Jazz At The Lake 2013
September 14 - 15 in Shepard
Park, Lake George, NY.
All concerts are FREE.
This year we
celebrate three decades of presenting established and emerging jazz
1 PM: Brian Patneaude Quartet
2:30 PM:Joel Harrison ~ Anupam Shobhakar Quintet
4:15 PM: Michele Rosewoman ~ New Yor-Uba Project
Saturday evening 6 - 8 PM: Opening Reception for
Charles Geiger at the
(Large brick building next to Shepard Park, Amherst Street entrance)
Special Saturday evening performance 7:30 PM:
New Gary Burton Quartet, followed by fireworks over the lake!
Sunday, September 15:
1PM: Christian Howes ~ Southern Exposure
2:30 PM: Ben Williams ~ Sound Effect
4:15PM: Dave Liebman Big Band
Jazz Weekend and 2013 Performers in the Press:
Festival Fever: Jazz at the Lake
New York Times:
Listen: The Jazz Journey of Gary Burton", an autobiography
At 30, Jazz At The Lake Breaks New
A Few Minutes with Michele Rosewoman
Anniversary of Lake George Jazz Festival This Weekend
LIVE: Jazz at the Lake @ Shepard
Park, 9/14/13 (Day One)
LIVE: Jazz at the Lake @ Shepard
Park, 9/14/13 (Day Two)
Click HERE to view
video of 2012 Lake George Jazz Weekend!
Thanks to Tom Emmi and
Studio Jams - a
critically-acclaimed and award winning program that creatively presents
major league jazz talent to the world.
Brian Patneaude Quartet
Saturday Afternoon: Albany-based saxophonist BRIAN PATNEAUDE
cited as “Best Jazz Artist” by METROLAND'S BEST OF THE CAPITAL
REGION kicks off with his quartet. JAZZ TIMES hailed their CD All
Around Us, as "Thoughtful, harmonically intriguing.”
Joel Harrison ~
Anupam Shobhakar Quintet
Acclaimed by DOWNBEAT in 2012, guitarist, composer and arranger JOEL
HARRISON teams with the Indian sarode master, ANUPAM SHOBHAKAR and
their group, LEAVE THE DOOR OPEN.
samples of this project go to
~ New Yor-Uba Project
We end the afternoon with New Yor-Uba Project, the ten-piece
ensemble led by pianist, composer, and arranger MICHELE ROSEWOMAN.
DOWNBEAT says: “Rosewoman is one of the under-the-radar stars of
New Gary Burton Quartet
Saturday Night: featured artist GARY BURTON, brings his 70th
anniversary tour to Lake George with the New Gary Burton Quartet and
their CD, Guided Tour. A true original, he developed the four-mallet
technique. BURTON is a multiple GRAMMY AWARD winner and to date has
been nominated a total of 15 times.
Christian Howes ~ Southern
Sunday: Jazz Journalists Association’s violinist of the year,
CHRISTIAN HOWES, opens with his quintet, Southern Exposure,
featuring accordionist Richard Galliano “the heir apparent to Astor
Piazzola,” who created Tango Nuevo.
Ben Williams ~ Sound Effect
Winner of the 2009 Thelonious Monk International Bass Competition,
bassist BEN WILLIAMS appears next with his quintet Sound Effect.
Cited in two categories by DOWNBEAT this year, the DAILY NEWS also
declared him to be “at the forefront of the new generation of jazz
Dave Liebman Big Band
We conclude our offerings with New York-based David
Liebman’s Big Band (DLBB) made up of New York's most experienced
players, recording artists in their own right. The DLBB features
original compositions by the multiple Grammy nominee and JAZZ TIMES
CRITICS POLL winner over his forty-plus years of performing.
again grateful to Kenneth and Susan Gruskin for their continued
generous support of our festival for many years and vital
role in our 30th Annual celebration, and The Gruskin Group for the
art on posters, banners and collectables, as well as program
advertisers, the New York State Council on the Arts, Warren County
Tourism, and the Town and Village of Lake George for their
will punctuate our celebration Saturday night with
fireworks. Don’t miss it!
- Paul Pines, Program Curator