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Jazz concert featuring vocalist Callaway set at SUNY Schenectady

Ann Hampton Callaway
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Ann Hampton Callaway

A Place for Jazz (APFJ) and SUNY Schenectady School of Music will present a special spring concert featuring vocalist Ann Hampton Callaway with pianist Ted Rosenthal on Friday,June 3, at 7:30 p.m. at Carl B. Taylor Auditorium on the school campus.

The concert was originally set for April 29 but was rescheduled.

Callaway is a leading champion of the great American Songbook, having made her mark as a singer, pianist, composer, lyricist, arranger, actress, educator, TV host and producer.

She has been voted by Broadwayworld.com as “Performer of the Year” and is best known for her Tony-nominated performance in the hit Broadway musical “Swing!” and for writing and singing the theme song to the hit TV series “The Nanny.”

Tickets are $20 (cash or check) at the door or online (m.bpt.me/event/5384529)for $21.99 (credit card), or contact Al Brooks, 518-275-9265, [email protected]

“We are very pleased to resume the jazz concerts this year,” said Albert Brooks, APFJ president. “APFJ’s last two seasons were canceled due to COVID concerns. Prior to that, APFJ had presented a jazz concert series every fall for 33 consecutive years — a remarkable feat for a small, totally volunteer-led and operated not-for-profit organization. We will be announcing our 2022 fall concert season soon.”

Check the APFJ website for COVID protocols.

A Place for Jazz is made possible with public funds from the Schenectady County Initiative Program, Stewart’s Shops, the Price Chopper Golub Foundation, NYS Council on the Arts (NYSCA), Broughton Foundation, JM McDonald Foundation, KeyBank, General Electric and Honest Weight Coop. In addition to grant funding, revenue is generated through ticket sales and membership contributions. www.aplaceforjazz.org

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