Blues Alley
Blues Alley


Ben Patterson

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The Ben Patterson Jazz Orchestra is a collection of seventeen of the Washington D.C. area’s most virtuosic jazz musicians. Led by composer, arranger, and trombonist Ben Patterson, the band delivers the best of what a big band has to offer: roaring brass, death-defying acts of saxophonism, unrelenting grooves, and jaw-dropping solos.

Ben is music director and lead trombonist for the USAF Airmen of Note. lead trombonist for the Alan Baylock Jazz Orchestra, leader of the Ben Patterson Jazz Orchestra, and owner of Pro Jazz Charts, a publishing house specializing in top-shelf big band arrangements.

Blues Alley

1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW Washington, DC 20007

*Please note:
1. Final sale, no refunds, not transferable.
2. $12 food/beverage minimum per person not included in ticket price.
3. Seating first come at the door. Doors open at the earliest of 6 PM & 9:45 PM respectively.
4. Photography or Recording of any kind is prohibited during the performance.
5. Keep conversation to a minimum during the performance.