VIRGINIA JAZZ: The Early Years Opening

Johnson’s Happy Pals, Courtesy of RJS Archives

Richmond Jazz Society and The Valentine present VIRGINIA JAZZ: The Early Years. 35 Virginia-based artists who made national and international contributions to the development of jazz from the early 1900s to the mid-1960s are featured in this multimedia exhibition.

Free opening day celebration activities include refreshments and live jazz from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Dominion Energy is the opening day sponsor. Other sponsors include the Cabell Foundation, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, Virginia Commission for the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, Cultureworks Grant Program and the Valentine.