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Speakeasy Jazz nights at Alex

Join us at the Alex Craft Cocktail Cellar, where we feature the region's top jazz artists every Saturday evening. Visit here for a complete schedule.


THE VENUE

The Alex is an intimate cocktail lounge and restaurant with an eclectic dťcor and varied menu of American fare. Settle in to one of the overstuffed Empire sofas, sip hand crafted beverages from our craft cocktail menu, share appetizers or enjoy a three course dinner, all while experiencing the classic stylings of these incredible vocalists and musicians.


THE TALENT

This authentic craft cocktail cellar and speakeasy at the Graham Georgetown is the ideal venue to celebrate these exciting artists on Saturdays from 8pm to 11pm:


 
Julian Hipkins
Saturday, August 5

Julian Hipkins
Powerful and swinging vocals are always on hand when Julian Hipkins hits the stage. Long a favorite of DC jazz fans, he's a performer who knows how to connect with a song, whether he's shouting a blues like Jimmy Rushing, swinging a standard or delivering a heartfelt ballad. He's joined by Robert Redd, piano, and Tommy Cecil, bass.

 
Irene Jalenti
Saturday, August 12

Irene Jalenti
Irene Jalenti's deep voice and unique sound are rooted in her native Italy. She has performed for more than 15 years throughout Europe and the United States, including appearances at the White House, Kennedy Center and Harlem's Apollo Theater. Irene has performed with a who's who of artists from jazz and other genres, including Esperanza Spalding, Patti Austin, Lizz Wright, Cassandra Wilson, Kelly Clarkson, Yolanda Adams, Marc Anthony, Common and Chance the Rapper. She's joined at The Alex by Benjie Porecki, piano, and Max Murray, bass.

 
Christie Dashiell
Saturday, August 19

Christie Dashiell
CapitalBop named Christie Dashiell's recent CD, "Time All Mine," the top jazz DC jazz album of 2016, just the latest honor for this rising vocalist. Christie was a semi-finalist in the Thelonius Monk competition, an Artist in Residence at the Strathmore, and she appeared on national television with Howard University's a capella group Afro Blue, which reached the final four on NBC's "The Sing-Off." She's joined by Chris Grasso, piano, and Zack Pride, bass.

 
Sara Jones
Saturday, August 26

Sara Jones
Sara Jones, winner of the Billie Holiday Competition, brings her precise and graceful vocals to the best-loved songs of Brazilian jazz. Her most recent CD, "Daydream a Little," features the world-renowned Trio da Paz. She's joined by Todd Simon, piano, and Paul Langosch, bass.


Coming Up:

September 2: Alison Crockett
September 9: Sharůn Clark
September 16: Lena Seikaly
September 23: Akua Allrich
September 30: Nico Sarbanes


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NOTE: A $20.00 minimum per person is required, excluding tax and gratuity.
Discounted valet parking is available with restaurant validation.



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The Alex

Cocktails and Dinner
Sunday – Thursday: 5pm – 11pm
Friday – Saturday: 5pm – 12am



The Graham Georgetown

1075 Thomas Jefferson Street
Washington, DC 20024
202-337-0900

 


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