Mike West is out this week; here’s some jazz!
Elikeh Afropop at Bohemian Caverns. Togolese infusions over brooding funk; featuring Michael Shereikis of Chopteeth. Elikeh Afropop performs with Funk Art at 8:30 p.m. at Bohemian Caverns. (202) 299-0800.
ALSO: Joe Sample (piano) at Blues Alley, Nov. 12-Nov. 15 at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Lenny Robinson Quartet feat. Orrin Evans at Bohemian Caverns, Nov. 13-14 at 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.; The Sharón Clark Quartet Nov. 13 at Mandarin Oriental. (202) 554-8588; Luis Faife Quartet Nov. 13-14 at Twins Jazz. (202) 234-0072.
Stefon Harris and Blackout (pictured above) at KenCen Jazz Club. Youthful vibraphonista leads sweet polyrhythmic ensemble through covers and originals. (The group’s NPR session from August? Worth a listen.) Performances at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. at the Terrace Gallery, Kennedy Center, 2700 F St. NW. (202) 467-4600.
ALSO: The Big Joe Mahler Trio with George Botts at Mandarin Oriental.
Ziv Ravitz with Avishai Cohen, Omer Klein, Haggai Cohen Milo. 6 p.m. at KenCen Millennium Stage. Free.
Panama B at Twins Jazz. Barbara Lynn at KenCen Millennium Stage at 6 p.m. Free.