Jazz In Town: Rhythm of Latin Jazz!

(Photo: The Wendell Rivera Latin Jazz Ensemble will entertain at this week’s Jazz On The Plaz!))

Enjoy the sounds of Brazilian and Latin Jazz this week as we continue JazzBuffalo’s “Summer of Jazz!”  More exciting FREE jazz for everyone.  Thanks for your contributions to the JazzBuffalo Keep Jazz Alive Fund!

JazzBuffalo “Summer of Jazz”

Saranaide “So Brasil Bossa Nova” at Jazz at Chandlerville

Thursday, July 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Thin Man Brewery166 Chandler Street
Buffalo, NY United States 
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This year we bring the uniquely sounding jazz and Bossa Nova music of Saranaide to Jazz at Chandlerville for the first time.  She just released a new EP and was featured on AM Buffalo.  And, was a JazzBuffalo featured artist in our fall live stream with MusicalFare Theatre. https://youtu.be/p_qAjD27MBA   Saranaide is an accomplished vocalist, songwriter, and musician based out of Buffalo, NY.  With parents from Panama and Puerto Rico, Saranaide has dipped into her DNA to embrace and celebrate…

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Wendell Rivera Latin Jazz Ensemble at Jazz On The Plaz! at Seneca One Tower

Friday, July 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Seneca One Tower1 Seneca Street
Buffalo, NY United States 
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Wendell Rivera, a leading ambassador of Latin Jazz, is an invigorating sound that incorporates Afro-Caribbean grooves with the free, melodic, and harmonic elements of progressive jazz. Rivera’s Latin Jazz Ensemble has been the cornerstone of Latin music in the Western New York/Niagara Falls region for more than two decades. As a percussionist, he has performed with artists as diverse as Aretha Franklin, Arthuro Sandoval, Ben Vereen, Dave Valentin, Bob Mintzer, John Patitucci, Ralph Irizarry, Yomo Toro, Tito Gomez, Oscar Hernandez,…

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JazzBrunch Sundays at the Terrace at Delaware Park Hosted by JazzBuffalo

Sunday, August 1 @ 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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JazzBuffalo JazzMondays with My Cousin Toné at Tappo Rooftop Patio!

Monday, August 2 @ 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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French Conéxion at JazzTuesdays at The Mansion On Delaware

Tuesday, August 3 @ 5:30 pm – 8:15 pm
The Mansion on Delaware Avenue414 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202 United States 
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French ConéXion was formed in the summer of 2016 with the intention of creating high-quality music in a jazz format where musicians are able to take a composition and create a unique and new version at every performance. Their repertoire also includes tunes by Erik Satie, Edith Piaf, Egberto Gismonti, Hermeto Pascoal, Sivuca, Astor Piazzolla, Django Reinhardt, and many others. The trio also plays standards from the American jazz repertoire. Including performing their own compositions and improvisations. French ConéXion has…

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The JazzBuffalo Keep Jazz Alive Fund

We will be reliant on in-kind donations to help support jazz music this summer into fall as we were last summer.  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


17th Annual Queen City Jazz Festival 

17th Annual Queen City Jazz Festival

Saturday, July 31 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Historic Colored Musicians Club145 Broadway
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States 
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The 17th Queen City Jazz Festival lineup has been confirmed! Sat. July 31st, 2021 1 pm-8 pm 145 Broadway 1pm George Scott Big Band 2pm Jay Sharp-tet 3pm Nelson Rivera & Somos La Gente 4pm Curtis Lovell 5pm Trinity featuring DP 6pm Trigger and the Sermon 7pm George Caldwell feat. Bobby Militello

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Janet Evra: “A Night In Paris” – Special Promo Code

Those who missed out on your chance to get tickets at only $10 offer an Early Bird promo code for $5 off!  Available for a limited time, use the promo code of EarlyBird5.  Go directly to Eventbrite here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/janet-evra-a-night-in-paris-tickets-163419224299
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 the exciting new venue for JazzBuffalo – Seneca One Tower!

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…

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