Jazz In Town: A Packed Week of Jazz!

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With summer underway, jazz in abundance is underway.  The week ahead promises more fantastic music, including visits from artists as far away as San Diego and from the world of smooth jazz.

Featured Event

JazzBuffalo Road Concert Series Presents The Danny Green Trio

Thursday, June 14 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Pausa Art House19 Wadsworth Street
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States 
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$15
Danny Green, JazzBuffalo

  Arriving From San Diego! “The Trio displays admiral cohesion. The pieces often flow, and there can be a natural, unforced quality to Green’s writing.” – DownBeat Magazine “Green’s eloquent eclecticism – a gift that includes writing anything from celebratory blues to meditative reflections to composing for a string quartet – illuminates his sparkling new trio release, Altered Narratives.” – WNPR “Richly engaging and utterly brilliant…a musical mind of rare sensitivity and vigor” – CD Hotlist 2018 Best Jazz Artist – San Diego…

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Sharon Bailey Project

Thursday, June 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Carnegie Arts Center240 Goundry Street
North Tonawanda, NY 14120 United States 
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$10
Sharon Bailey, JazzBuffalo

See Sharon Bailey close out the 2017-2018 Carnegie Arts Center Thursday Jazz Series. Click on the orange Purchase Tickets button to get your tickets.

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Jacob Jay Quintet

Thursday, June 14 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
9th Ward341 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202 United States 
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$10 – $15

The Jacob Jay Quintet enjoys performing a collection of original compositions and arrangements of jazz standards around the Western New York area. Inspired by ensembles such as the great Miles Davis Quintets they strive to approach every tune with a unique interpretation. Members include Jacob Jay – Trumpet/Flugelhorn Dalton Chavez Sharp – Tenor/Alto Saxophone Jake Malone-Brancato – Keys Cody Barcroft– Bass Jamie Sunshine – Drums Shaun Doyle Jr. – Vocals Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 day of show at TicketFly.com, Babeville Box Office (M-F 11a-5p), or…

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Saturday, June 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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Tralf Music Hall622 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14202 United States 
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$40 – $45
Najee, JazzBuffalo

Grammy-nominated saxophonist and flutist, Najee has made a career following his heart and keen musical intuition by pushing musical boundaries, all of which have made him an international pioneer in the music industry. Having collaborated with everyone in the music business from Prince, Quincy Jones to Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan, and Herbie Hancock, Najee’s technical agility, grace, compositional prowess, unbridled passion and fearless genre-bending have made him one of the most sought-after musicians of his generation. With two Platinum and…

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Walter Kemp 3oh! Cubano!

Wednesday, June 20 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Pausa Art House19 Wadsworth Street
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States 
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$10

Walter Kemp3oh! Walter Kemp III, David Teaspoon Hulett, and Rishon Odel will perform with world renown Cuban percussionist Vladimir Espinosa. Vladimir has long toured with Omar Sosa, Michel Ferre, and many others. His new current international touring project is El Coco.  Walter Kemp 3oh! composes original music in jazz and jazz-fusion and have recorded the CD Dark Continent with Blujazz Records.

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Buffalo Jazz Octet

Wednesday, June 20 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center341 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202 United States 
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$10
Buffalo Jazz Octet, JazzBuffalo

Tim Clarke – trumpet, flugelhorn Phil Sims – trombone, euphonium Kelly Bucheger – alto/tenor saxophones Nelson Rivera – soprano/tenor saxophones Steve Baczkowski – baritone saxophone Michael McNeill – piano Joseph Goehle – contrabass John Bacon – drums, percussion “a veritable who’s who list of killer regional jazz players” – Jeff Miers, The Buffalo News “a remarkable large free jazz ensemble, with brisk and energetic group improv that never breaks down.” – Tom Hull The Buffalo Jazz Octet has performed since 2011, combining the power and compositional intricacy of a large ensemble…

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Miles Davis Kind Of Blue

Gusto Vinyl Happy Hour: Miles Davis’ “Kind of Blue”

Monday, June 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sportsmen Tavern326 Amherst Street
Buffalo, NY 14207 United States 
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$7

Miles Davis’ 1959 classic album, “Kind of Blue,” is the next selection for the Gusto Vinyl Happy Hour series, which takes place 7 p.m. Monday, June 18 at the Sportsmen’s Tavern. Buffalo News Music Critic Jeff Miers and 97 Rock DJ Anita West co-host each event of the monthly series, held on select Mondays throughout the summer. Each month, Miers and West select a classic album from one of the great forms of American music, spin portions of it on…

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JazzBuffalo Road Concert Series

JazzBuffalo and Pausa Art House are collaborating to bring to Buffalo world-class jazz from groups that are touring and/or are on significant CD Release tours.  Between June and November of this year, look for fabulous jazz artists and musicians from the west coast, east coast, and the midwest!

JazzBuffalo Road Concert Series Presents Shawn Maxwell’s New Tomorrow Quintet

Friday, June 22 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Pausa Art House19 Wadsworth Street
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States 
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$10

Arriving From Chicago! Shawn Maxwell’s New Tomorrow is a quintet made up of some of Chicago’s finest musicians. Performing all original material, they specialize in a style of jazz that is heavily influenced and blended with several other modern genres. Focusing on composition just as much as improvisation, they reveal stunning melodies hidden within complex time signatures. This new approach in Maxwell’s writing brings a perfect blend of composition and improvisation for a new direction in jazz. Shawn Maxwell –…

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JazzBuffalo / Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series

The Beatles Jazz Quintet and the Sax Quintet Beatles Medley put on quite a show!  What a great sold-out audience who came out to support a fabulous group of musicians.  Which, means get your tickets early for the next scheduled performance you will not want to miss!

Jazz Tribute To Michael Jackson ft. Mark Marinaccio at Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series

Wednesday, July 11 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 pm
Hotel HenryCorner Rockwell Road and Cleveland Circle
Buffalo, NY 14213 United States 
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$15
Michael Jackson Tribute, JazzBuffalo

A Jazz Tribute To Michael Jackson, a special production commissioned by JazzBuffalo and first performed at MusicalFare Theatre, will feature the spectacular ensemble, Mark Marinaccio and Friends. The all-star ensemble will perform newly arranged jazz compositions that draw from the repertoire of the King Of Pop, Michael Jackson.  Nobody’s star burned brighter than Michael Jackson.   Many of his hit songs were arranged by the jazz icon Quincy Jones and their brilliance were often overshadowed by their popularity.   On this evening,…

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