April Jazz Appreciation Month Gala – Sunday, 4/19

February 26, 2015


April Jazz Appreciation Month Gala – Co-Sponsored by Music Performance Trust Fund (MPTF)
April 19, 2015, 1 PM – 7:30 PM at Colonie Elks Club
11 Elks Lane, Latham, NY 12110-0756

Local 14 Presents:

1-1:40 PM UAlbany Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dave Hosley (Sponsored by Bill McCann)

1:40-2:00 – Pearl River Trio (Sponsored by Local 14)
2:00-2:45 –  Elizabeth Kasius and Heard (Sponsored by Local 14)
3:00-3:45 – String of Pearls (Sponsored by Local 14)
3:45-4:00 – Awards to 3 Local Jazz writers (Greg Haymes, Jay Hunter & Tom Pierce)
4:00-4:45 – Theresa Broadwell Quintet (Sponsored by Local 14)

5-7:30 PM (two sets) Akiko Quartet led by Akiko on Hammond organ; Akiko, first choice organist for the Lou Donaldson Quartet, has toured the world with Donaldson for many years.  Akiko brings a top notch front line of Joe Magnarelli on trumpet and Myron Walden on sax, and Rudy Petschauer, drums. (Sponsored by Bill McCann/SUNY Albany – in celebration of 30th anniversary of Bill’s “Saturday Morning Edition of Jazz” show on WCDB 90.9)

Concerts presented by Albany Musicians’ Association, Inc. (AFM Local 14) are free and open to the public.