SCHENECTADY The summer Jazz on Jay concert series will open at noon Thursday with a performance by the Jeanne O'Connor Quartet.
The free concerts will continue through Sept. 4 on the Jay Street Pedestrian Mall. In the event of inclement weather performances will be held at Proctors' Robb Alley.
O'Connor delighted to get outdoors and open series
See reporter Jeff Wilkin's Q & A with Jeanne O'Connor
“The Schenectady-Amsterdam Musical Union is proud to continue our partnership with the ElectriCity Arts District to present live jazz for the community,” said AFM Local 85-133 President Catherine Sheridan. “We are excited to have Jeanne O’Connor and her quartet opening the 2014 Concert Series, and look forward to great jazz performances all summer.”
Thursday: Jeanne O'Connor Quartet
June 12: Alex Slomka Trio
June 19: A3
June 26: Azzaam Hameed Trio with Norm Frederick
July 3: Signature Brass Quintet
July 10: Ten27
July 17: Sonny & Perley
July 24: Mike Wicks Quintet with Mainstream Originals
July 31: Steve Lambert and the Little Big Band
Aug. 7: Mike Lawrence Trio
Aug. 14: Arch Stanton Quartet
Aug. 21: Dylan Canterbury Quintet
Aug. 28: Keith Pray’s Soul Jazz Revival
Sept. 4: The Frank Capri Show
Funding for this project is made possible by a grant from the Schenectady County Legislature through its County Initiative Program, the ElectriCity Arts District, and the AFM Local 85-133 Community Performance Fund.