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

MAY 26
CURV APPEAL
Straight ahead Jazz with a funky, contemporary flair featuring Curvey Reid on vibraphone and congas with Thurman Hargrove on keyboards; Michael Hawkins on bass; and McCoy Eaton on drums

JUNE 2
BOB BLAGG QUARTET
Sophisticated arrangements of Jazz standards, popular songs and swing with vocalist Deb Clinton; Ken Kellner on upright bass; Todd Woodson on drums and Bob Blagg on guitar

JUNE 9
LAWRENCE OLDS BAND
Classic Jazz and Blues featuring vocalist Lawrence Olds with Chris Whiteman on guitar, Charlie Kilpatrick on keyboard, Randall Pharr on bass and Todd Woodson on drums

JUNE 16
STEPHANIE NAKASIAN & HOD O’BRIEN featuring VERONICA SWIFT
Award-winning Jazz family with Stephanie Nakasian on vocals and legendary pianist Hod O’Brien; and, featuring their daughter Veronica Swift, winner of 2016 Downbeat Best Jazz Voice Student Award

JUNE 23
M-LAW & THE PROPHETS OF JAZZ
Jazz and Neo-Soul featuring Mary Lawrence “M-Law” on trumpet, Scott Chambers on bass, Larri Branch on keyboards, and Ronnie Thomas on drums

JUNE 30
PAT LAWLER AND DEBRA DEAN
Jazz, Blues and Popular favorites with award winning guitarist Patrick Lawler; vocalist Debra Dean and special guests