Jazz In Town: Special Trios Visit Buffalo

This weekend, Buffalo gets visits from two exciting Trios in jazz.  Both internationally recognized and offering outstanding jazz music.  Enjoy!

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The Philippe Lemm Trio

Friday, March 15 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Pausa Art House19 Wadsworth Street
Buffalo,NY14201 United States
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$10

JazzBuffalo Presents The Philippe Lemm Trio Dutch drummer Philippe Lemm brings his internationally renowned trio back to PAUSA for a repeat of last March’s celebrated appearance. The trio’s electrifying chemistry and creative re-imagination of standards, progressive rock/pop, and diversely influenced music have thrilled audiences worldwide. WNY native Angelo Di Loreto on the piano is joined by Lemm and Jeff Koch on bass.  If you missed their appearance at the Northwest Jazz Festival two years ago or their sold-out performance at the…

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(Please note: the following Carla Bley “Trios” concert is sold out.  As has been customary with the Art of Jazz Series, a waiting line is formed before the concert in the event any tickets are released by the artist or by no-show.  The series producers cannot guarantee any tickets will become available.)

Carla Bley “Trios” featuring Steve Swallow and Andy Sheppard at the AKG Art of Jazz Series

Sunday, March 17 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Albright-Knox Art Gallery1285 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo,NY14222 United States
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$24 – $29

A rare North American concert by one of the landmark artists in modern jazz history! Inspired by the work of Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, and Erik Satie, pianist/composer Carla Bley first made her mark in the 1960s, penning tunes that were recorded by Gary Burton, Jimmy Giuffre, and Charlie Haden. Her landmark 1971 triple album jazz-rock opera Escalator Over the Hill, featuring artists ranging from Linda Ronstadt and Jack Bruce to Gato Barbieri and John McLaughlin, cemented her reputation for stylistic…

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Peter and Will Anderson Trio: A Tribute To Goodman and Gershwin – Friday, March 22

Buffalo gets a return visit by the extraordinary trio that has performed with Wynton Marsalis, Cecile McLorin Salvant, and the Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra.   Playing clarinet and sax, their tribute to the songbooks of Benny Goodman and George Gershwin is not to be missed!  Make a reservation soon at Pausa Art House.

JazzBuffalo Presents Peter & Will Anderson Trio: A Tribute To Goodman and Gershwin

Friday, March 22 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Pausa Art House19 Wadsworth Street
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States 
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$15

“Virtuosos on clarinet and saxophone” New York Times   Identical twins Peter and Will Anderson are one of the most extraordinary musical acts performing captivating, classic jazz today.  Born and raised in Washington D.C., the Andersons moved to New York City to attend The Juilliard School have performed with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Village Vanguard Orchestra, Wycliffe Gordon, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Paquito D’Rivera, Wynton Marsalis, and can be heard on the 2014 Grammy-winning soundtrack of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire with Vince Giordano’s Nighthawks. They’ve headlined at The Blue…

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Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series

It was quite a sold-out crowd for the A Jazz Tribute To Patsy Cline concert!  Please get your tickets soon for the next two performances soon:

The Jazz of Mary Ramsey at the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series

Wednesday, April 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Hotel HenryCorner Rockwell Road and Cleveland Circle
Buffalo, NY 14213 United States 
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$15 – $18

Critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, violin/violist Mary Ramsey of the 10,000 Maniacs appears at the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series for a very special performance that will explore jazz standards, gypsy jazz, the classical music repertoire as well as Mary Ramsey’s original compositions. The indie rock world may know her as the vocalist for the post-Natalie incarnation of 10,000 Maniacs, but the violist, violinist, and songwriter has had a long and distinguished career aside from that group playing jazz, classical, and…

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An Evening With Saxophonist Will Holton at the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series

Wednesday, May 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Hotel HenryCorner Rockwell Road and Cleveland Circle
Buffalo, NY 14213 United States 
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$15 – $18

