Jazz In Town: Get By With A Little Help From Friends

The deep freeze just seems to get deeper – enough already!    The deep freeze may be here but the music goes on.  In order to carry on, you need to get by with a little help from friends.  Here are some friendly Jazz In Town events for this weekend:

Friends And Neighbors

FreindsWhat do you do when you have friends and neighbors on the faculty of Villa Maria Jazz Program?  Why, you form a faculty jazz quintet named Friends and Neighbors.  Catch the Pausa debut of this group with Kelly Bucheger on sax, Ron LoCurto on guitar, Jerry Livingston on bass, Michael McNeil on piano, and John Bacon Jr. on drums.  Tonight, Thursday at 8pm at Pausa.  The weather may freezing, but the jazz is sure to be hot.





Jft fridayLook for this group of jazz funk players to hit Pausa tomorrow night at 8pm.  With Toney Rhodes on piano, Carl “Flute” Johnson on drums, and Jerry Livingston on bass.  Tony Rhodes just released a killer CD entitled Buffalo Spell.










More Jazz In Town

Look for My Cousin Tone' at Wegman's on Sheridan and Evans Friday at 6pm with special guests Matt Harris , Pete Dauphin, and Mark Harris.

GruvCheck out Gruvology with Bernard Kunz on guitar and Walter Kemp III on keyboards at the Roycroft Inn Friday at 8pm.



See the Jazz Example, led Doug “Trigger” Gaston, this Friday beginning at 8pm at the Anchor Bar

Sol Y Sombra will be at the Anchor Bar at 7pm on Saturday

See George Caldwell at Gigi’s Saturday at 8pm

Catch the Fredtown Stompers Saturday at 10pm at Hot Mama’s Canteen. 

At 8:30 on Saturday you can catch All Hands at Oliver’s Restaurant

Ellen pieroniNext Wednesday see the Ellen Pieroni Quartet at Mezza Lounge at 6pm




Look for Colleen Williams with Bobby Jones and Jerry Livingston at Gigi’s next Wednesday at 8pm.

Keep Jazz Alive In WNY!!


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