Jazz in Buffalo: Celebrating the Timeless American Songbook

Thank You For An Extraordinary Evening Celebrating the 100th Centennial of Jazz Icon Sarah Vaughan

A warm thank you to the JazzBuffalo Community and the vibrant jazz community of Buffalo for joining us at the 100th Centennial Celebration of Sarah Vaughan featuring DeeAnn DiMeo. It was a spectacular evening filled with outstanding vocal renditions of songs from the Sarah Vaughan repertoire, accompanied by stellar musicianship. The joyous atmosphere created by the community was felt throughout the evening as the auditorium was filled, and we cannot thank you enough for your enthusiastic participation in this community-based presentation. Special thanks to Mark Percy for providing superior sound and lighting and Seneca One for their gracious hospitality and our continued partnership.

Saturday, May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Cheryl Ferris Celebrates the Music of Cole Porter

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

Cheryl Ferris continues her exploration of the Great American Songbook with an evening dedicated to the legendary Cole Porter. Porter differed from many composers in that he wrote both the…

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.


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Friday, May 17 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 pm

Big Band Dance with Ladies First Jazz and John Stevens

Milton J. Brounshidle Post No. 205 3354 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, United States

the 16 Piece Ladies First Jazz Big Band with vocalist John Stevens play dance songs of all styles—waltz, swing, polka, mambo, salsa and more Huge wood dance floor. Cash Bar…

It is amazing how time flies! We are about to return for JazzBuffalo’s JazzMondays on Tappo Rooftop Patio featuring My Cousin Toné on Memorial Day, May 27th! We’ll be on the rooftop patio every Monday through Labor Day from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. A community-based initiative that has made Downtown on Mondays the place to be!

Monday, May 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm  JazzMondays at Tappo Rooftop Patio with My Cousin Toné

JazzBuffalo JazzMondays at Tappo Rooftop Patio with My Cousin Toné

Tappo Restaurant 330 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY, United States

The popular JazzBuffalo Summer JazzMondays on the rooftop patio of Tappo Restaurant will return for the summer of 2024 for its 9th season! My Cousin Toné will be back to…


The dates are all set for Jazz at Richardson. The first of four outstanding events will feature Maria Sebastian’s fabulous American Songbook show. Relive the great American songs we love with Maria’s beautiful interpretations and a band with Buffalo Music Hall of Fame members. Mark your calendar for June 23rd!

Sunday, June 23 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Jazz at Richardson: Maria Sebastian’s American Songbook.

Richardson-Olmsted Park / The Richardson Hotel Buffalo 444 Forest Avenue, Buffalo, NY, United States

Maria Sebastian’s Songbook Band covers songs popularized by Norah Jones, Peggy Lee, Ray Charles, Billie Holiday, Dionne Warwick, Johnny Mercer, Janis Ian, Frank Sinatra, Diana Krall, Linda Ronstadt, Fats Waller…

Pete Malinverni To Kick Off Great American Songbook Celebration at the Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY!

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The Northwest Bank Main Stage Celebration of the Great American Songbook is scheduled for Friday, August 23rd, and Saturday, August 24th. Friday night will mark a special homecoming as the […]

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Building a Vibrant Jazz Community in Buffalo

Posted on by Tony Zambito

Why it is Important to Evolve from a Scene to a Community Join the Community in Celebrating International Jazz Day on April 30th Jazz in our revitalizing city of Buffalo […]

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Announcing the Jazz at Richardson 2024 Season: A Celebration of Music and Community

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Uniting Buffalo Through The Power Of Music Excitement is in the air as we unveil the much-anticipated Jazz at Richardson 2024 season lineup. Set against the historic Richardson-Olmsted Campus backdrop, […]

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