Albany Jazz Festival 2016 lineup

albany jazzfest 2016

Clockwise from left: Ellis Marsalis, Lucky Chops, KJ Denhert.

The lineup for the annual Albany Jazz Festival -- September 10 this year -- is out. It's headlined this year by the is jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis Quintet. The full lineup is after the jump.

Marsalis is, of course, the father of Wynton and Branford Marsalis. (Sons Delfeayo and Jason Marsalis also grew up to be jazz musicians.) He's a major figure in the history of New Orleans jazz and has taught many of the jazz artists who developed in the city.

The jazz festival is usually in Corning Riverfront Park. But, as with Alive at Five this summer, construction there this year has prompted a different spot: the Washington Park Parade Grounds. The rain location is Corning Preserve Boat Launch.

The festival runs from 1-8:30 pm on Saturday, September 10. Admission is free.

Lineup

The Ellis Marsalis Quintet

Lucky Chops

KJ Denhert

Jazz Caravan

Cliff Brucker & Full Circle

____

The City of Albany Special Events advertises on AOA.

Marsalis photo via Kurland Agency | Lucky Chops photo via the band's website |Denhert photo: Helene DeLillo

Comments

Three cheers for what looks like a great lineup for the Albany JazzFest! Hooray!

great...make it a point to be there...d

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

What's All Over Albany?

All Over Albany is for interested and interesting people in New York's Capital Region. In other words, it's for you. It's kind of like having a smart, savvy friend who can help you find out what's up. Oh, and our friends call us AOA.

Search

Recently on All Over Albany

Today's moment of winter

Beige on gray sway along the Indian Pond on the UAlbany campus. There was a rumor that it was something like 70 degrees at some... (more)

Chris Gibson at Bethlehem Public Library

Former Congressman Chris Gibson will be at the Bethlehem Public Library March 3 to talk about his book Rally Point. The talk is free and... (more)

Kirsten Gillibrand on Desus and Mero and The Late Show

More evidence that Kirsten Gillibrand is becoming a national figure: KG appeared on both the Late Show with Stephen Colbert and Viceland's Desus &... (more)

NY Maple Weekend 2018

March is almost here, and that means maple syrup in New York. Maple farms around the state area again participating in two "Maple Weekends" this... (more)

Morning Blend

Guns + The governors of New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, and Rhode Island say their states are forming a coalition -- States for Gun Safety... (more)

Recent Comments

Definitely needs a mural. Another spot that is begging for one is the Delaware Ave Price Chopper in Albany. The side along Elm St is a huge gray wall that takes up most of the block!

Good places for a large company picnic?

...has 9 comments, most recently from frank

Kirsten Gillibrand on Desus and Mero and The Late Show

...has 1 comment, most recently from Bullwinkle

Dylan Ratigan has jumped into the pool of challengers to Elise Stefanik

...has 6 comments, most recently from ace

Flooding begins to recede along Mohawk, missed fax might have prevented Jay Street fire, Capital Region private college applications rising

...has 1 comment, most recently from Lauren

The Glynn Mansion and the story of Martin Glynn

...has 1 comment, most recently from BS