MUSIC: The New Gary Burton Quartet @ the College of St. Rose’s Massry Center, Albany. In support of his new album, Guided Tour, the jazz vibraphone master brings his 70th birthday tour and his stellar band – bassist Scott Colley, drummer Antonio Sanchez and guitarist Julian Lage – into St. Rose, following a sparkling performance earlier this month at the Jazz at the Lake festival in Lake George. With Bopitude featuring Gary Smulyan. 7:30pm. $30; $15 students.
MUSIC/WORKSHOP: Matt Durfee & Music Matters @ the Albany Public Library, Albany. Singer-songwriter-guitarist Durfee offers a free concert prior to the Music Matters Guitar Workshop taught by Tor Loney and Ben Himmelfarb. 6pm music; 7pm workshop. FREE. GO HERE for more info…
MUSIC: Carolee Carmello @ UAlbany’s Performing Arts Center, Albany. The Nippertown native, UAlbany alum and three-time Tony nominee returns to campus for a homecoming concert of standards and songs from her illustrious Broadway career. 7:30pm. $20; $15 students & seniors.
TALK/FILM: “How a Sausage Dog Works” @ EMPAC at RPI, Troy. Curator Ewa Borysiewicz screens and discusses the work of Polish avant-garde filmmaker Julian Józef Antoniszczak (1941-1987), who created animated films by scratching images directly onto the film. His work is commonly associated with naïve, trashy fables and harmless humoresque, but Borysiewicz reveals a hidden political dimension in the filmmaker’s work. 6pm. FREE.