20 plus National Jazz Live Streams To Watch From April 15 – April 19

(Photo: in this week’s listing, you can view the jazz guitarist, Peter Bernstein.)

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. Fabulous choices this weekend of international jazz artists!

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 national jazz live stream picks by JazzBuffalo for this weekend (April 15 – April 19). Be sure to click on “find out more” to get more details for each:

Live Shows From Smalls Jazz Club and Mezzrow – Live Streamed

Thursday, April 15 @ 6:00 pm – 10:30 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: “It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere”

Thursday, April 15 @ 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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Jazz Forum at Home!

Thursday, April 15 @ 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

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An Die Musik Live – Live Stream Series

Thursday, April 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. Check Back Each Week For Schedule!! Apr 15 KRAFT: Mike Kuhl, Dave Ballou, Luke Stewart, John Dierker ENCORE LIVE SHOW $10 Thursday 4/15 7:00 pm  Live StreamEvent Info Apr 17 Michael Feinberg Quartet LIVE STREAMING CONCERT $10…

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Soapbox Gallery Jazz Live Streams

Thursday, April 15 @ 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. COMING UP CONNECTION WORKS APR 7, 2021 TRACEY YARAD WITH JIM RIDL ‘LOST IN TRANSLATION’ APR 10, 2021 DARREN CHASE…

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The Jazz Gallery hosts saxophonist Caroline Davis…

The Jazz Gallery Livestream Concerts

Thursday, April 15 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 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 CONCERTS $20/$5 MEMBERS SETS AT 7.30PM + 9.30PM Apr 15, 2021 Caroline Davis Caroline Davis -alto saxophone Marquis Hill -trumpet Julian Shore -piano Chris Tordini -bass Allan Mednard -drums Sets at 7.30pm + 9.30pm EST $20/$5 members LEARN MORE & TICKETS Apr 22, 2021 Marquis Hill Marquis Hill – MADE IN NEW YORK: The Music of Bud Powell, Cecil Taylor, George Cables, Jackie Mclean, & Sonny Rollins Marquis Hill -trumpet Immanuel Wilkins -alto saxophone TBA -bass Marcus Gilmore -drums…

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The annual JALC Gala goes virtual for a second year…

Jazz at Lincoln Center 2021 Gala

Thursday, April 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pmJazz At Lincoln Center New York, NY United States + Google Map$30 – $35

Join Us for an Evening of Innovation + Soul Innovation + Soul 2021 Jazz at Lincoln Center Gala On-Demand Apr 15 at 7:30pm ET Available Through April 25 Performance Only Pass: $30 Performance Pass Plus: $35 (includes full audio recording) Coming up this week is Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2021 gala, Innovation + Soul, hosted by Dee Dee Bridgewater and honoring Jon Batiste and Charles & Karen C. Phillips. Enjoy special appearances by President Bill Clinton, Anna Deavere Smith, Lil Buck, Pedrito Martinez, Veronica Swift, Michael Rodriguez, and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with…

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Arts For Art On-Line Salon

Thursday, April 15 @ 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. Aruán Ortiz Pastor’s Paradox On_Line Salon THURSDAY April 15, 2021 ​at 8PM ET ​Donation Required | $5 Minimum, $10 Suggested Video will remain viewable through Monday, April 19 Aruán Ortiz – piano Don Byron – clarinet, bass clarinet Lester St. Louis – cello Gerald Cleaver – drums Commissioned by the Jazz Coalition Commission Grant 2020 This five-part piece explores the evolution of MLK’s political and progressive views, the expanding of his awareness…

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Chris’ Jazz Club: Live Streams

Thursday, April 15 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Chris Jazz Cafe Philadephia, PA United States + Google Map

As we adjust to the current situation of life, Chris’ has developed a plan to keep the music playing. We are streaming shows on a high-end professional quality level not seen in other streaming events. The sound and visual quality has elevated streaming to an art form that Chris’ Jazz Café is delighted to embrace. April 15 Saxophonist Aidan McKeon And His Quartet Aidan McKeon, Sirus Zandfard, David Bamber, and Leo Steinriede 8pm EDT ~ Pay-as-You-Wish PayPal.me/PhillyJazz or Venmo @ChrisJazz-Cafe…

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Vail Jazz – Jazz Interludes Series

Thursday, April 15 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Vail Jazz Vail, CO United States + Google Map

JAZZ INTERLUDES CONNECTING YOU DIRECTLY TO THE MUSIC AND MUSICIANS. Jazz Interludes is an online video series featuring exclusive content, live performances, and a behind the scenes peek into the lives of professional jazz musicians with cheeky interviews. KEN PEPLOWSKI & ROSSANO SPORTIELLO THURSDAY EVENINGS | FEBRUARY 25TH – MAY 15TH PRESENTED BY: ROSEMARY MAHER AND MENDEL MELZER Ken Peplowski (clarinet and saxophone) and Rossano Sportiello (piano) are two virtuosi that never fail to connect the listener to their music,…

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A chance to view jazz guitarist Peter Bernstein…

