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SPAC Walk of Fame to add two stars

Jazz man Brubeck, founder Wait to receive honors

President and Executive Director Marcia J. White, left, holds up the new 2013 SPAC season brochure with Hon. Susan Phillips Read, Chairwoman, at the Desmond Inn in Colonie Thursday.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
President and Executive Director Marcia J. White, left, holds up the new 2013 SPAC season brochure with Hon. Susan Phillips Read, Chairwoman, at the Desmond Inn in Colonie Thursday.
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Jazz legend Dave Brubeck and one of the founders of Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Jane Wait, will be honored this year with stars on the SPAC Walk of Fame. Brubeck, a celebrated jazz pianist, composer and band leader, died in December at age 91; he had performed at SPAC a record 13 times. “He was an exceptional human being,” said SPAC President and Executive Director Marcia White. Brubeck’s most recent performance at the jazz festival ...


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