Alibi V.17 No.29 • July 17-23, 2008 


New Mexico Jazz Festival Schedule, Week One

The third annual New Mexico Jazz Festival runs from July 17 through July 28.

The rest of the first week looks like this:

Thursday, July 17

Outpost Performance Space, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, July 18

Pharoah Sanders Quintet
The Lensic, 7:30 p.m.

New Mexico Jazz Workshop presents Salsa under the Stars—Son Como Son
Albuquerque Museum Amphitheater, 7 p.m.

Saturday, July 19

Jazz in the Afternoon—Jazz a la Carte
Old Town Plaza, Albuquerque, noon-2 p.m.

New Mexico Jazz Workshop presents Blues Under the Stars—Pleasure Pilots, The Memphis P.Tails, Alex Maryol
Albuquerque Museum Amphitheater, 7 p.m.

Sunday, July 20

Bert Dalton Trio Honoring Chris Calloway
Straight Up Honoring Arlen Asher
The Lensic, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, July 22

Perceptions: Kanoa Kaluhiwa’s AfriLatin Jazz Ensemble
Le Chat Lunatique
Santa Fe Plaza, 6-8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 23

Jazz in the Evening—Cathryn McGill Quartet
Old Town Plaza, Albuquerque, 7-9 p.m.

Wednesday and Thursday, July 23 and 24

Kenny Garrett Quartet
Outpost Performance Space, 7:30 p.m.

The free Summerfest concert on Saturday, July 19, from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at Civic Plaza also features Hillary Smith’s Hip Pocket, Paul Rivers Bailey, Laryea Addy and Concepto Tambor.

For complete information, visit For events at the Outpost in Albuquerque and The Lensic in Santa Fe, tickets are available at, or call the Outpost at 268-0044 or The Lensic at (505) 988-1234. For New Mexico Jazz Workshop events at the Albuquerque Museum, call 255-9798. All plaza events are free.