JazzBuffalo Review: Yosvany Terry Quintet Performance Expands Boundaries Of Jazz

For Yosvany Terry and his quintet, it is quite possible they have to confront a labeling issue often.  That is, when concert promoters and reviewers bring up his being born in Cuba, it is bound to conjure up images of very Cuban folkloric infused jazz.  Or, the quintet can be referred to as the latest […]

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Jazz In Town: The Art Of Jazz Continues

Jazz, on a local and international level, provides Buffalo with a richness of jazz excellence this week.  The diverse nature of jazz being presented here rivals that of many of the big cities across the country. Highlights Buffalo gets a visit from international jazz artist and saxophonist/percussionist/composer, Yosvany Terry for the Art of Jazz Series […]

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Jazz In Town: The Splendid History Of Jazz

Jazz is rich in history and it will be celebrated this coming week.    Two of our most venerable organizations come together to revel in the music of jazz with an appreciative audience.  And, we get visitors from afar bringing a special blend of music. Highlights The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra brings jazz to the forefront in […]

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Jazz In Town: Get “Organized” For A Big Week In Jazz

Despite the weather, this is a week to get “organized” around the jazz scene.  JazzBuffalo Poll winners, mentions, and nominees will all be in action performing.  And, we will see the return of jazz artists to the scene who have not played recently.    There is plenty to get excited about and plenty to take in!  […]

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The Second Annual JazzBuffalo Poll Is Live!

The second annual JazzBuffalo Poll is officially live!  The intent of this poll is to foster jazz awareness, appreciation, and recognition for the artists and supporters who give of their talents in the jazz community. The second annual poll has considerably more nominees per category than last year.  This is an indication that jazz is resurging in […]

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JazzBuffalo Review: Dave Douglas Quintet Puts On Performance Filled With Brazen Heart.

Trumpeter and composer Dave Douglas brought his quintet into town last night and found more than six enthusiastic people in attendance. Years ago, Douglas arrived in Buffalo during a snowstorm, driving down from a concert in Toronto, but the gig went on despite an audience of six people. Well, thankfully, nothing got in the way […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz And Art Light Up The City

Jazz and art are certainly a part of Buffalo. The event featuring the illumination of the grain elevators on the waterfront also saw Gruvology represent jazz in music during a spirited performance at Canalside. Also, the Art of Jazz Series continues this weekend with a visit from one of the most energetic jazz trumpeters in […]

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A JazzBuffalo Interview With Art Of Jazz Series Visitor Dave Douglas, Trumpeter Extraordinaire

On Saturday, November 7th at the Art Of Jazz Series held at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo gets a special visit from one of the premier jazz trumpeters in the world today. Dave Douglas is a prolific performer, composer, and educator carving out an entrepreneurial path in the music business. All the more impressive to […]

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Jazz In Town: Nothing Spooky About Jazz

The Halloween night will be upon us, but there will be nothing spooky about jazz. Look for the finest in jazz throughout the Greater Buffalo area. Thanks to all the folks who came out for two big JazzBuffalo partnering events last weekend. In Quiet Nights at MusicalFare Theatre and Cindy Miller at 189 for the […]

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JazzBuffalo Review: A Rousing Party By Slavic Soul Party! Kicks Off Art Of Jazz Series

Last night, Saturday, October 3rd, the Art Of Jazz Series at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery returned after a hiatus of two years from the fifteen-year run produced by Bruce Eaton. You can say it was quite the celebration that ended with a festive party.   Jon Nelson, Artistic Director and Producer of the new series, may […]

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