Previous events


Fundraiser Performance

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Casa de Burriguez, 3311 Otis St., Mt. Rainier MD

Los Day Trippers will perform at this fundraiser house party event along with opera singers from ROMEZ3arts. The event will raise money to support these and other arts groups. No admission, but suggested donation of $20.


Jazz Band Master Class

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Twins Jazz, 1344 U St., Washington, DC

An evening of ensembles from the Jazz Band Master Class program. I'll be playing a short set with sax, piano, valve trombone, bass, drums. Specific time TBA.

NPR's Coco Cafe

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NPR, 1111 N. Capitol St, NE, Washington DC

NPR Celebrates Black History Month with an annual performance featuring some of the many current and former staffers from the network. I'll be holding forth with a trio with Felix Contreras and Eddie Eatmon. Lots of other performers.


Valentine's Day!

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Azzurro Italian Oven & Bar, 210 2nd Street, Rehoboth Beach, DE

I'll be accompanying the romantic dinner with some solo jazz guitar accompaniment. I'll leave out the heavy metal and rap for this engagement, but I will be playing "My Funny Valentine," "My Romance," and other tunes of that ilk.


New Year's Eve Gala

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99 Sea Level Hotel, 99 Hollywood St., Bethany Beach, DE

Last chance to kiss this bad old year behind and revel in the new one coming around the bend. Food, booze, music...what else do you need? The Van Williamson Trio with Bob Abbott and Dean Haemel will be performing from 9 PM-midnight. Also dancing to the rocknroll band in the ballroom.


Rehoboth Jazz Festival

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Azzurro Restaurant, 210 2nd St., Rehoboth Beach, DE

The Van Williamson Trio returns to the former Chez la Mer, now reincarnated as an Italian Restaurant, for a whopping helping of Straight-Ahead Uncompromising Cocktail Music. With Wes Crawford and Russ Rodgers.