Thursday edition. Jazz stars are coming out!
As the summer kicks off, the jazz stars are coming out. Right here in Buffalo we will have George Caldwell’s Starpeople project continue to bring us the music of Miles Davis. Look for Starpeople on Friday, June 12th beginning at 8pm at Pausa Art House.
Speaking of stars, hottest free jazz and jazz improvising sensation, Secret Keeper: Mary Halvorson and Stephan Crump, from New York City visit Buffalo on Thursday, June 11th at 8pm at Pausa Art House. See article here.
A last minute find also is the Gap Mangione Band will be at Medici House in East Aurora Wednesday June 10th at 7:30pm. Call for reservations!
The Historic Colored Musicians Club kicks off its inaugural Friday Night Concerts on Friday June 12th at 8pm with JazzWizz. The band features Bob Davis on piano (the new piano too!), legendary bassist Sabu Adeyola, and David Phillips on drums.
Jazz In Town
On Wednesday, June 10th at Mezza Restaurant beginning at 6:30pm, Wednesday Night Jazz hosted by Wayne Moose features jazz vibraphonist extraordinaire Joanne Lorenzo with George Kane on guitar and Abdul-Rahman Qadir on drums (No Cover!)
On Wednesday, June 10th at Nietzsche’s beginning at 9pm see the Jon Lehning Quartet
On Thursday June 11th at 6pm see My Cousin Tone’ at the Music On Main event in Williamsville on the corner of Rock and Main
On Friday, June 12th, see Doug "Trigger" Gaston and the Jazz Example at the Anchor Bar at 8pm
On Friday, June 12th at 9pm at Saigon Café you can catch Warren Stirtzinger on guitar and Paul Zapalowski on bass.
On Friday June 12th at 9pm at McGarret’s see the Ellen Pierioni Quartet and see again at Nietzsche’s on Saturday June 13th at 9pm
On Saturday, June 13th, at 8pm see Sol Y Sombra at the Anchor Bar
On Saturday, June 13th beginning at 8pm see My Cousin Tone’ at the Pizza Plant on Transit
On Saturday June 13th at Oliver's, all Hands continue their weekly gig beginning at 8:30pm
On Saturday, June 133h at 9pm at Saigon Café see the Johanna Batt Duo with Johanna on vocals and Phil Sims on keyboards.
On Sunday June 14th, take a drive to Olcott Beach and see My Cousin Tone’ in the Olcott Beach Band Shell beginning at 2pm
On Sunday at 6pm, June 14th, The Historic Colored Musicians Club will have the Drew Azzinaro Quartet (Drew on guitar, William Conroy on drums, Alec Dube on vibes, Joe Goehle on bass) perform and to be followed by the Sunday jam.
On Monday, June 15th at 6:30 pm, see the Odyssey Jazz Ensemble at the Central Park Grill.
On Wednesday, June 17th at 7pm, see Colleen Williams at GiGi's in Kenmore
On Tuesday June 16th beginning at 7pm see the Bobby Militello Quartet with Bobby Jones on keyboards, Jim Colemon on bass, John Bacon, Jr. on drums, and special guest Phil Sims on trombone at the Bijou Restaurant
Fabulous female jazz vocalist Nancy Kelly makes a visit to MusicalFare Premier Cabaret June 19th with her band of Dino Losito on organ, Jerry Weldon on sax, and Carmen Intorre, Jr. that she will perform with at the Rochester International Jazz festival. Get tickets soon!
Next up on the Sunday Afternoon Jazz Series at 189 Public House in East Aurora on June 21st is the Future of Jazz event featuring Blue Stone Groove. We celebrate the emerging cast of young jazz artists in Buffalo.
Announcing jazz vocalist Paul Marinaro from Chicago will be performing two dates in August at the Premier Cabaret in MusicalFare. Brought to you by JazzBuffalo and MusicalFare Theatre. Reserve tickets early for this one too!
Keep Jazz Alive In WNY!!