Jazz in Buffalo: Leading the Way in Jazz!

(Photo: Congrats to the Ladies First Jazz Big Band for celebrating 20 years as Buffalo’s unique all-female jazz ensemble!)

Buffalo is leading the way as one of the country’s best jazz towns!  We have great international and Buffalo-grown jazz happening in the month of March.  Jazz of all kinds and jazz for everyone!

Featured Event

The Art of Jazz Series at the Philharmonic returns this Sunday with a special visit by Anat Cohen!

Art of Jazz | Anat Cohen Quartetinho

Sunday, March 6 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Kleinhans Music Hall3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY 14201 United States 
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For well over a decade, Tel-Aviv native Anat Cohen has been voted “Clarinetist of the Year” in numerous polls by jazz critics and fans alike. In her Buffalo debut, the three-time Grammy nominee will feature the celebrated Brazilian group Trio Brasileiro. “Cohen’s magnetism and musicality, married with the accents of Brazil and the skills of her accomplished colleagues, makes for something incredibly special…” (All About Jazz). Praise for Cohen goes beyond the jazz world, with Brazilian Press noting: “Anat is an Israeli…

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Upcoming Special International Events!

The Konrad Paszkudski Trio w/ Pasquale Grasso and Dylan Shamat

Saturday, March 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center341 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202 United States 
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Special Program: Tunes from the Great American Songbook After studying jazz piano in his native Australia, Konrad moved to the U.S. and toured extensively with jazz greats such as trumpeter James Morrison and the John Pizzarelli Quartet, leading more than 1,000 performances in just four years. In 2017 he became artistic director of the legendary Ballroom on the West Coast and founded his own trio. Their focus is on standards — tunes collectively known as the American Songbook. Direct, simple,…

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Live at Seneca One I The Remy Le Boeuf Quartet

Friday, March 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Seneca One Tower1 Seneca Street
Buffalo,NYUnited States
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“RADIANT, UNCLUTTERED BEAUTY” – San Francisco Chronicle “OVERWHELMING BEAUTY” – New York times Remy Le Boeuf is a Grammy-nominated composer and saxophonist whose music is rooted in the jazz tradition and overlaps into the contemporary classical realm, drawing on various influences from Aaron Copland to Charles Mingus. Le Boeuf is also the founder and director of the Assembly of Shadows jazz orchestra. He has worked with a range of collaborators including the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis,…

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Jazz in the Pan Am Room at the Terrace at Delaware Park

We’ll continue with our collaboration with the Terrace in the month of March before spring and summer.

Critt’s Juke Joint “First Friday Fish Fry Jam!”

Friday, March 4 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Terrace at Delaware Park199 Lincoln Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States 
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$10

An old school “Fish Fry & Funk Jam Session” Eric Crittenden & Friends will perform in the Pan-Am Room from 7-10pm. Seating reservations begin at 6:30. Live Music Fee is $10 | F&B Minimum is $25

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The Jay/Sharptet: Plays the Music of Chet Baker

Friday, March 11 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Terrace at Delaware Park199 Lincoln Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States 
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Jacob Jay-Trumpet, Dalton Sharp-Saxophones/Vocals, Jake-Malone Brancato-Piano, Nate Kalnitz-Bass The Jay/Sharptet enjoys performing music with a focus on original compositions and arrangements. Inspired by ensembles such as the great Miles Davis Quintets they strive to approach every tune with a unique interpretation. Past performances include the Northwest Jazz Festival, the Queen City Jazz Festival, the CMC Jazz Festival, Babeville’s 9th Ward, and Pausa Art House.Join the Jay/Sharptet as we perform music from the career of trumpet player and singer Chet Baker. For this performance…

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Carina and The Six String Preacher

Friday, March 25 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Terrace at Delaware Park199 Lincoln Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States 
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A spicy blend of crime jazz, surf, 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 M. and guitarist/songwriter Vincent James Mastrantonio— has been independently writing, recording, and producing music and music videos since 2013. They’ve since released 1 LP, 2 EP’s, and 6 singles, including their…

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Announcing a Special Event – Live Argentine Tango!

We will close our winter series at the Terrace at Delaware Park Pan Am Room with a very special international event.  Authentic live Argentine Tango featuring two international Tango stars.  Read more below and make reservations soon!

The Music of Argentine Tango ft. International Tango Stars Fabrizio Mocata and Carlos Habiague

Thursday, March 31 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Terrace at Delaware Park199 Lincoln Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States 
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The music of Tango is known internationally as one of the most celebrated forms of music originating from the country of Argentina.  Brought to life in movies, television, concerts, ballrooms, and dance throughout the world. JazzBuffalo, in association with ArtsBuffalo and the Terrace at Delaware Park as well as through the support of Moshe Shulman and Mark Goldman, is excited to present to the Buffalo community a special concert event. The event will present authentic Argentinean Tango music featuring international…

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Congratulations to the Ladies First Jazz Big Band for 20th Anniversary

The Ladies First Jazz Big Band celebrates a remarkable 20th Anniversary this month!  And, they also celebrate Women’s History Month.  Hats off to Jennifer May and the band members for being one of the few all-female jazz big bands and ensembles in the country.  Another reason why Buffalo leads the way as a jazz town.  They will be celebrating at the Tralf this Sunday!

Ladies First Jazz 20th Anniversary Celebration

Sunday, March 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tralf Music Hall622 Main Atreet
Buffalo, NY 14202 United States 
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Celebrating 20 YEARS!!!! The longest running all female band in WNY celebrating Womens History Month at Tralf Music Hall on March 6. Ladies First Jazz and Special Guests Donna DeLano-Kerr and Verneice Turner Partial proceeds to benefit Zonta Club of Buffalo. The Ladies First Big Band is a 16-pc. all-female group formed by bassist Jennifer May. The band has its roots in a six piece ensemble started in 1994, currently known as The Ladies First Jazz Combo. Since that first…

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Check Upcoming Events At JazzBuffalo For Live Jazz

Be sure to check out the Upcoming Events section of JazzBuffalo.org for all the live jazz around town.  There is plenty of jazz happening throughout the city and the region!  Go here for more events:

Upcoming Events: Live Stream And Live Events

 

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