The New Concert Season at St. Rose’s Massry Center

August 3rd, 2011, 10:30 am by Greg
Maceo Parker

Maceo Parker

The upcoming season of Premiere Performance concerts has been announced for the College of St. Rose’s Massry Center in Albany. And there are some great shows on tap, to be sure. In addition to a big batch of classical performances, you’ll find some mighty fine, jazz, junk and pop shows on the calendar as well.

Go here to order tix.

Here’s what the Massry Center’s 2011-2012 concert calendar looks like:

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Maceo Parker
Friday, September 23, 7:30pm
$25
The master funk-jazz sax blaster whose horn was at the heart of classic funk nuggets from James Brown, George Clinton and Bootsy’s Rubber Band tears the roof off the sucker.

Soulive Presents the Beatles
Sunday, October 30, 7:30pm
$25
The groovemeister trio serves up an evening spotlighting the compositions of Lennon and McCartney as they focus on the fab sounds of their latest album, “Rubber Soulive.”

It’s a Jazzy Christmas! A celebration of Vince Guaraldi’s Holiday Jazz Music
Friday, December 2, 7pm
$20; students $10; kids under six free
The Peanut Gallery Jazz Trio offers a special kids’ holiday concert that showcases the tunes of the great composer-pianist Vince Guaraldi. With a milk-and-cookies reception to follow the show.

“Backstage” with Paula Cole
Thursday, February 23, 2012, 7:30pm
$25
An evening of music and conversation (and a Q&Q) with the Grammy Award-winning pop singer-songwriter.

The Ravi Coltrane Quartet
Thursday, March 15, 2012 7:30pm
$25
The acclaimed jazz saxophonist-composer steps into the spotlight with his crack band, who were one of the highlights at last year’s Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival.

Chick Corea
Wednesday, April 4, 2012, 7:30pm
$35
An intimate solo piano performance by the DownBeat Hall of Famer, 16-time Grammy Award-winner and one of the jazz world’s great keyboard virtuosos.

4 thoughts on “The New Concert Season at St. Rose’s Massry Center”

  1. charmboy says:

    Wow, seriously impressive lineup! Massry has really stepped it up!

  2. Great job over there, Sal!

  3. Rudy says:

    Way to go Sal!!!!

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