Jazz In Town: Music On The Road

Buffalo gets a visit from Chicago Jazz!  A French Music Festival happens.  And much more!

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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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Fête de la Musique 2018 Make Music Day

Thursday, June 21 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Historic Colored Musicians Club145 Broadway
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States 
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Every year on June 21st we celebrate Make Music Day / La Fête de la Musique in countless venues around the world. In Buffalo we’ll celebrate at the Historic Colored Musicians Club from: 5:30 pm with students from Hutch Tech (5:30), with a sing-along (6:15), with French ConéXion (7:00), with Carina and the Six String Preacher (7:45) and finally the Carol McLaughlin Big Band (8:30). Admission is free, food and drink are available for a nominal fee. Hope to see you…

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Buffalo Jazz Octet Performs – Born to Be Wild: Music of 1968 and More

Saturday, June 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Kenan Center433 Locust Street
Lockport, NY 14094 United States 
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$20
Buffalo Jazz Octet, JazzBuffalo

The Kenan Center presents the Buffalo Jazz Octet performing, “Born to Be Wild: Music of 1968 and More,” in the Taylor Theater, a 153-seat converted carriage house on the Center’s campus that provides an intimate, club-like atmosphere. All concerts feature two full sets of music with refreshments available. Individual tickets are $15 for Kenan Center members and $20 for the general public and may be purchased online at Ticketleap, in person at the Kenan Center Business Office, or charged by…

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Grüvology

Saturday, June 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Pausa Art House19 Wadsworth Street
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States 
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$7
Grüvology, JazzBuffalo

Grüvology’s Walter Kemp III and Bernard Kunz push the boundaries of contemporary improvised jazz music. Kemp is acknowledged as a top local pianist. Kunz was named “one of Buffalo’s most adventurous guitarists” by Buffalo News Music Critic Jeff Miers (Feb. 2012) and Art Voice’s runner-up best jazz guitarist for 2016. Grüvology won the 2017 JazzBuffalo poll for top fusion group – a feat they have accomplished for four straight years. They released 3 recordings; “First Set” (2008), “Unbridled” (2010), and “Freeway”…

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JazzBuffalo / Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series

This upcoming show has tickets selling!  If you have an interest, you are encouraged to get your tickets soon!

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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Danny Green, JazzBuffalo

The Danny Green Trio arrived in Buffalo last night, Thursday, June 14, to give one of the outstanding performances you will ever hear in terms of chamber-jazz.  The lyrical and melodic original compositions performed were nothing short of a tour-de-force.  Danny Green is one of the most innovative pianists emerging on the national jazz scene […]

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