Check out my schedule below:

Upcoming events 

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I am honored to be the 1st guest on Antonio Parker's new show called "A Conversation in Jazz". Take a quick listen to part 1, 2 and 3. We will touch on my life in jazz, my father, jazz bassist Jamil Nasser's life in jazz and much more. Catch them all. 

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Great News!!

Upright Bass: The Musical Life & Legacy of Jamil Nasser has been released as an Ebook through Amazon!

Want a paperback copy of the book signed by the author?

Everything is on SALE! Click on the store or shopping cart above!

We are still mailing out signed copies of the paperback book during the pandemic if you order from

Past events & Press

August 7, 2021, Two sets 7:00 pm and 8:30 pm       Takoma Station 6914 4th St NW. Washington, DC 20012

                                                                        1st gig since the Pandemic began.

                                                                        Featuring a world class set of musicians:

                                                                        Muneer Nasser, Trumpet & Flugelhorn; Elijah Easton, Tenor Saxophone

                                                                        Christopher Stiles, Piano; Gerhard Graml, Bass

J                                                                       Julian Berkowitz, Drums; Special Guest: Herm Hopkins, Trombone

                                                                        Get Ready to Jam! $15 Advanced / $20 Day of event

                                                                        Get your tickets right now at

                                                                        Bringing Jazz back to Takoma Station!

March 10th, 2020

FREE Jazz Concert  Montgomery College

Come listen to live jazz!

Muneer Nasser on Trumpet & Flugelhorn, Elijah Easton on Saxophone, Chris Stiles on Piano, Gerhard Graml on Bass, and Julian Berkowitz on drums.

Catch this fiery set. FREE Concert featuring songs from Muneer Nasser's new CD "A Soldier's Story" which is a tribute to his father  jazz bassist Jamil Nasser.

Bring your family and all friends along with you!

Montgomery College, Recital Hall, Music Building, Rockville Campus 

240-567-5209 for more information about this concert.

November 16, 17 2019

W.C. Handy Birthday Celebration!

November 16th, 2019  Parade, movie, book-signing on Beale Street! FREE events! Bring your family!

Come join Muneer Nasser for a book talk and signing on the infamous Beale Street! Taking it back to Jamil Nasser's Roots!

1:00 pm Screening of movie Mr. Handy's Blues: A Musical Documentary

2:30 pm  Muneer Nasser Book signing and talk: Upright Bass: The Musical Life & Legacy of Jamil Nasser

Saturday events held at the Old Daisy Theatre 330 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103 

November 17, 2019 5:30 pm W. C. Handy Awards Ceremony 

Come join Muneer Nasser, author and musician as he accepts a W. C. Handy award on behalf of him father, Jamil Nasser.

Holiday Inn Airport, 2240 Democrat Rd, Memphis, TN 38132

November 9, 2019 

Baltimore Jazz Conference, St. Episcopal Church, 

October 22, 2019

October 11, 2019




Deanwood Heights Art All Night Festival 

The Muneer Nasser Quintet with Muneer Nasser, trumpet; Elijah Easton, Saxophone; Julian Berkowitz, drums; Christoper Stiles, piano; Gerhard Graml, Bass;

Peanut Grove Stage 5000 Nannie Helen Burroughs Ave NE Washington DC


12:30 pm


Allyn Johnson and Meet the Artist on the Bandstand - Muneer Nasser

Pianist and UDC Jazz Studies Director Allyn Johnson invites author and trumpeter Muneer Nasser for a session of conversation and performance
University of District of Columbia Recital Hall, Performing Arts, Bldg 46 West, 4200 Connecticut Ave Nw Washington DC, Van Ness Metro stop


8pm & 10 pm

August,22, 2019

5:00 pm

Join us at Twins Jazz

The Muneer Nasser Quintet with Muneer Nasser, Trumpet; Antonio Parker, Saxophone;  Julian Berkowitz, drums; Christoper Stiles, piano; Gerhard Graml, Bass;

WPFW 89.3 FM Live@5 with Sandra Butler Truesdale August 22nd, Show  Archive:

July 25, 2019

06/16/2019 6- 9:00 pm 

$10 cash at door

Ages 12 & under free

June 2019 issue

Songs for our Fathers! Join us on father's day for some live jazz with The Muneer Nasser Quintet!

Alice's Jazz & Cultural Society (AJACS) 2813 12th St NE, Washington, DC 20017

New York City Jazz Record Review! June 2019




JazzBites Radio show with Anthea Redmond on channels 1 & 2. 

Neon Jazz Interview series with Joe Dimino Engineered by John Christopher in Kansas City Missouri. Take a  listen:

04/13/2019 7-9:30 pm

$20 advance

$25 at the door

04/11/2019 3- 5 pm

02/23/2019 1 to 3 pm Free

02/22/2019 6 to 9 pm $5 cover 

THE MUNEER NASSER QUINTET at Vicino's Ristorante Italiano

Join Trumpter, Muneer Nasser, along with Elijah Easton, Allyn Johnson, James King and John Lamkin III as they play cuts from "A Solider's Story" the companion CD to the memoir Upright Bass: The Musical Life & Legacy of Jamil Nasser. 

VICINO RISTORANTE ITALIANO 959 Sligo Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910

WPFW 89.3  Jazz Stories Amy K Bormet & Aaron Myers 

Thinking About Jazz Presentation Series:  Muneer Nasser 

Upright Bass: The Musical Life & Legacy of Jamil Nasser

Come listen, ask questions, see rare footage, and other personal artifacts that Jamil Nasser collected during his 50 year career in jazz.  Books & CDs will be available for sale. Westminster  Church  400 I St SW, Washington, DC 20024 

CD Release Celebration Concert of Muneer Nasser's debut CD "A Soldier's Story"

Join Trumpter, Muneer Nasser, along with Elijah Easton, Allyn Johnson, James King and John Lamkin III. Purchase your signed copy of  a CD or copy of Upright Bass: The Musical Life & Legacy of Jamil Nasser.

Westminster  Church 400 I St SW, Washington, DC 20024 (SW Waterfront Metro station is 1 block away)_

02/16/2019 10 am Passes start at $5

Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival Author Presentation and book signing

Join Muneer as he discusses the life & legacy of  his father Jamil Nasser

Book will be available for sale at the #MAJF store.  Rockville Maryland Hilton 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville MD  20852


Montgomery Village News publishes article on Muneer Nasser's book

Resident publishes book about father and jazz musician Jamil Nasser


01/7/2019 to 01/08/2019

Jazz Congress New York


ASHA Craft Fair


Upright Bass commercial on debuts on Bebop

11/10/2018 2pm to 5pm

New York Book Launch at St. Peter's Church 619 Lexington Ave NY, NY.

Invited Guests: Harold Mabern, Lou Donaldson, Richard Wyands, Jimmy Owens, George Coleman

11/08/2018 8 pm to 10 pm

WKCR 89.9 New York Columbia University Radio Interview 

09/29/2018 12 pm to dusk 

17th Annual Free DC Jazz Preservation Festival. 12 pm to  dusk, 400 I Street SW Washington DC 20024. 

WPFW 89.3 FM Radio Interview on Ethelbert Miller's On The Margin. Listen live or stream from

08/30/2018 9:00 am to 11 am

07/18/2018  10 pm to 12 am

WPFW 89.3FM Radio Interview  on the Willard Jenkins show Late Night Jazz Ancient/Future. Listen live or stream from


06/23/2018 2:00 pm

Press Release announcing book.
Jazz Listening group presentation. Presented at at DC Jazz listening Group meeting.