Jazz In Town: Discovering New Ways To Enjoy Jazz

The effort in our community and state to stay at home continues to be of the highest priority.  We are entering a difficult period of weeks ahead whereby COVIC-19 will put enormous stress on our healthcare system and our daily lives.  Through perseverance, faith, and grace we will endure through the crisis. In the safety […]

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Jazz Pianist and 15-Time GRAMMY® Nominee, Fred Hersch, To Perform Daily Live Mini-Concerts

Fred Hersch is one of the most prominent pianists in jazz today. Receiving 15 GRAMMY® Nominations (7 for Best Album, 6 for Best Solo, 2 for Best Composition) over the course of his musical career. During our time of a national emergency and the COVID-19 public health crisis, Hersch is committing to providing daily mini-concerts […]

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Jazz Vocalist Carol Welsman To Live Stream Solo Concert March 21st at 3:30 pm EDT

Carol Welsman

The vibrant and award-winning jazz vocalist, Carol Welsman, will live stream a solo concert today (Saturday, March 21) beginning at 3:30 pm EDT (12:30 pm PDT) from her Los Angelas based home. Welsman is no stranger to the Greater Buffalo and Greater Toronto regions. Winning over a devoted fan base through 12 CD releases and […]

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JazzBuffalo Livestream: The DUO+ Happening at 7 PM

Welcome to our first JazzBuffalo Livestream! Although we are hunkered down and exercising social distancing, we will find creative ways to experience music. Music is an important source of comfort and allows us to connect as a community. Our first performers are The DUO+ featuring Donny Frauenhofer on keyboards and Ellen Pieroni on saxophone. You […]

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Jazz In Town: A New Normal Takes Hold

One week later, we are living in a new normal that none of us welcome.  However, our civic duty calls for us to make sacrifices for the good of our society.  Right down to the local level, we all must engage in doing our part to prevent the spread of COVID19. As this is written […]

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Saxophonist Ernest Dawkins Delivers A Celestial Experience

I sat in one of the back pews of the Lincoln Memorial United Methodist Church for the Celestial Jazz Series being presented by the Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Collective. A confession that the social distancing recommendations due to the coronavirus and the anxiety we are all feeling hung over me like a dark cloud. The […]

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Jazz In Town: Trying Times in Jazz

We will most likely remember this week for a long time.  The passing of McCoy Tyner and the coronavirus shaking the foundation of jazz.  The list of cancellations across the country in the cultural world due to coronavirus related concerns is staggering.  The Buffalo area is affected as well as we saw with the cancellation […]

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Ethan Iverson Talks Communal Jazz In An Exclusive JazzBuffalo Interview

(This past week, Art of Jazz producer, Bruce Eaton, caught up with jazz pianist Ethan Iverson for this exclusive JazzBuffalo interview.) On Sunday, March 15th the Art of Jazz at the Philharmonic Series will present pianist Ethan Iverson and melodic trumpet master Tom Harrell – two of modern jazz’s leading lights – in a special […]

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Jazz In Town: Celebrating Women in Jazz

March is Women’s History Month and we are celebrating with a special performance at the next Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series.  We are fortunate to have one of the premier all-women jazz big bands in the country right here in our city.  The Ladies First Jazz Big Band.  Plus more great jazz forthcoming.  Read on… […]

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Tierney Sutton To Be Interviewed By Host Heather Bambrick On Jazz FM 91

Tierney Sutton, the 9-time Grammy® Nominee jazz vocalist, will be interviewed on the popular The Heather Bambrick Show. The show, hosted by jazz vocalist Heather Bambrick, airs weekday mornings from 9 am EST to 1 pm EST on Jazz FM 91. The radio station, based out of Toronto, Canada, is one of the last remaining […]

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