Content by tag "RVAjazz"

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Charlottesville Jazz Society Presents Steve Wilson, Terence Blanchard

STEVE WILSON QUARTET
featuring Steve Wilson on Sax, Bruce Barth on Piano,
Michael Bowie on Bass, and Adam Cruz on Drums
Sunday, March 8, 2009 4PM
Tickets $20 at the door
Advance tickets $15 (Students $10)
To order tickets or for information
call (434) 825-5142
Live Arts -- 123 East Water St

The Steve Wilson Quartet ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

RVAjazzfest: Steven Bernstein

Steven Bernstein will perform at RVAjazzfest with Fight the Big Bull on February 21, 2009, 8pm, at The Camel. Boots of Leather and Glows in the Dark open. Tickets are $10, all ages welcome.


By Dean Christesen

Trumpeter and arranger Steven Bernstein considers himself to be in a fortunate position. He is ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

RVAjazzfest: Boots of Leather

Boots of Leather will perform at RVAjazzfest with Steven Bernstein, Fight the Big Bull, and Glows in the Dark on February 21, 2009, 8pm, at The Camel. Tickets are $10, all ages welcome.


by Nathan Goodwyn

Drummer Brian Jones wants to record 40 records by the time he's 40. Last week, he ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Rvajazzfest: Glows in the Dark

Glows in the Dark will perform at RVAjazzfest with Steven Bernstein, Fight the Big Bull, and Boots of Leather on February 21, 2009, 8pm, at The Camel. Tickets are $10, all ages welcome. Click here for more information on RVAjazzfest.

By Joey Ciucci

Given Glows in the Dark's penchant for cerebral, sometimes disorienting tunes, ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

RJS Presents Kevin Davis

Richmond Jazz Society's Guest Educators Series

Presents

Master Percussionist

Kevin Davis

Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Richmond's Premiere Afro-Cuban Band

Ban Caribe!

Tuesday, February 10, 2009, 7PM

Doors open at 6PM

Capital Ale House

Downtown Music Hall

623 East Main Street

Free Deck Parking at 6th & Main

Fully Accessible ...

NEWS: RECORDING

No BS! Brass - Alive in Richmond (2009)

By Roberto Curtis

In their sophomore album, Alive in Richmond, NO BS! Brass Band ventures into a sophisticated territory few bands in Richmond tend go. Thoughtfully composed, recorded and mastered, the surgical precision of these songs set a bar that seems hard to clear.

As if the technique of the 11-15 musicians involved (several ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Oberlin Jazz Septet in Richmond

Seven student musicians from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, including one Richmond native, will be concluding a short tour in Richmond on Wednesday at Papa Ningo. With stops at notable jazz clubs like Chris's in Philadelphia, Rhythm House Cafe in Pittsburgh, and Cachaa and Dizzy's Club Coca Cola in New York, performance is only half of ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

One Month Till Rvajazzfest

There's exactly one month until three amazing local Richmond groups and one stellar New York City-based trumpeter will perform at The Camel for the first RVAjazzfest. A lot is going on behind the scenes to make this possible, and it can't be done without the help of sponsors and volunteers, like Stefanie Lutz, who designed the ...

NEWS: MUSIC INDUSTRY

Vijay Iyer: Intellect Meets Creativity

Vijay Iyer: Intellect Meets Creativity

By Dean Christesen

Pianist Vijay Iyer's latest release, Tragicomic, has seen the tops of numerous Best of 2008 lists. The album features his trio (with Stephan Crump on bass and Marcus Gilmore on drums) and quartet (add Rudresh Mahanthappa on alto saxophone) and is a spectacle of brilliant compositions paired with masterful playing on both ...

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Johnathan Kreisberg Quartet at VCU Thursday

Guitarist Jonathan Kreisberg and his quartet featuring saxophonist Will Vinson, bassist Matt Penman, and drummer Mark Ferber will be performing at VCU's Vlahcevic Concert Hall of the W.E. Singleton Center on Thursday at 8pm. Tickets are $5 for general admission and free for VCU students. The quartet will also give a workshop for VCU students on ...