JazzBuffalo Plans 10 Plus Concerts To Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month and International Jazz Day

Last April, JazzBuffalo and the jazz community in Buffalo became first-time participants in the annual April Is Jazz Appreciation Month celebration taking place across the United States.  Since 2002, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History has been promoting this month-long celebration devoted to the American art form.  JazzBuffalo will host 10 concerts in conjunction with […]

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Jazz In Town: The Art of Jazz Greatness Visits Buffalo

A week ahead of very special jazz is about to happen.  Truly shaping up to be a special year for jazz so far. Highlights Billy Childs Quartet, Sunday, March 18 at 3 pm at the Albright-Knox Art of Jazz Series Next up in this series is the 2018 Grammy Award winner for Best Jazz Instrumental Album – […]

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Jazz In Town: Saxophone Madness, Love Letters, Celebrating Women

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 JazzBuffalo Presents NYC Saxophonist Dave Bixler, Saturday, March 10 at 8 pm at Pausa Art House Buffalo gets a special visit from NYC-based alto saxophonist David Bixler, who has performed […]

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Jazz In Town: An Abundance Of Jazz!

The abundance of outstanding jazz continues to evolve this year.  This coming week we will find new debuts and jazz performances throughout Greater Buffalo sure to please many.  Highlights 4th Annual Herbie Hancock Tribute Night, Thursday, February 22 at 9 pm at Nietzsche’s Nietzsche’s will present its fourth annual Herbie Hancock Tribute Night, a tradition […]

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Jazz In Town: Reaching Back To The Past For Great Jazz

Exciting jazz in the next and in the forthcoming weeks.  Signs the jazz scene in Buffalo continues to evolve and expand! Highlights Jon Lehning Underground, Thursday, February 15 at 8 pm at Buffalo Iron Works JazzBuffalo, in association with Buffalo Iron Works, is pleased to present The Jon Lehning Underground. A group that edifies the […]

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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: Celebrating Song And The Birthday Of Django!

Jazz will hit several stages in the next week and the variety of jazz music means there is something for everyone!    Congratulations to all of the winners, runner-ups, and honorable mentions in the 4th Annual JazzBuffalo Poll.  Thank you to the audiences of readers and fans who helped make the poll an engaging means […]

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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: Soulful Holiday Celebrations

The holiday festivities are underway and that includes jazz in the forefront and in the background.  We’ve got a night of original soul jazz and big bands and everything in-between.     Highlights JazzBuffalo Presents A Night Of Soul Jazz With Paradigm Shift, Friday, December 8 at Pausa Art House at 8 pm  JazzBuffalo, in association […]

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