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Teresa Broadwell Quintet – The Brian Patneaude Quartet – Live at The Linda Live!
April 30 at 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
WAMC’s LIVE AT THE LINDA LIVE hosted by Peter Hughes broadcasts live on WAMC – Northeast Public Radio from our performing arts studio – “The Linda.” You can be in the live studio audience for our Jazz Spectacular featuring Teresa Broadwell and band & The Brian Patneaude Quartet.
The Brian Patneaude Quartet
Repeatedly cited as “Best Jazz” by Metroland magazine, Brian Patneaude is one of the busiest musicians in New York’s Capital District. In addition to leading his own quartet, the saxophonist maintains an active performance schedule with the award winning Empire Jazz Orchestra, the seventeen piece juggernaut Big Soul Ensemble and drummer Michael Benedict’s hard-bop quintet Bopitude. He has performed at the Montreal Jazz Festival, the Kingston International Jazz Festival, the Newport Jazz Festival Saratoga, the Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival, the Rochester International Jazz Festival and countless clubs and concert halls throughout the Northeast including an eight and a half year weekly residency at Albany’s premiere jazz club – Justin’s. Over the years he has performed with saxophonists Jimmy Heath, Lee Konitz, David “Fathead Newman”, Gary Smulyan, trombonists Curtis Fuller, Slide Hampton & Wycliffe Gordon, trumpeters Randy Brecker, Lew Soloff, Claudio Roditi & Byron Stripling, guitarist Mike Moreno, pianists Bruce Barth, Armen Donelian, Pete Levin, bassists Dave Holland & Rufus Reid, and vocal sensations The Four Freshmen.
Formed in 2002, the Brian Patneaude Quartet currently features pianist Dave Payette, bassist Mike DelPrete and drummer Danny Whelchel, Their music is an organic blend of modern jazz styles, featuring accessible melodies and harmonic textures that appeal to the casual listener and jazz aficionado alike. The group’s close-knit musical relationship and seamless interplay is a result of performances at numerous venues throughout the Northeast – including recent performances at the Kingston International Jazz Festival, Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival, Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Guilderland Performing Arts Center, WAMC Performing Arts Studio, A Place For Jazz Concert Series, Albany’s “Lark Fest”, Saratoga’s “Final Stretch Street Festival” and an eight and a half year weekly residency at one of the Capital District’s most highly acclaimed jazz venues – Justin’s. The quartet has been repeatedly cited as “Best Jazz Group” by the writers and readers of Metroland magazine and has gained increasing attention, both nationally and abroad. Tracks from the group’s CDs have been played on over 50 radio stations worldwide, including the nationally syndicated “Jazz After Hours” with Jim Wilke and “Listen Here!” hosted by Neil Tesser & Mark Ruffin.
Teresa Broadwell Quintet
Vocalist and jazz violinist Teresa Broadwell is formally trained, holding a BM from the Crane School of Music, and an MA in Jazz Studies from the College of St. Rose. Her vocal influences include: Lambert, Hendricks and Ross; Eddie Jefferson; King Pleasure; Sarah Vaughan; Betty Carter; Ella Fitzgerald; and Anita O’Day. On fiddle, she draws from Stuff Smith, Joe Venuti, Matt Glaser, and Stephan Grappelli.
Other past recordings include: “Sunny Side of the Street,” with the “New Moon Swing Band,” (a group that performed on Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion” radio show) and “Everything’s Jake,” featuring her swing band “Thrivin’ on A Riff.”
The Linda WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio