md. Rte. 97) a short distance north to signal at Forest Glen Road (Md. Rt. 192). Turn left and go west 0.4 miles. Turn right on Rosensteel Ave. The Hall is at 9707 Rosensteel Ave. on the right, opposite a church and cemetery. Parking is in the back. * This location is metro accessible: FOREST GLEN METRO STATION is only 2-3 blocks away. Rosensteel phone is 301-588-3303.

  Calvary Lutheran Church Directions: Calvary Lutheran Church, 9545 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD.
The church is handicap accessible. For those coming from the north or the Beltway, we advise proceeding to the shopping center just south of the church and turning into the parking lot. Exit left onto on Seminary then left on Georgia Ave. one block to the church. (That will avoid crossing Georgia avenue into the church entrance.)


Planning an event where a jazz band would add excitement?
Check our listing of PRJC-affiliated bands and contact them directly for rates and availability.

   Recorded tunes by 16 of these bands can be found on the CD ‘The Bands of the Potomac River Jazz Club.’



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