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Finally, spring is in the air. The sounds of jazz can be heard throughout WNY.
April marked the annual Jazz Appreciation Month. However, jazz can be appreciated throughout WNY and Greater Buffalo all year round. As we enter into spring full-swing, we are seeing a resurgence of jazz to match the resurgent vibrancy we see in our city.
Jazz In Town
End of the college semester. This means we have some talented young musicians eager to perform. Check out the Buffalo State Jazz Ensemble Thursday April 30th at 7;30 pm on the campus in the beautiful Rockwell Hall. Free admission and some super talented performers. Also, Thursday April 30th, at Pausa Art House, check out the UB Saxophone Quartet as well as the UB Late Night Jazz Band with special guests Dave Schiavone and Harry Fackelman with the Late Night Band led by George Caldwell.
Carol McLaughlin Big Band will be at the Historic Colored Musicians Club this Thursday, April 30th, beginning at 8:30pm.
See the Jazz Example led by Doug “Trigger Gaston at the Anchor Bar on Fridays beginning at 8pm.
On Tuesday, May 5th, The Phil Sims Quartet with Katy Miner will be at The Bijou Grille beginning at 7pm
Wednesday Night Jazz With Wayne Moose. This past Wednesday we saw Janice Mitchell and Jim Beishline, Upcoming is a cool jazz guitarist night of Warren Stirtzinger and George Kane. Taking place, Wednesday, May 6, beginning at 6:30pm at Mezza Restaurant. And, many thanks to Mezza for opening their doors to jazz.
The annual Legends of Jazz series at Williamsville East High School this year features Houston Person with vocalist Karin Allyson on May 20th at 7:30pm. More news to come on this event
JazzBuffalo will be hosting Sunday Jazz Series in partnership with 189 Main in East Aurora beginning in May. The events will take place from 4:30pm until 7:30pm every third week of the month from May until September. The series begins with two performances in May with Phil DiRe and Friends on May 17th and followed by Carina and The Six String Preacher on May 30th.
Keep Jazz Alive In WNY!!