Jazz In Town: Jazz Festival Season Gets Underway

The outdoors have quickly become the focus of where jazz is happening in Buffalo and beyond.  This weekend, marks the beginning of the two consecutive Sundays celebrating the 24th Annual Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival with local and international jazz artists.  Read on…

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DeeAnn Dimeo Tompkins at Jazz at Chandlerville

Thursday, July 18 @ 5:30 am – 8:30 am
155 Chandler Street Complex155 Chandler Street
Buffalo, NY 14207 United States

Fresh from the EP release of “Stay Here”, she is one of the most sought-after singers in the area.  “Stay Here” is a powerful release of personal originals that follow her works of “Songs From The Heart” and “Desperately Seeking DeeAnn.”   “Tompkins is a powerhouse, a sultry and soulful vocalist with a beautiful tone” Jeff Miers…..Buffalo News Pop Music Critic. DeeAnn DiMeo Tompkins, affectionately known as DeeAnn, has been entertaining Western New Yorkers for over 20 years.  She has graced small…

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Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival

Sunday, July 21 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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Buffalo Museum of Science1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo,NY14211 United States
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Founded by the late James “Pappy” Martin in 1996, the Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival is highly respected as one of the finest straight-ahead jazz festivals in WNY. Started in 1996, it has presented hundreds of international, national and local musicians in continuing to grow as a highly anticipated annual jazz event held on the grounds of the Buffalo Museum of Science. 2019 Festival Line-Up: JULY 21 2:00 PM – Love Supreme PM 3:00 PM – The Progressions 4:00…

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Read the featured article on the outstanding line-up of headliners for the festival here:

2019 Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival To Feature Charenee Wade, Keyon Harrold, Johnny O’Neal, and Tia Fuller

The 24th Annual Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival will once again take place on two consecutive weekends in July on the grounds of the Buffalo Science Museum. The outdoor jazz festival will present a variety of local, national, and international jazz artists on Sunday, July 21st and Sunday, July 28th. Beginning at 2 pm, […]

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Upcoming Jazz Events On JazzBuffalo.org

Be sure to check out the full listing of jazz events in the area.  Far too many to list in an email newsletter.  Click the link below!

The July 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.  We have another great weekend as we feature The Hot Club Express, The Dale Toliver Duo, and guest guitarist Matt Michaud.

Northwest Jazz Festival Headliner Front of Stage Seat Tickets

For the past few years, the festival has offered the opportunity to purchase tickets for front of stage seating at the Main Stage for each night’s headliner.  Tickets are only $20.  A great chance to see two of the top names in jazz up close!  Tickets are available on Eventbrite.  Read more on JazzBuffalo with links to the festival website and tickets!

Roberta Gambarini at the 2019 Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY

Friday, August 23 @ 8:45 pm – 10:15 pm
Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NYCenter Street
Lewiston, NY United States 
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Italian-born Roberta Gambarini is, without question, one of the most accomplished jazz singers on the current scene. Her warm, velvety tone and captivating eloquence inspired the Boston Globe to call Gambarini “a true successor to Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, and Carmen McRae.” Born in Turin, Italy, Gambarini received her first exposure to jazz at an early age when her father, an amateur tenor saxophonist, took her to concerts by Dexter Gordon, Benny Carter, Johnny Griffin & Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis, as well as…

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On August 23rd of this year, Monty Alexander will release a major new project and album dedicated to the music of Thelonious Monk.  Entitled “WAREIKA HILL – RASTAMONK VIBRATIONS”, the project represents a lifetime of inspiration and appreciation for the music of Thelonious Monk on the part of Monty Alexander.  The album, several years in […]

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