Jazz At Home: Signs Of Reopening

Hints and glimmers of hope that we may begin some outdoor live music is joining the summer weather.  Stay tuned for more on the return of JazzMondays on Tappo Rooftop and the Chandlerville Thursday Jazz Series! Support Local Jazz Live Stream West Falls CFTA Jazz Trio Live Stream Friday, June 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm […]

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Jazz At Home: Jazz Distancing

(Photo: The late great Jimmy Cobb who left us this past week.) Are we ready to get back to live jazz concerts?  It depends on the audience size for most people according to the survey results article below.  Check it out if you haven’t yet. For now, more jazz live streams continue expanding.  So, be […]

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Jazz At Home: Memorial Day Jazz Weekend

(Photo: A photo of Major Glen Miller and the U.S. Army Air Forces Big Band from the National WWII Museum.) We have reached Memorial Day weekend after enduring two months of #stayathome and NYS PAUSE guidelines.  It will be a different holiday weekend this time around.  The one thing that does not change is giving […]

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Jazz At Home: Rallying To Keep Jazz Alive

(Photo: Today is the birthday of Jay Beckenstein who co-founded Spyro Gyra and has had a long-term association as a saxophonist, composer, and arranger.) This past week, we are beginning to see a rallying cry amongst the jazz and performing arts communities.  New organizations and associations formed.  To show support, JazzBuffalo is conducting a brief […]

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Jazz At Home: Mother’s Day Celebrated With Jazz

We celebrate Mother’s Day this weekend and give thanks to all the Moms out there who find themselves providing extraordinary special care in these times of uncertainty.  This weekend is a good time to give them ample time and room to enjoy the sounds of jazz as they are celebrated.  There is an abundance of […]

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Jazz At Home: Celebrating Jazz Day

(Photo: In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month and Women In Jazz, a photo of Artemis, the modern-day all-women super-group featuring a septet of jazz giants: Allison Miller, Noriko Ueda (with bass), Melissa Aldana, Anat Cohen, Ingrid Jensen, music director Renee Rosnes, and Cécile McLorin Salvant..) The month of April ends, as it has the last […]

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Jazz At Home: Exploring Jazz In Many Ways

(Photo: In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month and Women In Jazz, a photo of Melba Liston.  Liston was one of the great trombonists and arrangers in jazz in the 1950s until her death in 1999.) Exploring jazz, while at home or at work, has become different.  In this week’s edition of the JazzBuffalo newsletter, you […]

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Jazz At Home: Settling In With Jazz

(Photo Credit: Tom Marcello  In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month and Women in Jazz, a photo of Mary Osborne – guitar, Marian McPartland – piano, Lynn Milano – bass, Dottie Dodgion – drums, Vi Redd – saxophone) We are settling in with staying home.  New routines.  New habits.  New discoveries.  New home-schooling challenges.  New work-from-home […]

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Jazz At Home: Appreciate Jazz When Staying At Home

(Photo: pianist, composer, arranger, and bandleader Toshiko Akiyoshi) We are beginning to see some evidence that social distancing and staying at home is beginning to have a positive effect.  As painful as it may be for all of us, it is a commitment that takes perseverance.  Certainly not easy!  Think of others – your loved […]

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Jazz At Home: Live Streaming Takes Over

The daily news is disconcerting and can cause us all to experience anxiety.  Jazz is feeling the pain of loss as we have notices of deaths due to COVID-19.  A time, though, for all of us to be joined by a cause to save lives.  The imperative to stay home has never meant more than […]

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