12 Plus Global Jazz Live Stream To Watch This Weekend (May 28 – June 1)

The prospect of reopening is something to be positive about. Yet, we still face the reality that returning to houses packed with jazz audiences for jazz concerts is a long way off.

The silver lining is we continue to see, however slight, improvements in live streams. More exceptional jazz is appearing online. This week, Smalls Live comes on board and will be watched closely for how they are able to present live performances.

For the full listing of jazz live streams happening this weekend as well as the next week and beyond, view on JazzBuffalo’s Upcoming Events.

Here are 15 plus favorite jazz live stream picks from JazzBuffalo for this weekend (May 28 – June 1):

We start with Dizzy’s that has a Benny Goodman tribute and an appearance by Benny Green this weekend.

Jazz From Home presented by Dizzy’s Club

Thursday, May 28 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Dizzy’s Club is bringing “the best jazz room in the city” to your home each weekend Thursday thru Sunday.  Featuring different artists weekly.  This weekend can see: Originally from Charlotte, North Carolina, Mason now resides in New York City and is studying music at The Juilliard School. He’s a fantastic young musician who was recently featured in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s larger venues, Rose Theater and The Appel Room, as a part of Ellington Through the Ages with Wynton Marsalis…

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Blue Note has a full slate of live streams this weekend that includes Arturo Sandoval.

Blue Note at Home Weekly Live Stream Series

Thursday, May 28 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Buffalo, NY United States

You can access the live stream by visiting our Facebook page Feed. It will be the top post when artists go live! Follow our page and turn on page notifications to be alerted when sets begin. All sets are free to access. If you want to watch over on Instagram, visit our live feed from @bluenotenyc or www.instagram.com/bluenotenyc We will announce new sets weekly! Stay tuned for more from Blue Note at Home.  

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Jason Marsalis Live Stream Weekly

Thursday, May 28 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Buffalo, NY United States

From a tender young age it was clear that Jason Marsalis had what it took to be great. Jason is the son of pianist and music educator Ellis Marsalis and his wife Dolores, and the youngest sibling of Wynton, Branford, and Delfeayo. Together, the four brothers and their patriarch Ellis, comprise New Orleans venerable first family of jazz. 2013 was a monumental year in which Marsalis released his recording as a leader on vibes entitled “In a World of Mallets”.…

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This weekend Sculler’s has a special appearance by Carmen Lundy.

Scullers Jazz Living Room Live Series

Friday, May 29 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Buffalo, NY United States

Scullers Jazz Club’s #LivingRoomLive concerts are for both our audience and incredible artists, brought to you streaming live from the Artists’ homes. We are asking you to consider a $10 contribution via link provided by each Artist. Scheduled so far! May 22 – GENGIS DON May 23 – KARRIN ALLYSON May 29 – CARMEN LUNDY May 30 – KEYON HARROLD June 5 – YOKO MIWA June 6 – MAURICE ‘ Mobetta’ BROWN 7:30 PM ET on @scullersjazz Facebook live. Check…

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A special solo concert by Ramsey Lewis celebrating his 85th birthday.

Ramsey Lewis Announces Live Stream Concert May 30 To Celebrate 85th Birthday

Saturday, May 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)$20

GRAMMY® Award-winning pianist and NEA Jazz Master Ramsey Lewis will celebrate his 85th birthday in fitting fashion with a digital program available to audiences worldwide. Beginning May 30th and streaming ticketed solo performances once a month, Lewis will provide audiences with an exclusive concert experience streaming on the platform, Stageit. The “Saturday Salon” will take place on the last Saturday of every month and will feature a 50-minute performance at 1:00 PM Central Time. Last touring in 2018, Lewis made…

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Carol Welsman will be doing a special tribute to Peggy Lee.

