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Upcoming events!

Muneer Nasser Quintet

June 21, 2024, 6 t0 8:30 pm

National Sculpture Garden, 4 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20565 

Jazz in the Garden: A Juneteenth jazz celebration

 www.muneernassermusic.com 

Enjoy a Juneteenth celebration concert with the Muneer Nasser Quintet, whose distinct brand of jazz is a synthesis of Memphis blues with a dash of New York fire and DC flavor.

The Quintet’s line-up includes trumpeter Muneer Nasser, pianist Janelle Gill, saxophonist Elijah Easton, bassist James King, Jr., and drummer John Lamkin III.

Concert is dedicated to Muneer’s father, bassist and jazz great Jamil Nasser whose birthday is on June 21st.

Registration is required for all ages 2 and above. 

We have a free lottery system so that anyone interested in attending Jazz in the Garden has an equal chance to participate.

There will be some tickets at the door

Lottery opens: Monday, June 10, 10:00 a.m.

2024 The Muneer Nasser Quintet (nga.gov)

Past events:

May 19, 2024

April 6, 2024

 Muneer Nasser Jazz group Trevor Watkis, Elam Friedlander, Nick Barbuto Englewood Library  NJ

Muneer Nasser @ BookstockBenjamin Hooks Central Public Library 

March 23, 2024                                 Jazz@Wesley  Muneer Nasser, Elijah Easton, Delorean Fullington, Julian Berkowitz, Allyn Johnson

March 6, 2024                                  Englewood Library Author Talk

 

November 13, 2023                            Muneer Nasser lecture at Berklee School of Music Boston Massachusetts.

November 6, 2023,                            The Muneer Nasser Quintet Blues Alley

November 1, 2023                              Muneer lecture "My Self-publishing journey"

October 24, 2023pm                           Fall 2023 Speaker Series Muneer Nasser speaks on Blues infused jazz, it's history and the rhythm of Life.

                                                       lecture at Montgomery College https://youtu.be/D7ZU3c-BCMo

 

October 4, 2023, at 7:30 & 9:00pm         The Muneer Nasser Quintet at Smalls! 2 Sold out shows! https://www.youtube.com/live/CpDCOcZyYys?si=vOpJs5zsUgRumNJj

                                                       Muneer Nasser-Trumpet, Elijah Balbed-Sax, Trevor Watkis-Piano, Chris Beck-Drums, and Eric Wheeler-Bass.

                                                       Smalls Jazz Club 183 W 10th St, New York, NY 10014  

September 1, 2023, from 6:00              Westminster Muneer Nasser, Elijah Easton, Darius Scott, Julian Berkowitz, and James B. King Jr.

August 5, 2023, from 7:00                    Takoma Station Tavern Muneer Nasser, Elijah Easton, Darius Scott, Julian Berkowitz, and Grant Le

National Gallery of Art                         Jazz in the Garden June 19,2023 Jumeteenth concert.

January 22, 2023, 2:00pm                      Jazz@Goethe Muneer Nasser with Janelle Gill  Celebrating Dr. MLK birthday Sold Out!

 

January 5, 2023 3 pm to 5 pm               Muneer Nasser presents: Memphis Infused Jazz: Why did Memphis jazz Musicians capture Miles Davis' interest & imagination?

                                                        Jazz Education Conference!

Sunday, September 25, 2022, 3 pm        The Muneer Nasser Quintet

                                                        Jazz in the Afternoon!

                                                        Muneer Nasser on Trumpet/Flugelhorn, Elijah Easton on Saxophone, Delorean Fullington on Bass, Christopher Stiles on Piano, and Julian Berkowitz on Drums.

                                                        American Legion Post 122, 4424 Painters Mill Road, Owings Mill MD 21117, USA

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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymiUDidUBUw&t=985s

Part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9liIhw1Vakc

Part 3 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1WG876z0F0

Saturday August 13, 2022, 7 pm             Takoma Station: Muneer Nasser on Trumpet/Flugelhorn, Elijah Easton on Saxophone, Delorean Fullington on Bass, Christopher Stiles on Piano, and Julian Berkowitz on                                                                    Drums. Takoma Station ​

 

Friday, July 1, 2022, 6 pm to 9 pm          Westminster Presbyterian Church  Muneer Nasser on Trumpet/Flugelhorn, Elijah Easton on Saxophone, Delorean Fullington on Bass, Christopher Stiles on Piano, and Julian                                                              Berkowitz on Drums.

                                                        https://westminsterdc.org/jazz-night-in-dc-schedule

 

Sunday, May 29, 2022, 6 pm to 9 pm      Muneer Nasser on Trumpet/Flugelhorn, Elijah Easton on Saxophone, Delorean Fullington on Bass, Darius Scott on Piano, and Julian Berkowitz on Drums.

                                                         Alice’s Jazz & Cultural Society  

                                                         2813 12th St NE Washington DC 20017

                                                         https://jazzandculturalsociety.com/

August 7, 2021                                     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

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

March 10th, 2020                                  FREE Jazz Concert Montgomery College

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

                                                         Montgomery College, Recital Hall, Music Building, Rockville Campus 

November 16th, 2019                                  W.C. Handy Birthday Celebration! 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.

Englewood Library Author Talk

November 9, 2019 

October 22, 2019

October 11, 2019

09/14/2019

7pm-8pm 

Free

Baltimore Jazz Conference, St. Episcopal Church, 

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 http://wardsevenartallnight.com/programs/

09/17/2019

12:30 pm

Free

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

http://lrdudc.wrlc.org/jazz/events.php

09/05/2019

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: https://wpfwfm.org/radio/programming/archived-shows

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

http://jazzandculturalsociety.com/

New York City Jazz Record Review! June 2019 

http://www.nycjazzrecord.com/issues/tnycjr201906.pdf

05/23/2009

05/25/2009

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

05/09/2019

Neon Jazz Interview series with Joe Dimino Engineered by John Christopher in Kansas City Missouri. Take a  listen:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2Ob2H9Hlvs

04/13/2019 7-9:30 pm

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

https://jazzknights.ticketleap.com/the-muneer-nasser-quintet-a-vicinos/

04/11/2019 3- 5 pm

WPFW 89.3  Jazz Stories Amy K Bormet & Aaron Myers 

02/23/2019 1 to 3 pm Free

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. https://www.westminsterdc.org/thinking-about-jazz.html Westminster  Church  400 I St SW, Washington, DC 20024 

02/22/2019 6 to 9 pm $5 cover 

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)_ 

https://www.westminsterdc.org/jazz.html

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

http://www.midatlanticjazzfestival.org/

02/08/2019

Montgomery Village News publishes article on Muneer Nasser's book

Resident publishes book about father and jazz musician Jamil Nasser

https://www.mvnews.online/articles/view/263

02/01/2019

01/7/2019 to 01/08/2019

Jazz Congress New York

12/07/2018

ASHA Craft Fair

12/01/2018

Upright Bass commercial on debuts on Bebop Tv.com

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 http://wpfwfm.org/radio/

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 http://wpfwfm.org/radio/

07/01/2018

06/23/2018 2:00 pm

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