LIVE: Rachelle Ferrell / Cyrus Chestnut @ Empire State Plaza, 6/15/16

June 28th, 2016, 4:00 pm by Greg
Rachelle Ferrell

Rachelle Ferrell

Photographs by Rudy Lu, Andrzej Pilarczyk

Last summer, Albany’s Alive at Five kicked off its season with Joshua Redman and the Bad Plus. Then earlier this month the Capital Concert Series at Albany’s Empire State Plaza launched its season with the knockout double-bill of Rachelle Ferrell and Cyrus Chestnut with Local 518 combo Out of the Box rounding out the evening.

Could it be that jazz is finally losing its bad reputation?

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After taking a hiatus last week, the Capital Concert Series continues at 5pm Wednesday (June 29) with what they’re calling “Legendary Sons Night” featuring a line-up of second generation musicians including headliner Shooter Jennings (son of the late Waylon Jennings), Devon Allman (son of Gregg Allman) and the Mallett Brothers Band (with the sons of David Mallett). Admission is free.

Cyrus Chestnut

Cyrus Chestnut

Rachelle Ferrell

Rachelle Ferrell

Cyrus Chestnut

Cyrus Chestnut

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