20 plus National Jazz Live Streams To Watch From April 22 – April 26

Elio Villafranca

(Photo: in this week’s listing, you can view the great jazz pianist and composer, Elio Villafranca.)

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 national 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 22 @ 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Buffalo, NY United States

SMALLS Wednesday 4/21 6 PM & 7:30 PM SET 1- ONLINE STREAMING ONLY, SET 2 – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC JAY RODRIGUEZ QUARTET Jay Rodriguez / Clarinet Bill Ware / Vibraphone Nasheet Waits / Drums Lonnie Plaxico / Bass CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS SMALLS Wednesday 4/21 9 PM & 10:30PM  15 Tickets Available Per Set  BENNY BENACK GROUP Benny Benack / Trumpet CLICK HERETO PURCHASE TICKETS SMALLS Thursday 4/22 SET 1- ONLINE STREAMING ONLY, SET 2 – OPEN TO THE…

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

Thursday, April 22 @ 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 22 @ 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 22 @ 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 22 @ 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 JIM RIDL SOLO APR 21, 2021 ELSA NILSSON, JON COWHERD AND CHRIS MORRISSEY PLAY MUSIC FOR REDWOOD TREES…

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The Jazz Gallery Livestream Concerts

Thursday, April 22 @ 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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Arts For Art On-Line Salon

Thursday, April 22 @ 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 22 @ 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 22 @ 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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2021 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert

Thursday, April 22 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pmNEA New York, NY United States + Google Map

Join the celebration of the 2021 NEA Jazz Masters as the National Endowment for the Arts, in collaboration with SFJAZZ, presents a virtual tribute concert in honor of Terri Lyne Carrington, Albert “Tootie” Heath, Henry Threadgill, and Phil Schaap (2021 A.B. Spellman NEA Jazz Masters Fellowship for Jazz Advocacy). The 2021 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert will take place on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT. 2017 NEA Jazz Master Dee Dee Bridgewater and actor Delroy Lindo will co-host this event, featuring recorded performances and tributes…

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Village Vanguard Live Streams

Friday, April 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Village Vanguard New York, NY United States$7

  TOM HARRELL LIMITED RE-STREAM APRIL 23 ‑ APRIL 25 Originally broadcast September 2020. Tom Harrell – Trumpet, Flugelhorn Luis Perdomo – Piano Ugonna Okegwo – Bass $10   Get Tickets!

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Smoke Screens: Livestream Concert Series from Smoke Jazz Club

Friday, April 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Smoke Jazz New York, NY United States + Google Map$10

SMOKE SCREENS PRESENTS: THE E.J. STRICKLAND QUINTET FRIDAY APRIL 4/23 – SATURDAY APRIL 24 / LIVE STREAMED / 8PM EST Buy Streaming Pass E.J. Strickland (drums) Marcus Strickland (saxophone) Joel Ross (vibraphone) Luis Perdomo (piano) Michael Olatuja (bass) “As for E.J., he just gets better and better. His whirlwind multi-faceted drumming is like a continuous solo at times, but constantly swinging and always subtle.” – JazzWise Drummer E.J. Strickland leads an outstanding quintet featuring his twin brother saxophonist Marcus Strickland,…

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Vermont Jazz Center Fifth Annual Solo Jazz Piano Festival

Friday, April 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Vermont Jazz Center VT United States + Google Map

Vermont Jazz Center Fifth Annual Solo Jazz Piano Festival April 23-24, 2021 For music-lovers who want to dig deep into the piano’s unique capacity to convey a broad range of sounds, textures and rich harmonic options; this instrument gives artists an unparalleled medium to express feelings, concepts and emotions through its unmatched versatility. Headliners: Kris Davis, Harvey Diamond, Craig Taborn, Elio Villafranca Emerging Artists: Hidemi Akaiwa and Camila Cortina A Weekend of Concerts and Educational Opportunities that Celebrate the Breadth…

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Grammy-winner Ramsey Lewis: Monthly Saturday Salon

Saturday, April 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)Stage It, Los Angelas, CA United States + Google Map$20

GRAMMY® Award-winning Pianist and NEA Jazz Master Ramsey Lewis Announces the Second Season Of The Monthly Online  Performance Series, “Saturday Salon” On StageIt GRAMMY® Award-winning pianist and NEA Jazz Master Ramsey Lewis continues his live streaming ticketed solo performances with a second season of twelve shows announced for 2021. The “Saturday Salon” will take place on the last Saturday of every month and feature a 60-minute performance at 1:00 PM Central Time. Lewis will provide audiences with an exclusive concert experience streaming…

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New York City jazz vocalist and entertainer stars in a live stream…

Svetlana – Live at Timucua (live stream)

Saturday, April 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pmBuffalo, NY United States + Google Map$5

Svetlana and her New York Collective are one of New York’s most beloved bands. The live stream ticket gives you access to both the 7 pm and 8:30 pm performances. Svetlana and her New York Collective are one of New York’s most beloved bands known for their signature swing and straight-ahead jazz-inspired sound, foot–stomping groove, heart-gripping song-writing, and exciting stage presence. Svetlana and her band have released a chart-topping Night at the Movies (debuted #1 on the US Billboard Traditional…

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Sunday Evening Jazz Party with Champian Fulton : Live from Lockdown

Sunday, April 25 @ 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 25 @ 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 26 @ 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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