VMFA | Jazz Cafe

Cost: Free

Open to: All Ages

Dominion Jazz Cafe

Thursdays 6 – 9 pm, Best Café

Dominion Jazz Cafe

Groove to an eclectic mix of jazz ensembles every Thursday, 6 – 9 pm, at VMFA’s Best Café. Dominion Jazz Café is presented to the public by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, in conjunction with the Richmond Jazz Society, free of charge! Light fare and beverages available for sale. Artists subject to change.

SCHEDULE

AUGUST 25
CHRIS VASI QUARTET
Modern and vintage Jazz from Latin and bop, to funk and Monk featuring Chris Vasi on guitar, John Lilley on saxophone; Drex Weaver on drums; Carter Blough on bass

SEPTEMBER 1
KEVIN SIMPSON QUARTET
Jazz that’s straight ahead and hot featuring Weldon Hill on keyboard, Mike Hawkins on bass, Corey Fonville on drums and Kevin Simpson on sax

SEPTEMBER 8
JUSTIN SMITH ENSEMBLE
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

SEPTEMBER 15
31 FINGERS JAZZ TRIO WITH SPECIAL GUEST
Jazz from the sophisticated styles of Cole Porter, Count Basie and Dave Brubeck, to the sun drenched sambas of Antonio Carlos Jobim led by Alex Heroux on keyboard with Kyffin Salter on bass, Pat Zampetti on drums and Special Guest Myrick Crampton on flute

SEPTEMBER 22
CLOUD 9
Smooth Jazz with Lucy Kilpatrick on keyboard; Juan Nelson bass, Keith Anderson sax and Brian Johnson drums

SEPTEMBER 29
DELAPLANE
Progressive folk and Jazz music featuring Brian Caperton on vocals and acoustic guitar; Don Townsend on piano and Stewart Muztafago on drums