The DOMINION ENERGY 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.
You are very Richmond IF your Thursday night hangout is
Jazz Café at VMFA
200 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd.
(ARTISTS SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
Vibraphonist Curvey Reid, influenced by legends like Lionel Hampton, plays straight ahead Jazz with a funky, contemporary flair. This band is back by popular demand!
LATIN JAZZ MESSENGERS
Led by trumpeter Dr. Michael Davison, the Latin Jazz Messengers thrill audiences with their high-energy arrangements and eclectic blend of Cuban, Brazilian, and American Jazz. Muy Caliente! Hot, Hot, Hot!
STEVE KESSLER TRIO
Jazz Classics with Steve Kessler (piano), Robert Jospe (drums) and Paul Langosch (bass)
VICTOR HASKINS’ SKEIN
Original music and grooving rhythms from Victor Haskins (trumpet and EWI), Matt Hall (bass) and Tony Martucci (drums)
MODERN MUSE TRIO
Modern Muse Trio makes their Jazz Café debut with an evening full of your favorite standards and beyond with sultry, soulful, swingin’ sounds featuring Elizabeth Joy Terrell on vocals, Chris Brydge on bass and Chris Whiteman on guitar
Jazz/Funk band playing funky covers and original works to get you moving and grooving. John Creger on bass and vocals, Jeanette Creger on keys, synths and vocals, Jon Saure on guitar and vocals, John Mitchell on keys, B3 and vocals, and Curvey “Curv Ali” Reid on drums and percussion
JAZZ AROUND THE MUSEUM/In The Atrium
RaJazz is one of Hampton Roads’ most requested smooth jazz and R&B bands by festivals throughout the area! Founder Rogers Brown on keyboard, Stephanie Sanders on saxophone, Jason Cales on guitar, Tracy Spence on bass, Chris Jernigan on drums, Rick Micau on percussion and Ahisa Johnson on vocals
NOVEMBER 29 (Friday)
Come kick off your Thanksgiving Day Weekend with Blue Prototype featuring one of Richmond’s favorite guitarists, Connor Thompson. The band combines traditional jazz elements with modern heavy metal energy with Larri Branch on piano, Brian Cruse on bass and CJ Wolfe on drums. Their debut album is available at www.blueprototype.bandcamp.com