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Richmond Jazz Society presents The Free Bridge Quintet, Capital Ale House, Richmond , VA April 9, 7-8:30 PM!

RJS Presents…

Tuesday, April 9


Free Bridge Quintet is the faculty Jazz quintet of the University of Virginia – McIntire Department of Music. Founded in 1997, it features Jeff Decker (saxophones), John D’earth (trumpet and flugelhorn), Robert Jospé (drums), Peter Spaar (bass), and Butch Taylor (piano).

The quintet has been a staple of the Central Virginia Jazz scene for two decades. Its members are internationally recognized Jazz performers and recording artists.

Capital Ale House Downtown Music Hall
623 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Doors open at 6pm – Show Time: 7pm

General Admission: $20 / Students (with valid ID): $15

All Sales Final – No Refunds
Purchase 4 or more tickets to reserve a table in your name!

Free Bridge Quintet Spring Concert “A Centennial Tribute to Nat King Cole” March 30, 2019 – 8:00pm Old Cabell Hall

On Saturday March 30th, the Free Bridge Quintet will perform a concert honoring the musical legacy of jazz pianist and vocalist Nat King Cole who, had he lived, would turn 100 years old on St. Patrick’s Day. Jeff Decker on saxophones, John D’earth on trumpet and flugelhorn. Butch Taylor on piano, Peter Spaar on bass.

Tickets are $15 General, $13 for UVA Faculty & Staff, $5 for Students and Free for UVA Students who reserve in advance. Tickets can be purchased at the Arts Box Office at or by calling 434.924.3376.