Jazz In Town: Father’s Day Celebrations

The theme for this weekend and week ahead is a celebration of Father’s Day.  Where jazz will be an integral part of paying tribute to Dads throughout the area.   

JazzBuffalo Father’s Day Highlights

A JazzBuffalo Father’s Day Celebration With My Cousin Tone’, Saturday, June 17 at 7:30 pm at Pausa Art Hous

Mct at pausa fathers day.001This Saturday, JazzBuffalo and Pausa Art House partner to bring you a special Father’s Day Concert: Song For My Father that features the 9-piece ensemble My Cousin Tone’.  The band, which has played the Main Stage of the Lewiston Jazz Festival (Northwest) and to a sold-out MusicalFare Cabaret Lounge, brings their tight and exciting arrangements to Pausa.  To honor Dads, admission for Dads is FREE and Moms only $5.  And, children under the age of 14 are free.  Also, note the half-hour earlier start time than normal.  A chance for sons and daughters to bring out their Dads and Grandads for a special Father’s Day gift of a night of jazz. 

A JazzBuffalo Father’s Day Jazz Brunch at 100 Acres Kitchens at the Hotel Henry, Sunday, June 18 at 11:00 am to 3 pm

Hotel Henry Jazz Brunch Edit 1.001JazzBuffalo, in partnership with Hotel Henry and 100 Acres: The Kitchens at Hotel Henry, is pleased to support the 100 Acres Father's Day Jazz Brunch to take place from 11 am to 3 pm on Sunday, June 18. Jazz music will be provided from 11:30 am to 2 pm and will feature Rick Strauss on guitar, Bud Fadale on bass, and Tony Zambito on percussion. Make reservations for a special Father's Day Jazz Brunch that offers spectacular surroundings and a unique brunch menu at this new Buffalo preserved treasure, along with the finest in jazz. Call 716-955-1511 for reservations or go online at www.100acresbflo.com to reserve your table.  Take your Dads out for a memorable Father’s Day experience.

I CALLED HIM MORGAN: JazzBuffalo Premiere Night, Friday, June 16 at 6:30 pm at the Screening Room Cinema Café’

I called him morgan poster.001JazzBuffalo, in collaboration with the Screening Room Cinema Cafe, is excited to premiere the outstanding documentary I CALLED HIM MORGAN.  "One of the BEST films of the year" -Esquire // Part jazz history, part true-crime tale, Kasper Collin’s new documentary employs extensive archival footage and new interviews to tell the tragic story of the magnificently talented trumpeter Lee Morgan.  We will be celebrating the screening of this documentary with the event JazzBuffalo Premiere Night on Friday, June 16th, which will include a pre-screening concert by the Tim Clarke Trio beginning at 6:30 pm. The trio features Tim Clarke on trumpet, George Kane on guitar, and Wayne Moose on bass.  Mark your calendars jazz fans, appreciators, and history buffs.  This will be special!  Go here to reserve your seats for both the concert and film: Screening Room Event

Here is a trailer for the widely acclaimed film: 

Jazz In Town

Fava Fadale at Schnitzel.001On Friday, June 16th at 8 pm, catch the duo of guitarist extraordinaire Ralph Fava and noted upright bassist Bud Fadale at Schnitzels in East Amherst (Transit Road)

On Friday, June 16th at 8 pm at Pausa Art House, catch another of the monthly installments of the George Caldwell led Star People as the group, consisting of rotating talent, pays tribute to Miles Davis

On Friday, June 16th at 8 pm at the Argus Gallery catch the Juini Booth Trio as part of a new art show by Vena DiBernardo

The trumpet and keyboard duo Custode and Parisi will be back at the Como Restaurant in Niagara Falls on Friday, June 16th at 6 pm


Paradigm shift at pausa.001On Friday, July 7th at Pausa Art House, JazzBuffalo is excited to present the Rochester-based organ jazz band Paradigm Shift.  Mark your calendars


Upcoming at Pausa Art House in June will be the Beatles Jazz Quintet, Bobby Militello Quartet, and The Tim Clarke Trio

JazzBuffalo Presents International Jazz Artists

Tierney sutton sold out.001On Saturday, June 24th JazzBuffalo will present 8-time Grammy Nominee Tierney Sutton at the MusicalFare Premier Cabaret Lounge.  While this has been sold-out long ago, it represents a milestone event!

RFQ Revised.001On Sunday, August 13, one of the best gypsy jazz bands internationally will visit Buffalo for a night of gypsy jazz. The Rhythm Future Quartet is rewriting the book on gypsy jazz with innovative compositions and arrangements. Opening the show will be the Hot Club of Buffalo.  This show is already more than half-way reserved so act fast on reserving seats here: RFQ Reserve.  

In the fall, JazzBuffalo will be presenting the Julliard and New York City-based Pete and Will Anderson Trio and the highly-regarded Cuban-born jazz pianist Elio Villafranca.  Stay tuned for more details soon. 

Keep Jazz Alive!!

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