Posts Tagged ‘David Calarco’

Real Good for Free: Tribute to Nick Brignola, 9/24/11

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Nick Brignola

Nick Brignola

The third annual International Festival will be held at the Hill Street Market Place (on Hill Street between Washington and Liberty streets) in Troy from 11am-sundown on Saturday (September 24), and one of the sure-to-be highlights of the fest with be a special tribute to the late, great Nick Brignola, the Troy native and jazz baritone sax master who passed away in 2002.

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the birth of Brignola, and in his honor, an all-star jazz quartet – featuring drummer David Calarco, guitarist Chuck D’Aloia, bassist Otto Gardner and former Brignola student and saxman Brian Patneaude – will play a special concert at the fest at 5pm.

Admission is free.

MORE REAL GOOD FOR FREE SHOWS, 2011:

PearlPalooza @ North Pearl Street, Albany (Saturday, September 24)
Live at the Bearsville Theater @ the Bearsville Theater, Woodstock (8pm on Mondays)
Music @ Noon @ the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy (12noon on Tuesdays)
September in the City @ Tricentennial Park, Albany (11:30am on Wednesdays)
Frequency North Reading Series @ the College of Saint Rose, Albany (various days)

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LIVE: David Calarco’s Jazz Conclave @ Justin’s, 5/14/10

Friday, May 21st, 2010

Ralph Bowen and David Calarco

Ralph Bowen and David Calarco


Drum master David Calarco has been bringing stellar jazz talent into Justin’s for more than 25 years. In the late 1980s and throughout the 1990s, many international jazz stars – Tom Harrell, Danilo Perez, Jerry Bergonzi and Joe Magnarelli, among others – graced the club’s intimate stage with Calarco under the band name Jazz Caucus.

Now under the moniker of David Calarco’s Jazz Conclave, a whole new round of jazz stars and up-and-comers have been joining Calarco once a month for an evening of impassioned jazz at Justin’s.

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LIVE: David Calarco’s Jazz Conclave feat. Ron Petrides @ Justin’s, 3/5/10

Friday, March 12th, 2010

David Calarco

David Calarco


Last Friday night one of the area’s premier jazz clubs was converted into a makeshift recording studio – complete with a Grammy-winning sound engineer behind the huge mixing board that straddled at least two tables at Justin’s Savoy Room.

Bandleader David Calarco sat patiently behind the drum kit, holding his sticks and eager to launch into the first number. Recording engineer Malcolm Cecil and the two video camera operators were exchanging last minute words with session-leader Ron Petrides, his electric hollow-body guitar hanging around his neck. The third member of the ensemble John Menegon stood nearby holding his upright acoustic bass and listening intently.

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