Jazz In Town: A Jazz Renewal

Easter represents a time of reflection and renewal each year.  A time for families and communities to come together to renew relationships and friendships.  In the world of jazz, we can be thankful for a jazz renewal taking place locally here in Buffalo and across the globe.  Happy Easter!

Featured Events

Grüvology

Saturday, April 20 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Pausa Art House19 Wadsworth Street
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States 
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$10
Grüvology, JazzBuffalo

Grüvology is an award-winning jazz quartet from Buffalo in Western New York. Grüvology was founded in 2006 by pianist Walter Kemp and guitarist Bernard Kunz. Grüvology has published 3 CDs, First Set (2008), Unbridled (2010) and Freeway (2015). All our music consists of original compositions. Our compositions are influenced by gospel, blues, folk, Latin and middle eastern music. Our music is available on iTunes. Clips are also on our youtube channel and on our facebook page. Grüvology has been named best…

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Easter Brunch Sunday at the Terrace at Delaware Park With Dave Schiavone Trio

Sunday, April 21 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Terrace at Delaware Park199 Lincoln Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States 
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On Easter Sunday, April 21st, enjoy a specially prepared Easter Brunch at the Terrace at Delaware Park in the banquet room.  Enjoy the sounds of great jazz with special guest saxophonist Dave Schiavone and a trio.  Schiavone has been one of the region’s best saxophonists, composers, and arrangers for the past three decades.  Also, he has been prolific on the international stage with time spent performing in Germany and throughout Europe.  Dave was also the recipient of the 2017 JazzBuffalo…

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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.  Grow the audience for jazz.  Go here to get your event listed: Submit An Event.
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Early Bird Tickets Now On Sale For Veronica Swift and The Emmet Cohen Trio 

EARLY BIRD TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR THE VERONICA SWIFT AND EMMET COHEN TRIO CONCERT! LIMITED TIME SPECIAL TICKET PRICING UNTIL APRIL 30th!!
Announcing tickets are now available for the special concert on Friday, June 28th at 7:30 pm featuring the rising star jazz vocalist Veronica Swift and the 2019 Cole Porter Fellowship American Pianists Association winner, Emmet H. Cohen and his trio. For a limited time, ticket prices will be set at $24.75 before being raised to $29.75. EARLY BIRD AVAILABLE UNTIL APRIL 30th. ACT SOON!  Read the event description below, the article at the end, or go directly here now:  VERONICA SWIFT/EMMET COHEN TRIO EARLY BIRD

Veronica Swift & The Emmet Cohen Trio

Friday, June 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Glenn and Awdry Flickinger Performing Arts Center1250 Amherst Street
Buffalo, NY 14216 United States 
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$24.75 – $29.75

Many in the Greater Buffalo/Niagara area recall the sensational appearance of Veronica Swift with the Benny Green Trio, as well as, the wildly applauded performance by the Emmet Cohen Trio at the 2018 Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY.  JazzBuffalo is excited to bring them back to the area – together!   At age 24, American jazz vocalist Veronica Swift is now being recognized as one of the top young jazz singers on the scene. In the fall of 2015,…

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Albright-Knox Art Gallery Art Of Jazz Series

We will be closing out the Art of Jazz Series in April with the unique jazz of Edmar Casteneda.  Be sure to get tickets soon for it is bound to sell out!

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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JazzBuffalo Presents At MusicalFare Premier Cabaret Lounge

We have some fantastic shows coming up at MusicalFare Premier Cabaret Lounge you don’t want to miss.  Get reserved seats soon!  Gypsy Jazz fans will not want to miss one of the top international gypsy jazz quartets in the world – the Rhythm Future Quartet!

JazzBuffalo Presents The Rhythm Future Quartet

Sunday, May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
MusicalFare Theatre4380 Main Street, Suite 123
Amherst, NY 14226 United States 
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$25

The acoustic jazz ensemble, Rhythm Future Quartet has a straightforward agenda: to keep the spirit of Gypsy jazz alive and expanding in today’s musical universe. The virtuosic foursome, named for a Django Reinhardt tune, offers up a newly minted sound, influenced by the classic Hot Club of France, yet wholly contemporary. Led by violinist Jason Anick and guitarist Olli Soikkeli, the quartet performs dynamic and lyrical arrangements of both Gypsy jazz standards and original compositions that draw upon diverse international…

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Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series

Another great concert performance just happened and another is about to happen!  The next Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series performance will come up quickly!  Scheduled for Wednesday, May 1st is saxophonist Will Holton.  And, in June, we have “A Tribute To Judy Garland” featuring the Cabaret Big Band and vocalist Katy Miner.   Get tickets soon!

GO HERE NOW TO GET TICKETS FOR THIS SPECIAL WILL HOLTON SHOW AT THE HOTEL HENRY JAZZ CONCERT SERIES: WILL HOLTON

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 Tribute To Judy Garland By The Cabaret Big Band ft. Vocalist Katy Miner at the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series

Wednesday, June 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Hotel HenryCorner Rockwell Road and Cleveland Circle
Buffalo, NY 14213 United States 
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$15 – $18

Judy Garland was born on June 10, 1922.  On Wednesday, June 12th, at the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series, we will celebrate the 97th birthday of one of the most iconic music stars in American Music History.  Reliving in tribute songs that are part of the American experience for both younger and older generations.  Songs such as Get Happy, The Man That Got Away, The Trolley Song, and one of the most famous songs of all time  – Somewhere Over…

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Weekend Jazz At The Terrace At Delaware Park

Stu and Avery Weissman at Jazz and Cocktail Nights at the Terrace at Delaware Park

Friday, April 19 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Terrace at Delaware Park199 Lincoln Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States 
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Free

See the fabulous father and son duo of Stu Weissman on guitar and Avery Weissman on bass.   Stu Weissman has been a longtime fixture in the jazz scene as a guitarist.  Having performed with many of the influential jazz artists in the Greater Buffalo area since the 1970’s.  Avery has emerged as a rising star in the growing talent pool of young jazz musicians now becoming an integral part of the resurging jazz culture in the area. Catch them together…

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Walt Sopicki / George Kane Duo at Jazz & Cocktail Nights at The Terrace at Delaware Park

Saturday, April 20 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Terrace at Delaware Park199 Lincoln Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States 
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Free

See this fantastic duo of two of the area’s best jazz guitarists.   The 2019 JazzBuffalo Poll winner for Favorite Jazz Guitarist of the Year, George Kane.  And, the prolific jazz guitarist Walt Sopicki.  Call 716-886-0089 for dinner reservations or stop at the bar for cocktail special at this iconic cultural location.

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Adam Bronstein/Anthony Henry Duo at JazzBrunch Sundays at The Terrace at Delaware Park

Sunday, April 21 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Terrace at Delaware Park199 Lincoln Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States 
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Free

See and hear one of the area’s finest jazz guitarists who has played in many concerts involving tributes to jazz legends and jazz fusion artists.  He will be joined by a rising star bassist in the area, Anthony Henry. Call the Terrace at Delaware Park for reservations for widely-acclaimed brunch menu – call 716-886-0089.

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