Jazz In Town: Giving Thanks Through The Music Of Jazz

As we approach Thanksgiving, we have much to be thankful for in the community of jazz in Buffalo. We have seen a resurgence of jazz and more opportunities for audiences to enjoy the creative beauty of jazz. This Thanksgiving Holiday you will be able to find jazz throughout greater Buffalo.

Jazz In Town

Phil dire redOn Wednesday, November 25th beginning at 6:30 pm at Mezza Restaurant, Wednesday Night Jazz hosted by Wayne Moose will feature Phil Dire on saxophone with George Caldwell on keyboards, John Bacon on drums, John Hasselback, Jr. on trombone, and Wayne Moose on bass. A thankfully super line-up!







On Friday, November 27th at 1:15 pm see solo guitarist Dennis Warne at Daily Planet Coffee in North Buffalo


Einat merge 1127.001On Friday, November 27th at 7:00 pm at Merge, catch the acoustic unplugged voice of Einat Agmon in an intimate setting with Ben Levitt on bass and Tony Zambito on hybrid percussions.








Sugar katy coolOn Saturday, November 28th beginning at 8 pm, see the return of the Sugar Katy Cool production of songs at Pausa Art House as they take you back in time to relive the sounds of the Andrew Sisters and do classics from the Great American Songbook.  Featuring: Sydnie Perkins (Sugar), Katy Pookalyn Miner (Katty), Carolyn L W Lansom (Cool)







Ds_quartetOn Saturday, November 28th beginning at 8:30 pm at the Blue Bull Tavern you can see the Dave Schiavone Quartet with Joe Brancato on keyboards, John Werrick on bass, Bud Fadale on bass, and Peggy Scalzo on drums






Blue stone groove 2On Saturday, November 28th, see Blue Stone Groove at Hot Mama’s Canteen beginning at 9:30 pm





On Wednesday, December 2nd see the Frank Gerard/Ray Chamberlain Quartet with vocalist Cheryl Ferris beginning at 7:30 pm at Masin’s Grille in Hamburg

See the Jazz Example at the Anchor Bar at their standing gigs every Friday beginning at 8pm.

See Sol Y Sombra, Latin jazz, at the Anchor Bar on Saturday’s beginning at 8pm.

See pianist George Jones with bassist Bill Stiebel and drummer John Bacon, Jr. at Oliver’s every Saturday beginning at 8pm.



EleventetThe Mark Filsinger Eleventet will be at Pausa Art House on December 3rd with an all-star cast of jazz musicians.







Mmp 1252015.001The Mary McMahon Project will be at Pausa Art House on December 5th with Dave Schiavone, Bobby Jones, Bud Fadale, Tom Kasperek, and Tony Zambito








Jazz christmasAt the Buffalo Church of Christ on Saturday, December 5th, there will be a Jazz Christmas with a host of young jazz artists and bands.














3 tenors.001Look for a special event on December 13th at 189 Public House as part of the JazzBuffalo Sunday Jazz Series as we present the # Tenors. Phil DiRe, Dave Schiavone, and Bobby Militello on tenor saxophones along with George Caldwell on keyboards.






Keep Jazz Alive In WNY!!


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