VMFA | Jazz Cafe

Cost: Free

Open to: All Ages

Dominion Energy Jazz Café

2021 SCHEDULE

View all of the performances on YouTube!
Artists subject to change

FEBRUARY 4 | 7 pm on YouTube
CLAUDIA CARAWAN & FRIENDS

Singer/songwriter Claudia Carawan offers a mixture of jazz, blues, and positively soulful music. Lucy Kilpatrick joins on piano, Carter Blough on bass, and Todd Woodson on drums. Free; no registration required.

FEBRUARY 11 | 7 pm on YouTube
Virtual “Jazz Around the Museum”

CURV APPEAL
Ready for some good vibes? Curv Appeal has it all—straight-ahead jazz with a funky, contemporary flair. The band features Curvey Reid on vibraphone, Thurman Hargrove on piano, Michael Hawkins on bass, Ronnie Thomas on drums, Brandon Smith on guitar, and percussionist Khalil Reid. Free; no registration required.

FEBRUARY 18 | 7 pm on YouTube
JON GREENBERG’S JAZZ WARRIORS

Jon Greenberg’s Jazz Warriors will feature selections from the first 100 years of American jazz. They will also pay tributes to the February birthdays of Virginia jazz saxophonist Steve Wilson, pianist Sir Roland Hanna, and bassist Rufus Reid. Jon Greenberg will be on trumpet, Steve Kessler on piano, Jonathan Wheelock on bass, and Todd Woodson on drums. Free; no registration required.

FEBRUARY 25 | 7 pm on YouTube
QUINTESSENTIAL JAZZ

Quintessential Jazz plays everything you like about jazz and R&B. Featuring vocalist Carlita Whitehead, the band is made up of Keith Wallace on piano/keyboard, William Prentiss on flute and sax, Chris Moseley on trumpet and flugelhorn, Sam Craddock on bass, and Hannon Lane on guitar. Free; no registration required.