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DC JazzFest Adds Cassandra Wilson, Kenny Garrett, and Joshua Redman

The 15th edition of the festival celebrates America’s original art form starting June 7

Cassandra Wilson, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, April 2015 (photo: Mark Robbins)

Vocalist Cassandra Wilson, alto saxophonist Kenny Garrett, and tenor saxophonist Joshua Redman have joined the lineup for the DC Jazz Festival’s closing concert set for Sunday, June 16 in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Now celebrating 15 years as the mid-Atlantic’s only citywide jazz festival, the weeklong DC JazzFest presented by Events DC kicks off on June 7 at venues throughout the District of Columbia and continues through June 16.

The closing concert will feature tributes to NEA Jazz Masters Quincy Jones, Nancy Wilson, and Shirley Horn, plus the DC-based saxophonist Fred Foss. Buy tickets for Great Masters of Jazz here.

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