Relax by the fireplace and experience the fine cuisine in the Dining Room at the Stockade Inn. Our elegant, yet comfortable fine dining restaurant specializes in American cuisine with Tuscan influences. Be it for an intimate dinner or business meeting the dining room is the ideal place for an unforgettable experience.View Restaurant Photos
Lounge: Tuesday & Wednesday 5 pm - 9pm, Thursday through Saturday 5pm - 10pm (Closed Monday)
Dinner: Thursday through Saturday 5pm - 9pm (Closed Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday)
Sunday Menu Brunch: 10am - 2pm (Last Seating 1:30 pm)
Relax and enjoy our newly redecorated lounge. Our Lounge Menu proudly features gourmet lounge fare, martinis, dessert, coffee, and glass wine selections to enjoy at your leisure. Visit our Lounge to enjoy an excellent meal in a setting that will make you feel like you're in a different world. The Lounge offers live jazz every Thursday and Friday from 7 to 10 PM.
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The Lee Shaw is a contemporary piano group, drawing mostly on the virtuoso end of Bop language, in standards and original compositions. Lee Shaw was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in 1993 and has appeared on Marian McPartland's PIANO JAZZ.The Trio has performed at the Freihofer Jazz Festival, Kennedy Center, Northpointe Arts Center, Spencertown Academy,Linda Norris Auditorium,done clinics and concerts at various colleges in NY state and Oklahoma and plays regularly in clubs in NY state and Massachusetts.
WeB3 is the premier organ jazz trio in the region. Playing all styles of jazz from the classic hard bop of Jimmy Smith and Brother Jack MacDuff, to the cool sounds of Wes Montgomery and Antonio Carlo Jobim.
Cliff Brucker on Drums provides the tasty grooves and hard swing to propel this trio.
A professor of music at The College of St. Rose and a fixture on the capital region jazz scene, Cliff has played with the Empire Jazz Orchestra, Leo Russo and The Albany Symphony.
Mike Lamkin on B3 organ is a fabulous keyboardist, pianist and organ player. Mike has the special skill of walking the bass line from his left hand and his foot pedals while playing some smokin' jazz lines and artful comping. Mike can really crank it up and can also play some really sweet organ sounds!
Mike Novakowski is a special guitarist that is in high demand in the regional jazz community. Mike performs with the Empire Jazz Orchestra as well as the Teresa Broadwell Band and anyone else lucky enough to book him. Mike plays tasty lines and swings in the tradition of Wes Montgomery and Kenny Burrell.
Come check out this awesome swinging unit, you won't be disappointed!
Music lovers will enjoy this wonderful trio featuring lead vocalist Bronte Roman under the musical direction of the outstanding saxophonist, Eric Walentowicz. Bronte Roman, a Brooklyn native has been performing at Private Events and Hotels/Restaurants in NYC, Berkshires and the Capital Region. She approaches her songs with a blend of natural elegence and distinctive style then captivates her audience with her immense vocal talent. Bronte's sultry sound of Latin Rhythms and her swinging approach to American Standards is where she truly shines. www.bronteroman.com. Eric Walentowicz, Musical Director & Saxophonist is a native from Michigan with thirty five years of performing experience. This remarkable technician and very in-demand saxophone soloist performs in the Northeast and Capital Region. His Jazz mastery and impeccable precision was cultivated upon receiving his Jazz scholarship at the University of Miami and University of North Texas. He has recorded and performed on twelve CD’s. www.ericwalentowicz.com. Rob Linquist, an Albany native is a Jazz and Classically trained pianist. He attended SCCC and SUNY Postsdam for Music Education/Performance. He has obtained a Masters Degree in Jazz Studies from the College of St. Rose. Rob has won several awards while playing at the Notre Dame Collegiate Jazz Festival in 1999. He has recorded and performed on six CD's. www.roblinquist.com
Patti Melita has been heard singing at festivals and swing dances throughout upstate New York and New England for the past twenty years. She was a long-time co-director of the celebrated Dance Flurry Festival, held each year in Saratoga Springs, and was co-coordinator of the monthly swing dance held in Albany for sixteen years, promoting live music throughout the Tri-City area. She was the Treasurer of Collar City Live!, a presenting organization in Troy for two decades, is Treasurer of Swingtime Jazz Society, is a board member of A Place For Jazz, is the Secretary/Treasurer of the Albany Musicians Association, Local 14 AFM, and the President of the New York State Conference of Musicians (NYSCOM) under the AFM.
As a swing dance aficionado Patti's expertise on "music that motivates people to dance" enabled her to assemble a variety of material on her CD that defies the listener not to dance or at the very least begin the toe-tapping exercise. Together with producer Peter Ecklund, Patti recorded "Swing It!", a collection of vintage tunes arranged for the most discriminating dancers and listeners.Patti sings jazz standards with a freshness and relevance that will make you hear these old songs with a new ear. She will be accompanied by Nat Phipps, well-known pianist in the local and national jazz scene.
Paul Mastriani, a native of Schenectady, studied piano with Hap Huber and started playing professionally at age 16. While in high school, he composed music for a musical adaptation of “Little Women'' and wrote music for the Schenectady Light Opera Company. Paul is an established and respected jazz pianist in the upstate NY region and on Florida’s west coast where he performs with John Lamb, former Duke Ellington bassist and other jazz ensembles. On the local jazz scene, Paul is well-known for his work with Nick Brignola, Leo Russo, Bobby Massaro and Skip Parsons performing at top venues such as the Van Dyck, Stockade Inn and the Lake George Jazz Festival. Paul is a member of AFM Local 85-133.
Hailed as “a captivating jazz singer” by Jim Dwyer of the New York Times, New York native JEANNE O'CONNOR has brought her jazz singing to New York's Blue Note, Elaine's, Sweet Rhythm, the Rainbow Room, Smoke, and many other jazz clubs. .Jeanne was recently a featured vocalist on opening night of "Midsummer Night's Swing" at Lincoln Center, sharing the stage with Nicholas Payton. In the New York Capital Region, Jeanne has appeared at the legendary Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs, the Stockade Inn, “A Place for Jazz” at the Schenectady Whisperdome, concerts sponsored by the Swingtime Jazz Society, Justin's jazz club in Albany, and the Saratoga Springs Arts Festival.
As a member of the String of Pearls jazz female vocal trio, Jeanne has appeared at the Kennedy Center, Alice Tully Hall, Town Hall, and other venues in the U.S. and abroad.
Says the Albany Times Union, "Exquisite... a buttery alto and nimble, graceful phrasing.” And the Daily Freeman says, “She sings with a confidence and assuredness that is quite infectious, and has an uncanny ability to get to the heart of a song and make it her own. Timeless and true, O'Connor is the real thing.”
Jeanne’s set will include classics from the American songbook, blues, Brazilian-inflected songs, and jazzy versions of pop classics.
Brian Patneaude's 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. In addition to leading his own quartet (with five critically acclaimed releases to their credit) 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. Patneaude has performed at the Montreal Jazz Festival, the Kingston International Jazz Festival, the Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival, the Rochester International Jazz Festival and countless clubs and concert halls throughout the Northeast. http://www.brianpatneaude.com
The Stockade Inn is located at the corner of Union and Church Streets in the historic Stockade District of Schenectady, New York.