Plenty of tables, chairs and dance space jazz up the courtyard on free jazz nights.
One of the best works the DUBtet played was Wallace's Rush Hour Traffic which brilliantly captured the stop-and-go sounds of vehicles on the road. Said Wallace: "We all hate it so I had to write a song about it."/Patricia Leslie
What: The Music of Pepper Adams
When: April 18, 5 - 8 p.m.
What: The Dave Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet
When: April 22. Discussion at 5 p.m. and concert at 6:30 p.m.
What: Night & Day Quintet
When: May 16, 5 - 8 p.m.
Where: All at the Kogod Courtyard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, 8th and F Streets, NW
How much: No charge!
Metro stations: Gallery Place/Chinatown or walk 10 minutes from Metro Center
For more information: 202-633-1000