Jazz In Town: A Jazz Festival Supreme This Weekend

This weekend is highlighted by two festivals taking place in the heart of downtown Buffalo.  The Historic Colored Musicians Club Queen City Jazz Festival and the Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival.  Sunny skies and conducive weather appear to be in the forecast!  Read on…

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The Queen City Jazz Festival at the Historic Colored Musicians Club

Saturday, July 27 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Historic Colored Musicians Club145 Broadway
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States 
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Queen City Jazz Festival line-up Noon Jacob Jay and Dalton Sharp Quintet 1pm Donny Frauenhofer Trio 2pm Why Not 3pm Trigger and the Sermon 4pm Buffalo Jazz Collective Sextet 5pm JukeBoxxx 6pm Tribute to Clarence Lott featuring Chunka Amore Indoor club stage Noon Dennis M. Warne Quartet 1pm Charlie Reddy 2pm JazzWizz 3pm Les Davis 4pm Andrew Nixon Trio 5pm Elliot Scozzaro 6pm Carol McLaughlin Quartet Come join the Colored Musicians Club for their annual Queen City Jazz Street festival.…

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Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival

Sunday, July 28 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)
Buffalo Museum of Science1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14211 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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Upcoming Jazz Events On JazzBuffalo.org

Be sure to check out the full listing of upcoming 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, Paul Hage Mirage, and vocalist Carolyn Lansom and Dozo My Lady.

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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