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 2
AKUA ALLRICH
Soul stirring Jazz and Blues favorites by DC vocalist Akua Allrich with Kris Funn on bass and Corey Fonville on drums

Oct 9
THE DOCTORS OF JAZZ
New Orleans style traditional jazz performed by Richmond area academic and professional doctors featuring, Martin Ryle, trombone; Rob James, cornet; Gene Anderson, clarinet; Paul Welaskay, piano; Akira Suzuki, drums; Ben Anderson, bass/washboard; Stan Goldberg, cornet; Dick Dunsing, banjo; Joe Troncale, vocal

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, tenor sax & percussion; Mary Lynn Eastman, piano; Frans DeRoos bass