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Robert Jospe Express Trio, Ix Lounge, Feb. 5, 8-10 PM

We would love to see you at the Ix Lounge (located in the Ix Art Park) this Friday! Our show is from 8-10 PM. Butch Taylor and Dane Alderson! Free and open to all! 522 2nd St SE, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902

Once you’ve walked the walk, mix at IX … with a First Fridays Finish. This is how we celebrate the arts in Charlottesville. (And it’s free.)

WTJU, the Charlottesville Jazz Society and the IX Art Park are proud to announce the official opening of the IX Lounge, February 5th (February’s First Friday), featuring a live performance by the Express Trio, led by local jazz drumming legend Robert Jospé.

Also, catch the last two gallery stops on the art walk. An installation by Bolanle Adeboye in the IXhibit (the former Al Hamraa space). And, in the GallerIX across the park (in the Dream Big warehouse), Sharon Zarambo will be exhibiting a collection of her acclaimed totemic art. Powerful work.

Culture lovers can sample a buffet of snacks courtesy of Relay Foods. Champion Brewing Co. craft beers will be at the bar (featured flavors: Missile IPA, Shower Beer Pils, Killer Kolsch and Black Me Stout). Plus, Potter’s Craft Cider, brewed fresh in Free Union.

And bring your check book … gotta get some art on your walls! See you at the show. Bring a crowd. It’s a party.

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Inner Rhythm Sextet, Tues. Jan. 26, Forbes Center, Harrisonburg, VA, 8:00 Pm

Bitches Brew – A Tribute to Miles Davis and Fusion Jazz
with Robert Jospé and the Inner Rhythm Sextet
Tuesday, January 26 @ 8 pm
CONCERT HALL
http://www.jmu.edu/forbescenter/events/2016/01/26-bitches-brew.shtml
Our concert features trumpeter John D’earth (who played in Davis’ last concert in 1991) and Jeff Decker on saxophones backed by a group that includes the twin keyboards of music faculty member Bob Hallahan and JMU alum Butch Taylor (formerly with the Dave Matthews Band) and Rusty Farmer on bass. The program includes selections from Miles Davis’ revolutionary million-plus-selling album, Bitches Brew, which helped introduce rock and funk influences to jazz in the late 1960s, as well as other compositions from the fusion era by important Davis sidemen such as Joe Zawinul and Herbie Hancock.