Jazz in Buffalo: April is Jazz Appreciation Month

Appreciating Jazz Through Fabulous Upcoming Concerts

In April, we celebrate the Annual Jazz Appreciation Month. There are plenty of opportunities within the jazz community to explore, experience, and support jazz throughout the Greater Buffalo region. Our jazz community continues to expand in events as well as vibrancy, leaving us with much to appreciate!

Join us on Tuesday, April 30th at 6 pm for International Jazz Day at Seneca One and the Tellers Lobby Bar. We’ll feature a performance by “Straight Ahead with My Cousin Toné” to end this special Jazz Appreciation Month.

Join us for the final Art of Jazz Series 2023-2024 Season performance as we welcome jazz bassist great Rodney Whitaker alongside an all-star ensemble to the Buffalo AKG Art Museum auditorium. We will have another outstanding presentation on bringing studio mastery to the live stage!

Friday, April 12 @ 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…

Get tickets now! https://buffaloakg.org/events/art-jazz-rodney-whitaker%E2%80%94oasis-music-gregg-hill

Catch up on the latest stories regarding this special Art of Jazz Series presentation:

Experience Jazz Magic with Terell Stafford and Tim Warfield, Jr. at the Art of Jazz Series

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All-Star Ensemble to Present Oasis: The Music of Gregg Hill at the Art of Jazz Series on Friday, April 12th Art of Jazz Series lovers, mark your calendars for an unforgettable […]

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Exploring the Musical Genius of Gregg Hill: A Spotlight on Jazz Composition

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Rodney Whitaker and All-Star Ensemble to Unveil the Musical Brilliance of Gregg Hill at the Art of Jazz Series on April 12th Gregg Hill may not be a household name […]

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Make sure to visit JazzBuffalo.org’s Upcoming Events section to stay updated on all the live jazz performances in Buffalo. With various events happening throughout the city and region, there’s something for everyone. Please note that we receive many unique visits and local events listings, so we encourage you to visit the website to find out where jazz is happening. Click here to view all the upcoming events.


Check Upcoming Jazz at JazzBuffalo.org

Our wonderful partner, SwingBuffalo, is teaming up with the Anderson Big Band for a Saturday Night Dance event!

Saturday, April 6 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Saturday Night Dance with The Anderson Big Band

Polish Cadets Hall 927 Grant St, Buffalo, NY, United States

Join us for a Swing dance with The Anderson Big Band! Doors open at 7:30pm, music beings at 8pm $15 at the door Open to everyone, come and dance or


We’ve got an exciting lineup of jazz in store for the 2024 Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY. To put on the largest jazz festival in the region takes money and resources. The annual fundraiser returns this year to the Brickyard Brewing Company on Center Street in Lewiston on Sunday, April 14th and will feature “Celebrate the Great American Songbook with My Cousin Toné” for entertainment. Please get tickets and support!

Get your tickets here! https://www.lewistonjazz.com/JazzFundraiser

This year’s Grammy-Winner for Best Latin Jazz Album, El arte Del Bolero, will be presented on Sunday, April 21 at 7:30 pm at Canterbury Wood Performing Arts Center. Don’t miss this opportunity to witness the most recent Grammy winners and one of the most beautiful albums of 2023!

Sunday, April 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

“El arte Del Bolero” featuring Miquel Zenón and Luis Podermo

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

Bolero and Jazz Unite in a Night of Musical Brilliance and Beauty Sunday, April 21, 7:30 pm JazzBuffalo is pleased to present Grammy® Nominated Miguel Zenón and Luis Podermo coming…

Get tickets here now! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/774110454207?aff=oddtdtcreator

Wednesday, April 24 @ 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…

Featuring the Hot Club of Buffalo!

Get tickets now! Limited space! Go here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/778436212667?aff=oddtdtcreator

Only 4 seats remain for what promises to be a memorable evening with the Grammy Nominated Raul Midón!

Saturday, April 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Raul Midón: An Intimate Solo Concert Experience

Pausa Art House 19 Wadsworth Street, Buffalo, NY, United States

JazzBuffalo and Pausa Art House Present: Experience the Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, and 2-time Grammy-Nominated Raul Midón in a One-of-a-Kind Intimate Solo Live Performance “ …a one-man band who turns a…

$23 – $35

Tuesday, April 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

International Jazz Day Celebration at Seneca One

Seneca One Tower 1 Seneca Street, Buffalo, NY, United States

Join us for a community celebration of International Jazz Day featuring “Straight Ahead with My Cousin Toné”! This electrifying event is free to the public and promises an evening of


Join us for what will surely be a memorable evening as we celebrate the 100th Centennial of jazz icon Sarah Vaughan with vocalist DeeAnn DiMeo in a program titled “Getting Sassy.” Accompanied by the talented Nixon, Croft, Goretti Trio, and jazz saxophone virtuoso Dave Schiavone, this concert promises to be a mesmerizing tribute to one of the greatest voices in jazz history.

Wednesday, May 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Getting Sassy: Sarah Vaughn 100th Centennial Celebration Featuring DeeAnn DiMeo

Seneca One Tower 1 Seneca Street, Buffalo, NY, United States

Join us for what will surely be a memorable evening as we celebrate the 100th Centennial of jazz icon Sarah Vaughan with vocalist DeeAnn DiMeo in a program titled “Getting…

Get tickets now! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/862102851837?aff=oddtdtcreator

Mark your calendars for the return of Jazz at Richardson and the Buffalo Jazz Festival at the Richardson-Olmsted Campus! We’ll be producing the Jazz at Richardson on:

Saturday, June 29th: Save the date – stay tuned for a special announcement!

Sunday, July 14th at 4:00 pm – Returning by popular demand is Wendell Rivera Latin Jazz Ensemble!

Sunday, August 11th at 4:00 pm – Featured will be one of the top Hammond B3 in jazz, Tony Monaco in a tribute to Dr. Lonnie Smith and Joey DeFrancesco – more details to follow!

The 3rd Annual Buffalo Jazz Festival will be held on Labor Day Weekend – Sunday, September 1st from 12:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

Celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month and Duke Ellington on His 125th Birthday

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Appreciate Jazz This Month: The True American Art Form Of Music Jazz lovers around the world are gearing up to celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) this April, an annual event […]

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ArtsBuffalo Initiative: Uniting Arts, Music, and Culture In Buffalo

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Community Initiative Unites JazzBuffalo, MusicBuffalo, and ArtsBuffalo Audience Accessibility To foster the growth and revitalization of Buffalo’s evolving vibrant arts and culture sector, a new community initiative is set to […]

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JazzBuffalo Presents 2024 Grammy-Winning “El arté Del Bolero” featuring Miquel Zenón and Luis Podermo

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Bolero and Jazz Unite in a Night of Musical Brilliance and Beauty Sunday, April 21, 7:30 pm JazzBuffalo is pleased to present Grammy® Winners Miguel Zenón and Luis Podermo coming to the […]

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