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Jazz at Rev It Up!

Rev It Up!, a new coffee shop in the Uptown neighborhood on West Main Street, will be hosting weekly jazz in January starting this Friday. Rev It Up! took over the spot that Main Street Java (and before that, Common Cup) vacated when it closed in August. The CMP Group — Marcus Tenney on tenor sax, […]

VCU Jazz Orchestra I stands and delivers

On Thursday evening’s concert at the Singleton Center, the music performed by VCU’s Jazz Orchestra I displayed a varied program consisting of three staples of Ellingtonia along with a cross-section of big band writing. Led by the jovial director Antonio Garcia, the Jazz Orchestra I made the selections look easy.