20 Jazz Live Streams To Watch This Weekend (June 25 – June 29)

This week’s available jazz live streams are punctuated by virtual presentations from canceled jazz festivals. Including the Saratoga Jazz Festival, DC Jazz Festival, and the Montreal International Jazz Festival. Plus, several unique live streams focused on tributes.

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 20 favorite global jazz live stream picks by JazzBuffalo for this weekend (June 25 to June 29). Be sure to click on “find out more” to get more details for each:

Dave Kikoski, the phenomenal jazz pianist, kicks off a weekend of live performances streamed from Smalls Jazz Club.

Live Shows From Smalls Jazz Club – Live Streamed

Thursday, June 25 @ 4:45 pm – 6:30 pm|Recurring Event (See all)

We are super excited to announce 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 day at 4:45 pm EDT 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” – The SmallsLIVE…

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The always entertaining jazz guitarist and vocalist is back with another.

John Pizzarelli: “It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere”

Thursday, June 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Buffalo, NY United States

John Pizzarelli will return this Thursday at 6 pm ET with another edition of “It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere: A Musical Social From A Distance”. This week he will be performing selections from Sinatra & Jobim and more, so don’t miss it! Find out more »

Dizzy’s “Jazz From Home” begins with two rising stars – jazz pianist Emmet Cohen and trumpeter/vocalist Benny Benack, III. And, ends with Orrin Evans on Sunday.

Jazz From Home presented by Dizzy’s Club

Thursday, June 25 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm|Recurring Event (See all)https://www.facebook.com/DizzysClub/ New York, NY United States

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 week you can see: Allison Miller’s Boom Tic Boom Originally aired October 16, 2017 Allison Miller, drums/composition Jenny Scheinman, violin Kirk Knuffke, cornet Jeff Lederer, clarinet Carmen Staaf, piano Tony Scherr, bass Drummer, composer, and bandleader Allison Miller returns to Dizzy’s Club with her band Boom Tic Boom in a performance from 2017. The ensemble traverses…

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Rising star jazz vibes phenomenon kicks off a live stream concert series from the Jazz Gallery.

Livestream Concert with Joel Ross Trio

Thursday, June 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pmThe Jazz Gallery Online New York, NY United States

Livestream Concert with the Joel Ross Trio Joel Ross -vibraphones Or Bareket -bass Jeremy Dutton -drums 8pm EDT $10/free for members Tickets on sale soon **Donate to TJG: https://bit.ly/TJG_Covid19 **Learn more about TJG Online https://www.jazzgallery.org/tjgonline **Become a Member: https://bit.ly/2Vh0kwX ABOUT JOEL ROSS “I never had a doubt that I was going to do music,” says Joel Ross, the most thrilling new vibraphonist in America. “My whole life it was just about finding a way to do it.” In the past…

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The week-long DC JazzFest live streams presented by Liv From Our Living Rooms will feature saxophonist Marcus Strickland and others.

DC JazzFest From Home: June 21-June 29

Friday, June 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)

Welcome to the DCJazzFest From Home presented by Live From Our Living Rooms 9 days 18 performances 8 music-based humanities presentations All events are donation-based, raising relief funds for DC-area musicians who have lost their primary source of income due to the pandemic. To register for events, please follow the “Watch” link for the individual events from the schedule below. Click the green “Save my spot!” button at the top right of the page. Enter your email address when prompted.…

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A notable duo performance by jazz pianist Dan Tepfer and bassist Linda May Han Oh.

Dan Tepfer & Linda May Han Oh: Live Stream Together

Friday, June 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pmDan Tepfer New York, NY United States$5

Event Description Join Pat Metheny Quartet bassist and Downbeat Rising Star Linda May Han Oh as she joins forces with acclaimed pianist Dan Tepfer for a Livestream concert. Using cutting-edge software Jacktrip, which allows ultra-low-latency sound communication over the internet, they will play duo together in real-time. Repertoire will include compositions from both as well as audience requests. A link to the live stream will be sent by email an hour before the concert starts.

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Cyrus Chestnut is set to appear via live stream for this Baltimore organization’s live stream series.

An Die Musik Live – Live Stream Series

Friday, June 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all) $5 – $6

An Die Musik Live is Baltimore’s finest listening room. With 75 armchairs, great acoustics, the city’s best piano and a lobby bar, this performance space is as intimate as it is inviting. Here, at last, is a music experience designed for all ages. Occasional concerts are held in the spacious first floor gallery, complete with decorative fireplaces, cafe tables and chairs, and a sweeping Charles Street view through our impressive bay window. This space is available for rentals. Inquire by…

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Jazz pianist David Berkman will play the music of John Coltrane and Pete Seeger.

Soapbox Gallery Jazz Live Streams

Friday, June 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)

During these unprecedented times, so many people are affected and struggling to make ends meet. Music is such a powerful medium to bring people together and now we have to stay at home and the musicians don’t have anywhere to play. Soapbox Gallery is a safe haven for musicians to perform and we are committed to keeping the music alive. Tuesday June 23rd @ 7.00 PM OPEN REHEARSAL MARIA ZOLLO & LOGAN VRANKOVIC LIVE STREAM TIX/DONATE LEARN MORE Wednesday June 24th @ 7.00…

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The SFJAZZ returns to celebrating the music of Wayne Shorter this Friday.

