20 plus National Jazz Live Streams To Watch This Weekend (January 14 – January 18)

(Photo: Lakecia Benjamin will be appearing at the virtual NYC Winter JazzFest.)

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.

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 20 plus favorite global jazz live stream picks by JazzBuffalo for this weekend (January 14 – January 18). Be sure to click on “find out more” to get more details for each:

This weekend’s performances include Immanuel Wilkins, Melissa Aldana, Joe Farnsworth, and Jared Gold…

Live Shows From Smalls Jazz Club – Live Streamed

Thursday, January 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:15 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: “It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere”

Thursday, January 14 @ 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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For jazz guitar fans…

Jazz Forum at Home!

Thursday, January 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Buffalo, NY United States

Tune in at 7:00 PM for Jazz Forum @ Home’s Facebook Live performance! Presented by Montefiore Health System. Go to this link at the time of the broadcast: https://www.facebook.com/jazzforumclub/live Gil Parris & Bernie Williams join us for a Jazz Forum @ Home Facebook Live performance!    

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Soapbox Gallery Jazz Live Streams

Thursday, January 14 @ 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. Can’t see images? Click here! SOLIDARITY 2021 bringing the world closer together with music LIVE-STREAMING FROM THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PIANO ROOM…

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National musicians help to keep a jazz club open…

Chris’ Jazz Club: JazzAid

Thursday, January 14 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Chris Jazz Cafe Philadephia, PA United States + Google Map

All week long we are packed with performances for our #JazzAid benefit streams. Tune in any time from January 9th – 16th at 7 PM EST for two fantastic performances on our live stream every night on our website and Facebook: https://bit.ly/ChrisJazzAid

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The New York City Winter JazzFest goes virtual and free…


Thursday, January 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

Announcing the 2021 NYC WINTER JAZZFEST Celebrating 17 Seasons, January – March, 2020 Presenting The Full Spectrum of Jazz For the first time in our 17-year history, NYC Winter Jazzfest will not be presented in person due to the challenges of this pandemic. However the commitment to showcasing talent and uplifting concerns of our community has not wavered. This season will feature artists across disciplines in performance and conversation about the issues of our time. Programs will be presented in…

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See jazz artist Aaron Parks…

The Jazz Gallery Livestream Concerts

Thursday, January 14 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm|Recurring Event (See all)The Jazz Gallery Online New York, NY United States + Google Map$10

LIVE STREAM CONCERTS – LIVE FROM THE JAZZ GALLERY! Livestream Concert with Love In Exile Arooj Aftab -voice Vijay Iyer -piano Shahzad Ismaily -guitar & bass Sets at 7.30pm + 9.30pm EST $20/$5 members LEARN MORE & TICKETS Jan 14, 2021 Livestream Concert with Aaron Parks Quartet Aaron Parks -piano Immanuel Wilkins -saxophone Ben Street -bass Joe Dyson -drums Sets at 7.30pm + 9.30pm EST $20/$5 members LEARN MORE & TICKETS Jan 21, 2021 Livestream Concert with Marcus Gilmore Sets at 7.30pm + 9.30pm EST $20/$5…

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Featuring Shemekia Copeland: Uncivil War Debut Concert…

Live From Dizzy’s Club

Thursday, January 14 @ 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 Join us from the comfort of your home for Jazz at Lincoln Center’s new live concert experience, 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. Suggested ticket price: $10 per live performance  Streaming access is free for JALC Members. To learn more about…

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The Grasso-Ravita Jazz Ensemble CD Release…

An Die Musik Live – Live Stream Series

Friday, January 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Buffalo, NY United States$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.   Jan 13 Mike Kuhl Trio 3rd LIVE STREAMING CONCERT $10 Wednesday 1/13 7:00 pm  Live StreamEvent Info Jan 15 Grasso-Ravita Jazz Ensemble CD Release LIVE STREAMING CONCERT $7 Friday 1/15 7:00 pm  Live StreamEvent Info Jan…

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Featuring Kenny Garrett…

SFJAZZ Fridays At Five

Friday, January 15 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Buffalo, NY United States$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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This weekend Friday/Saturday the great jazz guitarist Russell Malone…

Smoke Screens: Livestream Concert Series from Smoke Jazz Club

Friday, January 15 @ 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 Friday/Saturday will feature jazz guitarist Mary Halvorson…

Village Vanguard Live Streams

Friday, January 15 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Village Vanguard New York, NY United States$7

THUMBSCREW LIVESTREAM JANUARY 15 ‑ JANUARY 17 FRIDAY & SATURDAY Mary Halvorson – GUITAR Michael Formanek – BASS Tomas Fujiwara – DRUMS $10 Each show is available until 8pm ET the following day.  GET TICKETS! “Thumbscrew is a very exciting group that highlights intricate and emotionally-driven compositions focused on intense interactions between instruments. One of the most exciting bands currently playing. — Jazzrightnow.com

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: Through the Eyes of Children

Saturday, January 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Healdsburg Jazz Festival Healdsburg, CA United States + Google Map

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebrations Free Family Concerts Friday January 15, 7 pm & Saturday January 16, Noon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: Through the Eyes of Children Healdsburg Jazz is proud to present a FREE family concert titled “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: Through the Eyes of Children” on the birth date of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., January 15, 2021, at 7 pm and again on January 16, 2021, at 12 ​Noon. Free registration is now open. We are…

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Two shows this weekend with the great Charles Llyod…

Charles Lloyd: Kindred Spirits

Saturday, January 16 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm|Recurring Event (See all)UCLA Los Angelas, CA United States

Royce Hall and UCLA hold a special history for legendary saxophonist Charles Lloyd. In the 1960s he sold out two nights in the famed concert hall with his quartet featuring Keith Jarrett, Ron McClure and Jack DeJohnette. This season he returns with an equally astonishing group of musicians featuring pianist Gerald Clayton, guitarist Anthony Wilson, bassist Reuben Rogers, and drummer Justin Brown to perform from his most recent album, Kindred Spirits.

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Sunday, January 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map$20

Vocalist/ Pianist and 5-Time Grammy Nominee Karrin Allyson starts a solo Zoom Concert series THIS Sunday Dec 20 @ 4PMEST … and then every 3rd Sunday (12/20, 1/17, 2/21 etc at the same time) Each show, different theme — this one is Holiday – here’s the link : https://jazzvox.com/shows/karrin/ More info on karrin.com  And NEW radio show with Bill McGlaughlin and Karrin Allyson— an eclectic mix of music and conversation. “The B&K Cafe” Air Dates: Dec 18, Jan 15, Feb 12,…

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Sunday Evening Jazz Party with Champian Fulton : Live from Lockdown

Sunday, January 17 @ 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 17 @ 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 17 @ 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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Live Stream: The Emmet Cohen Trio – Live From Emmet’s Place

Monday, January 18 @ 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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