The Richmond jazz scene is all about bands. While the Compass Rose Orchestra has been around for a few years, they are gaining momentum and are quickly becoming one of the premier original music groups in Richmond.
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Presenting the next generation. This week on Listening Back, we hear from Lucas Fritz Quintet and Old Soul, two student-led groups with big ideas.
Looking into an audience of mostly musicians between tunes on a Monday night in December, guitarist Alan Parker quipped something to the effect of “Welcome to the RVA jazz musician’s summit.” It was a pretty accurate assessment: like that one, some shows just turn out to be musician hangs with nary a casual non-musician observer […]