A crowd is gathered in Best Cafe for a Jazz Cafe performance.

Cost: Free

Open to: All Ages

Jazz Cafe

Thursdays 6 – 9 pm

Best Café

Groove to an eclectic mix of jazz ensembles every Thursday, 6 – 9 pm, at VMFA’s Best Café. The 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.

Oct 16
BRUCE SULLIVAN TRIO
Standards from the Great American songbook featuring Bruce Sullivan or organ and vocals

Oct 23
GLENNROY & COMPANY
One of the area’s favorite groups for over 20 years! Flutist/vocalist Glennroy Bailey leads with Debo Dabney on keyboards, Everard Thompson on bass and Ellwood Henderson on drums

Oct 30
TRIPLE CROSSING JAZZ PROJECT
Sophisticated sounds of the classic Standards from the Great American Songbook with Heather Mayes on vocals, Jay Brown on tenor sax and percussion, Mary Lynn Eastman on piano, and Frans DeRoos on bass.

Nov 6
DAVE HOGGARD QUARTET
Drummer/vibraphonist Dave Hoggard leads the way with jazz classics from the Great American Song Book.

Nov 13
BARBARA MARTIN/VINCE LEWIS TRIO
Veteran jazz guitarist Vince Lewis and jazz vocalist/guitarist Barbara Martin have teamed up to present well-crafted music that’s spontaneous and crisp. Bob Bowen on bass

Nov 20
TONYA LAZENBY-JACKSON TRIO
Contemporary jazz and smooth hits with vocalist/keyboardist Tonya Lazenby-Jackson.

Nov 28  NOTE: Friday performance because of Thanksgiving
BAN CARIBE
Ban Caribe is the region’s premier Caribbean band playing Afro-Cuban beats with jazz and R&B soul led by master percussionist and Clave’ Soul singer Kevin Davis.