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Blitz the Ambassador w/ DJ Underdog, Kahli Abdu & VHS Safari

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Location:Washington, DC
Date:Thu, March 19th, 2015
Time:8:00pm
URL:http://thehowardtheatre.com/show/2015/03/19/blitz-the-ambassador/
Description:Born and raised in Accra, Ghana, Blitz the Ambassador grew up to the sounds of Afro-Beat, Highlife, Jazz, and Motown. After moving to the U.S. to attend college, Blitz continued to hone his musical skills, releasing several mixtapes as an undergrad at Kent State University.Now, his label, Embassy MVMT is proving that Hip Hop fans are ready for the future. Hungry for a change, and sick-and-tired of the juvenile radio hits, Blitz the Ambassador is here to give the people what they want. | The Howard Theatre 620 T Street, NW

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SaaSY Vocal Ensemble

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Location:Washington, DC
Date:Tue, March 24th, 2015
Time:7:00pm
URL:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/howard-universitys-saasy-vocal-ensemble-tickets-16186881398
Description:SAASY (Soprano, Alto, Alto, Soprano plus “Y”) is a select all-female vocal jazz ensemble from Howard University under the direction of Bert Cross II. In December 2012, SAASY performed in a jazz concert with Howard University’s premier vocal jazz ensemble, Afro Blue, directed by Professor Connaitre Miller. Sankofa Video Books & Cafe 2714 Georgia Avenue Northwest

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JESSICA BOYKIN-SETTLES (WWJF)

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Location:Washington, DC
Date:Sat, March 21st, 2015
Time:2:00 pm
URL:http://www.capitalbop.com/ai1ec_event/jessica-boykin-settles-wwjf/?instance_id=856503
Description:Jessica Boykin-Settles is a widely respected vocalist, and a teacher at Howard University who has mentored a handful of the city’s fine young singers. She’s got a firm delicateness to her approach, and she is an expert improviser. At this show – part of the Washington Women in Jazz Festival – she presents a tribute to Billie Holiday. Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum - 1901 Fort Place Southeast

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ENSEMBLE VOLCANIC ASH (WWJF)

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Location:Washington, DC
Date:Tue, March 17th, 2015
Time:8:00pm
URL:http://www.capitalbop.com/ai1ec_event/ensemble-volcanic-ash-wwjf/?instance_id=856500
Description:The ambient and experimental cellist Janel Leppin teams up here with a new group to showcase a handful of new compositions. The group includes Leppin, Susan Alcorn on pedal steel guitar, Lisa Sokolov on voice and piano, Sarah Hughes on saxophone, Jaqueline Poulaff on harp and Amy Fraser on bassoon. It’s presented as part of the Washington Women in Jazz Festival. Union Arts - 411 New York Ave NE

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