Jazz In Town: Choices Are A Surprise!

Choices, choices, choices.  Who would have thought there would be choices this pandemic summer for jazz?  That is exactly what we have.  From jazz fusion to gypsy jazz to straight-ahead jazz – something for everyone.  As long as we maintain social distancing guidelines and wear masks, we can continue to have choices!

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The Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Series will once again feature two very different modes of jazz.  Both are enjoyable for everyone!  (PLEASE NOTE: Following social distance of 6-ft apart and wearing masks are a must!  In addition, we will be limiting groups in the first section of the south lawn to 4-6 people.  More than that – you must go past the path to the open space of the public south lawn.)

Thomas Marinaro Quartet at Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Thursdays

Thursday, August 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hotel HenryCorner Rockwell Road and Cleveland Circle
Buffalo, NY 14213 United States 
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It is hard to watch an event that Thomas Marinaro is on and not recognize the love he has for performing and making music with his fellow bandmates.  He eats, thinks, and dreams music and has a Master’s degree in Music Education from SUNY Fredonia where he was mentored by Bruce Johnstone. Tom has been tirelessly practicing and working on both the performing and educating sides of music and has been a music teacher for the past 10 years.  He…

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The Paper Roses at Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Series

Friday, August 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Hotel HenryCorner Rockwell Road and Cleveland Circle
Buffalo, NY 14213 United States 
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The Paper Roses are a hot-jazz and Django Reinhardt style inspired group based out of Western NY. Playing original songs and interpreting classic guitar swing sounds in a contemporary way. The group features Sean McNamara on lead guitar, Tyler Westcott on rhythm guitar and vocals, Patrick Jackson on bass, and Brendan Gosson on violin. You can expect the Paper Roses to play an eclectic mix of standards from the Hot Club repertoire, inspired originals, blazing instrumentals, and a few curveballs…

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Jazz at Chandlerville returns this week and we present one of the best jazz fusion bands in town.

The TRUTH at Jazz at Chandlerville

Thursday, August 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Thin Man Brewery166 Chandler Street
Buffalo, NY United States 
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THE TRUTH is a jazz/funk/fusion quintet from Buffalo, NY that takes a modern approach to improvisation while keeping a connection to the deep language and history in the jazz community. THE TRUTH has quickly built a reputation locally as a group of some of the most talented young next-generation musicians in WNY and has consistently been nominated as Favorite Jazz Fusion Band in the annual JazzBuffalo Readers and Fan Poll.  Featuring a style that grooves, reflects, and pushes boundaries, THE…

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Check Upcoming Events At JazzBuffalo For Both Live and Live Stream

Be sure to check out the Upcoming Events section of JazzBuffalo.org to learn about the fabulous amount of live streaming jazz available this weekend and beyond.  Go here:

Upcoming Events: Live Stream

 

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