12 plus National Jazz Live Streams To Watch This Weekend (January 7 – January 11)

(Photo: Melissa Aldana will be featured by Smoke Jazz Club this weekend.)

Favorite Where To Watch Jazz Live Streams picks here by JazzBuffalo. Weekly live streams throughout the country from jazz clubs and beyond to check out. Plus a bonus Tuesday performance.

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

Here are 12 plus favorite global jazz live stream picks by JazzBuffalo for this weekend (January 7 – January 11). Be sure to click on “find out more” to get more details for each:

This weekend’s performances include Lew Tabackin

Live Shows From Smalls Jazz Club – Live Streamed

Thursday, January 7 @ 4:45 pm – 6:30 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Buffalo, NY United States

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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John Pizzarelli starts off the new year…

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

Thursday, January 7 @ 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 requested by fans.  

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This weekend includes Audrey Silver and Bruce Barth…

Soapbox Gallery Jazz Live Streams

Thursday, January 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Buffalo, NY United States

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. ‘THE MEANS OF RESPONSE’ the latest album by Randy Ingram Release Speak is a series of conversations with Soapbox host…

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This Thursday will include a trumpeter star-filled panel on Clifford Brown’s 90th Birthday…

Live From Dizzy’s Club

Thursday, January 7 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Dizzy’s Jazz CLub New York, NY United States + Google Map$10

Discover New Music this Fall Join us from the comfort of your home for Jazz at Lincoln Center’s new live concert experience, Live From Dizzy’s, and enjoy an opening night performance featuring Catherine Russell for only $10. This series welcomes club favorites and emerging artists who will perform in safe, small ensembles adhering to NY Media production guidelines. Jazz fans from around the world will also enjoy a pre-performance interview with each artist, hosted by Dizzy’s Club manager Roland Chassagne.…

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therine Russell for only $10. This series welcomes club favorites and emerging artists who will perform in safe, small ensembles adhering to NY Media production guidelines. Jazz fans from around the world will also enjoy a pre-performance interview with each artist, hosted by Dizzy’s Club manager Roland Chassagne.…Find out more »

A month of concerts on Tuesdays and Thursdays…

Arts For Art Vision Healing Soul

Thursday, January 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Buffalo, NY United States$15

The concerts are free, but we encourage donations to help fund performer fees. Vision Festival Healing Soul Livestream A special, virtual edition of the Vision Festival, the world renowned annual celebration of free jazz music, poetry, and dance. Vision Festival Healing Soul is streaming live from Firehouse 12 and La Plaza at the Clemente. All performances are in Eastern Time. You will be emailed an access link to the livestream within 24 hours before the event. Livestreams will remain available…

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This weekend will feature Melissa Aldana…

Smoke Screens: Livestream Concert Series from Smoke Jazz Club

Friday, January 8 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Smoke Jazz New York, NY United States + Google Map$10

Smoke Screens is the new streaming concert series safely produced live at Smoke Jazz Club. Featuring six HD cameras, audiophile sound, and a stellar program of world-renowned jazz artists, Smoke Screens delivers an unsurpassed listening and viewing experience to jazz lovers around the world. Currently, the two-weekend sets are streamed live at 8 pm (20:00) in New York and are available for purchase and streaming for 24 hours after each performance for listening and viewing opportunities in any time zone.…

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This weekend will feature Kris Davis…

Village Vanguard Live Streams

Friday, January 8 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Village Vanguard New York, NY United States$7

Photo by Mardok KRIS DAVIS WITH THE BORDERLANDS TRIO LIVESTREAM JANUARY 8 ‑ JANUARY 9 Kris Davis – Piano Stephan Crump – Bass Eric McPherson – Drums $10 Each show is available until 8pm ET the following day.  TICKETS “Since moving to New York in the early 2000s, the pianist Kris Davis has released close to an album a year under her own name, rarely with the same group twice, while also becoming one of the most trusted side musicians…

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Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam

Sunday, January 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pmBuffalo, NY United States

Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam is hosted by Eli Yamin, musician, educator and features a live streamed duo performance of music by Sun Ra with Knoel Scott from the Sun Ra Arkestra on saxophone and Eli Yamin, piano. Mr. Scott is featured alongside bandleader Marshall Allen on the new Sun Ra Arkestra release, Swirling dubbed by The Guardian, “An intoxicating, cosmic tribute to Sun Ra,” and will speak about the new release as well as perform with Eli. Zah! Jazz Power…

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Sunday Evening Jazz Party with Champian Fulton : Live from Lockdown

Sunday, January 10 @ 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, January 10 @ 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 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 Emergency…

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Sunday Evening Jazz With Ron Jackson

Sunday, January 10 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Buffalo, NY United States

Versatile and sophisticated jazz guitarist Ron Jackson is arguably the best guitar player in NYC. He has performed, recorded and taught music in over 30 countries. With a varied career as a performer, composer and arranger, Highlights include shows and tours with artists such as Taj Majal, Jimmy McGriff, Larry Coryell, Benny Golson, Oliver Lake, Russell Malone and Mulgrew Miller. Ron has been featured as a leader in jazz festivals all over the world, including the North Sea Jazz Festival,…

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Christian McBride & his band

Monday, January 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pmChris Jazz Cafe Philadephia, PA United States + Google Map

Watch longtime jazz talent figure of almost 20 years, Christian McBride, perform live on our stream! This event is funded by your donations!

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

Monday, January 11 @ 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. 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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Regina Carter: A Salute to Ella in Stories and Song

Tuesday, January 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pmNJPAC Newark, NJ United States + Google Map

The voice! The songs! The swing! You’re invited to an hour of music and words in joyful celebration of the First Lady of Song, Ella Fitzgerald. This online event brings together two Ella fans for one unforgettable conversation: Regina Carter (jazz violinist extraordinaire, MacArthur Genius, and artistic director of NJPAC’s Geri Allen Jazz Camp) and John Schreiber (NJPAC President and CEO). Go beyond the familiar songs and stories for a new look at Ella’s everlasting impact, along with living performances…

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One thought on “12 plus National Jazz Live Streams To Watch This Weekend (January 7 – January 11)

  1. It is an excellent article that tells about the different Jazz live streams. After the pandemic, a live stream is a good option for viewers to enjoy the music. This video will help jazz lovers as they now have a list with them.

    Virtual Birdland is looking good as people from different parts of the world are coming together with their skills. Thank you very much for this list. Looking forward to getting such information in the future also.

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