The run of superb world-class jazz continues! The upcoming week is no exception. Buffalo’s growing recognition as a jazz mecca means an increasing availability of the best in jazz visiting our great city!
JazzBuffalo Presents Todd Marcus Quintet with Paul Bollenback, Bruce Barth, Ameen Saleem, and Eric Kennedy
Arriving From Baltimore! Though the use of bass clarinet in jazz typically leans heavily towards avant-garde and free-jazz styles, Marcus’ straight-ahead playing has carved out a unique voice for the instrument in modern jazz. His music swings hard with both a fiery and introspective intensity but also maintains a strong lyrical sensibility. Marcus has annually been voted a Rising Star in Downbeat Magazine’s Annual Critics Poll since 2013 on “clarinet” and “miscellaneous instrument” categories and the Washington Post writes, “Listeners…
Arriving From New York City and Argentina! Michael Sarian is a trumpeter and composer whose work has been heard throughout the United States, South America, and Europe. As a young adult in Buenos Aires, he studied with many of the best musicians in Argentina, including Juan “Pollo” Raffo, Richard Nant and Juan Cruz de Urquiza. Michael has performed and toured with progressive rock bands in packed sports arenas, 12 piece disco bands in Uruguay, Big Bands at the Teatro Colón, and…
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