Posted by: David Giacalone | December 2, 2017

Festive Trees and Kitchen Jazz at the YWCA

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 The Schenectady County Historical Society and the YWCA of Northeastern NY kicked of their fundraising Festival of Trees last night, with a Night of Lights soiree at the Historical Society (32 Washington Avenue) and a Christmas party for staff, residents and volunteers at the YWCA (44 Washington Ave.).   I attended the Y’s Party, to see Kitchen Jazz perform holiday tunes, with Richard Genest of Arthur’s Market and Sylvie Briber (above right) on vocals; they are backed up by Dave Kitchen, guitar, Jim Connelly, bass, and Norm Ainslie, drums.; with Doug Chilton (above left) sitting in on piano for the party. Kitchen Jazz was smooth and loose and the party guests enjoyed their seasonal musical renditions.

. . above: the lovely party room with Kitchen Jazz on stage . .

As you’ll see in the following slideshow, there was a plethora of well-decorated trees.

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