Jazz In Town: Celebrating Jazz And The American Songbook

Buffalo gets a visit from one of the best in singing the Great American Songbook.   We also pay tribute to an iconic figure in American History.  And, two modern jazz masters return.  Read on…

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JazzBuffalo Presents Vocalist Alexis Cole

Saturday, June 8 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
MusicalFare Theatre4380 Main Street, Suite 123
Amherst,NY14226 United States
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(Only 10 seats remain -reserve soon!)

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

Sunday, June 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

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Central Park United Methodist Church216 Beard Avenue
Buffalo,NY14214 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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David Murray / Kahil El’Zabar Duo

Monday, June 10 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center341 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo,NY14202 United States
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$15 – $18

David Murray – tenor saxophone, bass clarinet Kahil El’Zabar – drums, percussion, voice These two modern music masters have been at the forefront of creative exploration and compositional diversity over the past four decades. David Murray and Kahil El’Zabar are recognized by their peers to be consummate virtuosos, who possess and carry the history and the future of Great Black Music. This magnificent duo performs freedom music in its noblest sense, meant to heal and release one from the propaganda…

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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,NY14213 United States
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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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(The East Aurora Music Festival is also this weekend on Saturday, June 8.  The daylong event will have just a few sprinkles of jazz.  However, the festival raises money for good causes and will feature music in over 20 venues.  For more information – go here: East Aurora Music Festival.)
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Veronica Swift With The Emmet Cohen Trio

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,NY14216 United States
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JazzBuffalo is excited to bring two of the fastest rising stars in the jazz world to the area – together!   At age 25, 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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Go here to get tickets now:  Veronica Swift with Emmet Cohen Trio

The June lineup for jazz is set at the Terrace at Delaware Park.  Be sure to call 716-886-0089 for dinner or brunch reservations!  Please note the new time for Friday and Saturday evenings from 6 pm to 9 pm.  This weekend see Drew Azzinaro/Nelson Rivera Duo, the Mary McMahon Trio, and for Sunday Brunch see Sara Rodriguez (Saranaide Duo).

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