Jazz In Town: Jazz Appreciation and Hotel Henry Jazz Gets Underway

Each year, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History sponsors the celebration of April Is Jazz Appreciation Month.  Encouraging us all to get out and support, as well as, appreciate the true American original art form called jazz. Highlights JazzBuffalo Presents: My Cousin Tone’ at the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series, Wednesday, April 11th at […]

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Jazz In Town: A Jazz Renewal

Easter represents a time of renewal and rebirth to many.  A time to rejoice in the arrival of spring and brighter days filled with sunshine.  The jazz scene in Greater Buffalo is experiencing a time of renewal and rejuvenation – thanks to the supportive and engaged audiences like you!  Happy Easter! Highlights JazzBuffalo Presents: Philippe […]

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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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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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Jazz In Town: Quintet, Orkestra, Band

After the coldest weather in a very long time, look for jazz to begin to heat up in the area.  We move on from the holidays into what will be an exciting year of jazz.    Highlights The Beatles Jazz Quintet w/Mark Marinaccio, Thursday, January 11 at 7 pm at Pausa Art House Jazz and […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Violins Fill The Holiday Air

Buffalo gets a visit this week from a rising star who has performed on stages across the world with the likes of Stevie Wonder, Cassandra Wilson, Josh Groban, and the recently deceased Jon Hendricks.  And, the sounds of gypsy jazz fill the air once again, as well as, contemporary smooth jazz.  Highlights JazzBuffalo Presents Scott […]

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Jazz In Town: At Midnight Blue An Extra Hour Of Jazz!

We enter the final two months of 2017 in what has been a tremendous year of jazz so far.  With more great jazz to come in these final two months – including an extra hour as we set back the clocks one-hour this weekend.  Now is the time to start thinking about nominations for the […]

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Jazz In Town: Alto Madness Hits Buffalo!

This week, Buffalo gets a rare visit from a true jazz legend and icon, Richie Cole.  And, there is the annual MIA High School celebration as well.   Despite the gray and gloom of rain, the area will be bright with jazz! Highlights Jazz Legend Richie Cole, Saturday, October 28th at 8 pm at MusicalFare Theatre […]

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Jazz In Town: Pausing to Remember

We pause briefly to remember one of the legends of jazz in Buffalo jazz history – drummer Lou Marino.  Lou Marino passed away at the age of 80 years old.  Leaving behind a trail of impactful mentoring, memorable performances, many friends, and family.  A very humble man with a rich history who always had time […]

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