Dominion Jazz Cafe

The DOMINION JAZZ CAFE, programmed by RJS, occurs each Thursday in the Virginia Museum Best Cafe from 6 until 9pm. There is no admission fee. Food and beverages are available.

(ARTISTS SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

FEBRUARY 2
RICHARD D’ABREU’s “Jazz In The Spirit”
Jazz and Gospel featuring Richard D’Abreu, Jr. on saxophone, with Jerell Crockett on piano, Richard D’Abreu, III on bass and John Walters on drums.

FEBRUARY 9
LADY E & THE BLUES SYNSATION BAND
A night of classic blues favorites featuring Richmond’s premiere blues lady and her sensational big band!

FEBRUARY 16
THE JAZZ WARRIORS

Original arrangements of Jazz standards featuring trumpeter Jonathan Greenburg with Eric Lytle on piano, Steve Young on guitar, Carter Blough on acoustic bass and Todd Woodson on drums.

FEBRUARY 23
JASON JENKINS QUARTET
Jason Jenkins is one of the premier bassists and group leaders on the Virginia jazz scene today.  Joining Jason will be Charles Owens on tenor sax, Alan Parker on guitar and Devonne Harris on drums.  This ensemble will thrill the audience with fresh takes on Jazz classics and world music.

MARCH 2
ROYCE CAMPBELL
Royce Campbell (former Henry Mancini and Marvin Gaye sideman) will seduce your ears with his melodic Jazz guitar, accompanied by Aaron Binder on drums and Jonah Kane–West on organ.

MARCH 9
ELANA LISA & THE HOT MESS
Jazz standards and Neo-Swing featuring Elana Lisa – lead vocals, Eric Oritt on electric guitar and vocals, John Dacey on acoustic bass and vocals, Ross Riddell on drums and Allen Burris on tenor and soprano sax, flute.

MARCH 16
MIKE DAVISON & THE LATIN JAZZ MESSENGERS
High energy arrangements of Latin Jazz classics and popular tunes led by UofR trumpeter Dr. Mike Davison.

MARCH 23
MARY HERMAN GARCIA
Vocalist Mary Hermann García performs with trombonist/percussionist Antonio García, guitarist John Conley, and bassist Brian Sulser in sets of music from the Brazilian and Great American Songbooks.

MARCH 30
CONNOR THOMPSON
Traditional Jazz from bebop to bossa nova melded with modern influences featuring Larri Branch on keys, Joe Lubman on drums, Brian Cruse on bass, and Connor Thompson on guitar.