The 2016 Double Time Jazz@THEARC music series kicks off with a bang -- and some big band swing! THEARC Theater is excited to launch the 7th Annual Double Time Jazz@THEARC series with D.C.'s own native son Robert E. Person and the Washington Renaissance Orchestra! Hosted by Marcellus "Bassman" Shepard of WEAA 88.9 FM this is going to be a night to remember! Perfect for families and lovers of classic spiritual music! Sponsored in part through the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities, WC Smith and I CAN @THEARC Theater.
$10 Advance General Admission
$15 General Admission
Tickets can be purchased HERE or at the THEARC Theater box office during operating hours.
DOUBLE TIME JAZZ@THEARC THEATER CONCERT DATES
Kim Jordan in tribute to Gil Scott Heron
Friday, April 15, 2016 @ 8pm
Black Alley with special guest Nicholas Ryan Gant
Friday, April 29, 2016 @ 8pm
Robert Glasper Trio
Friday, May 13, 2016 @ 8pm
ABOUT ROBERT E. PERSON
Native Washingtonian Robert E. Person's clasical vocal training and love for classic hyms -- as well as contemporary gospel -- have helped him carve out a unique place in today's gospel arena.
Robert honed his musical gift at the prestigious Morehouse College -- where he held memberships in the world renowned Morehouseo College Glee Bluc -- as well as the University of the District of Columbia. The resent 2014 DMV Chirstian Music Award's Artist of the Year recipient has a shelf full of independent music awards for his vocal performances of classicas like "Someday We'll All Be Free" and "Great Is Thy Faithfulness" and his original workds "Clap Your Hands" and newest hit "Testify." In February 2015, Rober released his fourth album titled Love Divine, on his own music label - REP Music.