Carol Welsman Live Stream

Saturday, May 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all) https://www.facebook.com/carolwelsmanjazz/ NY United States

Carol Welsman

This is going to be a very special Facebook Live @2pm PST, Sat. May 30! Celebrating the music of one of my all-time favorites, Miss Peggy Lee.Hope you can join in at: https://www.facebook.com/carolwelsmanjazz/ If you would like to listen, here’s a link to my “I lIke Men” Reflections of Miss Peggy Lee album from 2009 that won “Top 5 Album of the Year” in @usatoday https://music.apple.com/…/i-like-men-reflections…/1177579339 @misspeggylee @grammymuseum #jazzstandards #jazzstandardsongs Join the vibrant and dynamic pianist and vocalist in a live stream from her…

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Sunday, May 31 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pmBuffalo, NY United States$20

See and hear Dena DeRose! About Dena: “The most creative and compelling singer-pianist since Shirley Horn” – Joel Siegel “Dena DeRose sings Jazz as if she had been at it her whole life long, and then some” – Terry Teachout Dena has accumulated an impressive list of performance credits. From the legendary clubs around the world like the Blue Note, Smoke and the Jazz Standard in New York, the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., The Jazz Showcase in Chicago, The…

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Sunday Evening Jazz Party with Champian Fulton : Live from Lockdown

Sunday, May 31 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Buffalo, NY United States

CHAMPIAN WAS NAMED PIANIST AND VOCALIST OF 2019 BY HOT HOUSE MAGAZINE & JAZZMOBILE’S READERS POLL “CHAMPIAN IS THE MOST GIFTED PURE JAZZ SINGER OF HER GENERATION”  MARK STRYKER, DETROIT FREE PRESS “A CHARMING YOUNG STEWARD OF THE MAINSTREAM JAZZ TRADITION.” NATE CHINEN, THE NEW YORK TIMES A mainstay on the vibrant New York Jazz scene, she has performed with musical royalty such as Lou Donaldson, Frank Wess, Scott Hamilton, Buster Williams, and Louis Hayes. From New York to Barcelona, Champian’s swinging…

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Virtual Birdland: Sunday Nights with Arturo O’Farrill & the ALJO

Sunday, May 31 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Buffalo, NY United States

VIRTUAL BIRDLAND: Sunday Nights with Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra WATCH HERE https://bit.ly/2VEBSpr https://www.facebook.com/afrolatinjazzalliance/videos/718928805582160/ Recorded remotely from locations as diverse as Madrid, Los Angeles and New York City, Arturo O’Farrill and the mighty Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra are reviving their Sunday Night Birdland residency exclusively for ALJA Digital Village. Accompanied by live chat and commentary from Arturo and the ALJO musicians. Every Sunday. — Support our campaign and help us provide assistance to our musicians – ALJA…

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Smalls Live foundation begins a new initiative and experiment – live streaming actual live performances under strict social distancing guidelines and no audience.

Live Shows From Smalls Jazz Club – Live Streamed

Monday, June 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Buffalo, NY United States

We are super excited to announce the first week of live performances at Smalls Jazz Club! Thanks to our wonderful sponsors, we were able to put together a program that will be live-streamed every evening at 7 pm on www.smallslive.com for FREE. We have some awesome music lined up and a great new streaming system. Tune in and help us spread the word! If you would like to become a supporter, email us at foundation@smallslive.com “Get The Cats Working Again”…

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Live Stream: The Emmet Cohen Trio – Live From Emmet’s Place

Monday, June 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Facebook Live and JazzBuffalo Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

The Emmet Cohen Trio comes together once again to provide a Live Stream performance featuring Emmet Cohen on piano, Russell Hall on bass, and Kyle Poole on drums.  A trio of Rising Stars in the jazz universe.  Tune in to see one of the premier working jazz trios in the scene today.  We.   will post the live stream weekly. https://www.facebook.com/jazzbuffalo.org/videos/631263104126708/ We will provide the Facebook Live link, Watch Party, and post it right here in this event listing for viewing…

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