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)

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.

APRIL 6
DAVE HOGGARD ENSEMBLE
Bringing you classic Jazz standards with a vibraphone flare, Dave Hoggard and his ensemble will leave you feeling nostalgic and put a swing in your step. Dave Hoggard on vibes, Weldon Hill on keyboard, Mike Hawkins on bass and Mike Hoggard on drums. 

APRIL 13
CLAUDIA CARAWAN
An evening of great American Jazz standards with Claudia Carawan on vocals and sax, Bruce Sullivan on keyboard, Carter Blough on bass and Donald Faye on woodwinds.

APRIL 20
DEBRA DEAN & THE KEY WEST QUARTET
Jazz, Blues and Popular favorites with vocalist Debra Dean along with award winning guitarist Patrick Lawler and special guests.

APRIL 27
CHARLES OWENS
A new groove oriented quartet with Charles Owens on sax, Andrew Randazzo on electric bass, Devonne Harris on keyboards and Kelli Strawbridge on drums featuring originals and covers from Marvin Gaye to Fleetwood Mac.