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March 2014. Track 11 "Goodnight My Someone" from Halley's CD "Private Concert" was played on WAMU's Hot Jazz Saturday Night by Rob Bamberger. Award-winning jazz writer and DJ on WPFW wrote "I love Private Concert." Several tracks from "Private Concert" were played on WGLT throughout March.

January 2014. Halley's Hot Gumbo Swingtet performed Dixieland, 1920's/30's Swing and Blues for dancing in the Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom. Halley Shoenberg (clarinet/saxophone), David Erickson (trumpet/vocals), Kirsten Warfield (trombone), Craig Gildner (piano/vocals), Jon Steele (bass), Anders Eliasson (drums).

April 2013. The Halley Shoenberg Jazz Quintet performed live in concert April 7th. Mansion at Strathmore, North Bethesda, MD.

August 2012. Halley traveled with Craig Gildner and Blue Sky 5 to perform at the Cincinnati Lindy Hop Exchange.

March 2012. The Halley Shoenberg Jazz Quintet performed at the Mansion at Strathmore, North Bethesda, MD.

April 2011. The Halley Shoenberg Jazz Octet performed live in concert at the Mansion at Strathmore, North Bethesda, MD.

July 2010. "Cool Hip Jazz" quartet with Halley Shoenberg (clarinet), Charles Bubeck (vibraphone), Jonathan Steele (bass) and Aaron Walker (drums) performed a concert for Artscape, Baltimore, America's largest arts festival.

May 2010. Halley was featured on clarinet when the Tom Cunningham Orchestra celebrated the anniversary of Artie Shaw's 100th Birthday.

August 2009. Halley's August 26 performance was listed in the Washington Post Weekend section as one of the best free Washington, DC area events in August.

May 2009. Halley was featured on clarinet when the Tom Cunningham Orchestra celebrated Benny Goodman's 100th Birthday.

March 2009. The Halley Shoenberg Jazz Octet performed for an Arlington, VA public television program showcasing several of Halley's jazz octet arrangements and original compositions.

May 2008. Halley performed on clarinet and saxophone with traditional jazz band "Big Bertha's Rhythm Kings" at Bertha's Restaurant in Baltimore.

February 2008. The Halley Shoenberg Jazz Trio performed a concert for Inwood Coffeehouse. Performers included Halley Shoenberg (clarinet/saxophone), Geoff Reecer (guitar) and Peter Revell (bass).

January 2008. Halley was featured on clarinet when the Tom Cunningham Orchestra celebrated the 70th anniversary of Benny Goodman's famous Carnegie Hall Concert.

December 2007. Halley performed with vocal trio YazooZazz and other members of the Tom Cunningham Orchestra at the Boswell Sisters Centennial celebration in New Orleans.

July 2007. Halley was the featured clarinetist for Artie Shaw night with the Tom Cunningham Orchestra at the Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom.

July 2007. The Halley Shoenberg Jazz Sextet performed for the Silver Spring Swings concert series July 26, 7:00-9:00 PM at Silver Plaza in downtown Silver Spring, MD. The group included Halley Shoenberg (clarinet and saxophone), Brett Lemley (Trumpet), Chip Bubeck (vibraphone), Geoff Reecer (guitar), Jonathan Steele (bass) and Dominic Smith (drums). They performed a variety of jazz, standards, and some of Halley's original compositions and arrangements. It was a nice evening and a big party in Silver Spring!

June 2007. Halley recorded four of her recent original compositions with Geoff Reecer, Peter Revell and Dominic Smith. They are available for listening on the recordings page.