Charles Owens embraces Virginia’s “greasy” sound.
Master Tenor Saxophonist, Charles Owens, sits down on Liner Notes to talk about Virginia’s greasy sound, how we are all improv masters, and how his time at Smalls Jazz Club shaped his path in music.
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Charles Owens Pop-Up Liner Notes (Season 2, Episode 3)
2.3.2) Jason Jenkins and Alan Parker are longtime jazz collaborators that together founded 32 Bar Records. Devonne Harris, aka DJ Harrison, is a solo musician and member of Butcher Brown and the Charles Owens Trio.
See DJ Harrison's Liner Notes Episode: https://www.hearrva.com/post/s1e1-dj-harrison-on-liner-notes
2.3.3) JC Kuhl is a saxophone, flute, and clarinet player that's an active member of several bands and an adjunct professor of jazz saxophone at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU).
2.3.4) Smalls Jazz Club is a venue in New York City known for featuring the best rising jazz talents in the area. They also record and release live albums of some performances through their record label.
2.3.6) Butcher Brown is currently one of the biggest bands in Richmond, making a unique blend of jazz, hip-hop, and everything else under the sun. Charles Owens played with them at their Friday Cheers show on Brown's Island in 2021.
2.3.7) The Charles Owens Quartet - As One
2.3.8) The Charles Owens Quartet - Golden Moments
2.3.9) Adrian Olsen- producer/mixer/engineer owns a studio in Richmond, VA called Montrose Recording and have made many records there.
2.3.10) Charles Owens Quartet: Brian Caputo - Drummer, Daniel Clarke - multi-instrumentalist/songwriter/producer, Andrew Randazzo - bassist/composer
2.3.11) Dolly Parton - Here You Come Again, Led Zeppelin - One, and Journey - Escape
2.3.12) Jessica Camilli/Rapid Eyes was born in Georgetown, DC, received a BFA from James Madison University with a concentration in drawing and painting, and is currently working on painting and illustration in Richmond, Virginia.
See Deau Eyes' Liner Notes Episode: https://www.hearrva.com/post/s1e10-deau-eyes-on-liner-notes
2.3.14) The Charles Owens Quartet - Losing Victory
2.3.15) Nicholas Payton is a Grammy Award-winning multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, composer, producer, arranger, essayist, and social activist. They honor the tradition of what he terms “postmodern New Orleans" music.
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Audio Engineer: Clark Moeller
Guest Services: Max Ross
Photography / Additional Music: Gordy Michael
Graphics: Tyler Blankinship
Intern: Shiloh Tillman
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Production: Tyler Scheerschmidt
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