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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.

Dave Douglas VCU residency announced

At this evening’s VCU Jazz Orchestra I concert, Director of Jazz Studios Antonio Garcia announced that trumpeter Dave Douglas would be in residency with VCU Jazz in April 2010. Some of Douglas’s recent releases include A Single Sky, which features arrangements by Jim McNeely and the performance of Douglas with the Frankfurt Radio Bigband, and […]