February Xtra: James Posedel’s Posey Royale

Come dance to Posey Royale with us on Saturday, February 29, 2020!

8:00pm – 9:00pm Free beginner swing dance lesson, no experience or partner necessary!
9:00pm-12:00am Dance with Posey Royale!

Regular Admission: $20 ($15 school/military ID)

 

About Posey Royale

Posey Royale is a piano-driven ensemble that is dedicated to reviving the prolific swing orchestration of the late 1940’s. Our sound is a dedicated nod to the ‘power-house’ composers of swing history.

Posey Royale’s Website

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DCLX’tra: Scott Silbert Orchestra!

Scott Silbert will debut his full orchestra on the stage of Glen Echo’s magnificent and historic Spanish Ballroom. Come dance with us December 14, 2019!

Schedule:

8:00pm – 9:00pm: Free beginner lesson with Dave Barry and Alyssa Kelly
9:00pm-12:00am: Dance with the Scott Silbert Orchestra!
$20 regular admission / $15 with school and military ID
DJ: Dave Barry

About Scott Silbert:

Silbert, a multiple woodwind player and arranger, was the chief arranger for the United States Navy Band for 15 years until his retirement in 2017. Before playing with the Navy Band, Silbert worked as a musician at Walt Disney World for nine years.

He is currently an active musician and arranger with the prestigious
Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra.

Professionally, Scott has performed with or has written music for the National Symphony Orchestra, the W.C. Handy Jazz Festival, the Elkhart Jazz Festival, Natalie Cole, Kurt Elling, Stanley Turrentine, Rosemary Clooney, Bob Hope, Howard University, Red Skelton, Quincy Jones, Vanessa Williams , Terry Gibbs, Michael Buble, Josh Groban, Scott Hamilton, Chris Botti, The Les Brown Orchestra, Gloria Estefan, Johnny Mathis, James Taylor, Stevie Wonder, Eddie Daniels, Michael Feinstein, John Pizzarelli, Bill Crow, Lew Tabackin, Phil Woods, Hubert Laws, Christine Ebersole, and many others.
Scott has studied privately with Manny Albam, Phil Woods, and Jerry Kalber.

Scott Silbert playing with the Craig Gildner Big Band at DCLX 2019!
Scott Silbert playing with the Craig Gildner Big Band at DCLX 2019!

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DCLX’tra: The Grand St. Stompers

Join us September 28, 2019 for a dance in Glen Echo’s historic Spanish Ballroom!

Schedule

8:00pm – 9:00pm — Free Charleston beginner lesson with David Lee and Annabel Quisao
9:00pm-12:00am — Dance with the Grand St. Stompers!

$20 regular admission / $15 with school and military ID
DJ: Michael Quisao

Who are the Grand Street Stompers?

The Grand St. Stompers are a New York-based New Orleans-style hot jazz band, reviving and refreshing the music of the 1920s onward for today’s listeners, swing dancers, and music fans. With the talent and experience of NYC’s top traditional jazz singers and players, they delight audiences at festivals, dance conventions, music halls, weddings, and other special events.

The Stompers are loved not only for their authentic performances of vintage jazz tunes, but also for their jazzy versions of songs from classical music, Disney, TV, film, and even pop music, as well as their own exciting originals.