Jazz In Town: A New Year Starts

The New Year starts with fresh memories of a resurging banner year for jazz in Greater Buffalo.  We saw new bands, venues, projects, and artists emerge to enrich the area and make jazz available to a wider audience.  There is no question this momentum bodes well for another great year in 2016.  JazzBuffalo Poll Thank […]

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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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Jazz In Town: One Fantastic Year Ends While Another Begins

As 2015 draws to a close, we can revel a bit in the continued resurgence of jazz in Greater Buffalo.  While the schedule of available jazz may be light on this holiday weekend, the memories of a fantastic year in jazz will live on.     Jazz In Town Our inventive cast of rising stars in […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Lights Up The Christmas Spirit

As Christmas approaches us, we find jazz in the midst of holiday events and spirits in the Greater Buffalo area.  The upcoming week will provide several opportunities to enjoy a jazzy Christmas time.  Guaraldi Christmas In The City A Guaraldi Christmas in the City event takes place at Shea’s Smith Theatre on Thursday, December 17th […]

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Jazz In Town: The Big 3 And Big Bands Highlight Jazz In Town

Whether the make-up of jazz bands will be trios, quintets, ensembles, or big bands, there is fabulous jazz happening throughout greater Buffalo.  Bands that will feature some of the best jazz talents in WNY!  The 3 Tenors One of the fabulous events happening this weekend is The 3 Tenors.  The event is part of the […]

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Jazz In Town: The Creative Force Of New Music In Buffalo

Jazz is a creative force, which results not only in new music but also in refreshing arrangements of classic jazz tunes. This is what you will find in the JazzBuffalo community this weekend, week, and always. John Bacon And Chris Jentsch Project A collaboration that began in the 1990’s returns to the forefront of jazz […]

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Jazz In Town: A Big Week Of Jazz!

A big weekend and week of jazz awaits us all. The return home of a jazz legend and the showcasing of some of the best jazz talents greater Buffalo has to offer. The weather may be dreary and rainy outdoors but jazz will shine brightly indoors in the city. Joe Ford Returns For a Home Visit […]

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Jazz Legend Saxophonist Joe Ford Returns Home To Buffalo This Week!

One of the most traveled and revered saxophonists to come out of Buffalo is Joe Ford. Ford makes a return visit to Buffalo this week and will perform in three separate settings between Thursday and Friday.   The former Buffalo teacher, in his early days, has a long history in pushing the boundaries of styles and […]

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