The PJQ, in rehearsal, from left: Emre Kartari, Victor Haskins, Lucy Kilpatrick, John Winn, Matt Hall. They’re playing “Children of the Night,” from the album Mosaic by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers.
Join us at a Richmond-area Jazz House Party, Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 from 6:30-8:30 pm. for… An in-depth conversation with powerhouse Delegate Jennifer Carroll Foy about how corporate campaign cash twists Virginia’s politics and energy policy, and what we can do Read More
Guitarist Larry Carlton at The Tin Pan, November 9, 2017. He returns to The Tin Pan July 18, 2019. Tickets here.
It’s wartime, 1944, and we’re at the movies, seeing The Uninvited, starring Gail Russell and Ray Milland. It’s about a haunted house. At one point, “Rick” turns to “Stella” to tell her he’s playing a serenade: “To Stella by Starlight.” Score Read More
Honoring the late bass titan Charles Mingus, and raising money to fight ALS.Only a hundred seats at the Firehouse Theater June 9, so go get ’em: Drummer Brian Jones, who organizes the Mingus Awareness Project concerts for Richmond, writes:Bassist/composer Charles Read More
Charles Mingus’ “Opus Four,” from the album “Richmond,” available here… “M.A.P.” is the Mingus Awareness Project. See related post. Album released March 7, 2017Brian Jones: DrumsJ.C. Kuhl: Tenor SaxophoneCameron Ralston: BassEngineered/Mixed/Mastered by Palmer Wilkins at Millwright SoundRecorded 7/17/2008 Produced by Read More
The 2019 edition of the Richmond International Film & Music Festival will include the documentary Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes. It plays at the Byrd Theatre on Sunday April 28 at 1:30 pm. For more details on this event and Read More
Here’s “Almost Invisible” and four other tracks from the 2009 album Synchronicity by the Jason Jenkins Group. Mostly original material featuring James Gates, Toru Dodo, Billy Williams, Kevin Simpson and Duane Smith.
Charles Owens Quintet at The Dark Room, March 5 — Charles Owens Marcus Tenney Devonne Harris Andrew Jay Randazzo