Jazz In Town: 4 Featured Events And An Abundance Of Jazz

An abundance of jazz of all types will be taking place over the next couple of weeks.  From casual background music to intense listening – something for everyone.  Be sure to catch up when visiting JazzBuffalo’s upcoming events section.  Where you can view events by day, week, or month or in a listing view.

Featured Events

Organized! Plus Horns featuring Greg Millar, Gerry Youngman, Brian Freeman, Nelson Rivera, David Phillips, and Tony Zambito

Friday, October 5 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Pausa Art House19 Wadsworth Street
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States 
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$10

This “JazzBuffalo Presents” event will feature guitarist Greg Millar. Millar was the guitarist on Charles Earland’s famous 1972 “Intensity” album that featured hits “Lowdown”, “Cause I Love Her”, and “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow”. This album was noteworthy as the last documented recording by the late legendary trumpeter, Lee Morgan, who was shot and killed 2 days after the recording session in February 1972. The album also featured Hubert Laws, Billy Cobham, Billy Harper, and others. On organ, Gerry…

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Spontaneous Combustion: Art Meets Jazz At Expo68 Art & Design

Saturday, October 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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Expo68 Art & Design4545 Transit Road
Williamsville, NY 14221 United States 
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$10

Expo68 Art & Design and JazzBuffalo team up to provide a unique experience: Spontaneous Combustion: Art Meets Jazz During the month of October, Expo68 will present an exhibition exploring art that is inspired by the spirit of jazz.  Weekly live jazz performances, presented by JazzBuffalo, will take place during the Spontaneous Combustion exhibition. The exhibition will feature artworks by Tim Brooks, John Baker, Tom Coyne, Betty Pitts Foster, Enid Edelman, Cashis Green, CherisseLippss, Robin Mols, Shantelle Patton, William Rios, and Gerald…

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JazzBuffalo Road Concert Series Presents Spin Cycle

Saturday, October 6 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Pausa Art House19 Wadsworth Street
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States 
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$15

Arriving From New York City! “Spin Cycle’s self-titled debut CD is an all-original program of 10 tunes—six by Christensen and four by Neumann—that captivate with bright melodic lines, deep-seated grooves, catchy rhythmic devices, and sophisticated harmony. Improvisations run wild, as soloists embrace aggressive and daring ideas from the realms of modal jazz, free-jazz, second-line, and soul, not to mention good old-fashioned swing. A cohesive unit that commands an exceptional stylistic range and exhibits a go-for-broke attitude…..Spin Cycle has the potential…

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“Drea Sings Nina” at the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series Featuring Drea d’Nur

Wednesday, October 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Hotel HenryCorner Rockwell Road and Cleveland Circle
Buffalo, NY 14213 United States 
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$15

JazzBuffalo presents International vocalist, pianist, and Buffalo native Drea d’Nur.  This dynamic vocalist melds jazz, blues, spiritual, protest, R&B, and love songs into powerful pieces that touch the soul. Drea d’Nur is the creator of the musical reviews “The Spirit of Nina Simone”, which was performed at Kleinhans Music Hall, and “Dear Nina: A Sonic Love Letter to Nina Simone”, which was performed at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery to a capacity audience.  She has also recorded the highly celebrated CD “Day…

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International Jazz Pianist And Vocalist Carol Welsman To Appear In Buffalo!

The six-times Juno Awards (Canada’s Grammy) Nominee will make a special appearance in Buffalo on Saturday, October 20th.  Read the JazzBuffalo Event Listing and get your tickets soon!

