Segment: Kitchen Jazz Performing

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April 12, 2016, 18th Year – Show #928, Filmed at Open Stage Media, Proctors, Schenectady

Guests: Kitchen Jazz Performing with Norm Ainslie, Sylvie Briber, Jim Connelly, Richard Genest and Dave Kitchen

Kitchen Jazz features vocals and instrumentals from Cole Porter, through jazz standards, to Joni Mitchell. Vocalists Richard Genest and Sylvie Briber are backed up by Dave Kitchen, guitar, Jim Connelly, bass, and Norm Ainslie, drums.

Dave Kitchen, who gave the band its name, has been playing for many years in the Capital District, often with Jim Connelly. Norm Ainslie, former hand drummer, rounds out the instrumental trio. A wide variety of vocals are handled by Richard Genest, founding member of the group, and Sylvie Briber, well known Schenectady singer. Kitchen Jazz continues to cook up a tasty offering of familiar tunes around the Stockade District and greater Schenectady.


  • Friday, April 15, 7 PM – Kitchen Jazz – Arthur’s Cafe, N. Ferry St, Schenectady
  • Tuesday, April19, 7 PM – Dave Kitchen Jazz Trio – Moon & River Cafe
  • Tuesday, April 26 7 PM – Dave Kitchen Jazz Trio – Moon & River Cafe
  • Friday, April 29, 7 PM – Kitchen Jazz – Arthur’s Cafe, N. Ferry St, Schenectady

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