Jazz In Town: Celebrating International Jazz Day

(Photo: You can catch jazz vocalist DeeAnn DiMeo as part of the TD Niagara Jazz Festival International Jazz Day celebration on Frid, April 30th.)

This Friday, April 30th, we celebrate International Jazz Day.  The annual celebration marks its 10th Anniversary.  The COVID-19 pandemic has meant the yearly star-studded global concert will be held virtually once again.  You will find a curated list of 12 plus virtual concerts you can view online. Including a virtual concert featuring Buffalo’s own DeeAnn DiMeo.  Settle in and enjoy!

Virtual International Jazz Day

International Jazz Day 10th Anniversary Celebration

Friday, April 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Streaming live on jazzday.com on April 30 beginning at 5 pm EDT/4 pm CDT, the 2021 All-Star Global Concert will feature a historic lineup of performances by some of the world’s greatest jazz masters. For the first time ever, in honor of the 10th Anniversary of International Jazz Day, the 2021 Concert showcases artists joining from an array of locations around the world–demonstrating the global reach and appeal of this special music. Herbie Hancock will serve as Artistic Director, and John Beasley will serve…

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12 Ways To Celebrate International Jazz Day Virtually April 30th

Friday, April 30th we celebrate International Jazz Day. This year, it will mark a special occasion as the annual tribute to jazz celebrates its 10th anniversary. Quite an achievement for a global effort to raise the awareness of jazz universally but also to make jazz a part of global humanitarian consciousness. The global COVID-19 pandemic […]

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TD NJF Features DeeAnn DiMeo and Chris Northington Duo

Friday, April 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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The TD Niagara Jazz Festival Presents: International Jazz Day – Celebrating the Jazz Greats which will feature James Bryan, DeeAnn Dimeo and Chris Northington on April 30th, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm EST. Dee Ann Dimeo: In the 90’s DeeAnn won “Best Female Vocalist” at the Buffalo Music Awards two years in a row and since her return in 2016 won “Best Female Blues Vocalist” for Buffalo Night Life Awards. After successfully producing her first full cd ‘Desperately Seeking DeeAnn’…

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Live Events

Trigger & The Sermon

Thursday, April 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Arthur’s Pub596 Genesee Street
Buffalo, NY United States 
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$5

Trigger & The Sermon Organ Jazz Quartet April 29th 7pm at Arthur’s Pub 596 Genesee St. Buffalo, N.Y $5 Cover LIMITED SEATING RESERVE IN ADVANCE. organjazz@triggerandthesermon.com 716-602-9564

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Fredonia Jazz Faculty Collective | International Jazz Day Celebration

Friday, April 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Pausa Art House19 Wadsworth Street
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States 
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$85.25 – $95.25

Fredonia Jazz Faculty Collective Nick Weiser, piano Elliot Scozzaro, alto saxophone Kieran Hanlon, bass John Bacon, drums Join the Fredonia Jazz Faculty Collective as we celebrate International Jazz Day! In addition to their teaching duties at SUNY Fredonia, the members are some of the region’s first-call jazz musicians. The ensemble performs a wide range of repertoire, including originals and lesser-known jazz standards. For this concert, we will be playing compositions by Lee Konitz, Ellis Marsalis, Richie Beirach, Buddy Montgomery, Cole…

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Trigger & The Sermon at The Groove

Friday, April 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Groove Lounge1210 Broadway Buffalo, NY (map)
Buffalo, NY 14212 United States 
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$5

Trigger & The Sermon Organ Jazz Quartet Friday 30th 7pm at the Groove 1210 Broadway Buffalo, N.Y 14212 $5 Cover GET YOUR TICKETS NOW organjazz@triggerandthesermon.com 716-602-9564

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Curtis Lovell featuring Walter Kemp 3oh!

Saturday, May 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Pausa Art House19 Wadsworth Street
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States 
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$99.25

Curtis Lovell is an artist born and raised in Buffalo New York, who writes and records music as if each musical piece is its own journal entry, and each performance is an opportunity to sing about what she knows. Influenced by the likes of Jill Scott, Nina Simone, Nat King Cole, and Patsy Cline, Curtis manages to form a new sound that signifies bravery, growth, and authenticity. Curtis Lovell has teamed up with the Walter Kemp 3oh!. Walter Kemp 3 on…

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Cinco De Mayo on Chandler with Latin Jazz by Sol Y Sombra

Wednesday, May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Thin Man Brewery166 Chandler Street
Buffalo, NY United States 
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Celebrate Cinco De Mayo with us on Chandler!   Live Music: Latin Jazz performed by Sol y Sombra  Food & Drink Specials: We’ll be serving up Mexican favorites like Taco Pizza & Nachos No cover. No reservations. Mask up and come have some fun with us!

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Check Upcoming Events At JazzBuffalo For Live Jazz/Live Streams

Be sure to check out the Upcoming Events section of JazzBuffalo.org for all the live streams.  We are continuing our efforts to be a source for a national listing of live streams that include some of the top artists in jazz.  Also, because seating is very limited for live events, tickets can go quickly.  Go here:

Upcoming Events: Live Stream And Live Events

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