Category: Press


A special concert with the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura Nov. 15

JAMinc board member Samson Trinh, who is a music educator at the Steward School, is excited to announce that The Steward School will host The Recycled Orchestra of Cateura for a city-wide performance at The Carpenter Theater on Thursday, Nov….

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The 2018 Scott Street Five String Finals

The Scott Street Five String Finals

JAMinc hosted The Scott Street Five String Finals at the 2018 Richmond Folk Festival.

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So long, Songbird

Boat called Songbird

Robbin Thompson lost his 15-year fight with cancer late Friday night. He was at home with family and friends. Virginia – and the world really – lost too. He endured many lengthy treatments, with devious side effects, but rarely if ever complained. By all accounts, he faced his illness with courage and his well-known sense of humor. In a newsletter this year he talked about the battle and his decision to take another shot at beating cancer.

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Support JAMinc through AmazonSmile!

We are happy to announce that supporting JAMinc is just an easy click away! We have partnered with AmazonSmile to help raise money to support our mission. Please go to https://smile.amazon.com/ch/54-2050825 and .5% of all eligible Amazon purchases will come back to JAMinc. Happy Shopping!

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W. Scott Street 1944-2015

W. Scott Street

All of us at JAMinc mourn the loss of our fellow board member and dear friend Scott Street, who died February 1st after a brief but brave fight with a rare cancer. As an attorney, lover and supporter of music and dedicated banjo player, Scott has been an important part of JAMinc’s mission since its inception and we will sorely miss his wise counsel, warm smile and abiding love of the five-string.

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Jammin’ on the James Summer Wrap-up

Since JAMinc’s Studio A concert series at In Your Ear Music and Recording takes the summer off, we felt it was a great fit to partner with the Wilton House Museum’s monthly “Jammin’ on the James” events in Richmond’s Westhampton neighborhood.

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Tune in to 88.9 WCVE for live coverage of Richmond Folk Festival and more!

88.9 WCVE Richmond Public Radio will be broadcasting live from the Altria main stage at the 10th anniversary edition of the Richmond Folk Festival the weekend of October 10-12. The following Saturday, October 18th at 1pm, WCVE will air the first of seven brand new programs in JAMinc’s In Your Ear live performance radio show, produced and hosted by board member Tim Timberlake.

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Jammin’ on the James Concert Series

JAMinc is co-sponsor of this summer’s Jammin’ on the James Concert Series held at the beautiful and historic Wilton House in Windsor Farms. This year’s lineup features Andy Vaughan & Driveline on June 14, the Tom Cunningham Orchestra on July 12, and Susan Greenbaum on August 9th.

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JAMinc Continues Partnership with Richmond Folk Festival

For the past eight years, JAMinc and the Richmond Folk Festival have partnered to bring internationally recognized folk musicians into Richmond schools to perform for students. This partnership has enabled over 23,000 students to be exposed to a diverse array of folk music rooted in cultural traditions from across the globe.

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JAMinc Brings Celtic Fiddlers to Town

Kevin Burke and John Carty, two world-renowned Celtic fiddlers, will be in town on Thursday, playing at In Your Ear studios, as well as making appearances at two local schools. Their performance is part of a series held by the nonprofit JAMinc, which puts on one concert a month, excluding the summer months, featuring a variety of music from jazz to bluegrass.

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