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Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival

Saturday, September 09, 2017 |

Schedule

9 Sep 2017 1:00-2:00
THE JECCO TRIO

THE JECCO TRIO

JECCO is the core unit – Jeff Nania on saxophone and Lecco Morris on keyboard – of a jazz, funk and originals fusion trio.

 Jennings Landing

9 Sep 2017 2:30-3:30

THE PIGGLY WIGGLIES

The Piggly Wigglies formed in 2015 with the mission of getting peoples' feet movin' and groovin'. The band touches upon classics and not-so classics from the early 1900s to the 1940s. They focus on the swing dance community!

 Official Website     Jennings Landing

9 Sep 2017 4:00-5:00
MICHAEL BENEDICT & BOPITUDE

MICHAEL BENEDICT & BOPITUDE

BOPITUDE revisits the most memorable tunes of the Hard Bop era while bringing back to life some more obscure treasures from the past. Michael Benedict & Bopitude features the leader on drums, Wayne Hawkins on piano, Dave Fisk on tenor saxophone, Dylan Canterbury on trumpet and Pete Toigo on bass. Mi

 Official Website     Jennings Landing

9 Sep 2017 5:30-6:30pm
SOMI

SOMI

Born in Illinois to immigrants from Rwanda and Uganda, the African and Jazz legacies are always crucial to her sound. SOMI is often referred to as a modern-day Miriam Makeba, Billboard exclaims that she’s “all elegance and awe…utterly captivating.”

 Official Website     Jennings Landing

9 Sep 2017 7:00-8:30PM
CHRISTIAN SCOTT ATUNDE ADJUAH

CHRISTIAN SCOTT ATUNDE ADJUAH

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah is a two-time Edison Award winning (2010 and 2012) and Grammy Award nominated trumpeter, composer, producer and music executive. Christian has worked with McCoy Tyner, Prince, Mos Def (Yasin Bey), Thom Yorke and Solange Knowles, among other notable talents.

 Official Website     Jennings Landing

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The City of Albany, NY Office of 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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