Jazz In Town: Ladies At The Birth Of Bebop

Jazz shows up in many places and art forms.  A musical play is underway featuring jazz icons.  A movie appears out of nowhere.  A big band has a special guest.  And, more ahead.  Read on…

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Ladies Swing The Blues

Friday, September 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm

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Paul Robeson Theater350 Masten Avenue
Buffalo, NY United States 
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$20 – $35

Four Jazz Icons Gather in the famed Jazz club BIRDLAND in 1953 to celebrate the recent passing of one of the greatest jazz musicians Charlie Parker and the mysterious circumstances surrounding his premature death..Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughn, Peggy Lee, and Ella Fitzgerald and the legendary Charlie Parker inhabit this musical journey chronicling the lives of the most influential music makers of the 20th. century; .and the conspiracy to silence them. LADIES SWING THE BLUES is a 20th-century musical odyssey that…

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MOBBB Big Band with Special Guest Bruce Johnstone

Monday, September 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Sportsmen Tavern326 Amherst Street
Buffalo, NY 14207 United States 
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Phil Sims, the founder of the Buffalo Brass Big Band, formed the Musicians of Buffalo Big Band (the MOBBB). This 17-piece band consists of many of the area’s top jazz artists and big band players.  Performing on the last Monday of the month.  Then closing out the year Big Band Christmas Holiday Concert. Vocalist Katy Miner will be the featured vocalist for each MOBBB performance. About Bruce Johnstone… Bruce’s reputation as a jazz musician began in his native New Zealand, ultimately…

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Upcoming Jazz Events On JazzBuffalo.org

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(Photo Credits: Jack Zuff) Due to a computer glitch that meant several lights needed to stay on in the Burchfield Penney Art Center auditorium, it meant the lighting was brighter than usual for the Coltrane Celebration concert on Saturday, September 21. The concert and weekend celebration is presented by the Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Collective […]

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