Christian McBride Confirmed for 2022 DC JazzFest

Christian McBride & Inside Straight tops the list of acts confirmed for this year’s DC JazzFest. The event is scheduled for Aug. 31 to Sept. 4 in Washington.

This year’s festival will include “in-person and live-streamed performances,” says artistic director Willard Jenkins. So far, the five-day lineup features:

  • Christian McBride & Inside Straight
  • Cindy Blackman Santana Band
  • Orrin Evans Captain Black Big Band
  • Dianne Reeves
  • The Baylor Project
  • Emmet Cohen Trio
  • Patrick Zimmerli with special guests Chris Potter and Clarence Penn
  • Donvonte McCoy
  • Giveton Gelin Quintet and Dayramir Gonzalez & Habana enTRANCé
  • Vox Sambou
  • Dan Wilson Trio

That list is expected to grow. For more information and tickets, visit

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