As we enter into December, we are treated to the start of many Holiday and Christmas events featuring jazz. Plenty of jazz music to put you in the spirit of Christmas. Good tidings for everyone. In this newsletter, we will feature five events kicking off the holiday season – with two of them supporting good causes.
You can start your festive holiday jazz listening with the popular First Saturday Jazz Brunch at the Hollow Bistro in Clarence Hollow where the fantastic duo of Maria Sebastion and Ron Davis perform.
Saturday, December 2018
Maria Sebastian and Ron Davis are two of Buffalo’s most versatile musicians covering a wide variety of genres. You will find them playing songs by Peggy Lee, Norah Jones, Doris Day, Ella Fitzgerald, and others. For this special Holiday brunch, they are sure to play a few holiday songs. Davis is a member of the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame, performing with many of WNY’s most memorable acts, and Sebastian has earned over a dozen local music awards as well…
One of the city’s most endearing saloon-style pianists and singers, Ann Philippone, hosts an event for a worthy cause at this holiday time.
With fabulous special guests John Brady and Erin Bahn (of the hot new band Rabbit Jaw) and Cathy Carfagna & Dave Meinzer! This party benefits the families here in Buffalo from Puerto Rico after last year’s hurricanes. There’s still so much need in this community… You can donate just by eating or drinking (15% to the cause), by putting funds in the jar, or by bringing a new, unwrapped Christmas gift! Come have a great time for a great cause!…
Will Holton is known for putting on fabulous shows over the past ten years (read the JazzBuffalo article below) and this should be no exception!
We welcome the holidays with “The 1st Day of Christmas” a smooth jazz concert experience with” Chart Topping Guitarist” Tim Bowman, Soulful Vocalist from Rochester, NY Ronald Carlton Wilcox, Buffalo Music Hall of Fame Inductee Trumpeter- Brian Freeman, with my special guest “The BAVPA Vocal Symphony” under the direction of Mrs. Karen Saxon and yours truly Saxophonist Will Holton You don’t want to miss this show!! Tickets are reserved, Ages 16 and up are invited (with a parent if under…
Ed Croft, the 2017 JazzBuffalo Poll Bassist Winner, puts together a concert offering holiday seasonal inspired jazz.
Ed Croft brings an all-star trio to perform a jazz-inspired evening of seasonal music at the Taylor Theater on Saturday, December 1. “Tidings of Comfort & Jazz” is the final concert in the 2018 Jazz Series, which has featured musicians and recording artists respected on a national level. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Taylor Theater, a converted carriage house on the Center’s campus, providing an intimate, club-like atmosphere. The concert will feature two full sets of music, with refreshments…
Banjo Juice Jazz Band, Katy Miner Quartet, and others at Christmas Benefit for the Black Rock/Riverside Food Pantry
Sportsmen’s Tavern’s yearly Christmas benefit concert for the Black Rock/Riverside food pantry.
There is much more fabulous jazz happening in town, at Pausa Art House, Hallwalls, and elsewhere, so be sure to click below:
Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series – 2nd Jazzy Christmas Show Added!