Spotlight :
Albert Rivera / Director Of Operations – Litchfield Jazz Camp
Along with Saxophonist Don Braden, I am happy to lead the LJC Faculty this summer. Bringing students young to up and coming pros from all around the world, I am committed to inspiring the next generation of music.
Hosted this year at “The Gunnery” school in Washington, CT from July 1st – July 27th. With free nightly concerts from a personally hand-picked faculty including Matt Wilson, Dave Stryker, Zaccai Curtis, Paul Bollenback, Andrew Hadro, Mike DiRubbo, Claire Daly and many more, why not swing by. Have a student interested in learning? Some spots still are available.
Nightly Concerts Monday – Thursday
The Gunnery  
22 Kirby Road, Washington, CT
Concerts Start Nightly at 7pm
22 Kirby Road, Washington, CT  – 7 p.m
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*Not every show is listed below. Please email me for more info and if you are looking for shows specifically in NYC on Wednesdays and in CT on Sundays.
Albert Rivera Trio
J House 1114 E. Putnam Avenue Greenwich, CT
7pm – 10pm
July 5th 19th & 26th
Tickets: Free Click here for tickets
Litchfield Jazz Orchestra lead by Zaccai Curtis
Main Stage, Goshen Fairgrounds Goshen, CT
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
July 28, 2018
Tickets: Click here for tickets
Litchfield Jazz Festival 2018
Albert Rivera Quartet
Location : TBD
10 pm – FREE
July 28, 2018
Tickets: Click here for more info
Jazz At The Poli Club
Albert Rivera Quintet
Palace Theater – Waterbury, CT
September 7, 2018
Tickets: Click here for more info
Black Eyed Sally’s
Albert Rivera Quartet
Hartford, CT
October 8, 2018
Tickets: Click here for more info
Photo by Ed LaRose

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Latest Recording “Back At It” Available Now

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I was part of “Where We Live” on NPR hosted by John Dankosky.

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22nd Annual Litchfield Jazz Camp – July 1st Through July 29th, 2018!

“I am proud to be the Director of Operations at The Litchfield Jazz Camp. This coming year we are thrilled to present the 21st Annual Litchfield Jazz Camp and the 22nd Annual Jazz Festival! LJC has a WORLD CLASS faculty and is located at a beautiful venue! Hosted at the Gunnery (Washington, CT), students have the opportunity to study with some of today’s top jazz musicians. From ensemble coaching to one-on-one private lessons, Litchfield has you covered!”

For more information, visit the Litchfield Jazz Camp website.


chambermusicamerica2012 Chamber Music America Recipient Albert was named a 2012 recipient of the Chamber Music America Residency Partnership Program Grant. This grant is in conjunction with Litchfield Performing Arts and Project Poetry Live! It will give students from across Connecticut the opportunity to work with Albert Rivera and his Organ “Unleashed” ensemble. He will lead a number of performances at local communities organizations.

The-ASCAP-Foundation-logoGoing back a few year, The Albert Rivera Quartet was selected to represent the winners of the 2009 ASCAP Young Jazz Composers Award with a performance of “Greenetones” at the annual Jazz Hall Of Fame ceremony. The event took place on June 16th in the Allen Room at Lincoln Center. Albert would like to thank ASCAP and all of the incredible supporters of the A.R Quartet.


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