FREE FEST: Wall Street Jazz Festival @ Kingston’s Wall Street on Saturday

September 1st, 2015, 11:00 am by Greg
Ingrid Jensen

Ingrid Jensen

Photograph by Kirsten Ferguson

The 12th annual Wall Street Jazz Festival takes over the corner of Wall and North Front streets in Kingston on Saturday (September 5) for an evening-long outdoor celebration of jazz beginning at 6pm.

In case of inclement weather, the free music fest will move indoors to the BSP Lounge in Kingston.

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Here’s the schedule of bands performing at the 2015 Wall Street Jazz Festival:

6pm: The Jaki Byard Project featuring flutist Jamie Baum
7pm: The Dena DeRose Trio
8pm: The Ingrid & Christine Jensen Quintet
9pm: Estrella Salsa featuring Su Terry, Suzi Stern, Claire Daly, Ingrid & Christine Jensen, Peggy Stern, Lew Scott and Peter O’Brien

The fest will actually kick off with a ticketed “The Art of the Duo” concert at 8pm on Friday (September 4) at the Old Dutch Church in Kingston. The concert features the duo of veteran jazz vocalist Sheila Jordan & bassist Cameron Brown, along with Su Terry (clarinet, sax) & Peggy Stern (piano) and Teri Roiger (vocals) & John Menegon (bass). Suggested donation for the Friday evening concert is $15 at the door.

ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FESTIVALS FOR 2015:
Pearlpalooza @ North Pearl Street, Albany, 9/12/15, FREE
Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival @ Jennings Landing, Albany, 9/12/15, FREE
Hispanic Heritage Celebration @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, 9/12/15, FREE
The Plaza at 50 Festival @ the Empire State Plaza, Albany, 9/16/15, FREE
FreshGrass @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 9/18-20/15
American Music Festival for the Lake @ Wood Park, Lake George, 9/26-27/15
Bridge Jazz Festival @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall (Troy) and Massry Center for the Arts (Albany, 2/26&27/16