Arts & Culture
11:12 am
Tue September 11, 2012

You'll Know When You Get There: Herbie Hancock and the Mwandishi Band

As the 1960s ended, Herbie Hancock embarked on a grand creative experiment. Having just been dismissed from the celebrated Miles Davis Quintet, he set out on the road, playing with his first touring group as a leader until he eventually formed what would become a revolutionary band.

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Arts & Culture
11:45 am
Fri August 10, 2012

JAZZSTOCK - Jack DeJohnette tribute concert at Bearsville

This Sunday, August 12, JAZZSTOCK will present a 70th Birthday Tribute to legendary drummer, composer, bandleader, and 2012 NEA Jazz Master recipient, Jack DeJohnette, at the Bearsville Theater in Woodstock, NY. 2012 Grammy Award winning drummer, composer, producer and clinician Terri Lyne Carrington will perform along many other talented musicians. Teri Roiger and John Menegon join us to tell us more.

Arts & Culture
10:10 am
Mon July 30, 2012

2012 Cooperstown Summer Music Festival

The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival offers classical music and jazz through August 24. Artistic Director, Linda Chesis, joins us to tell us all about the rest of their amazing season.

The Roundtable
10:35 am
Wed July 18, 2012

Tina Fabrique is "Ella" at CapRep

Ella, conceived by Rob Ruggiero and Dyke Garrison with a book by Jeffrey Hatcher, is running at Capital Repertory Theater in Albany, NY July 24th through August 12th.

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The Roundtable
11:12 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Maceo Parker

Funk and jazz sax legend, Maceo Parker, is performing at the 35th Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival at SPAC on Saturday, June 30th. Here we speak with him about his start with James Brown, and more!

Music -Mother Popcorn

New York News
12:17 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

Saratoga JAZZ!

Mayor Scott Johnson proclaims June "Jazz Month" in Saratoga Springs, NY
WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

Saratoga Springs Mayor Scott Johnson Wednesday proclaimed June is “Jazz Month” in Saratoga Springs --- WAMC's Dave Lucas was on hand when the Mayor issued the proclamation, and files this report.

Saratoga Performing Arts Center President Marcia White greeted the crowd gathered in Wednesday afternoon's scorching heat on the lawn of the Saratoga Springs Visitors Center...

Mayor Scott Johnson proclaimed June “Jazz Month” in recognition of the 35th anniversary of the Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival.

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