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Sunday, Sept. 17 Special benefit concert by The Mingus Awareness Project Brooks Hall, UVA 5-7PM!

WTJU and The Charlottesville Jazz Society, present a special benefit concert by The Mingus Awareness Project.

Participating musicians for this concert include an all-star array of some of Virginia’s finest jazz talent. This Project is spear-headed by Richmond based drummer and composer Brian Jones. He has put together various combinations of players including a unique guitar duo with Adam Larrabee and Jamal Milner. Saxophonist Charles Owens, trumpeter John D’earth, drummer Robert Jospe, pianist Butch Taylor and saxophonist JC Kuhl will also perform duo, trio and quartet sets. Proceeds from the concert will go to ALS support groups.

Express Quartet, Sat. Sept. 16 Henry Street Festival, Roanoke, VA 4-5 PM!

Express Quartet with Butch Taylor on keys, Jonah Kane West on B3 organ, and Randy Johnston on guitar at the Henry St. Festival in Elmwood Park, Roanoke  this Sat. from 4-5PM!

28th Annual Henry Street Festival

Randy Johnston Quartet, Friday Sept. 15, C’ville Coffee, 7-9 PM

I’m thrilled to be playing with this band!

Randy Johnston all star quartet featuring Bobby Read on saxophone, Jonah Kane-West on organ, and Robert Jospe on drums as well as Randy on guitar and vocals playing a mixture of jazzy and funky material with a bluesy attitude!