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LIVE: “A Celebration of the Saxophone in Jazz” @ Proctors’ Robb Alley, 4/15/12

Thursday, May 10th, 2012
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Lee Russo

Review and photographs by Andrzej Pilarczyk

It’s not that other instruments don’t play jazz, but it is the saxophone that almost single-handedly typifies jazz music to the public at large.

This time out the Schenectady Musical Union in partnership with the Schenectady County Initiative Program presented the sixth annual Jazz Appreciation Month concert, “A Celebration of the Saxophone in Jazz,” on a quiet Sunday afternoon at Proctors’ Robb Alley.

Featuring some of the very best and most talented regional saxophonists (and their groups), the event drew more then 300 people during its four-hour run from 3-7pm.

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