Somewhere between Bon Iver’s newest record, their sold out show at The National and trombonist Reggie Pace joining the band, Richmond discovered and fell in love with Justin Vernon’s music. While many in Richmond are familiar with Bon Iver, fewer are familiar with Megafaun. That is about to change. Now based in Durham, North Carolina, […]
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Wednesday night, a large crowd gathered at Balliceaux to see the Toby Whitaker Big Band and Smalltown as part of the Spacebomb concert series. The bands did not disappoint.
A cast of old and new faces, The First Letter offers a new perspective on UTV.chamber’s music.
Maybe it was the HopSlam, or maybe it was The Camel’s free weekly jazz series catching on. Either way, both UTV.Chamber and Scott Clark 4-tet had great audiences to play for on Tuesday night.
Last night at The Camel, Trio of Justice and Marcus Tenney Trio continued the venue’s weekly jazz series to an enthusiastic crowd. Even trombonist Sam Savage was there to share in the magic, and we got audio from the whole night.
Bass trombonist, composer, and creative spirit Reggie Chapman has been a fixture in the Richmond music community since 2004. Now with his band UTV and his unique and cozy music series at The Black Hand, he’s making a new mark.
With every album, every tour, every sold out show, and every Thursday night rehearsal, No BS! Brass is finding their sound, and they might be the closest they’ve ever been on that search.
Richmond’s favorite brass band entered their resident studio this past weekend to record for their next album. The large group of brass players plus lone reedsman and drummer that make up No BS Brass got down to business at the eccentric and popular Minimum Wage studio.
The other day, I ambushed Trio of Justice (formerly R2DToo), a relatively new band comprised of Reggie Pace, Reginald Chapman, and Devonne Harris, after one of their rehearsals. In an exclusive video interview, they all speak with the same humor, spontaneity and sophistication that inspire their music.
Alan Parker 5, Jason Scott 5, and Trio of Justice transformed Monday night with all new music. There’s a theory going around that Wednesday is the new Saturday in Richmond. Does that make Monday the new Wednesday?