Jazz In Town: Celebrating The Future In Jazz

This weekend Buffalo gets a visit from the world renowned gypsy jazz group, the Rhythm Future Quartet.  The future for jazz in the Greater Buffalo region continues to glow brighter and brighter.  There is plenty of outstanding jazz to look ahead to in the future.

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JazzBuffalo Presents The Rhythm Future Quartet

Sunday, May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
MusicalFare Theatre4380 Main Street, Suite 123
Amherst, NY14226 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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There is a tremendous amount of fantastic jazz happening this weekend.  Too many to list!  Please click below to see all the upcoming events!

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1st Saturday JazzBrunch at the Hollow Bistro 

1st Saturday JazzBrunch at The Hollow Bistro and Brew Hosted by JazzBuffalo

Saturday, May 4 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

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Hollow Bistro and Brew10641 Main Street
Clarance, NY 14031 United States 
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$3

We are now entering our third season of the popular 1st Saturday Jazz Brunch at the Hollow Bistro and Brew!  Come join us on the first Saturday of every month for live jazz music and an award-winning brunch menu!   We have a great Spring and summer line up so be sure to get your reservations in! Music starts at 11:30 AM along with brunch and drink specials. Brunch hours are from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. May 4th:  Susan Kincaid…

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Susan Kincaid with Ron Davis at 1st Saturday Jazz Brunch at the Hollow Bistro

Saturday, May 4 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Hollow Bistro and Brew10641 Main Street
Clarance, NY 14031 United States 
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$3

Susan Kincaid and Ron Davis are two of Buffalo’s most versatile musicians covering a wide variety of genres including jazz and blues. Davis is a member of the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame, performing with many of WNY’s most memorable acts, and Susan has performed with Ron at the Sportsmen Tavern and throughout Buffalo. Enjoy an award-winning brunch menu at the Hollow Bistro! CALL 716-759-7351 FOR RESERVATIONS!

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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.

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. Tickets are also available for 8-times Grammy nominee, Tierney Sutton.  For a limited time, early bird pricing will be available.  Although the concert is next year in March, the bet is the Tierney Sutton Band will have their 9th Grammy nomination and may have won for their ambitious project “ScreenPlay.”

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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$29.75 – $35

JazzBuffalo is excited to bring two of the fastest rising stars in the jazz world 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, she won second place at the prestigious Thelonious Monk Jazz Competition. In 2016 she was asked to perform a concert of her own at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center in New York…

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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!

JazzBuffalo Presents Vocalist Alexis Cole

Saturday, June 8 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
MusicalFare Theatre4380 Main Street, Suite 123
Amherst, NY 14226 United States 
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$30

Award-winning jazz vocalist Alexis Cole may be the most talented singer to ever hold a top-secret military clearance. A dozen albums into her critically acclaimed career, she may also be the best-kept secret in jazz, a status that’s certain to change as more people are discovering her for themselves. The year 2009 was a big one for Alexis: She released her first albums on both Motéma Music and Venus Records… and went to Basic Training to prepare for her new job as…

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JazzBuffalo Presents Chiara Izzi – Montreux Jazz Festival Vocal Competition Winner – With Pianist Kevin Hays

Saturday, June 22 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
MusicalFare Theatre4380 Main Street, Suite 123
Amherst, NY 14226 United States 
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$30

Izzi and Hays will bring their special collaboration to the MusicalFare Theater Premier Cabaret Lounge on Saturday, June 8th.  An international event! Described by Jazz Times as “a talent to be heard, admired and anticipated”, Chiara Izzi has developed a unique sonic interpretation of a fusion of different genres, including jazz, pop and Mediterranean sounds. Following her international debut performance at the Montreux Jazz Festival Vocal Competition in 2011, at which Quincy Jones awarded her first prize, the vocalist recorded her debut…

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Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series

We have 3 fantastic shows lined up for this summer at the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series.  Read the JazzBuffalo article for all the details.  Get tickets soon!

3 Summer Concerts Announced For Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series

The popular Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series continues to roll along in its third season. Offering the community a variety of entertainment featuring stellar local and regional artists. And, broadening the awareness of jazz in our society, as well as, appreciation for this original American art form. For the summer of 2019 (June through August), […]

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Weekend Jazz At The Terrace At Delaware Park

The May lineup for jazz is set at the Terrace at Delaware Park.  This weekend listen to the PM Guitar Duo with Vincent Mastrantonio, Dozo My Lady with Carolyn Lansom, and vocalist Maureen Gambino with Stu Weissman.

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Edmar Castaneda Trio Ends 2018-2019 Art Of Jazz Series On High Note Of Faith And Love

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