Cynthia Scott with John diMartino Trio
Friday, October 26, 2007
The season kicks off with outstanding jazz vocals from Ms. Scott. She got her start with Ray Charles as a “Raelette” and brings a program of eloquent music associated with Ella Fitzgerald, along with her own special jazz and blues. John diMartino and his famous trio provide not only accompaniment but will open the program with jazz instrumentals. A great evening of pure jazz enjoyment…
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Randy Brecker Ensemble 
Friday, November 30, 2007
The TCC Roper Performing Arts Center will be rocking when Randy Brecker, a 2007 winner of two Grammy Awards brings his band to center stage. Mr. Brecker, the founding member of Blood, Sweat and Tears won two Grammies for “Best Jazz Instrumental Solo” and “Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album.” This award-winning performer brings his jazz show to Norfolk for an unforgettable evening…
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Monty Alexander Trio
Friday, January 18, 2008
Jamaican-born Monty Alexander has been wowing audiences worldwide with his mix of mainstream jazz and Latin influences. Mr. Alexander has been headlining for several years with his own group. His piano playing has been labeled as “pure, happy and intelligent.” A not to be missed concert event…
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Joe Locke Quartet
Friday, February 22, 2008
Joe Locke is regarded by most as the most gifted vibraphonist of his generation.. Mr. Locke has recorded over 20 CD’s. As a jazz leader, he has performed with such lumminaries as Dizzy Gillespie before he was out of high school. Composer, arranger and leader, Locke’s quartet will surely keep you in “good vibes”…
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Special Tribute to Tommy Newsom
Friday, March 28, 2008
An 18-piece Big Band ensemble will take the stage at the Roper to salute this former star of The Tonight Show. The show will be narrated by Tommy’s nephew, Jim. Featured artist will include Chuck Redd, who played with Tommy in many recordings and live sessions. Join us for this special tribute!

For more information, please contact Blake Cullen at 757.623.4141 or send an email to: info@jazzongranby.com