Archives: jason jenkins

Stablemates: A new record label brings Richmond’s jazz players together

Over the course of the summer, two long-time members of Richmond’s music scene have worked closely to build an independent record label, 32 Bar Records.

Jason Jenkins Group – Scenic Roots

Released less than a year after his last, Scenic Roots is the new album from bassist Jason Jenkins and it features some of his favorite Virginian musicians.

The Jason Jenkins Group – Synchronicity (2009)

Bassist Jason Jenkins’s newest album is a treasure trove for jazz heavies and an accessible intro to modern swinging jazz for the layman.

Sights from the 2nd Street Festival

The Jackson Ward community came alive this weekend with the 18th annual 2nd Street Festival. The festival kicked off on Friday night with a dance party featuring Johnny Houston & The Legends, but it wasn’t until Saturday that all four performance stages would show some of Richmond’s best musicians. From 2nd Street Festival I started […]