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Photos: DC Jazz Festival

Kamasi, Cécile, Revive, Marquis Hill and more perform

Marquis Hill warms up for his show at the 2016 DC Jazz Festival
Drummer Makaya McCraven performs as part of Marquis Hill's Blacktet at the 2016 DC Jazz Festival
Vibraphonist Justin Thomas performs in Marquis Hill's Blacktet at the 2016 DC Jazz Festival
Cécile McLorin Salvant at the 2016 DC Jazz Festival
Orrin Evans at the 2016 DC Jazz Festival
Saxophonist Kamasi Washington and his father, Rickey Washington, on flute, perform at the 2016 DC Jazz Festival
Braxton Cook warms up onstage with the New Century Jazz Quintet at the DCJazzPrix competition, part of the 2016 DC Jazz Festival
Saxophonist Elijah Jamal Balbed, a member of the Chuck Brown Band, backstage at the 2016 DC Jazz Festival
Trumpeter Theo Croker performs as part of the Revive Big Band at the 2016 DC Jazz Festival
Igmar Thomas conducts the Revive Big Band at the 2016 DC Jazz Festival, as special guest Ravi Coltrane looks on
Special guest Ravi Coltrane (left) and Revive Big Band director Igmar Thomas backstage at the 2016 DC Jazz Festival
Talib Kweli, Ravi Coltrane, Bilal and Kamasi Washington (from left) hang at the 2016 DC Jazz Festival
E.J. Strickland performs at the 2016 DC Jazz Festival
Bilal guests with the Revive Big Band at the 2016 DC Jazz Festival
DC Jazz Festival Artistic Director Willard Jenkins hugs pianist-composer Michele Rosewoman after her performance
Saxophonist Kamasi Washington and DC Jazz Festival Artistic Director Willard Jenkins
Patrice Quinn performs in Kamasi Washington's band at the 2016 DC Jazz Festival

From June 10 through 19, the DC Jazz Festival brought dozens of concerts as well as educational programs to multiple venues around the nation’s capital. Photographer Jati Lindsay was on the scene throughout the festivities, capturing the action onstage and off.

For more information on the DC Jazz Festival, visit its official website. Also be sure to check out the JT review of the festival’s closing show, featuring Kamasi Washington, the Revive Big Band with special guests and more.

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