It’s gonna be one seriously wailin’ night at 8pm Friday (May 15) when the Van Dyck All-Star Sax Summit takes over Schenectady’s venerable Van Dyck. Five of Nippertown’s top saxophonists – Keith Pray, Lee Russo, Brian Patneaude, Jeff Nania and Adam Siegel – will gather together on the same stage to blow the roof off the place, accompanied by pianist Dave Gleason, bassist Otto Gardner and drummer Jeff Siegel. Tickets are $15.
Nippertown’s J Hunter managed to corner four of the five saxmen (Adam Siegel was apparently too elusive) to ask them a few questions about their relationships with jazz, the saxophone and the Van Dyck. Here’s what he found out: