Jazz In Town: One More Blast!

(Photo by Jack Zuff: Catch Jacob Jay and Dalton Sharp with the MCT Express at a pop-up Jazz at Chandlerville concert Thursday, September 16!)

Who could have predicted a gorgeous warm weekend this late in summer!?  Well, we are going to take advantage of it and keep the JazzBuffalo “Summer of Jazz” going.  More FREE outdoor jazz and more opportunities to come together as one in the community.  Read on!

JazzBuffalo “Summer of Jazz”

The weather forecast calls for one more blast of summer so we’ll continue the JazzBuffalo “Summer of Jazz” and FREE jazz for the community  Including a pop-up jazz performance at Jazz at Chandlerville!!

The MCT Express at Jazz at Chandlerville!

Thursday, September 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Thin Man Brewery166 Chandler Street
Buffalo, NY United States 
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Join us on Thursday, September 16th as we do a pop-up Jazz at Chandlerville.  That’s right!  The weather forecast shows a remaining sunny day and we’re going to do a pop-up concert on Chandler Street! We’ll be featuring The MCT Express!  A smaller version of the large jazz ensemble favorites, My Cousin Tone’!  The MCT Express will feature a mix of generational players that includes Abdul-Rahman Qadir on drums, Jim Matteliano on keyboards, Tony Zambito on percussion, Mary DiCioccio on…

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Saranaide Brazilian Night at Jazz On The Plaz!

Friday, September 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Seneca One Tower1 Seneca Street
Buffalo, NY United States 
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This year we bring the uniquely sounding jazz and Brazilian/Latin/Bossa Nova music of Saranaide to Jazz On The Plaz! 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…

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JazzBrunch Sundays at the Terrace at Delaware Park Hosted by JazzBuffalo

Sunday, September 19 @ 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. September Schedule: September 19:  The Skiffle Minstrel Trio September 26: Dozo My Lady JazzBrunch…

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JazzBuffalo JazzMondays with My Cousin Toné at Tappo Rooftop Patio!

Monday, September 20 @ 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 return 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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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

 

John Coltrane Birthday Celebration Returns!!

One of the special events we missed in this pandemic world is the annual John Coltrane Birthday held by the Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Collective.  It returns with Tia Fuller, Curtis Lundy, and more!  Get tickets soon!

Tia Fuller with the George Caldwell Quartet

Friday, September 24 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Burchfield Penney Art Center1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States 
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******PROOF OF COVID VACCINATION AND MASKS REQUIRED****** $30 General Admission; $20 Burchfield Penney and Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Society Members, $10 students (with ID). Purchase tickets online at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coltrane-tia-fuller-tickets-169129182939 Note that member-priced tickets must be purchased by phone at 716-878-6011 during museum hours of operation, Thursday 10 – 4, Friday 10 AM – 7 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 7 PM and Sunday noon – 4 PM. or on site at the Burchfield Penney. Opening Performance: Love Supreme School of…

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Curtis Lundy & UMOJA, Featuring Emilio Modeste, Wallace Roney, Jr., T.C. The 3RD, Terreon Gully and George Caldwell

Saturday, September 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Burchfield Penney Art Center1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States 
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******PROOF OF COVID VACCINATION AND MASKS REQUIRED****** $30 General Admission; $20 Burchfield Penney and Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Collective Members, $10 students (with ID) 4 PM PERFORMANCE – Purchase Tickets Online Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coltrane-curtis-lundy-sextet-matinee-tickets-169131941189 Note that member-priced tickets must be purchased by phone at 716-878-6011 during museum hours of operation, Thursday 10 – 4, Friday 10 AM – 7 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 7 PM and Sunday noon – 4 PM. or on site at the Burchfield Penney. Opening performance:…

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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.  Thursday, September 30th!  Get tickets now!  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” – Saturday, October 2nd!

Available for a limited time, use the promo code of EarlyBird5 to get $5 off!  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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