Jazz In Town: Summer of Jazz!

(Photo: Maria Sebastion will be kicking off Jazz at Chandlerville on Thursday, June 17 with a Jazz-Pop show!)

JazzBuffalo is creating a Summer of Jazz!  We have great jazz happening outdoors for you to enjoy.  Because it is time to get together and be a community.  After a year and half of isolation.  Many thanks to those who attended the first-ever Jazz On The Plaz!  What a great time of music, family, community, and enjoying our beautiful city!

Summer of Jazz 

Jazz On The Plaz! at Seneca One Tower

Thursday, June 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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Seneca One Tower1 Seneca Street
Buffalo, NY United States 
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JazzBuffalo is excited to partner with Seneca One Tower and Douglas Development Corporation to bring to the Buffalo community Jazz On The Plaz! this summer.  Taking place on Fridays beginning at 5:30 pm and lasting until 8 pm.  With the exception of Thursday, June 17th – this will be the only Thursday date! Location: The weekly series will be held at the West Plaza of Seneca One Tower between Pearl Street and Main Street.   The revitalization of Seneca One…

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Trigger and the Sermon at Jazz On The Plaz! at Seneca One

Thursday, June 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Seneca One Tower1 Seneca Street
Buffalo, NY United States 
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Trigger and The Sermon is an organ jazz quartet led by Doug “Trigger” Gaston. Gaston is a pillar in the local and national jazz community as a performer, composer, and arranger. He has been featured nationally and internationally with a diverse cross-section of musical artists, including Frank Foster, Clifford Jordan, Delfeayo Marsalis, Jerry González; rhythm and blues artists Brook Benton, Mary Wells, and Eddie Kendricks; and actor/comedian Redd Foxx. The quartet also features Greg Millar.  Greg Millar has been a…

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Maria Sebastian Sings Jazz-Pop at Jazz at Chandlerville

Thursday, June 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Thin Man Brewery166 Chandler Street
Buffalo, NY United States 
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The talented Maria Sebastian sings the best from the Jazz-Pop Women legends including Peggy Lee, Doris Day, Patsy Cline, Julie London, and more!   And, modern-day jazz-pop vocalists also!  A night of those unforgettable classic hits sung by one of the region’s most versatile performers.  She will be joined by the extraordinary musicians’ Ken Kaufman and Frank Grizanti. Maria Sebastian:   Maria Sebastian is most likely known for her versatility. She has opened for dozens of national acts in various genres and…

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JazzBrunch Sundays at the Terrace at Delaware Park Hosted by JazzBuffalo

Sunday, June 20 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm

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Terrace at Delaware Park199 Lincoln Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States 
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JazzBuffalo and the Terrace at Delaware Park are excited to bring back the popular JazzBrunch Sundays to the iconic location at Hoyt Lake! We will once again provide high-quality jazz music for Sunday Jazz Brunch at The Terrace’s historic location at Marcy Casino. The Terrace is located on the upper level of the Delaware Park Lake casino and is located across from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. We will be bringing the music of jazz every Sunday during the summer months…

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The Jay/Sharp Trio at JazzBrunch Sundays at The Terrace at Delaware Park

Sunday, June 20 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Terrace at Delaware Park199 Lincoln Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States 
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A special Father’s Day performance at JazzBrunch Sundays! The Jay/Sharp Trio enjoys performing a collection of original compositions and arrangements of jazz standards around the Western New York area. Past performances include the Queen City Jazz Festival, the Northwest Jazz Festival, the Nietzsche’s Jazz Festival, Babeville’s 9th Ward, and at Pausa Art House. Inspired by ensembles such as the great Miles Davis Quintets they strive to approach every tune with a unique interpretation. Jacob Jay is a graduate of SUNY…

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JazzBuffalo JazzMondays with My Cousin Toné at Tappo Rooftop Patio!

Monday, June 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

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Tappo Restaurant330 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

The popular Summer JazzMondays on the rooftop patio of Tappo Restaurant returns for the summer of 2021 for its fourth season!  We’re bringing back My Cousin Tone’ to perform on the rooftop patio every Monday night!  Voted in the JazzBuffalo annual poll as favorite Jazz Large Ensemble! Sit back and enjoy dinner and a bottle of wine while My Cousin Toné plays tunes everyone will love from its repertoire of jazz classics, standards, soul, and hard bop songs.    …

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JazzTuesdays at the Mansion on Delaware Avenue

Tuesday, June 22 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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The Mansion on Delaware Avenue414 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202 United States

Join JazzBuffalo and the Mansion on Delaware every Tuesday this summer for music on the patio.  This an opportunity for both jazz musicians and jazz fans to enjoy duos or trios on a weekly basis at one of Buffalo’s historic locations and establishments. We begin Tuesday, June 8, and will go into September as long as we can.  Since this is outdoors, it will be weather permitting.  The effort is a way for us to provide jazz musicians and jazz…

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Dale Toliver at JazzTuesdays at The Mansion On Delaware Avenue

Tuesday, June 22 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Mansion on Delaware Avenue414 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202 United States 
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Dale Toliver is an instrumental jazz guitarist influenced by the style of Wes Montgomery and George Benson while developing his own unique sound.  “The Dale Toliver Band” has become of the most sought-after sounds in the region and in several states outside of New York.  Dale will be joined by Al Ferguson, one of the region’s top jazz organists and keyboardists for the past twenty years.  Toliver will present an evening of music paying tribute to the style of Wes…

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The JazzBuffalo Keep Jazz Alive Fund

As we were last summer, we will be reliant on in-kind donations to help support jazz music this summer into fall.  So far, we have jazz music available 4-5 days of the week and possibly more.  You can make in-kind suggested donations of $5-$10 per event attended to:

Venmo: @jazzbuffalo716

PayPal: @jazzbuffalo

Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/JazzBuffalo

At JazzTuesdays at The Mansion on Delaware Avenue and Jazz On The Plaz! at Seneca One we will also have a bucket for cash donations.

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 jazz around town.  We are more dependent now on musicians and venues submitting their events to JazzBuffalo to appear on the calendar.  So, tell your favorite bands and venues to visit JazzBuffalo.org and submit their events!   Also, because seating is very limited for live events, tickets can go quickly.  Go here for more events:

Upcoming Events: Live Stream And Live Events

Live Indoor Events

Michael Sarian’s New Aurora Quartet

Friday, June 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Pausa Art House19 Wadsworth Street
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States 
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$42 – $52
Michael Sarian and the Chabones

Michael Sarian is a trumpeter and composer whose work has been heard throughout the United States, South America, and Europe.  As a young adult in Buenos Aires, he studied with many of the best musicians in Argentina, including Juan “Pollo” Raffo, Richard Nant and Juan Cruz de Urquiza.  Michael has performed and toured with progressive rock bands in packed sports arenas, 12 piece disco bands in Uruguay, Big Bands at the Teatro Colón, and everything in between. Michael earned his bachelor’s…

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JazzBuffalo Stories You May Have Missed

Jazz At Chandlerville Series Returns For Third Season

The popular Jazz at Chandlerville Series will make a return to the Chandler Street destination for a third season. Last year, the outdoor use of the street stage across from Thin Man Brewery / Tappo Pizza located at 166 Chandler Street in Buffalo, proved to be a welcoming success in a summer season underscored by […]

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