Archives: dean christesen

Amazing May

Photo by Lauren Serpa. Cameron Ralston (bass) is a member of Ombak, Fight the Big Bull and Glows in the Dark in addition to other groups. In December RVAJazz always recaps the events of the previous year. This May, so much awesome stuff has happened that it is worth looking back now. Goodbye Dean – […]

Farewell Part 2

This is part two of a two part interview between RVAJazz founder Dean Christesen and his replacement Aaron Williams.


In December of 2007 Dean Christesen created In 2009, RVAJazz joined the RVANews team, Now after three and half years Christesen is saying goodbye to Richmond to study art management at Columbia College in Chicago and passing his duties onto Aaron Williams.

Bryan Hooten Faculty Recital at VCU

copied from press release: Bryan Hooten presents a VCU faculty recital: The Music of Verbatim Bryan Hooten is pleased to announce his faculty jazz trombone recital on Tuesday, September 8th 2009 at 8pm in the Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall inside the Singleton Center for the Performing Arts at 922 Park Avenue in Richmond, VA. The […]

Adam Caine Trio at The Camel, Monday

from brooklyn: ADAM CAINE TRIO from richmond: VERBATIM (bryan hooten + dean christesen) at THE CAMEL MONDAY, APRIL 6, 8PM$5 all ages1621 W. Broad St., Richmond, VA ABOUT ADAM CAINEAdam Caine is a guitarist, improvisor and composer. Adam fronts the Adam Caine Trio with Tom Blancarte and John Wagner and the Adam Caine Quartet […]