Litchfield Jazz Presents : Peter Bernstein and Steve Cardenas

Friday, April 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pmhttps://www.facebook.com/litchfieldjazzfestival CT United States + Google Map

Litchfield Jazz Presents: Jazz guitarist Peter Bernstein has been part of the jazz scene in New York and abroad since 1989. He has 12 albums as a leader and has played as a side man on close to 200 with Sonny Rollins, Bobby Hutcherson, George Coleman, Lou Donaldson, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Diana Krall and others. He latest release on the Smoke Sessions label, What Comes Next finds him teamed up with Sullivan Fortner on piano, Peter…

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Next-gen jazz pianist, Christian Sands…

Christian Sands Quartet (Virtual Concert)

Friday, April 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pmJazz Standard New York, NY United States + Google Map$15

Our weekly “Flip Side Sessions” virtual concert series continues with an emerging jazz force: pianist Christian Sands. Fresh off his 2020 Grammy nomination for Best Instrumental Composition from his latest Mack Avenue Records album Be Water, Sands perfectly matches his abundant piano technique with his conception, accomplishing a much deeper musical goal: a fresh look at the entire language of jazz. Christian says, “My music is about teaching the way of jazz and keeping it alive.” Whether it’s stride, swing, bebop,…

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Sax legend David Murray…

Village Vanguard Live Streams

Friday, April 16 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Village Vanguard New York, NY United States$7

  DAVID MURRAY LIMITED RE-STREAM APRIL 16 ‑ APRIL 18 Originally broadcast August 2020. David Murray – Saxophones, Bass Clarinet Lafayette Gilchrist – Piano $10   GET TICKETS! “There’s nothing fake about David Murray.His authentic voice on tenor saxophone is only bolstered by his fiery sincerity as an improviser. — WBGO

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Jazz trombonist Steve Davis at Smoke Jazz…

Smoke Screens: Livestream Concert Series from Smoke Jazz Club

Friday, April 16 @ 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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Saxophonist Cory Weeds leads a tribute to Pepper Adams and Donald Byrd…


Friday, April 16 @ 10:30 pm – 11:59 pmFrankie’s Jazz CLub Vancouver, Canada + Google Map$17

THE CELLAR MUSIC GROUP and FRANKIE’S JAZZ CLUB TEAM UP TO BRING YOU LIVE FROM FRANKIE’S! THE MUSIC OF PEPPER ADAMS and DONALD BYRD Baritone saxophonist Cory Weeds assembles an all-star band to play the music of Pepper Adams and Donald Byrd featuring Brad Turner on trumpet, Chris Gestrin on piano, André Lachance on bass, and Jesse Cahill on drums Friday, April 16h, 7:30 PST The stream is done in high definition video and the highest quality audio and is…

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Saturday, April 17 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pmBimhuis Amsterdam, Netherlands + Google Map

Join the livestream! Boy Edgar Prize winner Jasper Blom tours with his quartet and Harmen Fraanje. Support the Musicians & Donate Directly: https://tikkie.me/pay/jiivhsgvb1t56vp3it10 Jasper Blom tenor saxophone, Jesse van Ruller guitar, Frans van der Hoeven bass, Martijn Vink drums, Harmen Fraanje piano In 2019 Jasper Blom won the Buma Boy Edgar Prize, the most important prize in the Netherlands in the field of jazz and improvised music. From the jury report: ‘For many years, and with unremitting enthusiasm, Jasper Blom…

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Jazz It Up with Ori Dagan: Celebrating Sir Elton John!

Saturday, April 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pmFacebook Live Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

This week on Jazz it Up, celebrate the music of a living legend: iconic singer-songwriter Sir Elton John! Jazz It Up is a weekly live-streamed program featuring Ori Dagan on vocals and piano, broadcasting from Toronto, Canada. Free admission, tips welcome and greatly appreciated. If you have a request send Ori an email: ori@oridagan.com

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Two of the best together…

David Kikoski Quartet feat. Eric Alexander – “Kayemode Studio Social”

Saturday, April 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pmUniversity of Miami Miami, FL United States + Google Map$15

The New Jersey pianist has had a long career as one of the area’s swingingest pianists. His band features NY all-stars with renowned tenor saxophonist Eric Alexander, bassist Joe Martin and the incomparable drummer, Billy Hart. One evening on a gig, pianist David Kikoski was told by his saxophonist, “man you are in ‘K-Mode’ tonight.” David loved the reference immediately. Subsequently, that sobriquet evolved into “Kayemode” as it became not just the title of a 2016 album, but also the name of…

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Sunday, April 18 @ 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 appears in a solo Zoom Concert series every 3rd Sunday (12/20, 1/17, 2/21 etc at the same time) Each show, different theme — here’s the link : https://jazzvox.com/shows/karrin/ More info on karrin.com        https://youtu.be/fNzTQFhSxJw

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Sunday Evening Jazz Party with Champian Fulton : Live from Lockdown

Sunday, April 18 @ 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, April 18 @ 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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Live Stream: The Emmet Cohen Trio – Live From Emmet’s Place

Monday, April 19 @ 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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