Victor Haskins, with Michael Hawkins, bass, and Tony Martucci, drums. Haskins’ composition Psithurism — defined as “the sound of wind in the trees and rustling of leaves.”
RVA Jazz Bulletins
With Jason Jenkins – bass, Alan Parker – guitar, Kevin Simpson – soprano saxophone, Billy Williams – drums
New release via Richmond’s American Paradox record label. Marcus Tenney, Alan Parker, Billy Williams, Andrew Randazzo.
Kudos to the Richmond Jazz Festival for adding a couple of local jazz heavyweights to a mostly non-jazz, non-local schedule: the Charles Owens Quartet, and Plunky & Oneness. Coming right up, too: August 9-12. Schedules, tickets…
Dead evening, cold drizzle on the little corner strip mall where Northumberland meets North Lombardy. The adult day care’s closed, so’s the Solid Rock Tabernacle of Faith. Just a few arrivals and departures over at the hair place. Under […]
Samson Trinh conducts Live Art’s house band with the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra. Solos by Suzi Fischer (alto sax), Victor Haskins (trumpet) and Rob Quallich (lead trumpet). Composed, arranged and orchestrated by Samson Trinh. He has been described as a “human […]
Mary Lawrence Hicks plays Jeff Lorber’s “Rain Dance.” She’s in DC now, but returns to RVA periodically…
Well, I know Dianne Reeves and Esperanza Spalding drop by every few years. And there are a few vocalists. But help me figure this out right now : why aren’t there more women playing jazz in Richmond (and anywhere)? Because […]
Just graduating from high school, Kofi Shepsu is already a veteran of many local performances, including this one at The Rabbit Hole in May. He’s often the leader, as in this case.