Jazz In Town: Appreciating 100 Years And Women In Jazz

As we head towards Easter weekend, there will be jazz available throughout the area.  Remember- April is Jazz Appreciation Month – and plenty of outstanding jazz to appreciate!  Including 3 nights at Pausa Art House.  Highlights  Historic Colored Musicians Club Centennial Gala, Saturday, April 15 at 5:30 pm at Hotel Lafayette On Saturday, April 15th, […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Appreciation Month Begins!

In a few days, April will bring us a literal showering of jazz throughout the month.  Saturday, April 1 marks the beginning of celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month that will ultimately end with a celebration of International Jazz Day.  Highlights The Blue Note 8, Saturday, April 1 at Pausa Art House JazzBuffalo, in association with Pausa […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Is A Mob Scene

After the storm and another case of cabin fever, jazz fans will be eager to get out and hear jazz.  Plenty of good jazz is in store for the week ahead.  Highlights Steve Bernstein’s Sexmob at Art Of Jazz Series Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Sunday, March 19 at 3 pm The charismatic trumpeter and unique slide […]

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Jazz In Town: A Chamber Of Jazz Hits Town

In the first two months of 2017, we have had already memorable performances that will surely make the JazzBuffalo Poll at the end of the year.  No doubt, March will bring even more great jazz to the area.  This week ventures into unique boundaries of jazz. Highlights resAUnance, Thursday, March 2nd at 7 pm at […]

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Jazz In Town: Mardi Gras Jazz Fun And More!

The breadth and depth of jazz can be expansive.  Consisting of moving boundaries that incorporate many sounds and genres.  This coming week will find jazz touching many of us in many ways in the spirit of Mardi Gras! Highlights Maceo Parker, Friday, February 24 at 8 pm at Buffalo State Performing Arts Center Maceo Parker is […]

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Jazz In Town: The Love For Jazz Continues

Jazz will consist of special events offering multiple venues and multiple styles of jazz for everyone.  Plenty to enjoy! Highlights Rishon Odel Northington and The Fifth Element, Saturday, February 18 at 8 pm and 10 pm at the Historic Colored Musicians Club Rishon Odel Northington, one of our most prolific bassists and artists (Rishon Odel […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz Meets Theater

Jazz will be light as we head into Super Bowl weekend.    Yet, there will be unique opportunities to catch jazz this weekend.  Even as part of theater! Highlight For Peace Quartet, Saturday, February 4th at 8 pm at Pausa Art House This inventive group, led by jazz guitarist, composer, and arranger Rick Strauss will feature […]

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Jazz In Town: A Full Slate Of Jazz

The final weekend of January ends with a full slate of jazz.  From a variety of different groups and styles.  Take advantage of the January thaw and enjoy.     Highlights JazzBuffalo presents: Sky Dive – Freddie Hubbard The CTI Years, Friday, January 27 at 8 pm at Pausa Art House This 2nd-time only special event […]

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Jazz In Town: Kick Off The New Year With A Celebration!

We kicked off the first of week of 2017 with the third annual JazzBuffalo Poll.  The poll offers readers of JazzBuffalo, audiences of jazz, and jazz artists to recognize their favorite jazz artists and performances in 2016.  As of this writing, there have been over 2,000 poll entries!  If you have not taken the poll, […]

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Jazz In Town: Ring In The New Year!

The final week of 2016 ends.  But, we will not lose fond memories of a fantastic year for jazz in Greater Buffalo.  New Year’s celebrations will take place and for many of us, we look ahead to more stellar jazz in 2017. Ring in the New Year The Phil Sims Jazz Quartet with Katy Miner, […]

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