LIVE: Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival @ Jennings Landing, 9/9/17

October 25th, 2017, 4:00 pm by Greg
Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah

Photographs by Andrzej Pilarczyk

After being relocated to Washington Park last year due to Corning Preserve renovations, the annual Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival returned to the riverfront last month with a free, day-long line-up headlined by forward-thinking trumpeter Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah and his ensemble.

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Also featured at Jennings Landing for the fest were world-jazz vocalist Somi (who was one of the surprise hits of Albany’s 2010 fest) and three Local 518 jazz favorites РMichael Benedict & Bopitude, the Piggly Wigglies and the Jecco Trio.

UPCOMING: Led by trombonist Bryan Brundige, the Piggly Wigglies will celebrate the release of their debut CD with a performance at the Woman’s Club of Albany on Saturday, November 11.

The Piggly Wigglies

The Piggly Wigglies

The Piggly Wigglies

The Piggly Wigglies

Somi

Somi

The Jecco Trio

The Jecco Trio

Michael Benedict & Bopitude

Michael Benedict & Bopitude

One thought on “LIVE: Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival @ Jennings Landing, 9/9/17”

  1. Rudy says:

    Nice lead in photo Andrzej.

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