Compass Rose Orchestra

The Richmond jazz scene is all about bands. While the Compass Rose Orchestra has been around for a few years, they are gaining momentum and are quickly becoming one of the premier original music groups in Richmond.

The Richmond jazz scene is all about bands. While the Compass Rose Orchestra has been around for a few years, they are gaining momentum and are quickly becoming one of the premier original music groups in Richmond. On Friday February 17th, Compass Rose Orchestra releases their first album. A self titled CD, Compass Rose Orchestra features seven tunes tunes that include three Fritz originals, a Berhanu original, a Munoz original and as well as “Crimes” by The Blood Brothers, and “Strange Brew” by Eric Clapton.

Compass Rose Orchestra is definitely worth purchasing and Compass Rose Orchestra is definitely worth seeing live. You can do both on Friday night at the Camel.

Compass Rose Orchestra and The Congress perform tomorrow night at the Camel:

The Camel, 1621 W. Broad Street

8:30 – Compass Rose Orchestra plays the entire album
9:45 – Compass Roes Orchestra plays some surprising covers…
10:30 – The Congress Free Before 8PM Admission
$10 (Under 21-$12)

Listen:

Compass Rose Orchestra is:
Lucas Fritz – Trumpet, Arrangements
Suzi Fishcer – Alto Saxophone
Jonathan Gibson – Tenor Saxophone
Alex Powers – Trombone
Paul Willson – Guitar
Devonne Harris – Wurlitzer, Piano
Andrew Randazzo – Bass
Abinnet Berhanu – Drums
Armando Munoz – Vocals

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