Jazz In Town: Summer of Jazz Continues!

(Photo by Jack Zuff: The Jay Sharp-Tet will be featured at Jazz at Chandlerville this Thursday!)

The weather is clearing and the “Summer of Jazz” continues with more fantastic jazz in the month of August!  More exciting FREE jazz for everyone.  Thanks for your contributions to the JazzBuffalo Keep Jazz Alive Fund!  Your help makes the “Summer of Jazz” possible for all of us to enjoy!

JazzBuffalo “Summer of Jazz”

The Jay/Sharp-Tet at Jazz at Chandlerville

Thursday, August 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Thin Man Brewery166 Chandler Street
Buffalo, NY United States 
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We welcome the Jay/Sharp-tet Group for their first appearance at Jazz at Chandlerville, an up-and-coming straight-ahead jazz group featuring next-generation jazz artists.  The Jay/Sharp-tet enjoys performing a collection of compositions and arrangements of jazz standards around the Western New York area. Including past performances of the music of Chet Baker.  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…

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We begin a new month of Jazz On The Plaz! with a variety!

Jazz On The Plaz! at Seneca One Tower

Friday, August 6 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 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 from 5 pm to 8 pm. 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 Tower has been a remarkable transformation from its days serving as a headquarters center for banking institutions.  Now serving…

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JazzBrunch continues on the scenic Terrace.  Be sure to check out who is performing!

JazzBrunch Sundays at the Terrace at Delaware Park Hosted by JazzBuffalo

Sunday, August 8 @ 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. August Schedule: August 1: Hot Club Express August 8: Stu Weissman Duo August 15:…

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We had a great time this past Monday.  More is sure to follow in August!

JazzBuffalo JazzMondays with My Cousin Toné at Tappo Rooftop Patio!

Monday, August 9 @ 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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No JazzTuesdays at The Mansion on Delaware Avenue This Tuesday, August 10.  For a Very Good Reason!

There will be no Jazz at the Mansion this coming Tuesday.  The Mansion is being used as a filming location for the movie “Cabrini” which is being filmed around downtown Buffalo.  Congrats to the Mansion and to the city of Buffalo!  We’ll be back on August 17th with Stu Weissman on guitar!

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


Two Swinging FREE Events Next Week!

We have two of the most unique groups in the region performing as part of “Summer of Jazz” next week.  What makes our region one of the best music cities in the country!  Gypsy jazz and Texas Swing.  Check the events out!

Hot Club of Buffalo at Jazz at Chandlerville

Thursday, August 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Thin Man Brewery166 Chandler Street
Buffalo, NY United States 
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We welcome back to Jazz at Chandlerville, for the second time, the ever-popular Hot Club of Buffalo.  The Hot Club of Buffalo is the region’s premier Gypsy Jazz Band.  The band pays homage to the music of Gypsy Jazz greats Guitarist Django Reinhardt and Violinist Stephane Grappelli with influences from artists like Bach, Jimi Hendrix, and Steely Dan and rhythms from styles like Bossa Nova, Choro, and Rhumba. What is Gypsy Jazz? The Hot Club of Buffalo plays a brand of…

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Swing Dance Night with The Skiffle Minstrels at Jazz On The Plaz!

Friday, August 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Seneca One Tower1 Seneca Street
Buffalo, NY United States 
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One of the most exciting and swingest bands in the region will make their first appearance at Jazz On The Plaz!  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.  We’ll have plenty of room for swing dancers and for those who want to listen to one of the region’s most swingiest bands! The Band – The Skiffle Minstrels is a Western Swing dance band.…

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Charlie Ballantine: The Music of Thelonious Monk

We are excited that jazz guitarist Charlie Ballantine has put Buffalo on his tour stop for his upcoming and much anticipated new album release.  Save the date!  Thursday, September 30th!  Read more…

Charlie Ballantine: “Reflections/Introspection: The Music of Thelonious Monk”

Thursday, September 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center341 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202 United States 
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JazzBuffalo, in association with Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, presents Charlie Ballantine Trio in performance from about to be released Ballantine’s double album: “Reflections/Introspection: The Music of Thelonious Monk” – do not miss this!! (GET TICKETS NOW FOR ONLY $10.  TICKETS WILL BE $20 DAY OF SHOW!) Charlie Ballantine is acclaimed as one of the finest and most versatile young guitarists on the scene today. JAZZ TIMES MAGAZINE hails his playing as “teeming with intricate grooves and maniacal precision his guitar…

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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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