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DC Jazz Festival

Rolling with the Nutman: Our Glorious Week Working with Cyrus Chestnut

Student drummer John Lee, from Nanimo, British Columbia, blogs from the road on tour with acclaimed pianist Cyrus Chestnut. Read the official press release about Cyrus Chestnut’s sextet, made up of Berklee students selected by audition, and their recent tour to New York City and the D.C. Jazz Festival. Watch a video of their performance here.

Cyrus Chestnut’s Berklee Sextet (left to right): Ido Meshulam, Tabari Lake, Kevin Harris, Cyrus Chestnut, John Lee, Edmar Colon, Joseph Streater

Cyrus Chestnut is truly a great human being and musician. Never in my life did I think that I would be so fortunate enough to share the stage with the master.

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Berklee World Jazz Nonet Prepares for 4 Days of Performances at the DC Jazz Festival

Marketing Manager Billy Herron writes from the final rehearsal of the Berklee World Jazz Nonet before their performance at the DC Jazz Festival this week. Read the official press release on

The Berklee World Jazz Nonet is in front of me preparing to perform for audiences from all over the world at the DC Jazz Festival.

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