Art of Jazz Series to Spotlight Jazz Artists in Top 100 Airplays in 2023

Saxophonist Diego Rivera, Guitarist Dan Wilson, and Bassist Rodney Whitaker to Bring Studio Mastery Live On Stage

Every year, JazzWeek Magazine compiles the Top 100 jazz albums, ranking them based on radio stations’ airplay across the United States. Scheduled for the 2024 Art of Jazz Series are three artists and their ensembles featured on jazz albums in the Top 100. During the Art of Jazz Series, Saxophonist Diego Rivera, guitarist Dan Wilson, and bassist Rodney Whitaker will showcase their studio mastery live on stage at the Buffalo AKG Art Museum.

The three jazz artists, where they placed in the Top 100, and their Art of Jazz Series dates follow with a link to the JazzBuffalo event listing for each.

At number 5 is Diego Rivera’s ‘Love & Peace.’ Rivera and his stellar Posi-Tone ensemble will be at the Art of Jazz Series on Sunday, February 4th at 2 pm.

Sunday, February 4, 2024 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Art of Jazz l Diego Rivera Quintet “Bridges”

Buffalo AKG Art Museum Buffalo, NY, United States

“Nothing that Rivera plays sounds formulaic or pre-formed, and the band he has assembled is absolutely with him: disciplined, fiery, logical and freewheeling by turns… – DownBeat Magazine Embark on…

At number 32 is Dan Wilson’s ‘Things Eternal.’ Wilson and his Things Eternal ensemble will be at the Art of Jazz Series on Sunday, March 10th at 2 pm.

Sunday, March 10, 2024 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Art of Jazz l Dan Wilson “Things Eternal”

Buffalo AKG Art Museum Buffalo, NY, United States

“A guitarist with jaw-dropping single-note facility rivaling six-string greats George Benson and Pat Martino…” – DownBeat Magazine Prepare to embark on a musical odyssey like no other as the extraordinary…

At number 64 is Rodney Whitaker’s ‘Oasis: The Music of Gregg Hill’ Whitaker and his star-studded ensemble will be at the Art of Jazz Series on Friday, April 12th at 7 pm.

Friday, April 12, 2024 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Art of Jazz l Rodney Whitaker “Oasis: The Music of Gregg Hill”

Buffalo AKG Art Museum Buffalo, NY, United States

Prepare to be captivated by the extraordinary musical talents of multiple Grammy® Nominated bassist Rodney Whitaker and his quintet of jazz superstars as they present the mesmerizing music of jazz composer…

To get tickets for each or all, be sure to visit this link at the Buffalo AKG Art Museum website:

https://buffaloakg.org/art-jazz-2023%E2%80%932024

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