City of Albany Jazz Festival

Saturday, September 10, 2016 |


10 Sep 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Cliff Brucker & Full Circle

Led by drummer, arranger and educator Cliff Brucker, a well-respected Capital Region musician with over 40 years of professional performance under his belt, Full Circle brings together world-class musicians to interpret both classic jazz standards and originals.

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10 Sep 2016 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Jazz Caravan

Jazz Caravan is a guitar-based Capital Region trio offering a cerebral blend of thoughtful covers and original music rooted in west-coast modern and Latin jazz styles, featuring celebrated local musicians Roger Noyes (guitar), Tony Berman (bass) and Jim Ketterer (drums).

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10 Sep 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm

KJ Denhert

KJ Denhert’s special blend of urban folk & jazz has earned her four Independent Music Award nominations, and she was named one of’s top female vocalists. Consistently praised for her pathos, originality and impeccable musicianship, KJ is a one-of-a-kind songwriter, guitarist and performer.

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10 Sep 2016 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Lucky Chops

Redefining what it means to be a brass band, Lucky Chops stormed onto the scene in 2015 with the help of millions of viewers around the globe. These six talented individuals have created a unique sound and energy which has resonated worldwide, launching a career headed toward untold heights.

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10 Sep 2016 7:00pm - 8:30pm

The Ellis Marsalis Quintet

Regarded by many as the premier modern jazz pianist in New Orleans, Ellis Marsalis is a legendary performer, a peerless educator, and the patriarch of one of the most famous musical families in the world - including sons Wynton, Branford, Delfeayo and Jason.

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The City of Albany, NY Office of Special Events & Cultural Affairs plans, produces and co-sponsors an array of fairs, festivals, and concerts promoting art, entertainment and cultural interest for all ages. These special events are 100% underwritten by generous local and national sponsors.


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City of Albany Office of Special Events & Cultural Affairs
Room 402 City Hall
Albany, NY 12207
P: (518) 434.2032

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