LIVE: The Terell Stafford Quintet @ Skidmore’s Zankel Music Center, 6/27/17
Photographs by Rudy Lu, Glenn Kaplowitz
Didn’t get enough jazz last weekend at Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival? No problem. The Skidmore Summer Jazz Institute Concert Series is here to remedy that situation.
Kicking off the series earlier this week was the terrific trumpeter Terell Stafford and his quintet – featuring Tim Warfield (tenor saxophone), Bruce Barth (piano), David Wong (bass) and Billy Williams (drums) – in concert at Skidmore College’s Zankel Music Center.
And there’s lots more jazz on tap at the Zankel. Here’s the schedule for the remainder of the 2017 series during the upcoming week:
Tonight (June 29), 8pm: Skidmore Jazz All-Stars
$8; $5 seniors; students & children FREE
Featuring Jon Faddis, Jimmy Greene, Michael Dease, Bill Cunliffe, Vic Juris, Rufus Reid, Dennis Mackrel
Friday (June 30), 1pm: Skidmore Jazz Institute Participants
The performance is also livestreaming at https://livestream.com/accounts/2689920
Wednesday (July 5), 8pm: Skidmore Jazz All-Stars
$8; $5 seniors; students & children free
Featuring Brandon Lee, Dick Oatts, Michael Dease, Bill Cunliffe, Peter Bernstein, David Wong, John Riley
Thursday, July 6, 8pm: Jon Batiste & Stay Human
Bandleader on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and former Jazz Institute participant, pianist-vocalist Jon Batiste and his band play a special benefit concert for the Skidmore McCormack Jazz Scholarship Fund.
Friday, July 7, 1pm: Skidmore Jazz Institute Participants
This performance is also livestreaming at https://livestream.com/accounts/2689920