The Capitol Hill Jazz Foundation’s mission is to serve the Washington D.C. jazz community by providing a weekly jam session, an annual jazz festival, and arts advocacy on behalf of D.C. jazz musicians. The Capitol Hill Jazz Fest, will occur on October 7 at Garfield Park — 2nd St., SE & F St., SE.  The Jazz Fest serves as The Capitol Hill Jazz Foundation’s leading annual event. The dynamic festival and conference brings together musicians, community leaders, and policy professionals to address policy concerns that directly affect musicians on a local and national level. The conference will serve as an outlet for local music vendors to be introduced to broader audiences. For further information on Hill Fest, visit