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June 14 See More Than 100 Jazz Performances in One Place at the DC Jazz Festival!

One of the largest festivals of the year in the DC area is the DC Jazz Festival, and this year's celebration of the smooth sounds of jazz is fast approaching yet again. The 2016 DC Jazz Festival will take place on June 10 through June 19, with more than 100 jazz performances held at venues and jazz clubs thorughout the city and its surrounding areas.

The DC Jazz Festival always hosts major jazz musicians from around the world, and this year's lineup includes saxophonist Eric Alexander, trombone player Steve Turre, two-time Grammy winner Cory Henry and trumpeter Etienne Charles, among many others. The festival is split into separate sections, including the Jazz in the 'Hoods neighborhood festivals, the Jazzfest at the Yards along the Capital Riverfront and the Jazz 'n Families Fun Days prelude event on June 4.