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Washington DC Jazz bassist, guitarist, and composer Joshua Bayer has performed at venues such as The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The Detroit Opera House, Blues Alley, The Harlem Renaissance Festival, The World Jazz festival, The Phillips Collection, The Contemporary Theater Festival, The One Step Down, New York Museum Of Modern Art, National Public Radio, and Philadelphia's Chris's Jazz Café. Besides being featured on BET On Jazz and performing original new jazz with the Joshua Bayer Quartet, Josh has played with jazz artists Neal Creque, Dick Lurie, Ron Holloway, Marty Nau, The Walter Bell Latin Jazz Unit, The Federal Jazz Commision, and Chris Vadala.
A teacher and clinician, Josh serves on the faculties of the Washington Conservatory of Music, American University, and the Peabody Institute of Music at Johns Hopkins Elderhostel as well as presenting the performance/lecture series JazzBuffet. For more on Joshua Bayer including CD's, MP3 music clips and photos, check out Josh's homepage at www.joshuabayer.com
Frederick Wilchek, guitarist, has been performing and teaching in the Washington DC area for over thirty years. He moved to the area in 1969 to study classical guitar with John Marlow at The American University (AU) . After graduating from AU, he became an instructor of guitar at the Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. Fred continued his guitar studies at the Peabody Conservatory where he received his Master's Degree in 1979. Since that time his main focus has been on teaching; he has held positions at the Community College of Baltimore, the Anne Arundel Community College, and Bowie State College. He currently teaches at the Washington Conservatory of Music in Bethesda and in his home studio in Silver Spring. Fred performs in a variety of guitar styles including classical, jazz and rock.
In addition to his professional music endeavors, Fred volunteers his time and musical skills each month to participate as a regular member of Profusion, the Inwood Coffeehouse band. Thank you, Fred.
The Inwood Coffeehouse is located in the residential apartment building located in Wheaton at the corner of University Blvd and Inwood Ave (traffic light at intersection.) It is located about a half mile East of downtown Wheaton (i.e east of the University-Georgia Ave intersection) on the right. Go inside the double doors and take the elevator down one floor to the basement level where the coffeehouse is located.
From beltway outer loop - Take University Blvd exit going west to Wheaton. Drive a few miles (probably about 5 traffic lights) and then left at light onto Inwood Ave where the apartment building is immediately on the left.
From beltway inner loop - Take Georgia Avenue exit going North to Wheaton. IN the heart of Wheaton, turn right on University Blvd going East. After a couple more traffic lights you will come to Inwood Avenue where the Apartment is immediately on the right.
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