Jazz In Town: Worldly Jazz Hits Buffalo

This past weekend’s Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY and the appearance of Chick Corea at the UB Center for the Arts brought to a close one great summer of jazz and jazz festivals.  Thousands of people enjoyed some of the best jazz ever to make it to Buffalo in many years.  As a result, our community thrived and was brought closer together through this music we love called jazz.  

The week ahead will feature a worldly infused series of concerts.

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JazzBuffalo Road Concert Series Presents Electric Harp Guitarist Tim Donahue

Friday, August 31 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Pausa Art House19 Wadsworth Street
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States 
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Electric harp guitarist Donahue is an alumnus of Boston’s Berklee College Of Music, as well as an EMI-Japan recording artist. In 1982, Tim designed and built his own fretless, and later fretted, harp guitar and eventually started touring Japan, where he now resides. Madmen and Sinners (2004) were among the noteworthy cd’s released by Donahue and his group. In 2010 he launched The Tim Donahue Signature Harp Guitar, the world’s first production electric harp guitar mass-produced and marketed worldwide. WNY…

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Jazz In Town


Thursday, August 30 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Pausa Art House19 Wadsworth Street
Buffalo,NY14201 United States
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$5 – $7

Volver (“To Return” in Spanish)  presents a gumbo of Cumbia, Brazilian, Eastern European, and Jazz music. Volver explores and melds Balkan, Klezmer, and South American traditional genres with colorful instrumental improvisations. The harmonious celebration of accordion, flute, upright bass and drums offer a vivid and rich mosaic of ancestral distant lands. Volver combines the passions of music and culture as they journey to foreign shores and return with the influence of our world and its people. Jeremy Spindler – accordion,…

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Buffalo Tango Orchestra

Saturday, September 1 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Pausa Art House19 Wadsworth Street
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States 
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Tango artist Chris Vasquez was awarded the prize of “Best Singer” at the International Tango Music Competition by the New York Argentinian Consulate, and he was a finalist in the Medellín International Tango Festival Voice Competition. He has performed in Argentina, Colombia, across the US as well as Romania, Bulgaria, and China.  Locally he has performed at The Mary Seaton Room and the concert hall at Kleinhan’s Music Hall and Canisius College Montante Cultural Center. Mr. Vasquez has written and…

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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 My Cousin Tone’ , the popular 9-piece band as we close out the summer series.  Stay tuned for news on its continuation into the fall!  Call 716-886-0089 – now – each Sunday has filled up quickly

JazzBuffalo Presents JazzBrunch Sundays at the Terrace at Delaware Park

Sunday, September 2 @ 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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Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series

The Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series presented by JazzBuffalo has a very sepcial concert in two weeks.  The internationally-acclaimed Philippe Lemm Trio will be launching the new CD as well as new world tour that will bring them to the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, and more.  But – their first concert is right here in Buffalo at the Hotel Henry!.  Read more and tickets are now available!  GET TICKETS SOON!! (https://www.hotelhenry.com/jazz/)

Internationally-Acclaimed Philippe Lemm Trio at Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series

Wednesday, September 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Hotel HenryCorner Rockwell Road and Cleveland Circle
Buffalo, NY 14213 United States 
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Dutch drummer Philippe Lemm brings his internationally renowned trio to the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series presented by JazzBuffalo. Lemm has played with the New York-based groups LifeSize, Angelo Di Loreto Trio, Olli Hirvonen Quartet, Sharik Hasan New York Quartet, Pat Carroll Group, Roman Rofalski Trio and vocalist Andrea Wood to name a few. The trio’s electrifying chemistry and creative re-imagination of standards, progressive rock/pop, and diversely influenced music have thrilled audiences at The North Sea Jazz Festival, Pori Jazz…

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Elio Villafranca And Jass Syncopators Make History At Northwest Jazz Festival

On Saturday evening, August 25th, the audience at the Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY welcomed the noted Cuban-born pianist, composer, and arranger, Elio Villafranca.   The ensemble called the Jass Syncopators included some of the biggest names in jazz to have ever taken the Northwest Jazz Festival stage for a headlining performance.  The venerable alto saxophonist Vincent […]

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3 Superlative Performances Highlight Saturday Afternoon Main Stage Concerts At Northwest Jazz Festival

Nick Finzer

Saturday afternoon (August 25th) brought to the Main Stage of the Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY a homecoming with superb musicianship and two groups of emerging jazz stars that left audiences wanting more. Despite a brief period of rain that scattered the audience under trees, the groups made it impossible for any to leave the […]

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Christopher Bakriges Trio Perform Artistic Excellence At Northwest Jazz Festival

The Main Stage portion of the Northwest Jazz Festival opened on Friday (August 24th) with pure artistic passion performed by the Christopher Bakriges Trio.  Performing as a trio of piano, upright bass, and vibes, the trio presented compelling music that mixed jazz with leanings of classical chamber music. Two stalwarts of jazz, Avery Sharpe (McCoy Tyner/Art […]

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Veronica Swift and Benny Green Trio Deliver Outstanding Performance At Northwest Jazz Festival

When Veronica Swift announced that she and Benny Green were collaborating on a new CD to be released by early next year, she had the audience swooning with anticipation.  This pairing of the jazz pianist legend Benny Green with the emerging star Veronica Swift brought attendees to the Northwest Jazz Festival to their feet at […]

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A New Day In Jazz In Buffalo!

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