Edmar Castaneda Trio Ends 2018-2019 Art Of Jazz Series On High Note Of Faith And Love

In a moving and electrifying performance, the Edmar Castaneda Trio mesmerized a sold-out audience at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery Art of Jazz Series.  Joined by David Sillman on drums/percussion and Shlomi Cohen on soprano sax, the trio brought the audience to its feet for a closing rousing standing ovation. With much intrigue, the audience waited […]

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Jazz Phenomenon Edmar Castaneda To Close 2018-2019 AKG Art Of Jazz Series

One of the hallmarks of the Art of Jazz series at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery is that in addition to presenting some of the greatest artists in jazz history, it also introduced an entire generation of jazz leaders making their first appearances in the region (The Bad Plus, Cecile McClorin Salvant, Gregory Porter, Kurt Elling, […]

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Jazz Legend Joe Lovano to Premier Trio Tapestry as Part of Art of Jazz Series

The 2018–19 Art of Jazz Series will present the premier concert by jazz saxophone legend Joe Lovano with his new ensemble Trio Tapestry, featuring Marilyn Crispell and Carmen Castaldi on January 27, at 3 pm in the Auditorium.  Series producer Bruce Eaton will host a pre-concert discussion, “Three for the Road,” at 2 pm, highlighting […]

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17 Jazz Concerts That Make Great Christmas Gifts For Your Jazz Lover

At Christmas time, giving the gift of a future jazz concert to the jazz-loving fan can be a great way to support local and regional jazz.  And, make a jazz fan loving their Christmas gift.  There are a plentiful number of jazz concerts scheduled in 2019 in the Greater Buffalo and Niagara Regions.  Including concerts in […]

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Sullivan Fortner Trio Dazzles Audience For Art Of Jazz Kick Off

The Sullivan Fortner Trio kicked off the Albright-Knox Art of Jazz Series Saturday evening (November 17, 2018) in stellar fashion.  Fortner led a first-class trio featuring two highly-acclaimed jazz artists in Ameen Saleem on upright bass and Winard Harper on drums.  Evidenced from the first tune was Fortner’s technical capabilities on piano.  Which were dazzling. […]

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Jazz In Town: Award-Winners Hit The Jazz Scene!

The streets may be iced over still but it is not going to stop some great jazz ahead from happening.  From international to local jazz artists, plenty of superb jazz to experience!  And, remember, April is Jazz Appreciation Month and we have several outstanding concerts this month celebrating this annual recognition of jazz! Highlights Melissa […]

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Award-Winning Chilean Saxophonist Melissa Aldana to Perform at the Albright-Knox on April 21 for Art of Jazz Series

Next up in the Art of Jazz Series is a unique and extraordinary jazz artist.  The series will present the first-ever regional concert by the Chilean tenor saxophonist Melissa Aldana at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery on Saturday, April 21, at 8 pm.  Preceding the event, series producer Bruce Eaton will host a pre-concert discussion, “The […]

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Jazz In Town: Appreciating Drea d’Nur and Supporting Northwest Jazz Festival

April Is Jazz Appreciation Month celebration is in full swing!  And, there is a lot to appreciate!  The resurging jazz scene in Buffalo means plenty of super jazz to appreciate! Highlights JazzBuffalo Presents International Jazz Vocalist Drea d’Nur Saturday, April 14th at 8 pm at Pausa Art House JazzBuffalo, in association with Pausa Art House, presents […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Appreciation and Hotel Henry Jazz Gets Underway

Each year, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History sponsors the celebration of April Is Jazz Appreciation Month.  Encouraging us all to get out and support, as well as, appreciate the true American original art form called jazz. Highlights JazzBuffalo Presents: My Cousin Tone’ at the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series, Wednesday, April 11th at […]

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Jazz In Town: A Jazz Renewal

Easter represents a time of renewal and rebirth to many.  A time to rejoice in the arrival of spring and brighter days filled with sunshine.  The jazz scene in Greater Buffalo is experiencing a time of renewal and rejuvenation – thanks to the supportive and engaged audiences like you!  Happy Easter! Highlights JazzBuffalo Presents: Philippe […]

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