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2021 Year in Review: A Message from Alchemical Records

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As Alchemical Records prepares to close out 2021, the team would like to extend our thanks to the many artists and creatives who partnered with us to make this year one of our best yet. Despite another challenging year for the music industry and the world at large, DMV artists found innovative ways to channel their energy into inspiring others through music, reminding us that we are not alone in this journey. Join the Alchemical Records team as they reflect on a few of their favorite moments of 2021 (out of many).

Jazz Pianist Chris Grasso Explains ‘Expectations Are the Enemy of Creativity’

D.C. became home for jazz pianist Chris Grasso by happy accident when he was unable to find a job after attending Peabody and graduating from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Grasso serves as music director for Sharón Clark, D.C.’s most in-demand jazz singer, and they have been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and more. Learn more about Grasso’s journey, including why he believes expectations are the enemy of creativity and details on his show this weekend at Mr. Henry’s.