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Farewell Part 2

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

RVAJazzfest tickets now on sale!

RVAJazzfest tickets are now available online and in person at The Camel!

RVAJazzfest Countdown: Three Weeks!

We’re three very short weeks away from the second annual RVAJazzfest featuring Tim Berne and Ombak and the wheels have been turning behind the scenes to ensure that this a great one.

Announcing: RVAJazzfest 2010

The second RVAJazzfest will feature master saxophonist, composer, and band leader Tim Berne performing with Ombak, as well as Adam Larrabee Trio and Trio of Justice.

RVAjazzfest in Photos, Pt. 3

Finally, the last set of photos from RVAjazzfest. This set was taken by Will Fisher. View the entire album or check out some select photos below. Fight the Big Bull with Steven Bernstein: Boots of Leather, Glows in the Dark:

RVAjazzfest in Photos, Pt. 2

Here are more photos of RVAjazzfest featuring Steven Bernstein. This set was taken by Lindsey Prather, long time contributor, photographer, and go-to girl for RVAjazz. One more set of photos will be up soon. From RVAjazzfest – Lindsey Prather Steven Bernstein fronting Fight the Big Bull Steven Bernstein with Fight the Big Bull Brian Jones […]

Recommended Reading: Post-RVAjazzfest

Glows in the Dark has mp3 downloads of their set from RVAjazzfest on Saturday! Ombak front man Bryan Hooten delivers his first of four essays on RVA News devoted to “exploring music’s relationship with negative space.” This first essay of the “Framing the Void” series (a phrase often used by Hooten to describe his approach […]

RVAjazzfest in Photos, Pt. 1

Thanks to everyone who came to RVAjazzfest last night and made it a success. All three bands were incredible and I was blown away by the enthusiasm that everyone shared. There were a couple of photographers taking photos that will be here on the site in the next week. This first set was taken by […]

RVAjazzfest: Steven Bernstein

Steven Bernstein will perform at RVAjazzfest with Fight the Big Bull on February 21, 2009, 8pm, at The Camel. Boots of Leather and Glows in the Dark open. Tickets are $10, all ages welcome. by Dean Christesen Trumpeter and arranger Steven Bernstein considers himself to be in a fortunate position. He is one of the […]

RVAjazzfest in Style Weekly

Richmond’s premier jazz journalist Peter McElhinney wrote an excellent article in this week’s Style Weekly on RVAjazzfest and Steven Bernstein’s involvement and biography. Pick up a Style Weekly around Richmond, or read the article online here: Brass Ball: Jazz great Steven Bernstein reunites with Richmond friends for the first RVAjazzfest.