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Artist Performance Times

Artist Performance Times * All acts and times are subject to change without notice.* Saturday August 9th Virginia is for Lovers Stage Curv Appeal – 12:00 – 12:45 J.Tucker – 1:00 – 1:45 Pedrito Martinez – 2:00 – 3:15 Down to the Bone – 3:45 – 5:00 Maceo Parker – 5:30

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Join the League–the RJF Volunteer League!

Want to be a part of one of the largest music celebrations on the East Coast? Join the League–the RJF Volunteer League that is… The Richmond Jazz Festival is currently recruiting for several dedicated, enthusiastic individuals (who are willing to roll up their sleeves) to join us as volunteer Sidekicks,

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Richmond Jazz Festival Performance Lineup

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Saturday: August 9, 2014 Water Seed Victor Haskins Trio Pedrito Martinez Plunky & Oneness Sean Jones Quartet Terri Lyne Carrington Regina Carter Down to the Bone Eric Benét Maceo Parker Peter White Rick Braun Euge Groove Cassandra Wilson Average White Band Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds   Sunday: August 10, 2014  Tierney

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For Immediate Release News Release 5TH ANNUAL RICHMOND JAZZ FESTIVAL TAKES FLIGHT; ARTIST LINEUP RELEASED -Tickets on sale now- (RICHMOND, VA) – On June 4, 2014, the artist lineup was officially released for the 5th Annual Richmond Jazz Festival, presented by Altria, during an exclusive invitation-only media brunch held at Maymont. The festival,

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1959 The Year that Changed Jazz

Came across this amazing documentary online about the evolution of Jazz. Definitely worth watching.   1959 was the seismic year jazz broke away from complex bebop music to new forms, allowing soloists unprecedented freedom to explore and express. It was also a pivotal year for America: the nation was finding

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