Jazz In Town: International Jazz Is Celebrated

International Jazz Day is celebrated on April 30th.  This weekend, you can find an international flavor to jazz being presented.  For featured events, we highlight two international jazz artists visiting Buffalo.

Featured Events

Yan Carlos Artime in Concert – Latin Jazz Piano

Friday, April 26 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

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Pausa Art House19 Wadsworth Street
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States 
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$25 – $30

Yan Carlos Artime – producer of Paoli Mejías’ 2005 Latin Grammy nominee album “Mi Tambor”, pianist founder of “Otra Invasion” – a group led by ex-Irakere flutist Orlando “Maracas”Valle, musician and collaborator with Pedro Guzmán (Jíbaro Jazz), Danny Rivera, Glenn Monroig, Batacumbele, Paoli Mejías, Ramón Vázquez, Cheo Feliciano among many others – will return to PAUSA art house. Artime was born in Havana, Cuba in 1971. After completing 11 years of musical studies he graduated from the Havana Music Conservatory Amadeo Roldán. He…

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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 Command Performance Jazz Concerts

JazzBuffalo will produce a number of Command Performance Jazz Concerts offering international artistic quality.  JazzBuffalo will be partnering with the Glenn and Awdry Flickinger Performing Arts Center located on the campus complex of Nichols School.  A state-of-the-art performance center highly suitable for jazz concerts.  Two very special concerts have been scheduled with more being worked on.  Stay tuned for more details as concerts are scheduled and a concert season is developed.

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

JazzBuffalo is excited to bring to the area two of the fastest rising stars in the jazz world today!   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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The Tierney Sutton Band

Sunday, March 29, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Glenn and Awdry Flickinger Performing Arts Center1250 Amherst Street
Buffalo, NY 14216 United States 
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$29.75 – $39.75

EARLY BIRD TICKETS AVAILABLE

The celebrated Tierney Sutton Band, helmed by eight-time GRAMMY® nominated vocalist Tierney Sutton, has consistently topped the US jazz charts and garnered critical success thanks to their creative arrangements and rich and thematic discography. Most recently, the much-acclaimed “Sting Variations” album.  After 20-plus years and countless performances in some of the finest venues and festivals in the world, the Tierney Sutton Band has set their sights on the wide-ranging panorama of film music with “ScreenPlay.” “ScreenPlay” spans the first century…

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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

The next concert is Wednesday, May 1st with Will Holton!  We will continue the series this summer beginning with A Tribute To Judy Garland in June, Mark Marinaccio and Friends in July, and Só Brasil: An Evening of Bossa Nova featuring Saranaide in August.

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

The weather is changing for us all to experience the beauty of this cultural location at Hoyt Lake.

Mary McMahon Project at Jazz & Cocktail Nights at The Terrace at Delaware Park

Friday, April 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Terrace at Delaware Park199 Lincoln Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States 
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Free

See the previous JazzBuffalo Poll winner jazz vocalist Mary McMahon with guitarist Rick Strauss and bassist Bud Fadale.  Enjoy the award-winning dinner menu or visit the bar for drink specials.  Call 716-886-0089,

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Dave Schiavone / George Kane Duo at Jazz & Cocktail Nights at The Terrace at Delaware Park

Saturday, April 27 @ 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 artists.   The 2019 JazzBuffalo Poll winner for Favorite Jazz Guitarist of the Year, George Kane.  And, the prolific jazz saxophonist, Dave Schiavone – multi-JazzBuffalo Poll winner.  Call 716-886-0089 for dinner reservations or stop at the bar for cocktail special at this iconic cultural location.

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Drew Azzinaro and Eamon Rahyn Duo at JazzBrunch Sundays at The Terrace at Delaware Park

Sunday, April 28 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Terrace at Delaware Park199 Lincoln Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States 
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Free

Two extraordinary musicians, Drew Azzinaro on guitar (guitarist for Lady Lush and the Vinyls in NYC) and Eamon Rahyn (bassist/vocalist for Lady Lush and the Vinyls in NYC) collaborate together to bring you a unique duo at the popular JazzBrunch Sundays at The Terrace at Delaware Park. Guitarist/ Musical Artist Azzinaro was voted “Best Jazz Guitarist” in the JazzBuffalo Poll of 2016. With many awards and accolades to his credit, Azzinaro has opened for an array of performers, from Gregg…

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