Presented by the Virginia Arts Festival and Seven Venues
October 4-6, 2013
October 4th @ 8pm
Attucks Theatre Jazz Club
Hear honey-voiced jazz singer Carla Cook with John Toomey Trio in the intimate Attucks Jazz Club and discover “a mad-loose straight ahead jazz diva with a gospel soul, big band heart, classical cool and improvisational hot” (JazzTimes).
Abyssinian: A Gospel Celebration with WYNTON MARSALIS
October 5th @ 8pm
featuring JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA with WYNTON MARSALIS and CHORALE LE CHATEAU, conducted by DAMIEN SNEED
Jazz legend Wynton Marsalis makes a joyful noise with his world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and the 70-voice gospel choir Chorale Le Chateau, performing Marsalis’s roof-raising Abyssinian Mass, a spectacular celebration of the 200th anniversary of Harlem’s legendary Abyssinian Baptist Church.
Roy Muth Big Band with special guest René Marie
October 6th @ 3pm
The Attucks main stage swings with the sound of the Roy Muth Big Band with special guest René Marie, summoning the great ghosts of Attucks’ past, from Cab Calloway to Ella Fitzgerald and more!
Plan: A Gospel Jazz Celebration Itinerary