Jazz In Town: Jazz You Will Love

This weekend, Valentine’s will be celebrated throughout the region.  A true bouquet of jazz is available to enjoy locally and in Canada.

Congratulations to all of the winners in the 5th Annual JazzBuffalo Poll.  You can find the link to the article below for a full list of all the winners.

Valentine’s Jazz Plans You’ll Love

My Cousin Toné 4th Annual Valentine’s Day Concert/Dinner at Irishman

Thursday, February 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Irishman Pub5601 Main Street
Williamsville,NYUnited States
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In what has become an annual event, My Cousin Toné returns to the Irishman Pub for Valentine’s Day concert and dinner.  Enjoy a sumptuous dinner while enjoying the exciting jazz music of the ensemble, My Cousin Toné. My Cousin Tone’, in existence for 8 years, is noted for its’ well-rehearsed and unique arrangements by Rising Star arranger and saxophonist, Timothy Martin, and features previous JazzBuffalo Poll winner for Best Female Jazz Vocalist, Mary Mcmahon. The band has performed at festivals, including…

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DeeAnn DiMeo Tompkins at Valentine’s Day Plans You Love at The Terrace

Thursday, February 14 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Terrace at Delaware Park199 Lincoln Parkway
Buffalo,NY14222 United States
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We’ve got Valentine’s Day weekend plans you’ll just love 💕 Join us Thursday 2/14 for an exclusive prix fixe dinner menu specially curated by Chef Bruce Wieszala (including champagne, of course), and live music in partnership with JazzBuffalo. JazzBuffalo will feature DeeAnnDiMeo Tompkins on 2/14.  Call (716) 886-0089 for reservations! See full details regarding menu here: V-Day Plans You’ll Love On Thursday, February 14th – enjoy Valentine’s dinner with vocalist DeeAnn DiMeo Tompkins.  Fresh from the EP release of “Stay…

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The Bee’s Knees ft. Sara Rogers and Cortney Costanzo at Valentine’s Plans You’ll Love at The Terrace

Friday, February 15 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Terrace at Delaware Park199 Lincoln Parkway
Buffalo,NY14222 United States
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We’ve got Valentine’s Day weekend plans you’ll just love 💕 Join us Friday 2/15 for an exclusive prix fixe dinner menu specially curated by Chef Bruce Wieszala (including champagne, of course), and live music in partnership with JazzBuffalo. JazzBuffalo will feature The Bee’s Knees on 2/15 featuring Sara Rogers, Cortney Costanzo, Zach Carr, Paul Yates, and Nelson Rivera.  Call (716) 886-0089 for reservations! Be prepared to be romantically entertained as the most talented ensemble of The Bee’s Knees will present “Songs…

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Saranaide & Friends at Valentine’s Plans You’ll Love at The Terrace

Saturday, February 16 @ 6:30 pm
Terrace at Delaware Park199 Lincoln Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States 
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We’ve got Valentine’s Day weekend plans you’ll just love 💕 Join us Saturday 2/16 for an exclusive prix fixe dinner menu specially curated by Chef Bruce Wieszala (including champagne, of course), and live music in partnership with JazzBuffalo. JazzBuffalo will feature Saranaide and Friends for a night of “Love for Bossa Nova” on 2/15.  Call (716) 886-0089 for reservations! Sara Rodriguez is the face of Saranaide. She is an accomplished singer and musician who brings a soulful beauty to anything she…

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Over The Border In Canada

Kurt Elling

Thursday, February 14 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Niagara Fallsview Casino ResortAvalon Ballroom Theater
Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada 
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$30 – $65

GRAMMY® winner Kurt Elling is among the world’s foremost jazz vocalists. He won the DownBeat Critics Poll for fourteen consecutive years and was named “Male Singer of the Year” by the Jazz Journalists Association eight times in that same span. Every one of Elling’s ten albums has been nominated for a GRAMMY ®. Elling’s rich baritone spans four octaves and features both astonishing technical mastery and emotional depth. His repertoire includes original compositions and modern interpretations of standards, all of…

