Keep the John Bradberry Trio in mind during the next few weeks: every second Sunday at Cary Street Cafe…starts later than advertised, but the sounds transfix. Non-pigeonhole-able, highly original approach to jazz — they even play Ellington with a C&W […]
RVA Jazz Bulletins
Cool cover art, fine sounds…Read more, hear the title track, link to purchase: here. With bassist Todd Herrington, keyboardist Ben White, guitarist Andrew Rapisarda, and drummer Kelli Strawbridge.
RVA’s Butcher Brown has a new album, “Camden Session,” recorded in London. The spirit of the gig, and the band’s new directions, are discussed at length in this Billboard article. A sample: “Most of the material on the set, which comes […]
Here’s the Duke Ellington/Juan Tizol composition Caravan, from the Charles Owens Trio’s album A Day With Us. First performed in 1936 — 300+ versions have been recorded. This one features… Charles Owens – tenor saxophone Andrew Randazzo – acoustic bass Devonne Harris […]
Hit I-195 southbound, just south of I-64, at the right time, and see local jazz writ large!
JAZZ WEEK 2018 Schedule Sunday 10/7 : University of Mary Washington Workshops, clinics, and performances, 10am-9pm Hurley Convergence Center. Monday 10/8 : Jazz Movie at Pollard Hall 304 on UMW Campus, 7-9pm. Tuesday 10/9 : Jazz Styles Presentation (“What’s all […]
From the album Vesuvius, available here. Chris Vasi: guitars, ronroco, mandolin Roberto Curtis : tenor, soprano, and baritone saxophones Carter Blough: upright bass Drex Weaver: drums, cajon, pandiero
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 […]
If you signed up for the feed from JAZZRVA.COM, I promised that you’d find love, get rich, and fight global warming. It was a fib. So, time to subscribe — see the homepage. If you’re already on that list, I […]