Jazz In Town: Summer of Jazz Underway!

(Photo by Jack Zuff: Paul Todaro of the Skiffle Minstrels will be leading the Texas-style swing band at Jazz at Chandlerville this week.)

The JazzBuffalo “Summer of Jazz” is well underway and it is great to see people enjoying the free/no-cover jazz music that is uniting our community.  We’ve had fantastic performances so far and more are planned throughout the summer.  Please come out, enjoy the jazz music, and support the JazzBuffalo Keep Jazz Music Alive Fund that enables us to present jazz music throughout the city and region!

JazzBuffalo “Summer of Jazz”

The Skiffle Minstrels at Jazz at Chandlerville

Thursday, July 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Thin Man Brewery166 Chandler Street
Buffalo, NY United States 
+ Google Map

One of the most exciting and swingest bands in the region will make their first appearance at Jazz at Chandlerville.  The band’s unique style of Western Swing has won them fans throughout WNY and the Northeast Region.  Don’t miss an evening of foot-stomping music. The Band – The Skiffle Minstrels is a Western Swing dance band. Over the last 15 years, they have received multiple popularity and “best of” awards from local publications and music organizations, including “Best Band of…

Find out more »

JazzBrunch Sundays at the Terrace at Delaware Park Hosted by JazzBuffalo

Sunday, July 4 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)
Terrace at Delaware Park199 Lincoln Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States 
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »

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

Sunday, July 4 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Terrace at Delaware Park199 Lincoln Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States 
+ Google Map

A special 4th of July 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…

Find out more »

JazzBuffalo JazzMondays with My Cousin Toné at Tappo Rooftop Patio!

Monday, July 5 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)
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.    …

Find out more »

JazzTuesdays at the Mansion on Delaware Avenue

Tuesday, July 6 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)
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…

Find out more »

Scozzaro/Goehle/Kelly Play the Music of Sonny Rollins at JazzTuesdays at The Mansion on Delaware Avenue

Tuesday, July 6 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Mansion on Delaware Avenue414 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202 United States 
+ Google Map

A collaboration between Buffalo saxophonist Elliot Scozzaro, bassist Joe Goehle, and drummer Devin Kelly will present a highly curated selection of songs written and/or recorded by legendary saxophone icon Sonny Rollins. Mr. Rollins became an early champion of the “chord-less trio” format beginning in the mid to late 1950s, recording several seminal trio albums including “Way Out West” withRay Brown & Shelly Manne, “A Night at the Village Vanguard” featuring bassists Donald Bailey/Wilbur Ware & drummers Pete LaRoca/Elvin Jones and…

Find out more »

Thank You Northwest Jazz Festival!

A special thanks to the Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY for their generous contribution and sponsorship of JazzBuffalo’s “Summer of Jazz.”  The festival has contributed to the fund supporting the “Summer of Jazz” events such as Chandlerville, Jazz On The Plaz!, and JazzTuesdays at the Mansion on Delaware Avenue.  We are most appreciative!

Homepage | Lewiston Jazz Festival

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.  Both outdoors and indoors.  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

Jazz On The Plaz! Returns July 9th

There will be no Jazz On the Plaz! this week as we enter the 4th of July holiday weekend.  We will be returning July 9th and will feature the Grammy-nominated Paradigm Shift Jazz.  In July, we will also feature My Cousin Toné, The Brass Machine, and Wendell Rivera Latin Jazz Ensemble!

Janet Evra: “A Night In Paris” – SAVE THE DATE!

SAVE THE DATE – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2ND!
We are so excited we are making an extremely early SAVE THE DATE announcement! International jazz artist Janet Evra will be making her first-ever appearance in Buffalo on Saturday, October 2nd. Evra blends a repertoire of French jazz and Brazilian influences such as bossa nova and samba into a memorable performance. We’ll be hosting “Janet Evra: A Night In Paris” at an exciting new venue for JazzBuffalo – to be announced soon! For now, we ask that you SAVE THE DATE! We’ll have information soon on ticket sales and special introductory pricing. Click on the link below to learn more, see a video, and get excited for “A Night In Paris.”

Janet Evra: “A Night In Paris”

Saturday, October 2 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Buffalo, NY United States + Google Map

(SAVE THE DATE – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2ND!) By way of the U.K. and her residency at the Kranzberg Arts Foundation in St. Louis, international jazz artist, bassist, songwriter, and vocalist Jane Evra will make a special first-time appearance in Buffalo on Saturday, October 2nd of 2021. Evra performs on premier international stages across the USA and Europe.  She has collaborated with Grammy winners, Grammy nominees, and international jazz superstars including Randy Brecker, Taylor Eigsti, Chad Lefkowitz-Brown, Eric Marienthal, and Diego…

Find out more »

Become A JazzBuffalo Patron

Jazz For Everyone

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *