Why are we named Dial 251? DC’s Hill Rag reveals the reason in its June 2019 edition. The feature also previews the band’s Capitol Hill homecoming — on June 7th, at Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital — following a sell-out Mother’s Day weekend at Twins Jazz. Reserve your seat today for the June … More Dial 251 Featured in DC’s Hill Rag Prior to June 7th Capital Hill Homecoming at Hill Center
Dial 251 returned to Twins Jazz (1344 U. Street, NW, DC) on May 10-11, 2019. Here’s a pair of photos from a packed house on Saturday night. Also, check out a clip of the band playing soul jazz at Mr. Henry’s on March 1! Next show: Hill Center (921 Penn. Ave. SE, DC).
Dial 251 performing at U.S. Botanic Garden, Washington, DC (December 2018).
With temperatures in the mid-90s, Dial 251 delivered a scorching set to kick of the 2018 World Music Festival in Silver Spring on July 15th.
Friends of Dial 251 packed Mr. Henry’s Restaurant on Capitol Hill in DC on the first Friday in June (2018). If you missed it, the band will be back July 6th, 8-11 pm. See you there!
“Dial 251 for Jazz” with Kelly and Maze Tesfaye, co-founders of Twins Jazz supper club in Washington, DC.
Dial 251 returns to the Twins Jazz supper club for the weekend of October 20-21, 2017 The band will perform two shows nightly — at 9 pm and 11 pm. October 21 will be special: It’s Dizzy Gillespie’s 100th Birthday!!! Twins Jazz, one of the top jazz venues in the DC Metro Area, is at 1344 … More Dial 251 Returns to Twins Jazz in October 2017
Dial 251 returns to perform at the United States Botanic Garden on Thursday, December 21, 2017, 6-8 pm. Performing at the Garden’s seasonal music series, “Season’s Greetings,” has become a tradition for the band. This will be their third consecutive year in the series. The show will include a mix of seasonal gems and Dial … More Dial 251 Returns to U.S. Botanic Garden in December 2017
The name Dial 251 pays tribute to the Dial Records 200 series, which pioneered modern jazz with recordings featuring artists including Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie … More Dial 251
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