Keith Pray Quartet

Saxophonist and composer Keith Pray is a native of upstate New York who returned to the Capital Region in 2006 after a lengthy tenure in New York City. He performs regularly with the Keith Pray Quartet, the Soul Jazz Revival and the Big Soul Ensemble and freelances in many other groups in the area. Pray taught saxophone at SUNY Oneonta, arranging and jazz history at Schenectady County Community College and is currently the director of Proctor’s Theater Summer Jazz Institute and teaches instrumental music in the Schenectady City School District. He has shared the stage with hundreds of gifted musicians including: Paul Anka, Benny Golson, The Temptations, Ray Vega, David “Fathead” Newman, Lew Soloff, Mark Vinci, Ralph Lalama and Jerry Weldon. Pray’s unique style and talent has allowed him to perform and record across the spectrum of today’s music including performances on ABC’s Good Morning America and The View, Food Network’s Food Nation, The Newport Jazz Festival, Albany’s Riverfront Jazz Festival, The Kingston Jazz Festival, 103.1 Smooth Jazz Festival, Albany’s Tulip Festival, Lark Festival, Fleet Blues Festival and Schenectady’s A Place for Jazz.

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Aug 07 - 08 2021


9:00 pm - 1:00 am


9 Maple Ave.
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