- David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History at Decatur House 748 Jackson Place NW Washington DC 20006 U.S.A.
- General Tickets: $35 // Groups of 8 or more: $25
The White House Historical Association, in partnership with Burnett Thompson Music, is pleased to announce the 13th season of Jazz on Jackson Place. The series, presented by Burnett Thompson, regularly sells out and has become a must-see in the hot D.C. summer music scene. Ticketed admission includes entertainment, open bar, light hors d'oeuvres, tours of Decatur House, and a chance to win raffle prizes. Come and enjoy the sultry sounds of jazz surrounded by the ambiance of historic Washington, just steps from the White House.
Kavita Shah Ensemble
Thursday, June 6, 2019, 6:30-8:30 pm
Admission: General $35 // Groups of 8 or more $25
Kavita Shah is a vocalist, composer, and lifelong New Yorker who makes work in deep engagement with the jazz idiom while addressing and advancing its global sensibilities. Hailed by NPR for possessing an “amazing dexterity for musical languages,” Kavita incorporates ethnographic work on Latin American, West African, and South Asian traditions into her music. Her 2014 debut album “Visions,” co-produced by Lionel Loueke, was released to great critical acclaim. In 2018, Kavita released “Interplay,” an album of standards and originals in duet with bass virtuoso François Moutin, which was nominated for a Victoire de la Musique (French Grammy Award) for Jazz Album of the Year.