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Founders Day Scholarship Gala

Regina Belle

RaJazz and RaJazz Unplugged are two of Hampton Roads most popular bands. RaJazz is the group for your corporate events, wedding receptions and private parties. RaJazz Unplugged is great for smooth jazz concerts and events that require jazz and dancing.

RaJazz and Unplugged are musical groups comprised of six superb Virginian performing artists who have captivated audiences of all ages and tastes with a savory mix of smooth jazz and R & B. RaJazz members are a Rogers Brown, leader and keyboardist; Stephanie Sanders, saxophonist; Tracy Spence, bass guitar; Shanna Gaines, vocalist; Billy Springs, vocalist; and Chris Whitaker, drummer and vocalist. RaJazz Unplugged members are Rogers Brown, leader and keyboardist; Stephanie Sanders, saxophonist, Tracy Spence, bass guitar; Brian Sullivan, drums; Brandon Barbee, trumpet; Lonnie Dixon, guitar; and Ahisa Henry, vocalist.

RaJazz Unplugged performed at the Norfolk Town Point Jazz Festival and the American Music Festival in Virginia Beach. They opened for Najee in summer 2010 at the Virginia Beach Sandler Center for Performing Arts and for Boyz II Men at the American Music Festival in 2009 in Virginia Beach. The group also opened for Zapp during summer 2010 at Afrikan Festival in Hampton, Virginia. A band of great popularity, RaJazz has performed several times at the Bayou Classic in New Orleans, Louisiana.