DC’s Most In-Demand Bassist in Residence for Hotel Monaco’s “Green Room”

Dirty Habit, in collaboration with Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington, DC is set to welcome Stephen Arnold, noted composer and one of the DC-area’s most in-demand bassists, for “Green Room at Hotel Monaco” this month, with performances on November 5, 12, 19, and 26.

The live music series features outstanding local musicians on Tuesday nights from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Guests can enjoy the show in the hotel’s emerald green living room-style lobby while enjoying bites from Dirty Habit’s Executive Chef Kyoo Eom and cocktails from Beverage Manager Drew Hairston. The series is open to the public and free to attend.

Originally from Greenfield, Mass., Arnold is a graduate of George Washington University. In 2018, he was selected to participate in the Betty Carter Jazz Ahead program at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts. He is known for original compositions that feature a unique blend of folk, rock and jazz, which he performs in his own band, Sea-Change. Fans may know his work from regular performances with groups including the Donvonte’ McCoy Quintet, Alison Crockett, the Samuel Prather Groove Orchestra, the Keith Butler Trio, ¡FIASCO!, the Nik Francis trio, and the New World.