VMFA | Jazz Cafe

Cost: Free

Open to: All Ages

Live Music

Thursdays, 6–9 pm

Best Café

 

Groove to an eclectic mix of jazz ensembles every Thursday, 6–9 pm, Dominion Energy Jazz Café at VMFA’s Best Café. Open and Free to the public. Sponsored by Dominion Energy and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, in conjunction with the Richmond Jazz Society. Light fare and (adult/alcoholic) beverages available for sale. Artists subject to change.


SCHEDULE

Artists subject to change

JANUARY 16
CLAUDIA CARAWAN

An evening of swing, blues and Jazz standards with Claudia Carawan, an award-winning songwriter whose voice has been described as “Positively Soulful”. Lucy Kilpatrick on keyboard, Carter Blough on bass and Donald Faye on woodwinds

JANUARY 23
JUSTIN SMITH TRIO

Classic and modern Jazz mixed with Bossa Nova and contemporary styles featuring Justin Smith on guitar; Brian Cruse on bass; Brendan Schnabel on tenor saxophone and C.J. Wolfe on drums

JANUARY 30
MARSHA MEEKINS & COMPANY

Jazz standards and popular favorites featuring Marsha Meekins on flute and vocals with Dr. W. Weldon Hill on piano, Matthew Steele on bass, Lester Kenney on drums and vocalist Victor Nelson

FEBRUARY 6
CAROL COVELL TRIO

Jazz standards and selections from the Great American Songbook with vocalist Carol Covell, Lee Covington on keyboard and Matt Hall on bass

FEBRUARY 13
JAZZ AROUND THE MUSEUM – MARBLE HALL
KLAXTON BROWN

Back by popular demand!! Who says a Jazz band can’t party, get down, and get funky? Led by saxophonist Robert “Bo” Bohannon, Klaxton Brown combines the old with the new, and will rock you steady all night long. Prepare to get Klaxtonized!

FEBRUARY 20
TWO BIRDS, ONE STONE

This classic Jazz trio will thrill you with their renditions of the American Songbook.
Featuring Ken Kellner on bass, Lucy Kilpatrick on keyboard and Todd Woodson on drums.

FEBRUARY 27
GLENNROY AND COMPANY

These entertaining music specialists will play a variety of Jazz, R&B and mild top forty tunes. Led by Glennroy Bailey on flute and featuring Debo Dabney on keyboard, Brian Johnson on drums and Everard Thomson on bass. Get ready to swing and sway!!