Highlights: D.C. Jazz Fest

By Shivan Sarna
|  Monday, Jun 6, 2011  |  Updated 1:10 PM EDT
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Highlights: D.C. Jazz Fest

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"Here's a little song I wrote. You might want to sing it note for note." And you can along with Bobby McFerrin as part of D.C.'s two-week long jazz festival, which runs through June 13.

Check out some highlights below, or see the full lineup here.

Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra -- June 6, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. at Bohemian Caverns (2001 11th St. N.W.). Hear the local 17-piece big band play music from Duke Ellington, Thad Jones, Oliver Nelson and more. The performance will feature guitarist and composer Yotam Silberstein. 8 and 10 p.m.; $7.

Bobby McFerrin -- June 11 at Warner Theatre (1299 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W.). The 10-time Grammy Award winning singer, known for his 1988 international hit song "Don't Worry, Be Happy," will perform melodies from his latest album, "VOCAbuLarieS." 7:30 p.m.; $39-$82 

Donald Harrison -- June 13 at the Kennedy Center (2700 F St. N.W.). The New Orleans native brings his saxophone north. Harrison is considered one of the most significant contemporary musicians and discovered talents such as Christian Scott and The Notorious B.I.G. 7:30 p.m.; $20-$60.


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