Contemporary jazz saxophonist Will Holton will take the stage at the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series in May! Will Holton is a Buffalo-bred saxophonist who draws inspiration from Jazz, R&B, and Soul artists. An ambassador for the countries largest Juneteenth Festival, he has also performed at statewide music festivals including Buffalo’s Pine Grill Reunion, Rochester’s Roc the Park and Afrikan American Festivals, Syracuse’s CNY Jazz Festival and annual performance in White Plains, NY, and Washington DC. Each year, Holton creates…

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“A Taste of Jazz” Fundraiser to Support Northwest Jazz Festival

The all-important annual fundraiser takes place Sunday, March 31st.  Help to keep the Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY the largest free jazz festival in the region.  Stay tuned!  The Main Stage Headliner lineup for 2019 will be announced soon!  Please consider attending and supporting.  If you cannot attend, still consider buying a ticket and help keep the largest jazz festival in the region free.

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A Taste of Jazz – Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY

A Taste Of Jazz – Northwest Jazz Festival Fundraiser featuring My Cousin Toné, Carolyn Lansom & Dozo My Lady, DeeAnn DiMeo Tompkins, and Zach Carr

Sunday, March 31 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Brickyard Brewery Company432 Center Street
Lewiston, NY United States 
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$20 – $25

Preparations are underway for the 2019 Northwest Jazz Festival that will take place on August 23rd and 24th in the Village of Lewiston. The Board of Directors and Jazz Festival Staff will hold a fundraiser, “A Taste of Jazz” at the Brickyard Brewing Company (432 Center Street, Lewiston) on Sunday, March 31st from 4 pm – 8 pm. The fundraiser will help offset some of the costs of producing the free two-day outdoor music festival. The fundraiser will present music by…

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Albright-Knox Art of Jazz Series

Get tickets for the final performance in the 2018-2019 Art of Jazz series – a gem of a concert it will be.

The Edmar Castaneda Trio at the AKG Art of Jazz Series

Saturday, April 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Albright-Knox Art Gallery1285 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States 
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$24 – $29

Edmar Castaneda, a native of Colombia, is an unparalleled virtuoso on the harp, recognized around the world for his stunning blend of jazz and the folk music of South America. With his boundless imagination and spellbinding rhythmic dexterity, Castaneda’s performances beg for the clichéd description that “he must be seen to be believed.” With his longstanding trio featuring Marshall Gilkes (trombone) and Dave Silliman (drums/percussion) generating a joyous cascade of lush colors and dynamic spirit, Castaneda “connects with a crowd…

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Weekend Jazz at the Terrace at Delaware Park

The PM Guitar Duo at Jazz & Cocktail Nights at The Terrace at Delaware Park

Friday, March 15 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Terrace at Delaware Park199 Lincoln Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States 
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Free

See and hear the duo of Vince Mastrantonio and Joe Pinnavaia – two of the area’s finest jazz guitarists offering fresh takes on standards, modern jazz, and originals.  Enjoy the award-winning dinner menu at the Terrace or visit the bar for cocktail specials.  Call 716-886-0089 for reservations.

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Sara Rogers and Cortney Costanzo Duo at Jazz & Cocktail Nights at The Terrace at Delaware Park

Saturday, March 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Terrace at Delaware Park199 Lincoln Parkway
Buffalo,NY14222 United States
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Free

Join us on Friday for Jazz Night at the Terrace for the lovely pairing of Sara Rogers and Cortney Costanzo for their jazz-pop repertoire. Enjoy dinner from the award-winning menu or grab a cocktail at the bar!  Call 716-886-0089 for reservations.

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Donny Frauenhofer Duo at JazzBrunch Sundays at The Terrace at Delaware Park

Sunday, March 17 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Terrace at Delaware Park199 Lincoln Parkway
Buffalo,NY14222 United States
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Free

Join us for The Terrace at Delaware Park’s JazzBrunch Sundays hosted by JazzBuffalo, featuring Donny Frauenhofer of The Duo+!   Great brunch menu, cocktails, and jazz at the historic cultural location at Hoyt Lake. Call 716-886-0089 for brunch reservations or stop in for cocktail specials at the bar.

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