"In a perfect pop world, or one even remotely like it, the Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet would never suffer the indignities referenced on its new album, "Hustlin' for a Gig." Clubs would clamor to book groups half as talented without hesitation and the airwaves would resonate with rich, ingeniously arranged harmonies."- Mike Joyce, The Washington Post


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Nov. 2

Carlyle Club
Alexandria, VA
6:30 PM
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UVJQ performs at this beautiful 1930's supper club. Enjoy fine dining and a great stage show!

Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet will soon release a new CD with Alto Sax Legend Richie Cole. Stay tuned!

Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet and Richie Cole

Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet has joined forces with legendary alto saxophonist Richie Cole. Richie and UVJQ share a passion for jazz harmonies and a love of songwriting, and they have put their distinctive signatures on their collective works. Their new CD, "Vocal Madness", will be released November! Watch this site for announcements, and enjoy these video samples of the new recording!

Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet in Nantes, France

UVJQ with the Cote Ouest Big Band in Nantes, France (Nov. 2012)

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Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet hits #18 on the BillBoard Top 25 Jazz Chart in 2012!

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