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Conversations: Doug Richards

by Taylor BarnettDoug Richards is the founder of the Jazz Studies Program at Virginia Commonwealth University and one of the finest jazz composers in the world. He is something of a living legend to those that know him – his intensity and virtuosic abilities are paired with warmth and integrity, which earns him devotion from […]

Conversations: Introduction with Brian Jones

Brian Jones and RVAjazz are launching a new series called Conversations, in which prominent musicians in Richmond will be interviewed by younger musicians on the scene. Brian explains the conception and goal of the project: “The seed of the idea happened about five years ago, maybe four. I was playing with a band called Them […]