JazzBuffalo Presents International Jazz Vocalist Carol Welsman

Saturday, October 20 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
MusicalFare Theatre4380 Main Street, Suite 123
Amherst, NY 14226 United States 
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$30

JazzBuffalo is excited to present, at MusicalFare Premier Cabaret Lounge, international jazz pianist and vocalist Carol Welsman!  Carol will be joined by the legendary jazz guitarist from NYC/Pittsburgh, Eric Johnson and bassist extraordinaire from Pittsburgh, Dan Wasson. GET RESERVED SEAT HERE: Carol Welsman, Saturday, October 20th Carol Welsman is an internationally acclaimed singer and pianist whose expressive vocal styling and dynamic stage presence have captivated audiences around the world. She has sold over 60,000 CDs in Canada alone, something few…

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AKG Art of Jazz Series Begins in November

Fall ushers in another season of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery Art of Jazz Series.  This is the 19th season of the series and it promises to be an outstanding follow-up to the concerts held last season.  Read more about the series and do get tickets soon – they will not last long…

Albright-Knox Art Gallery Art of Jazz Series 2018–2019 Featuring Sullivan Fortner, Joe Lovano, Carla Bley, and Edmar Castaneda

Saturday, November 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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Albright-Knox Art Gallery1285 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY14222 United States
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$24 – $29
Art of Jazz 2018

After a stellar 2017-2018 Art of Jazz series, the 2018-2019 series will return with one of the most engaging lineups in the nineteen seasons of the series presented by the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Today the Albright-Knox Art Gallery announced the dates and lineup for the 2018–2019 Art of Jazz series. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at the museum’s Admissions Desk, by phone at 716.270.8292, or online at www.albrightknox.org/artofjazz1819. The series has become one of the most successful music…

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The Sullivan Fortner Trio At The AKG Art of Jazz Series

Saturday, November 17 @ 8:00 pm
Albright-Knox Art Gallery1285 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States 
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$24 – $29

7 pm Pre-concert Conversation: Raise Up Off Me Series producer Bruce Eaton discusses the remarkable life and music of West Coast be-bop piano legend Hampton Hawes. Sullivan Fortner The latest in a line of New Orleans piano phenoms stretching back to Jelly Roll Morton, pianist Sullivan Fortner has been hailed as “a wondrous player, light of touch and vested with fleet, dazzling power” (The New York Times). Since winning the prestigious American Pianists Association Cole Porter Fellowship, Fortner has been heard…

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Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series

The singing sensation from Toronto Tia Brazda will appear in November.  In December, a special holiday presentation: JazzBuffalo’s Jazzy Christmas featuring the Ladies First Jazz Big Band takes place that will also see performances from the fun-filled Buffalo Dolls and the dynamic youth of Matt’s Vocal Performance Team.  GET TICKETS SOON FOR EACH OF THESE EVENTS!! (https://www.hotelhenry.com/jazz/)

Weekend Jazz at the Terrace at Delaware Park

Last weekend we kicked off Friday and Saturday Nights Jazz from 7:30 pm to 10 pm.  We also will continue JazzBrunch Sundays from 12 pm to 3 pm.  This weekend will include performances by:

Friday Night: Drew Azzinaro / Rahyn Eamon Duo

Saturday Night:  Dale Toliver Duo

JazzBrunch Sundays: Mary McMahon Project

JazzBuffalo Articles You May Have Missed

“DREA SINGS NINA” TO INVOKE THE SPIRIT OF NINA SIMONE

International Jazz Vocalist Drea d’Nur Will Perform Tribute To Nina Simone At Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series In 1964, the prolific singer, songwriter, pianist, and civil rights activist, Nina Simone, appeared to a sold-out audience at Kleinhans Music Hall.   It was a time of burgeoning civil unrest in our country’s history.  Reaching a peak fifty […]

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Expo68 Art & Design Gallery and JazzBuffalo To Present “Spontaneous Combustion: Art Meets Jazz” Series

Expo68 Art & Design

Expo68 Art & Design and JazzBuffalo collaborate to present SPONTANEOUS COMBUSTION: ART MEETS JAZZ.  A new series featuring eleven artists and four jazz performances.  The exhibition will have an opening reception on Saturday, October 6 and run through November 1, 2018, The gallery will display artworks produced by 11 prominent, as well as, emerging local […]

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