Capital District Jazz presents:
Who: Capital District Jazz Presents
Robert Lindquist has played piano since he was seven and started composing and improvising shortly thereafter. He is a graduate of SCCC and SUNY Potsdam (Crane School of Music) and The College of St. Rose where he obtained a Masters in Jazz Studies. In addition to leading his own groups New Regime and Troika, which included performances at the Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival, Rob has appeared in performance with Kenwood Dennard, Othello Molineaux , Walter White, Chuck D'Aloia, Jeff Seigel, Dave Calarco, Dan Faulk, and Harry Allen. Rob, an in-demand sideman is also on the faculty of The College of Saint Rose, and is currently at work on a new recording due out later this year.
Wayne Hawkins, is a versatile pianist and keyboardist who performs regularly throughout the country and is a member of the jazz faculty of the University of Kansas. As a composer, Hawkins has written for a variety of films, commercials, and recording artists and his discography includes over 30 recordings with a wide variety of artists, including his critically acclaimed Wayne Hawkins' Trio. Hawkins was recently featured on the trio recording GREAT DAYS, which included several of his original compositions. Solo piano recordings include his recently recorded HOME. Hawkins has been featured in both regional and international jazz festivals. He has toured extensively with the Doug Talley Quartet, performed regularly with the Kansas City Symphony, and collaborates with artists of varying styles.
Jazz at the Spring is held the last Thursday of each month at the Spring Street Gallery, Saratoga Springs, and is sponsored by Capital District Jazz, Ltd. (CDJ) a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization formed by practitioners and fans who love jazz music. American in origin, jazz reaches and draws from millions of performers and listeners around the globe who are inspired by its rich history, excited by its technical complexity, and moved by its emotional depth. The members of CDJ want to share their love of jazz with current and potential performers and enthusiasts throughout the "Capital District". CDJ's mission is to build and serve a wider audience for jazz through education; to create performance opportunities for jazz musicians; and to develop venues for these pursuits. CDJ supports All Ears: Jazz and Improvised Music Workshop, which is a fun hands-on way for students of all ages to learn about jazz.
CDJ is offering a number of free tickets for youth age 17 and under. If you are interested in obtaining a free ticket please inquire via email firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets are available in advance at: brown paper tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4077033
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