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Oscar Peterson International Jazz Festival

Friday, February 15 @ 8:00 pm – Sunday, February 17 @ 10:00 pm
Niagara-On-The Lake Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario Canada + Google Map
$55 – $100

NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, ONTARIO, CANADA – November 19, 2018: The 2nd annual Oscar Peterson International Jazz Festival, with artistic director Renee Rosnes at the helm, will feature top jazz artists from both Canada and the United States in collaborative, once-in-a-lifetime performances. The festival runs from Friday, February 15, 2019, through Sunday, February 17, 2019, and is supported by Presenting Sponsor TD Bank Group as one of TD’s Signature Black History Month events. Friday, February 15, 2019, 8:00 p.m. Christine Jensen Jazz Orchestra…

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Featured Event

Steinway Sunday Concert Series: Krista Seddon Performance and Lecture Series – “Marian McPartland & Friends: A Centennial Celebration of Life in Music”

Sunday, February 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

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Central Park United Methodist Church216 Beard Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14214 United States 
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$35 – $180

Steinway Sunday Performance & Lecture Series @ Central Park UMC http://steinwaysunday.com/ “Marian McPartland & Friends: A Centennial Celebration of Life in Music” Pianist, Krista Seddon, is currently on a lecture performance tour featuring the life and work of jazz great, Marian McPartland. As the world posthumously celebrates McPartland’s 100th birthday, Central Park United Methodist Church will participate in these celebrations and host a six-concert series featuring McPartland’s life and work with some of the world’s greatest jazz musicians. Marian McPartland…

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A note to jazz musicians and venues: please begin to use the Submit An Event function of JazzBuffalo.org to get your events listed.  Go here to get your event listed: Submit An Event.
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 JazzBrunch Sundays at the Terrace at Delaware Park

Carolyn Lansom with Dozo My Lady at JazzBrunch Sundays at the Terrace at Delaware Park

Sunday, February 17 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Terrace at Delaware Park199 Lincoln Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States 
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Free

Listen to Dozo My Lady perform Jazz Standards, Pop Standards, and a few musical surprises. Dozo My Lady features, Carolyn Lansom (lead vocals), Dave Lansom (upright electric bass) & Greg Amato (Gypsy Guitar). This trio has played together for years and each month bring something new to the performance. Where does the word Dozo come from? This group was started as a husband and wife duo when the Lansom’s were living in Japan. Dozo is a Japanese word that means,…

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JazzBuffalo Articles You May Have Missed

Winners Of The 5th Annual JazzBuffalo Poll Announced

JazzBuffalo is proud to announce the results of its 5th Annual JazzBuffalo Poll.  The poll received over 2300 voting ballots enabling jazz fans and music lovers to weigh in on recognizing jazz artists, groups, performances, and supporters.  Winners were announced at the kick-off of the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series on Wednesday, February 13th.  The […]

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Bob James Remembers Grover Washington, Jr. And “Mr. Magic”

“WOW! I didn’t know” says Bob James when learning that Grover Washington, Jr. was a native of Buffalo.    This is one of several surprising responses in a JazzBuffalo talk with Bob James regarding his place in jazz history and his upcoming concert appearance at Buffalo State Performing Arts Center on Friday, February 22nd.  Bob […]

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Cecile McLorin Salvant, Wayne Shorter, John Daversa, and Dafnis Prieto Win 2019 Grammy in Jazz

The 61st GRAMMY® Awards announced the 2019 winners in the Jazz categories.  The winners were announced prior to the televised event scheduled for Sunday, February 10th.  Nominations were announced in early December and winners revealed today. From the field of nominations in the Best Improvised Solo category, the winner is: DON’T FENCE ME INJohn Daversa, […]

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JazzTimes Announces 2018 Readers’ Poll Results

JazzTimes Magazine released the results of its 2018 Reader’s Poll. In this poll, JazzTimes readers pick their favorite artists, groups, festivals, venues, and more. Voting took place online and ballots were collected during the first week of January 2019. Readers weighed in with their votes in a number of individuals, group, and other categories. Notable […]

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