Jazz In Town: Variety In Music To Enjoy!

(Photo: You’ll be able to hear Melissa Kate at Jazz at Chandlerville this week!)

More exciting jazz and offbeat music as JazzBuffalo’s “Summer of Jazz” continues!  Be sure to check out The Terrace, Tappo JazzMondays, Jazz at Chandlerville, and Jazz On the Plaz!  Plenty of free entertainment to enjoy and support!  Please do continue to support our JazzBuffalo’s Keep Jazz Alive Fund that, in addition to the fantastic sponsorships we’ve received, helps us to make all of this possible!

JazzBuffalo “Summer of Jazz”

Melissa Kate Project at Jazz at Chandlerville

Thursday, August 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Thin Man Brewery166 Chandler Street
Buffalo, NY United States 
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We are very excited to welcome performer and jazz vocalist Melissa Kate for her first appearance at Jazz at Chnadlerville.  One of the region’s top sultry cabaret jazz and blues singers in the region to have performed with a variety of bands. Melissa Kate is a trained Actress, Dancer, Writer, Voiceover Artist, and Singer.  The Troy, NY native knows how to command a stage! She uses the power of song to draw you into a conversation. Her command of the story…

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Jazz On The Plaz! at Seneca One Tower

Friday, August 20 @ 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 as…

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JazzBrunch continues on the scenic Terrace.  Be sure to check out who is performing!  This week will feature Dozo My Lady and the fabulous jazz vocalist, Carolyn Lansom.

JazzBuffalo JazzMondays with My Cousin Toné at Tappo Rooftop Patio!

Monday, August 23 @ 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.    …

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


Special Appearance: Carina and the Six String Preacher at Next Week’s Jazz at Chandlerville!

One of the region’s most unique bands makes an appearance at Jazz at Chandlerville on Thursday, August 26th!

Carina and The Six String Preacher at Jazz at Chandlerville

Thursday, August 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Thin Man Brewery166 Chandler Street
Buffalo, NY United States 
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This will be the band’s first appearance in the Jazz at Chandlerville Series.  They offer a spicy blend of crime jazz, surf, Latin, and pop with a touch of blood and a dash of cinnamon, Carina and the Six String Preacher’s signature sound is a modern-day jazz noir with a twist. Based out of Buffalo New York, the band — formed by singer/songwriter Carina Mastrantonio and guitarist/songwriter Vincent James Mastrantonio— has been independently writing, recording, and producing music and music…

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Jazz in Lewiston Fundraiser by the Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY

Come out and support the Jazz in Lewiston Fundraiser.  Helping the largest free jazz festival in the region to plan for a bigger and better festival in 2022!

Jazz in Lewiston Day Fundraiser Hosted by the Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY

Saturday, August 28 @ 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NYCenter Street
Lewiston, NY United States 
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Mark your calendar for the Jazz In Lewiston Day Fundraiser being held by the Northwest Jazz Festival, Lewiston, NY on Friday evening, August 27th, and Saturday, August 28th. We’ll have a special performance by the George Caldwell Jazz Sextet in the Gallo plaza to open Saturday, August 28th. You’ll be able to see performances in the Gallo plaza by Paradigm Shift Jazz, My Cousin Tone’, and The Jay/Sharptet. The 2-day event will include performances on Friday, August 27th by the…

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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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