Bogart’s moved, Cous Cous no longer has music and The Camel is hosting fewer jazz events than in the past. Opened in July, Selba is quickly turning into the most consistent jazz venue in Richmond.
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It’s about time that drummer and multi-instrumentalist Devonne Harris had a night to himself. He’s one of Richmond’s most in demand drummers as a side man, but the guy has plenty going on for himself.
On Thursday evening’s concert at the Singleton Center, the music performed by VCU’s Jazz Orchestra I displayed a varied program consisting of three staples of Ellingtonia along with a cross-section of big band writing. Led by the jovial director Antonio Garcia, the Jazz Orchestra I made the selections look easy.