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VCU's Jazz Faculty Quartet--saxophonist Skip Gailes, pianist Bob Hallahan, bassist Victor Dvoskin, and drummer Howard Curtis--joined by singer René Marie and violinist Joe Kennedy, Jr., gave what amounted to a clinic in improvisation to the tune of a blues shuffle.... She and Gailes exploited resonations and silences as skillfully as they did tones.
     --Richmond Times-Dispatch
       (photo by Eric Norbom)

Steve Lacy presents one of his first U.S. performances upon returning from a 30-year stay in Paris.
(photo by Eric Norbom)

The VCU Jazz Orchestra I performs at the Singleton Center.
(photo by Eric Norbom)

The night's performances met with standing ovations from the packed house.
(photo by Eric Norbom)

Director of Jazz Studies Antonio García, Richmond Jazz Society President Robert Payne, School of the Arts Dean Richard Toscan, Department of Music Chair John Guthmiller, and VCU President Eugene Trani celebrate the naming of the W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts.
(photo by Eric Norbom)

W.E. Singleton salutes the capacity crowd at the Center that now bears his name.
(photo by Eric Norbom)



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