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Skidmore College
Skidmore Jazz Institute

2019 Concert Series

David Liebman
 

July 2:  Sullivan Fortner Quartet, 8 pm, Arthur Zankel Music Center, Ladd Concert Hall 
Pianist Sullivan Fortner has been hailed as “a wondrous player, light of touch and vested with fleet, dazzling power” by The New York Times. Since winning the prestigious American Pianists Association Cole Porter Fellowship, Fortner has been heard around the world with musicians including Wynton Marsalis, Paul Simon, Roy Hargrove, and, most recently, touring and recording with vocal sensation Cecile McLorin Salvant. Fortner is also a former participant at the Skidmore Jazz Institute and Moments Preserved is his latest album on Impulse Records. The July 2nd concert will feature Tivon Pennicott (saxophone), Dezron Douglas (bass) and Kush Abadey (drums).

July 3:  Skidmore Jazz All-Stars, 8 pm, Arthur Zankel Music Center, Ladd Concert Hall
Featuring Ray Vega (trumpet), Greg Fishman (tenor saxophone), Mike Dease (trombone), Bill Cunliffe (piano), Vic Juris (guitar), Todd Coolman (bass) and Dennis Mackrel (drums).

July 5:  Jazz Institute Participants, 1 pm, Arthur Zankel Music Center, Ladd Concert Hall
Free and open to the public.  Livestream Link

July 9:  To be announced, 8 pm, Arthur Zankel Music Center, Ladd Concert Hall

July 11:  Skidmore Jazz All-Stars, 8 pm, Arthur Zankel Music Center, Ladd Concert Hall
Featuring Clay Jenkins (trumpet), Jimmy Greene (tenor saxophone), Bob McChesney (trombone), Bill Cunliffe (piano), Paul Bollenback (guitar), Todd Coolman (bass) and Dennis Mackrel (drums).

July 12:  Jazz Institute Participants, 1 pm, Arthur Zankel Music Center, Ladd Concert Hall
Free and open to the public.  Livestream Link

Skidmore Jazz Institute Concerts are held in the Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall in the Arthur Zankel Music Center. Tickets are available here.

Admission: $8 adults, $5 seniors/Skidmore community, FREE for students and children.
Jazz Institute Participant concerts are FREE and open to the public.

Click here for a list of the Institute's former Guest Artists.