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Sat, Feb 11


Takoma Station Tavern

Herb Scott Quartet


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Herb Scott Quartet
Herb Scott Quartet

Time & Location

Feb 11, 2023, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM EST

Takoma Station Tavern, 6914 4th St NW, Washington, DC 20012, USA

About the Event

Doors open: 6:30pm

Show starts: 7:00pm

Advance tickets: $15

Day of show: $20

"Herb Scott is a young, soulful powerhouse on  alto saxophone. As a bandleader, his style often veers into the  over-sweetened terrain of smooth jazz, but no matter what he plays, his  fleetness and conviction are undeniable." - Capitol Bop

D.C.  Native and saxophonist Herb Scott is a star on the Washington, D.C.  Jazz scene. While studying at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts  under the award-winning educator Davey Yarborough, he performed with  renowned trumpeter Wynton Marsalis and Jazz pianist Herbie Hancock. Herb  studied Jazz Studies at Michigan State University under Jazz  legend Rodney Whitaker and Professor Diego Rivera, and toured with the  MSU Jazz Band. His career includes performances at the White  House, Dizzy’s Coca Cola-Club in New York, the Lincoln Center, the world  famous Baker’s Keyboard Lounge in Detroit, the Kennedy Center for the  Performing Arts, Universal Studios Orlando, Constitution Hall, the  Library of Congress, the Detroit Jazz Fest, the East Lansing Jazz Fest,  the DC Jazz Fest.

Herb's  first album as a band leader, “Introducing Herb Scott on Alto  Saxophone, a NU-Jazz Collective”, was released in 2011. In 2015, Herb  started the weekly Capitol Hill Jazz Jam session at Mr.  Henry's Restaurant, where Grammy winner Roberta Flack once held her  residency. Herb completed his first International Residency at the St.  Regis Hotel in Doha, Qatar before returning to the U.S. and headlining  at the Legendary Blues Alley Jazz and Supper Club in the fall of 2016.

In  2017 Herb formed a non-profit, The Capitol Hill Jazz Foundation which  provides critical resources, including advocacy, to DC-based Jazz  musicians, venues, and music education programs.

Herb  released his new single "The Jazz Show" on January 9, 2019 for sale and  streaming on all major platforms. And in 2020, Herb  stepped up his  jazz/rap fusion style with more tracks including “At the Jazz Show  Original”, Private Concert”, and “Baila”.In July, 2020 Herb was named a  DC Star by the  DC Government’s Office of Cable Television, Film, Music  and Entertainment Agency (OCTFME). In 2022, Herb was named a Joseph R.  Biden Lifetime Achievement Award & Presidential Volunteer Service  Award Honoree.


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