Jazz In Town: A Festival Time Ahead But Before Then…

We are nearing that time of year where we engage in a week of fabulous jazz in Greater Buffalo.  Leading up to the Pappy Martin Legacy-Masten Jazz Festival and the CMC Jazz Festival is more great jazz in town!  JazBuffalo will have a separate article for these festivals.  Read on!

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JazzBuffalo Road Concert Series Presents Guitarist Alex Wintz

Thursday, July 19 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Pausa Art House19 Wadsworth Street
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States 
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$10

Arriving From New York City! “A rising star in his own right” – All About Jazz “He’s capable, talented and learned” – Downbeat Magazine Rising, young guitarist Alex Wintz is quickly gaining a name in the international jazz community. His talent and embrace of contemporary influences molded with a deep gratitude to the traditions of the past have garnered him numerous accolades and acclaim from music lovers across the globe. Wintz is a frequent collaborator with Etienne Charles, Ben Williams…

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Jazz In Town

JazzBuffalo Presents Lou Donaldson Tribute Featuring Dalton Chavez Sharp

Saturday, July 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Pausa Art House19 Wadsworth Street
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States 
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JazzBuffalo, Lou Donaldson

One of the most influential alto sax players and composers in jazz soul and jazz blues history is Lou Donaldson. On this night, we pay tribute to the man who gave us “Blues Walk”, “Gravy Train”, and “Aligator Boogaloo”. Featuring up and coming / rising star sax performer Dalton Chavez Sharp.  Scheduled to join in are highly regarded guitarist Greg Millar on guitar, Ed Croft on bass, Gerry Youngman on organ/keyboard, Darryl Washington on drums, and Tony Zambito o jazz percussion.

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37th Annual Buffalo News Albright-Knox Summer Jazz Series

Sunday, July 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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Albright-Knox Art Gallery1285 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States 
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The 37th annual Buffalo News and Albright-Knox Summer Jazz Concert Series take place on the steps of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. The lineup features a mix of local and national jazz artist: Sunday, July 22nd features tenor saxophonist from New York City, JD Allen who will appear with the George Caldwell Quartet.

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MILFORD GRAVES FULL MANTIS Documentary at The Screening Room

Friday, July 20 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

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The Screening Room Cinema Cafe880 Alberta Drive, Boulevard Mall
Amherst, NY 14226 United States 
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$10
Milton Graves, JazzBuffalo Milton Grave Full Mantis

“A captivating sound poem.” The New York Times “An elegant and patient portrait of Graves.” Artforum “As much a visual poem as it is a documentary.” Downbeat Magazine “One of the best jazz documentaries ever assembled… a singular viewing experience.” Byron Coley, The Wire: Adventures In Modern Music “Rhythmically right on.” Rolling Stone MILFORD GRAVES FULL MANTIS is a portrait of renowned percussionist Milford Graves, exploring his kaleidoscopic creativity and relentless curiosity. Graves has performed internationally since 1964, both as a…

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JazzBrunch Sundays

The exciting new JazzBrunch Sundays at The terrace at Delaware Park continues this weekend.  This week, the JazzBrunch Sundays Series continues with the Latin Jazz group, Sol Y Sombra, which just performed to a large capacity audience at the Tuesday Bidwell Parkway concerts.

JazzBuffalo Presents JazzBrunch Sundays at the Terrace at Delaware Park

Sunday, July 22 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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Terrace at Delaware Park199 Lincoln Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States 
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Terrace at Delaware Park, JazzBuffalo

JazzBuffalo is proud to announce a partnership with The Terrace at Delaware Park to provide high-quality jazz music for Sunday Jazz Brunch at The Terrace’s historic location at Marcy Casino.  The Terrace is located on the upper level of the Delaware Park Lake casino and is located across from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. JazzBrunch Sundays at the Terrace will begin on Sunday, July 8th and will be held each Sunday throughout the summer from 12 pm to 3 pm.  The Terrace will offer a…

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Two Must-See Ticketed Events

The first two weekends of August will bring to town jazz notoriety and Grammy Nominees!  Read-on and get tickets soon!

Sax Giant From New York City, Jerry Weldon, Celebrates New CD In Buffalo August 4th!

Saturday, August 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Pausa Art House19 Wadsworth Street
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States 
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Jerry Weldon

The JazzBuffalo Community is in for a real treat as we get a special visit from one of the tenor sax giants today in jazz.  Tenor sax legend Jerry Weldon comes to town to perform at Pausa Art House on August 4th! Jerry Weldon, a native New Yorker, has been on the jazz scene for more than 35 years. After graduating from Rutgers University Jazz Studies Program in 1981, Jerry joined the legendary Lionel Hampton Orchestra and continued his association with…

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JazzBuffalo Road Concert Series Presents Jane Bunnett and Maqueque

Friday, August 10 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm and Saturday, August 11 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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Pausa Art House19 Wadsworth Street
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States 
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$25

Arriving From The Newport Jazz Festival and Jazz At Lincoln Center! JazzBuffalo is excited to present, in association with Pausa Art House, 3 times Grammy® Nominee for Best Latin Jazz Album, Jane Bunnett.  In the past few years, the groundbreaking all women band, Jane Bunnett and Maqueque have forged a path in presented the sounds of Afro-Cuban and Latin Jazz to the world.  The band consists of Jane and an ensemble of Cuban performers performing a vibrant sound made magical…

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