JazzBuffalo Plans 10 Plus Concerts To Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month and International Jazz Day

Last April, JazzBuffalo and the jazz community in Buffalo became first-time participants in the annual April Is Jazz Appreciation Month celebration taking place across the United States.  Since 2002, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History has been promoting this month-long celebration devoted to the American art form.  JazzBuffalo will host 10 concerts in conjunction with […]

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Jazz In Town: The Art of Jazz Greatness Visits Buffalo

A week ahead of very special jazz is about to happen.  Truly shaping up to be a special year for jazz so far. Highlights Billy Childs Quartet, Sunday, March 18 at 3 pm at the Albright-Knox Art of Jazz Series Next up in this series is the 2018 Grammy Award winner for Best Jazz Instrumental Album – […]

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Jazz In Town: Saxophone Madness, Love Letters, Celebrating Women

A great start of the year with more jazz coming our way!  Please get out and support jazz and help keep the art form alive. Highlights JazzBuffalo Presents NYC Saxophonist Dave Bixler, Saturday, March 10 at 8 pm at Pausa Art House Buffalo gets a special visit from NYC-based alto saxophonist David Bixler, who has performed […]

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Jazz In Town: Ladies Take Center Stage

A great start of the year with more jazz coming our way!  Please get out and support jazz and help keep the art form alive. Highlights El Coco, Friday, March 2 and Saturday, March 3 at 8 pm at Pausa Art House The dynamic Latin/Cuban Jazz band, El Coco, makes a return to Pausa after […]

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2018 Grammy Winner Billy Childs to Perform at the Albright-Knox AOJ Series on March 18

The 2017–2018 Art of Jazz Series will present the first area headlining concert by pianist Billy Childs, fresh off his win for Best Jazz Instrumental Album at the 2018 Grammy Awards, with his quartet at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery on Sunday, March 18, at 3 pm. Series associate producer Tony Zambito will host a pre-concert […]

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Jazz In Town: An Abundance Of Jazz!

The abundance of outstanding jazz continues to evolve this year.  This coming week we will find new debuts and jazz performances throughout Greater Buffalo sure to please many.  Highlights 4th Annual Herbie Hancock Tribute Night, Thursday, February 22 at 9 pm at Nietzsche’s Nietzsche’s will present its fourth annual Herbie Hancock Tribute Night, a tradition […]

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Jazz In Town: Reaching Back To The Past For Great Jazz

Exciting jazz in the next and in the forthcoming weeks.  Signs the jazz scene in Buffalo continues to evolve and expand! Highlights Jon Lehning Underground, Thursday, February 15 at 8 pm at Buffalo Iron Works JazzBuffalo, in association with Buffalo Iron Works, is pleased to present The Jon Lehning Underground. A group that edifies the […]

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Jazz In Town: For The Love Of Jazz

The week ahead ends with our annual celebration of Valentine’s Day.  There will plenty of opportunities to share together with friends and love one the love of jazz! Highlights Gruvology, Saturday, February 10, Pausa Art House at 8 pm Buffalo’s top jazz fusion band, four straight years in the JazzBuffalo Poll, make a return appearance […]

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Jazz In Town: A Jazz World Awaits Us

Thank you to all who turned out for the JazzBuffalo Poll Awards Celebration held on Monday, January 29th at The Screening Room.  A great night of jazz unity and hearing great music by The Blue Note 8.  For more about this night, see this JazzBuffalo article: JazzBuffalo Celebration.   The youth movement in our JazzBuffalo community continues […]

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Jazz In Town: Monty Alexander And A Brassy Week Ahead!

The youth movement in jazz in Greater Buffalo will show up in numerous ways over the course of this week.  And, it is fabulous to see the exploration of jazz music – infused with contemporary and traditional concepts – by our young talented rising stars.  It is through them that we keep jazz alive! Thank […]

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