Judging by Dave Douglas’s rehearsal with VCU Jazz Orchestra I on Sunday evening, it should be a pretty great concert tonight. Most noticeable on Sunday was his hands-on approach with the group. He really cared about how the band was executing the tunes, more so than some past artists in residence. A couple tweeted observations […]
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Two-time Grammy-nominated jazz musician Dave Douglas is arguably the most prolific and original trumpeter-composer of his generation, and he’s performing with VCU Jazz Orchestra I on Tuesday.
Each semester, VCU Music’s concert schedule is unique, but it just so happens that this semester, two trumpeters — Rex Richardson and Dave Douglas — are the highlights and the performers of absolute must-see concerts.
If your goal is to complete your Dave Douglas album collection before his visit to VCU in April, now’s the time to check out his label’s website. Greenleaf Music is choosing a different album every day to sell for the discounted rate of $7 for the CD, $6 for the FLACs, and $5 for the MP3s. […]
At this evening’s VCU Jazz Orchestra I concert, Director of Jazz Studios Antonio Garcia announced that trumpeter Dave Douglas would be in residency with VCU Jazz in April 2010. Some of Douglas’s recent releases include A Single Sky, which features arrangements by Jim McNeely and the performance of Douglas with the Frankfurt Radio Bigband, and […]