Date(s) - 10/04/2018 - 10/13/2018
The eighth annual Pittsfield CityJazz Festival takes place Oct. 5-13 in various venues around downtown Pittsfield. The music spans the spectrum of jazz, and includes the New England Jazz Ensemble with guest soloists Giacomo Gates and Ali Ryerson 8PM Oct. 13 at the Colonial Theatre; The Jazz Arts Trio, 7:30 PM Oct. 12 at Barrigton Stage; Jazz About Town, local musicians performing in Pittsfield restaurants and lounges during Columbus Day weekend, Oct. 4-8 (see schedule); and a new entry in the Jazz Prodigy series, Adam O’Farrill, a trumpet player who is garnering accolades across the northeast. (Get directions).
O’Farrill, son of renowned pianist Arturo O’Farrill, will appear at the Berkshire Athenaeum in an Oct. 10 concert sponsored by the Friends of the Athanaeum. His quartet has appeared at significant jazz venues in New York, and he will be making his Berkshires debut at the festival.