Five Firsts: Steve Lambert
NAME: Steve Lambert
1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … Duke Ellington’s “Indigos”
2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … Sonny Rollins at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS … My parents’ spinet piano
4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS … “Take the A Train” for my 5th grade class on trumpet
5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … The Steve Ochshorn Band, a jazz quintet of highschool students
Steve Lambert will bring along his all-star sextet – featuring saxmen Keith Pray and Brian Patneaude, pianist Dave Solazzo, bassist Mike DelPrete and drummer Joe Barna – for the final concert in the A Place for Jazz‘s 2009 concert series at the First Untarian Society’s Whisperdome in Schenectady. The concert, which takes place on Friday (November 6), is the CD release party for Lambert’s new disc, “May,” on the Planet Arts label.