RNCM Brass Band Festival

"A festival of repertoire" will feature major performances encompassing different stylistic genres and time frames. Peter Graham’s  ‘Master of Suspense’, commissioned by US trumpet virtuoso Rex Richardson, will be given a world premiere when he returns as guest soloist with the Black Dyke Band. The Saturday evening gala concert takes place on January 29, 2022.
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Symphony Pops Series concert

Guest artist Rex Richardson and the Richmond Symphony Orchestra
salute the smooth, seductive sound of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn.
Enjoy a night of jazz standards along with the exciting debut of a new work composed by Trey Pollard of Richmond’s Spacebomb Records.

April 23rd, 2022 - 8:00 pm
Dominion Energy Center
600 East Grace Street, Richmond, VA

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Lessons from Jazz: What Improvisation Can Teach Us About Learning, Mastery, and Innovation

This lecture will discuss the complicated, years-long process of gaining mastery in the highly structured medium of jazz and explore ways in which jazz improvisation can lend to a broader understanding of learning, achieving mastery, and becoming an innovator.

Event to be held in person and online.
VCUarts Faculty Lecture Series, October 5, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm, VCU Institute for Contemporary Art

New publications


Sheet music "Three Etudes for Solo Trumpet" and
"Phrygian Phantasy for 6 Trumpets" 
now available at Editions Bim!


DownBeat Magazine 2020

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