Jazz In Town: Top Jazz Artists Hit Buffalo

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Top jazz artists are hitting Buffalo this weekend.  Look for international jazz guitar and oud star Amos Hoffman appearing with Toronto-based jazz pianist Noam Lemish.  We also get a visit from one of the premier trumpet players on the scene today, Sean Jones.  On Wednesday of next week, a visit from David Murray and Kahil El’Zabar.  Read on!

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JazzBuffalo Presents The Amos Hoffman & Noam Lemish Quartet

Saturday, June 2 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Pausa Art House19 Wadsworth Street
Buffalo, NY14201 United States
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$15

THE AMOS HOFFMAN & NOAM LEMISH QUARTET OFFERS AN INSPIRED BLEND OF JAZZ AND JEWISH FOLK MELODIES. ORIGINATING FROM OVER 20 YEARS OF COLLECTING SONGS FROM THEIR SHARED ISRAELI AND JAZZ ROOTS, THE QUARTET’S LYRICAL AND VIBRANT REIMAGININGS OF BELOVED JEWISH MELODIES ARE CAPTIVATING AUDIENCES AROUND THE WORLD. AMOS HOFFMAN Amos Hoffman is an Israeli Jazz Oudist and Guitarist known worldwide as a pioneer in fusing the rhythms and melodic themes of the Middle East with Modern Jazz. Hoffman started…

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Jazz In Town

Friday, June 2018

AKG First Friday Jazz And Happy Hour With Walter Kemp 3oh!

Friday, June 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Albright-Knox Art Gallery1285 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States 
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Blujazz artist Walter Kemp 3—pianist, composer, rhythmic vocalist—is the driving force behind the Walter Kemp 3oh! Kemp’s father, a classical and gospel composer, sparked Kemp’s early interest in the piano. Hearing his father perform his compositions at Carnegie Hall opened Kemp’s eyes to a world of music. The internationally recognized artist expertly builds ensembles able to dominate in an array of venues. The 3oh!’s debut release, Dark Continent, brings Kemp’s innate abilities to the forefront, as he has joined forces with long-time…

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Banjo Juice Band

Friday, June 1 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Pausa Art House19 Wadsworth Street
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States 
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$7

The Banjo Juice Jazz Band play 1920s Jazz, blues, and swing! The group features Tyler Westcott (of Folkfaces) on guitar, trumpet, banjo, and vocals! Sean Ebert on trumpet, Kyle Ohlson (Of Pine Fever) on clarinet and sax. Kyle Yagielski (of The Buffalo Brass Machine) on sousaphone, trumpet, and trombone, Joseph Donohue III on piano & vocals, Craig Hough on drums and whoever else joins them!

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Sean Jones at the PMLJC Celestial Jazz Series

Saturday, June 2 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Central Park United Methodist Church216 Beard Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14214 United States 
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$40

The Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Collective will present one of the top jazz trumpeters today in the international jazz world, Sean Jones.  The highly regarded trumpeter, composer, and arranger will appear in the collective’s second annual Celestial Jazz Series. The series mission is to present national artists in a church setting.  The collective will partner with the Central Park United Methodist Church to bring the spiritual offerings of jazz, in its highest form, into the sacred majesty of the church. This concert…

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MANAS (Dorji/Nguyen/McCoy) & Baczkowski/Padmanabha Duo

Saturday, June 2 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Sewing Souls Studio356 S. Elmwood
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States 
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MANAS explores lots of improvisational ground, ranging from extreme sideways expansions of sonic texture — with the guitar moving decisively outward while the drums explode in a parallel plane — to repetitive reflective passages that curl up into a tight ball before achieving escape velocity. MANAS on tour is a trio w/Tashi Dorji on guitar, Thom Nguyen and Wes McCoy on drums. Buffalo’s Steve Baczkowski (sax) & Ravi Padmanabha (drums) are celebrating 20 years of playing together with a new…

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David Murray / Kahil El’Zabar Duo

Wednesday, June 6 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
9th Ward341 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202 United States 
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$12 – $18
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These two modern music masters have been at the forefront of creative exploration and compositional diversity over the past four decades. David Murray and Kahil El’Zabar are recognized by their peers to be consummate virtuosos, who possess and carry the history and the future of Great Black Music. This magnificent duo performs freedom music in its noblest sense, meant to heal and release one from the propaganda of fear & disconnection currently poisoning our culture. Join us for an evening…

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Hollow Bistro First Saturday Jazz Brunch Summer Series Begins June 2nd

The popular Hollow Bistro First Saturday Jazz Brunch, presented by JazzBuffalo, kicks off its summer series schedule on Saturday, June 2nd.  We will feature the unique duo of trumpeter Andy Peruzzini and guitarist Mike Moser.  Click on the link below to see the rest of summer series performers.  Make it out to this fabulous Saturday brunch nearing 2 years running!

JazzBuffalo and Hollow Bistro First Saturday Jazz Brunch

Saturday, June 2 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

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Hollow Bistro and Brew10641 Main Street
Clarance, NY 14031 United States 
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Every 1st Saturday of the month, going on two years now, JazzBuffalo and the Hollow Bistro and Brew have brought jazz to the Hollow Bistro First Saturday Jazz Brunch!  Great music while our guests have enjoyed the award-winning brunch menu at the fabulous place nestled in Clarence Hollow!   Make it out to the finest jazz brunch in all of Greater Buffalo! Check out the summer jazz series for this long-running jazz brunch!  Great music and great food! First up is…

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Next Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series Event Is Wednesday, June 13

The next Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series event promises to be another memorable night of special jazz in the fabulous cultural setting of the Hotel Henry.  The concert will feature a mix of rising stars and legend as Russ Carere, Sr. presents a saxophone quintet arrangement.  Get tickets soon as these events have been selling out.  Follow the link below for more information or go directly to the Hotel Henry site for tickets now here: Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series

The Beatles Jazz Quintet + Sax Quintet Medley at the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series

Wednesday, June 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Hotel HenryCorner Rockwell Road and Cleveland Circle
Buffalo, NY 14213 United States 
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$15

The Beatles Jazz Quintet will feature Buffalo rising stars in the jazz scene displaying their creative abilities to arrange jazz scores to the music of the iconic pop group – The Beatles. The quintet, led by saxophonist Russell Carere, Jr. and saxophonist/arranger Matt Harris, will also feature musicians Alec Dube, Jared Tinkham, and Anthony Henry as they perform such tunes as Til There Was You, Let It Be, Across The Universe, Imagine, Get Back and more well-known Beatles tunes in creatively arranged in jazz styles.  Appearing as a…

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