Jeff Nania and ZackCohen's duo of tenor saxophone and guitar gives a fresh perspective on classic jazz, boss's nova, swing, and funk in an approachable manner. The improvisational interplay between these two is something to behold and enjoy.
Thursday, May 9, 2019 7pm - 10 pm
JEFF NANIA & ZACH COHEN
Carla's vocal style developed through a variety of work over 20 years, beginning with her favorite, the classic standard, sung from the crook of a piano at a "speakeasy" near Boston Massachusetts. She worked throughout New England with duos, trios and full bands in establishments both luxurious and questionable. Her exposure to so many types of music - and her first love, the classic standard, find her, and those who listen, enjoying music from the past with a contemporary flair and a few surprises from the present.
Larry has been playing one instrument or another for over four decades including performing with such luminaries as Steve Howe (Yes), Ian McDonald (King Crimson/Foreigner), Gene Cornish (Rascals) and others. He has settled on the guitar to support the magnificent song styling's of Carla. This "Duo" found each other after each moved into the Albany and Saratoga area.
Friday, May 10, 2019 7pm - 10 pm
CARLA METZ & LARRY ACUNTO
The product of a musical family, Colleen is the daughter of musicians Helen and Norman Pratt and the niece of well-known jazz man Bobby Pratt. Colleen performs with several area bands along with her own group, Colleen Pratt and Friends. The band lays down some swinging grooves and serves up some beautiful ballads on her first two CDs, Ain't Misbehavin' and Live at
Thursday, May 16, 2019 7pm - 10 pm
Demantra is a vocalist in the Capital Region who is still relatively new to the scene. She started off cantering at her church and singing the National Anthem at various events and has recently broken out performing a solo act. Singing music from an array of artists such as Linda Rondstat, Patsy Cline, P!NK, Lady Gaga, Adele and much more, she is ecstatic to be returning to The Stockade Inn to perform again. Don't miss out on some live music in a wonderful environment surrounded by family and friends.
Friday, May 17, 2019 7pm - 10 pm
Kylie Hotaling is a soulful vocalist singing songs from the Great American Songbook. Her repertoire includes Jazz, Blues, Soul, & Pop music from every decade. She is known for her versatile song list and powerful soothing vocals. For many years, Kylie has performed with the finest musicians from the Capital District and beyond in Jazz combos, Big Bands and Blues/cover bands.
Thursday, May 23, 2019 7pm - 10 pm
The exciting duo of Sonny Daye and Perley Rousseau achieves a rare musical symbiosis. The husband and wife team have spent the last several years developing and perfecting their unique blend of Jazz, Brazilian and International Cabaret which has become their musical signature. They engagingly perform the timeless standards of the Great American Songbook such as Gershwin, Berlin and Porter as well as the irresistible Brazilian melodies of Antonio Carlos Jobim. They keep a busy schedule touring with their trio, quartet or quintet performing for concerts, festivals and cabaret shows. Their three CD releases "Love Dance" 1996, "East of the Sun" 1999, and "Let It Happen" 2004 have generated international air play and received critical acclaim. It is in live performance, however, where Sonny and Perley truly shine. Throughout New York, New England and in Europe, the duo has captivated audiences with their warmth, musical honesty and broad repertoire often sprinkled with spontaneous, charming and humorous banter that only a 20 year marriage can enliven!
Friday, May 24, 2019 7pm - 10 pm
SONNY & PERLEY
Cliff and Mia are a versatile and dynamic musical duo providing exceptionally high quality live music. Pianist Cliff Brucker a well known and respected pianist/drummer has performed with such well know artists as The Empire Jazz Orchestra, The Capital Region Wind Ensemble, the Albany Symphony Orchestra and many jazz and pop stars such as Leo Russo, Aretha Franklin and Bob Mintzer.
Mia Scirocco is a well-established and well-known singer in the Capital District area. She is admired for her ability to sing all styles of music from jazz to soul to pop. A much sought after vocalist in the tri-city area, Mia has recorded several jingles and demos and has performed live for important high profile events, such as Melodies of Christmas, the Special Olympics, OTB Tennis Tournaments, NBA professional basketball games (76ers vs. Celtics), and Albany's Alive at 5, Tulip Fest, and Gay Pride Fest. Mia has had the pleasure of opening for and/or performing with many talented musicians, including the Pointer Sisters, Collin Raye, Melissa Etheridge, Porter Carroll, Joel Rosenblatt, Andy Abel, Bill Harris, Dave Livolsi, Gary Deinstadt, Ken Gioffre, Brian Pareschi, Matthew McDonald, and Joey Berkley and the Empire Jazz Orchestra.
Cliff & Mia perform a wide range of great standards from artists such as Frank Sinatra and Diana Krall to Anita Baker, Carole King, Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder.
Thursday, May 30, 2019 7pm - 10 pm
CLIFF BRUCKER & MIA SCIROCO
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.
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.
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.