The Black And White Jazz Photography Of Jack Zuff

(Photo of Elio Villafranca the Northwest Jazz Festival by Jack Zuff) A few years ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Jack Zuff. Somehow, I had come across his photography, which he said was a “hobby.” Some hobby for those who have seen his photographs! At that time, I encouraged Jack to make jazz a […]

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Lázara Martinez Takes Us To Havana Loops To See Her Musical Gifts

Many of us have come to know Lázara Martinez as the busy sole proprietor behind the bar at Pausa Art House. Scurrying nimbly to take care of patrons and getting the music underway with her standard speech to respect the purpose of Pausa as a listening space. Launched in 2013, Pausa Art House has become […]

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Kyle Yagielski Entertains With His Split-Screen Musical Personalities

Since his days at the University of Buffalo and founding the Buffalo Brass Machine (recently renamed The Brass Machine), Kyle Yagielski has entertained with his exuberance for jazz. Yagielski is a multi-talented musician playing trumpet, trombone, singing, and hoisting the tuba on his shoulders with The Brass Machine. Becoming a familiar face for the growing […]

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Jazz Appreciation Month Celebrates Women In Jazz And Toshiko Akiyoshi

Each April, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History has recognized and celebrated the extraordinary heritage and history of jazz. Since 2001, the institution has encouraged us as a nation to partake in month-long mindful participation to appreciate the music we call jazz. Enjoying recordings, studying the music, and attending concert have all been part […]

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JazzBuffalo Contributor Jack Zuff Captures Memorable 2019 Jazz Year In Photos

JazzBuffalo contributor and photographer, Jack Zuff, has made a valuable contribution to our jazz scene in Greater Buffalo. Donating his gifted talents and eyes to create extraordinarily beautiful photography for us to enjoy. Jack’s photos have been an all-important complement to putting Buffalo on the map as one of America’s best jazz cities. Jack’s photos, […]

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Art Meets Jazz Takes On Special Meaning For Darryl Washington And Gerald Seals Thursday, October 18

Grover Washington, Jr.

On Thursday, October 18th from 7 pm to 9 pm Art Meets Real-Life Jazz at the Spontaneous Combustion: Art Meets Jazz exhibition taken place at Expo68 Art & Design Gallery.   Gerald Seal, one of the areas prolific artists, chose as one of his jazz subjects to paint a historic jazz artist from Buffalo – Grover Washington, Jr. […]

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