top of page

Mazatlan Jazz Festival Approved: 2022 Capital Jazz Festival in Washington DC


Washington DC - A Brief Guide

Washington DC, located in the state of Virginia, is bordered by Maryland and Arlington County. The city of Washington was named after George Washington, who was of course the first president of the United States. Legally and symbolically, Washington DC is the capital of the United States of America.

There are many things that you can do while you are in Washington DC, including touring the Smithsonian museums, which feature many different kinds of exhibits including an excellent art collection featuring artists such as Rembrandt and Van Gogh. There is also the National Mall where you can go to see the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument.

If you are interested in the history of the United States then you should visit the National Museum of American History. This museum contains many different artifacts from the history of the United States including famous paintings, sculptures as well as interactive exhibits.

The National Gallery of Art is another great place to visit while you are in Washington DC.

Have we not mentioned the White House?  This building has been the home of the president for over two hundred years. Built in 1792, it is now a historical landmark.

Since DC is such a popular tourist destination, it can be very crowded. Thus, you should make sure that you plan ahead and book your hotel well in advance if you want to receive a preferred date as well as save some money.


The History Of Jazz In The District

It's hard to imagine that there was once a time when jazz was not the music of choice in Washington, D.C. But, as with most things, jazz eventually made its way to the District and has become one of the city's major attractions.

The history of jazz in the District dates back to the early 1900s when African Americans from New Orleans began settling in the area. The jazz that was played by these musicians was very different from the jazz that was being played by their counterparts in New Orleans. This was because African American musicians were trying to create something new and unique that would represent their cultural history and embody their emotions of the time.

By the late 1930s, jazz had started to make its way to Washington, D.C., thanks to the efforts of the famous Duke Ellington. The Duke and his band began playing at the White House and other venues around the city. He also helped to influence the establishment of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) chapter in Washington, D.C., and encouraged other African American musicians to come to the city.

Jazz continued to grow in popularity throughout the 1940s and 1950s, but it wasn't until the mid-1960s that the District saw an influx of black artists who were looking for more opportunities. This group included the likes of Quincy Jones, James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, and Stevie Wonder. These artists helped to increase the popularity of jazz in the District, which led to the establishment of the Washington, D.C. Jazz Festival in 1968.

Over the years, the Washington, D.C., Jazz Festival has become one of the country's most popular festivals. It attracts thousands of visitors each year to listen to live jazz performances and to attend other events. The festival is held annually in the summer, and it features more than 100 performances from some of the biggest names in jazz. Many of the performances take place at the Kennedy Center and other venues around the city.


Live the Complete Jazz Experience - Mazatlan Jazz Travel Trip Packages

Although we agree that the Capital Jazz Festival is on our “must go” list, if you are looking for a more all inclusive, upscale smooth jazz experience, then the Mazatlán Jazz Festival has passionately become the most advanced Jazz getaway experience internationally. It is home to jazz fans that like to explore, connect to culture, savor quality dining, escape to a well-curated environment and share a mutual love for jazz music.

The Mazatlán Jazz Festival brand represents culture, exclusivity, and sophistication. It provides a high-end experience that is normally limited to the upper rank of the socially elite. Jazz lovers, the annual girls' trip, and couples alike descend on the beautiful coasts of the pearl of the pacific to make meaningful connections and lasting memories.

If you want everything enhanced, glamorous experience, great music, wonderful food, social fellowship, and musical  joy, go here to book Mexico's best-kept secret, the Mazatlán Jazz Festival getaway vacation bundle today.

bottom of page