Concerts and Tours

Concerts explore the history of jazz in America


Saturday, October 7 • Dizzy & Monk: The Rise of Be-Bop • Washington, D.C.

Sunday, November 5 Ella Fitzgerald Centennial • Castleton, VA

Wednesday, November 15 Jazz Meets France • Washington, D.C.

Friday, December 1 Duke Ellington: Second Sacred Concert • Washington, D.C.

Saturday. February 10 Jazz Cities: Regional Style & Evolution • Washington, D.C.

Thursday, March 29 Norman Granz: A Producer's Legacy • Washington, D.C.

Saturday, April 14 Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald with Delores King Williams • Pittsburgh, PA

Saturday, June 9 Leonard Bernstein: 100 Years • Washington, D.C. 


Smithsonian Jazz programs are made possible through generous support from: 

LeRoy Neiman Foundation

The Argus Fund

Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation

David C. Frederick and Sophia Lynn

Goldman Sachs

John Hammond Performance Series Endowment Fund