jazz musicians performing at Jazz at Holmes

Jazz at Holmes

Join the WashU community for free live performances by noted local and regional jazz artists.

Throughout the fall semester, enjoy free live performances by noted local and regional jazz artists from 8-10 p.m. Thursday nights at Holmes Lounge in Ridgley Hall on the Danforth campus. 

Parking permitted in yellow zones and the Danforth University Center (DUC) parking garage only.

Jazz at Holmes is sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs, Office of the Provost, Student Union, Congress of the South 40, Department of Music, University College, and the Danforth University Center & Event Management.

Jazz at Holmes Concert Schedule

September 6

Danny Campbell Quartet
The past is the present in the St. Louis sound

September 13

Ptah Williams Trio
Jazz in the 1960's

September 20

Daryl Darden Quartet
Jazz and blues from the roots

September 27

Students of the Jazz Performance Program at Washington University

October 4

St. Louis Early Blues and Jazz All-Stars
Randy Holmes, William Lenihan, Wayne Coniglio, Paul Demarinis, Steve Davis, Ken Kehner and Paul Steinbeck
The music of the St. Louis Riverboats

October 11

Paul Demarinis Trio featuring Steve Davis
Homage to the 1968-69 Elvin Jones Chordless Trio

October 18

The Poor People of Paris
French song and jazz from piaf to the hot club of France



October 25

Trio Immersione
From Rome, Italy
Lucrezio De Seta, William Lenihan, Jay Oliver
New music, new worlds

November 1

Tribute to John Abercrombie
William Lenihan, Vince Varvel, Steve Davis, and Paul Steinbeck
Music of legendary guitarist and his collaborators

November 8

Impenetrable Thresholds Ensemble
Emily Duggins, William Lenihan and company
Jazz, improvisation and the dance

November 15

In Touch
Dave Black, Kyle Honeycutt, Ben Wheeler, Asako Kuboki and Paul Demarinis
Traditions of jazz and pop

November 29

Touching Bass
Bob Deboo and Company
Music for three basses

December 6

Arc of Light Ensemble
Randy Holmes, Paul Demarinis, Wayne Coniglio, William Lenihan, and Ken Kehner
New music