Jazz in Buffalo: A Historic ‘First’ at the Art of Jazz Series This Sunday

“Ofrenda” Performance By Diego Rivera To Remember Lost Loved Ones

This Sunday, we are thrilled to welcome jazz saxophonist and composer extraordinaire Diego Rivera to Buffalo. Rivera will present a special performance debuting his latest album release and a commissioned work by the Chamber Music of America. This concert marks a historic “first” for the Art of Jazz Series, taking place on Sunday, February 4 at 2 pm.

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

Art of Jazz l Diego Rivera Quintet “Ofrenda”

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…

Special Presentation: “Ofrenda” with Saxophonist Diego Rivera at the ART OF JAZZ Series

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Celebrate Cultural Heritage through Jazz Awaiting Art of Jazz Series attendees is a soul-stirring musical journey as saxophonist Diego Rivera graces the stage at the Buffalo AKG Art Museum auditorium […]

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–>> UNIVERSITY MUSIC STUDENTS TAKE NOTE!  JazzBuffalo is sponsoring an opportunity, and the Buffalo AKG is extending an offer for students to attend this Art of Jazz Series concert for ONLY $5. There are four notable conditions:

  • Tickets will only be available on the day of the show
  • Tickets are based on availability on a first-come, first-served basis, and no guarantee of availability.  A “wait-line” may be formed to confirm availability.
  • Tickets must be purchased at the Visitors Desk
  •  Students must present a VALID STUDENT ID

Saturday, February 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

A Cole Porter Valentines featuring Konrad Paszkudski and Olivia Chindamo

Canterbury Woods Performing Arts Center 706 Renaissance Drive, Williamsville, United States

Cole Porter and the Great American Songbook JazzBuffalo is pleased to present award-winning Konrad Paskudski and Olivia Chindamo coming to the Canterbury Wood Performing Arts Center. Saturday, February 17, 2024 7:30…

Wednesday, February 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Art Meets Jazz at Beebe’s at the Gallery and the Hunt Art Gallery

Beebe’ at the Gallery 403 Main Street, Buffalo, United States

Experience the harmonious blending of ‘Art Meets Jazz’ at Beebe’s at the Gallery and the C. Stuart and Jane H. Hunt Gallery — an exceptional and one-of-a-kind event. Treat yourself…

Friday, February 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cécile McLorin Salvant

UB Slee Hall Amherst NY, NY, United States

Cécile McLorin Salvant is a composer, singer, and visual artist. The late Jessye Norman described Salvant as“a unique voice supported by an intelligence and full-fledged musicality, which light up every…

Wednesday, February 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Veronica Swift

Kleinhans Music Hall 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo, NY, United States

“It’s as good a job of reconciling the past and the present as I have ever heard, and goes a lot further than anything else I’ve encountered in the past

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Spearheaded by compositions by Andrew Nixon, the Nixon, Croft, and Goretti Trio released their second album yesterday. Entitled, ‘Outside Agitators,’ the album liner notes by Paul Hoffman states:

“OUTSIDE AGITATORS, the second volume of Andrew Nixon’s jazz piano originals (following Andrew’s 2020 beautiful debut IN CONGRUENCE) is another aural treat!

Nixon’s eight new tunes are in turn thoughtful and introspective; at times harmonically and melodically surprising; always singing; above all SWINGING; and are again interpreted wonderfully by the trio of Nixon, bassist Ed Croft, and drummer Joe Goretti.”

Go here to check it out: https://andrewnixonmusic.bandcamp.com/album/outside-agitators

Announcing The Winners Of The 9th Annual JazzBuffalo Poll

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JazzBuffalo Community and Jazz Fans Share Their Favorites of 2023 JazzBuffalo is excited to reveal the outcomes of its 9th Annual JazzBuffalo Poll. With over 1700 submitted ballots across 36 […]

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Diego Rivera To Premiere Exciting New Music At Art Of Jazz Series Performance

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A Stellar Saxophonist, A New Album, and a Commissioned Masterpiece Await on February 4 The Art of Jazz Series is gearing up for a monumental night of musical brilliance as […]

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