Bobby Previte’s Rhapsody Takes Audience On A Musical Journey

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Simply stated, Bobby Previte’s Rhapsody is a listening experience. Meant to be about travel, this was a musical movement.  That began with accessible melodies, some turbulence, and then back to accessible melodies.  Unlike a concert, there is no stoppage between songs.  It is like a train ride from one city to another.  Continuous movement.  Looking […]

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Bobby Previte’s “Rhapsody” Set To Travel Through Sound

Bobby Previte, the prolific drummer and composer, makes a return visit to the Greater Buffalo area on Saturday, October 13.  Bringing to town, at the Burchfield Penney Art Center, his latest project called Rhapsody.   An ambitious acoustic work of art that stretches the concept of jazz and explores various directions into free improvisational, classical, and […]

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Jazz In Town: Summer Fades And Fall Jazz Begins!

As summer fades, jazz for the remainder of the year promises to offer an unprecedented amount of jazz that will make voting in the 4th Annual JazzBuffalo Poll a real challenge!   Highlights The Hot Club of Buffalo, Saturday, September 16 at 8 pm at Pausa Art House  Buffalo’s premier gypsy jazz band returns to […]

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Jazz In Town: Experience Great Jazz!

(PLEASE NOTE: THE HOTEL HENRY JAZZ CONCERT SERIES CONCERT SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 13TH IS SOLD-OUT – ADMISSION IS BY TICKETS ONLY) Keeping jazz awareness prominent in the future means looking back at special moments in jazz.  There will be performances in the upcoming week that look at special music in jazz history. Also, take note […]

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Jazz In Town: Labor Day Jazz Weekend

The weekend of August 25 and 26 turned out to be quite the spectacular weekend!  The Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY is estimated to have had a record crowd and we were blessed with beautiful weather and great jazz music filling the air.  On an individual level and on an organizational level, JazzBuffalo was […]

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Jazz In Town: Music Of The World

Interesting jazz with world influence will highlight this upcoming week.  From Eastern European influences, cabaret style jazz, to far-out free jazz expression.  Highlights Peter Brotzmann / Heather Leigh Duo, Saturday, June 3rd at 8 pm Presented By Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center at Burchfield Penney Museum Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center brings in another internationally recognized free […]

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Jazz In Town: Visitors Bring Exceptional Jazz Music To Buffalo

Jazz will be plenty in the Allentown area and throughout the Greater Buffalo community this week.  We’ll get visitors from afar as well. Highlights Saxophonist Brad Leali Visits, Thursday, May 11 at 7 pm at Pausa Art House The noted alto saxophonist Brad Leali visits Buffalo this week.  Leali resume’ includes that of Professor of […]

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Jazz In Town: A Month Of Appreciation Ends With International Jazz Day Celebration!

We have been celebrating April is Jazz Appreciation Month and now enter the final week.  And, what a week it will be!  A host of fantastic jazz culminates with the International Jazz Day Celebration and extends to May 1st with jazz from Montreal.  A great month of appreciating jazz!  And, as you will see, we […]

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Jazz In Town: A Jazz Legend Birthday Celebration And More

Buffalo gets a visit this week from world-class jazz artists in the free jazz and the mainstream jazz worlds.  An astounding week of jazz available for jazz lovers in WNY! Highlights Jazz Saxophone Great Vincent Herring, Thursday, September 22 at Burchfield Penney Museum at 7 pm Alto sax great, Vincent Herring, will be appearing in […]

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John Coltrane Birthday Celebration To Feature Sax Great Vincent Herring

Buffalo gets a visit from one of the premier saxophone players in the jazz world, Vincent Herring, for the 90th Birthday Celebration of John Coltrane taking place on Thursday, September 22nd beginning at 7 pm at the Burchfield Penney Museum.  The birthday celebration of the jazz legend is presented by the Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Society […]

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