DC JazzFest: Mark G. Meadows and the Movement
Join local award-winning jazz pianist and vocalist, Mark G. Meadows, as he creates a unifying sound with his band, The Movement. The son of a gospel and jazz vocalist, Meadows combines jazz, R&B, hip-hop, funk, and gospel into a harmonic blend that is fresh and exciting. With a velvet voice and endlessly debonair stage manner, Meadows is a true showman. In this performance, the recent music director of Signature Theatre’s “Ain’t Misbehavin'” and star of “Jelly’s Last Jam”, Meadows will connect the old with the new as he sprinkles in some of his originals and arrangements alongside timeless hits from Dizzy Gillespie, to Stevie Wonder, to Steely Dan.
Acclaimed jazz composer, pianist, vocalist, collaborator, recording artist, teacher, actor, & music director, Mark G. Meadows is a man on a mission: to create a unifying sound that breaks through social barriers. There’s something for everyone in his music, which harmonizes pop, gospel, R&B, hip hop, funk, and jazz. With his lyrics, suffused with meaning, and his velvet voice, Meadows cuts through the noise to speak to all. Debonair on the stage, he is also an entertainer of the highest caliber.
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Washington, DC 20002