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Jazz in the Garden

Every Friday evening throughout the summer, the Smithsonian Institute hosts free jazz concerts in the National Gallery of Art's Sculpture Garden in downtown DC. A wide range of talented musicians perform at every event and visitors come from all over the area to enjoy the relaxing music and sculptures scattered throughout the space.

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A yellow brick road leads to the fountain pool and musical tent.

A yellow brick road leads to the fountain pool and musical tent.1Picture by Isabel HendrixSculptor Roxy Paine's, "Graft," piece shines in the afternoon sun.2Picture by Isabel HendrixTwo event-goers stretch out in the cool grass next to David Smith's "Cubi X" sculpture.3Picture by Isabel HendrixThe eye is decieved with Roy Lichtenstein's comic-book sculpture, "House I." 4Picture by Isabel HendrixEvent-goers relax on picnic blankets and enjoy the music.5Picture by Isabel HendrixGuitarist Jean-Pierre Durand of latin band 'Incendio' cracks a few jokes during the peformance.6Picture by Isabel HendrixA security officer looks over the festivities next to Sol Lewitt's "Foursided Pyramid."7Picture by Isabel HendrixSeveral people examine the flowers in the Sculpture Garden's western area.8Picture by Isabel HendrixThe sun resides brightly over a 101 degree day at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden for a part of the the eleventh season of 'Jazz in the Garden' held July 29th. The free concerts continue every Friday until September 9th.9Picture by Isabel HendrixBassist Liza Carbe and drummer Nicole Falzone are all smiles as they play an upbeat song.10Picture by Isabel HendrixAdults and children alike cool off with several D.C. monuments in the background.11Picture by Isabel HendrixBarry Flanagan's "Thinker on a Rock" sculpture seems to be contemplating the music.12Picture by Isabel HendrixShadows stretch longer in the evening sun as the event winds down.13Picture by Isabel Hendrix

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