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Port of Albany's Riverfront Jazz Festival
Saturday, September 8, 2012 | 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Albany Riverfront Park Amphitheatre at the Corning Preserve
Rain location: Palace Theatre
SCHEDULE | DIRECTIONS | PHOTOS | DOWNTOWN ALBANY JAZZ FEST COMPETITION
Featuring performances by:
THE MOSAIC PROJECT | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
featuring Terri Lyne Carrington, Nona Hendryx & Gretchen Parlato
An all-female, all-star ensemble. 2012 Grammy winners for Best Vocal Jazz Recording.
CHARLIE HUNTER | 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Innovative guitarist and bandleader.
DELFEAYO MARSALIS | 4:00pm - 5:00pm
One of the top trombonists, composers & producers in jazz today.
PEDRITO MARTINEZ GROUP | 2:30pm - 3:30pm
featuring Araicne Trujillo
An electric mix of Afro-Cuban rumba, funk & jazz.
WAY DOWN | 1:15pm - 2:00pm
A powerful trio of Albany musicians pushing the bounds of modern jazz fusion.
WINNER OF THE DOWNTOWN ALBANY JAZZ FEST COMPETITION | 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Local jazz groups perform at venues thorughout Downtown Albany Friday, Sept. 7 from 5-9pm. Vote for your favorite to open Jazz Fest!
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For over a decade, the Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival has featured a “who’s who” of jazz greats, critically acclaimed up-and-coming artists and local favorites at one of the area’s most spectacular venues. Kids' activities, great food and a fireworks show make the Jazz Festival an event for all ages- and admission is still free!
Admission to the Jazz Festival is FREE. For more information, call (518) 434-2032.
Presented without cost to taxpayers by generous event sponsors
A Place for Jazz
Albany Parking Authority
Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services
Need a place to stay in Albany? Check out specials from Holiday Inn Express Downtown, official hotel of the Jazz Festival!
This event is produced with the help of community volunteers. Please contact us to be a part of this great experience: (518) 434-5411 or email the volunteer coordinator.
Special ground rules in effect: No glass containers of any kind, animals or pets (excludes ADA defined service animals). Any type of recording of the performance or presentation is prohibited without prior written consent. All attendees should be prepared to present age identification at any time if they intend to consume alcohol. Security personnel reserve the right to inspect any bag, container or package and confiscate any prohibited or illegal items.