SFJAZZ Fridays At Five

Friday, June 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all) $5

The coronavirus separates us, threatening the fabric of the community – but music connects, which is why we’ve launched Fridays at Five. It’s what we need right now: a new series of weekly pre-recorded concerts that aspire to connect you – to music, to musicians, to the warm and unique feeling of experiencing live music at the SFJAZZ Center. For just $5 a month, you can sign up for our new digital membership and tune in each Friday at 5 PM…

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The Saratoga Jazz Festival will present a virtual live stream series that includes Pedrito Martinez, Bela Fleck, and John Baptiste.

SPAC Freihofer’s Jazz Fest Stay Home Sessions

Friday, June 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Saratoga Performing Arts Center Saratoga, NY United States

Saratoga Performing Arts Center and Absolutely Live Entertainment, in partnership with Caffè Lena announces “Freihofer’s Jazz Fest Stay Home Sessions,” presented in lieu of the 2020 Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival, previously canceled by SPAC due to health and safety concerns as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Headlined by national artists JON BATISTE, BÉLA FLECK and ABIGAIL WASHBURN, and PEDRITO MARTINEZ, Jazz Fest Stay Home Sessions will also feature acclaimed local musicians CHUCK LAMB & JORGE GOMEZ, GARLAND NELSON’s “Reflections:…

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The legendary jazz pianist returns this month for another solo concert from home.

Ramsey Lewis Announces Monthly Live Stream Concerts

Saturday, June 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all) $20

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

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This week, the Village Vanguard presents Joe Martin Quartet featuring Mark Turner, Kevin Hays, and Nasheet Waits.

Village Vanguard Live Streams

Saturday, June 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Village Vanguard New York, NY United States$7

The Village Vanguard enters the world of live streaming. On Saturday, June 13th the Village Vanguard will present its first-ever live stream. Featuring the Billy Hart Quartet that consists of Billy Hart, Mark Turner, Ethan Iverson, and Ben Street. The club will experiment with two 75-minute live streams weekly. Saturdays at 7 pm EDT and Sunday Matinees at 2 pm EDT. A portal will be set up on the club’s website to access the live stream for $7. The initial…

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The Montreal International Jazz Festival goes digital and includes an international flavor mixed in with vintage videos.

Montréal International Jazz Festival – The Digital Edition

Saturday, June 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

The Festival  International de Jazz de Montréal  presented by  TD Bank Group  in collaboration with  Rio Tinto and with the support of our public partners is thrilled to announce an exciting and varied line up of artists who will perform unique sets that fans can watch from the comfort of their homes. From June 27th to 30th, 2020,  the  Festival  International de Jazz de Montréal  presents  a  special edition of the  Festival on the Festival’s Facebook Page. Musical magic will…

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Champian Fulton will be paying tribute to Erroll Garner in her weekly show.

Sunday Evening Jazz Party with Champian Fulton : Live from Lockdown

Sunday, June 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)

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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The noted jazz vocalist, Sara Serpa, releases a new album.

Sara Serpa New Release “Recognition” Live Stream

Sunday, June 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

On Sunday, June 28: Art Is Live will present groundbreaking vocalist and composer Sara Serpa in a live-streamed concert at 5 p.m. EDT to celebrate her multimedia masterpiece Recognition. She will be accompanied by guitarist André Matos. For information visit https://www.artislive.net/. Admission is by donation, 50% of which will go to SOS Mediterranée, an NGO saving Black Lives in the Mediterranean. To donate go to https://www.paypal.me/artislive?locale.x=en_US or Venmo, @Marta-Sanchez with the note “Art Is Live” and Sara Serpa. Serpa is…

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For Charles Mingus fans, here is a tribute of interest.

Healdsburg Jazz Presents: The Life And Work Of Charles Mingus By James Newton

Sunday, June 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pmHealdsburg Jazz Festival Healdsburg, CA United States

Free Zoom Presentation Sunday, June 28, 5-7 PM (PT) The Life and Work of Charles Mingus Hosted by James Newton With special guest Craig Handy Presented by Healdsburg Jazz  Our Zoom series, celebrating jazz history and culture, is curated by Jessica Felix and Marcus Shelby Tonight at Noon – Discussing the Art and Personage of Charles Mingus James Newton, a world-renowned musician, composer, and educator, will take us on a journey through the life and work of Charles Mingus, one…

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The always high-quality of Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra is a Sunday treat.

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

Sunday, June 28 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm|Recurring Event (See all)

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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The Emmet Cohen Trio’s weekly live stream has been a must-see for many.

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

Monday, June 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Facebook Live and JazzBuffalo 

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. We will provide the Facebook Live link, Watch Party, and post it right here in this event listing for viewing as…

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The weekly Mingus Monday series features saxophonist great Scott Robinson.

Mingus Mondays Live! Live Stream Performance Series

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

Mingus Mondays Live! Featuring: Scott Robinson Monday, June 29th at 7:30pm EST Stream via the Charles Mingus Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/charlesmingus Celebrating the music of Charles Mingus! For 11 years Mingus Mondays are at Jazz Standard in NYC. As the clubs are closed, the weekly community gathering comes to you. Featuring the explorative sounds of Scott Robinson (of ScienSonic Laboratories), and supporting musicians of the Mingus Dynasty, Mingus Orchestra, and Grammy award-winning Mingus Big Band. All funds go to musicians. To…

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