Jazz continues throughout Great Buffalo. Despite the midst of winter gripping the area, musicians and fans alike keep jazz alive in WNY.
Happening at Pausa on Friday, February 19th at 8 pm at Pausa Art House will be the Inside/Outside Trio featuring the multi-talented Ed Chilungu on piano, Brian DeJesus on bass, and David Phillips on drums. Ed brings original compositions, some blending jazz and classical, to his performances.
On Saturday, February 20th, Buffalo native, bassist Joe Goehle, returns to town with his band Cerebral People. The band features Joe Goehle: Bass, Jim Piela: Alto Saxophone, Alex Slomka: Trombone, Alec Dube: Vibraphone, and Josh Bailey: Drums. Check them out at Merge on Delaware beginning at 9 pm.
On Tuesday, February 23rd native son pianist Angelo Di Loreto returns home for a special day at Buffalo State College. First holding a Masterclass for students and then giving a free concert beginning at 7:30 pm in Ciminelli Hall. See the JazzBuffalo article here: Angelo Di Loreto
Jazz In Town
On Saturday, February 20th at 8 pm at the Pizza Plant on Transit and Sheridan, you can see My Cousin Tone’
On Saturday, February 20th at 8 pm at GiGi’s in Kenmore you can find Janice Mitchell and Jim Bieshline
On Sunday, February 21st at 6 pm at the Colored Musicians Club Sunday Jam, see pianist Toney Rhodes followed by open jam at 7 pm
On Tuesday, February 23rd beginning at 7 pm at Coco’s, you find vocalist Mari McNeil at MoulesFest with George Kane, Brian DeJesus, and Jon Lehning.
See the Jazz Example at their weekly Friday spot at the Anchor Bar beginning at 8 pm.
See Kevin Doyle led 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 8 pm.
A reminder that the Joe Baudo Big Band performs every Tuesday at the Sportsmen Tavern from 12 pm to 2 pm.
The Hard Bop Project debuts and presents the music of Lou Donaldson and Blues Walk on February 25th at Pausa Art House with Kelly Bucheger on alto sax, Lisa Hasselback on piano, Sabu Adeyola on bass, Abdul-Rahman Qadir on drums, and Tony Zambito on percussions.
Reserve your seats early for the JazzBuffalo/MusicalFare partnered event on April 1st: Mark Filsinger's Eleventet Ensemble. winners of the 2015 JazzBuffalo Big Band. Go to the MusicalFare Box Office online at www.musicalfare.com or call the box office at 716-839-8540 to reserve seats early. This all-star ensemble will include Bobby Militello, Bobby Jones, Jim Colemon, Tim Clarke, Dennis Tribuzzi, Dave Schiavone, Jim Bohm, Harry Fackleman, and more!
Keep Jazz Alive In WNY!!