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Jazz Night at The Southern returns for it's second year, as all your favorite area musicians play in new groupings to benefit the Charlottesville Jazz Society.
5:30 to 9:30 pm
spotlighting the next wave of jazz talent, performers include:
Peter Richardson's Alegria Latin Combo;
The Charlottesville Allstar Guitar Sextet;
Alderson, Jospe, Owens, Larrabee and Taylor;
CHARST! ; The Erin Lunsford Group featuring Charles Owens and John D'earth; and
Jim Wray's FUSE with Darrell Rose and Steve Michael Smith.
Didgeridoo and Asian reed master Bill Cole returns to Charlottesville with a new group featuring UVA grad Lisa Mezzacappa on bass, Ras Moshe (roz moshay) on sax, and Lisette Santiago on percussion and theramin. 8 pm
The great New York City-based guitarist returns with his organ trio to play the music of John Coltrane at 8 pm.
The group will perform again the next night, playing standards and originals from their new cd.
Co sponsored by Charlottesville Jazz Society and Escafe.
at 8 p.m. National comedian Antoine Scott and jazz legend John D'earth (The John D'earth Cohort) will heat up the stage of the V.Earl Dickinson Main Stage. John D'earth and his band will hit the stage for two alternating sets as well as the hilarious Antoine Scott as seen on Showtime at the Apollo, Bill Bellamy's "Who Got Jokes" and more.
Tickets are only $20 for gen. admission or $15 for students with valid id & groups 20 or more (student and group tix avail by emailing email@example.com). General tickets may be picked up at: Sidetracks Music (Water Street), Plan 9 Music (Seminole Shopping Center 29N) and Payne's Beauty Supply (Cherry Ave). For more info visit unitednationsofcomedy.com/
7:30 in Camp Concert Hall
NEA Jazz Master, renowned Grammy Award-winning saxophonist and Tony Award-nominated composer Branford Marsalis is among the most revered instrumentalists of his time. Having cut his teeth in Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers and his brother Wynton’s quartet, Marsalis has become one of jazz’s most forward-thinking, innovative, and prolific practitioners. - See more at: http://modlin.richmond.edu/events/modlinarts-presents/brandford-marsalis.html#sthash.EImfWqF4.dpuf
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