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Takoma Station Hosts Tuesday Jazz Jams

Where do you like to listen to live music in Takoma Park.

Takoma Park may be known for its folk music, but there is a lively jazz scene in the city as well.

There's the annual Takoma Park Jazz Fest, which always sees a big crowd to kick off the summer.

And for a weekly treat there's the Takoma Station jazz jam every Tuesday. Musicians can come and sit in with the house band to trade licks with other D.C.-based musicians.

Some of my greatest memories from when I lived in Philadelphia was watching the area's great jazz musicians cut heads every week at the open jam. The spontaneity of improvisation mixed with a great atmosphere for hot jazz make Takoma Station's Tuesday jams a best bet for weekday summer entertainment.

Where do you like to listen to live music in Takoma Park? Tell us in comments below.

 

Magic Ray January 23, 2013 at 06:36 PM
Please vote the Tuesday Jazz Jam at Takoma Station Tavern for Best DC Jazz Jam Session in the 2013 Washington City Paper poll! Thanks! http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/bestofpoll/

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