Jazz In Town: Jazz Is A Labor Of Love

The summer jazz season of festivals saw many Buffalo jazz artist hit the stages and street of Lewiston.   Fill the skies with the great music of jazz.  It was also a momentous return home for jazz vocalist Paul Marinaro.  Three shows sold out with top-flight music but more importantly, a great time of family and friends celebrating.

This holiday Labor Day weekend, jazz will still be filling the air throughout WNY!

Jazz In Town

Jim_and_janiceThis Wednesday, September 2nd beginning at 7pm, catch the duo of Janice Mitchell and Jim Beishline at GiGi’s Cucina Povera in Kenmore from 7pm until 10pm.  The duo most recently performed at the Albright-Know Art Gallery summer series and always fills the room with beautiful music.








Ellen Pieroni Quartet will be at Nietzsche’s Wednesday, September 2 beginning at 9pm with Harry Graser, James Bender, and Colin Sperrazza

The band Fountainhead will be at McGarret’s Wednesday, September 2 beginning at 8pm as they host music and jazz jam

The Carol McLauglin Big Band will have open rehearsal on Thursday, September 3rd beginning at 8:30pm upstairs at the Historic Colored Musicians Club – here is a sweet video I found of this band rehearsing last year and with neat solos by Any Peruzzini


Mct ppSee My Cousin Tone’ Saturday, September 5th , at 8pm at the Pizza Plant on Transit with Karen Ragusa, Jim Matteliano, Tony Zambito, Bill Basil, Andy Peruzzini, Tim Martin, and Pete Dauphin







See Jazzline Friday, September 4th at the Roycroft Inn beginning at 8pm with Jennie Jones and Dennis Warne

JaniceSee Janice Mitchell and Jim Beishline once again with bassist Bud Fadale and drummer Dave Silverman for Jazz @ the Wright in Akron at the C.Dee Wright Community Center beginning at 7:30pm












The Jazz Cache’ will be at Nietzsche’s Sunday, September 6 beginning at 9pm with Mark Filsinger, Jared Tinkham, David Phillips, and Ben Levitt

The Jazz Example led by Doug “Trigger” Gaston continues their Friday night performances at the Anchor Bar beginning at 8pm

Oliver’s Restaurant features George Jones on piano with All Hands beginning at 7pm on Saturdays


SPYROGYRA_Wallpaper-1920x1080Spyro Gyra returns to the Buffalo area with a special concert at the Sportsmen Tavern on September.  Tickets $45 and $50 day of show.  


Parlato webSee Gretchen Parlato at the UB Center For Performing Arts on September 19th







Joanne lorenzoBlock off September 25th as Jazz Vibes performs at Pausa Art House.  This will be a special fundraising event for Joanne Lorenzo and her work with the Mary Magdalene Project in Niagara County.  Look for a star-studded list of jazz musicians chipping in. 

Keep Jazz Alive In WNY!!


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