Jazz In Town: Designed With You In Mind

We hope you are liking the new homepage design!  The new homepage was designed with you in mind and we thank all those who gave us valuable feedback on how to change it.  Look for more new features in the future.  Read more about the new homepage design in the article near the end of […]

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Jane Bunnett Describes Her Connection To Cuba On NPR

On Sunday, December 15 at 3 pm, Buffalo gets a special visit from the 3-time Grammy Nominee in Latin Jazz, Jane Bunnett and her all-Cuban females’ ensemble Maqueque. Jane Bunnett’s Maqueque concept began five years ago and has evolved into one of the premier Latin Jazz and Cuban Jazz ensembles today. Their previous release, Oddara, […]

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Monty Alexander Brings The Sounds Of Freedom To The Bravo Niagara! Voices Of Freedom Festival

JazzBuffalo was invited to attend the Voice of Freedom Festival and the headliner concert performed by Monty Alexander and the Harlem-Kingston Express.  Without a doubt, freedom rang loud and clear last night at the event presented by Bravo Niagara! Festival of the Arts at the First Ontario Performing Arts Centre in St. Catharines, Ontario.  The […]

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Jazz In Town: A Night At The Movies Meets Jazz

 A special “Night at the Movies” presentation featuring, from New York City, the talented Svetlana and the New York Swing Collective will take place at the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series on Wednesday, November 13.  They will perform from their highly-touted “Night at the Movies” album.  In addition, there is plenty of extraordinary jazz happening.  […]

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Jazz In Town: November Ushers In More Jazz To Enjoy

 We enter November with more incredible jazz for us to enjoy.  Visits from out of town in the month as well as great local jazz.  Read on… Featured Events Mareike Wiening “Metropolis Paradise” Friday, November 1 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm Pausa Art House, 19 Wadsworth StreetBuffalo, NY 14201 United States + Google Map $10 The outcome is an extraordinary program […]

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Elio Villafranca’s “Cinque” Continues To Make Waves In Jazz

Elio Villafranca, the Cuban-born jazz pianist, composer, and arranger continues to make reverberating waves in the jazz universe. Cinque, the sweeping themed album has put Villafranca in the unique category of composers who carry on the Ellingtonesque style of epic music movements. The album received a Grammy nomination in 2018. Since the nomination, Villafranca has […]

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Jazz In Town: Music Notes From New York

This week we welcome jazz notes from New York as the Bill Charlap Trio makes an apppearance at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery Art of Jazz Seies.  Plenty of amazing jazz happening this fall also!  Read on… Featured Events The Bill Charlap Trio concert at the Art of Jazz Series is SOLD OUT!!  There will be […]

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Jazz In Town: Jam Packed With Jazz!

The Buffalo area welcomes back jazz legend and great Billy Cobham along with Randy Brecker, as well as, other guests in the jam-packed week ahead of jazz.  Read on… Featured Events Billy Cobham and the Crosswinds Project Tuesday, October 22 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm The Tralf, 622 Main StreetBuffalo, NY 14202 United States + Google Map $27 – $30 TRALF […]

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Dan Willis Visits Home Bearing Gifts Of Satie and Monk

Like many who return home for visits, the saxophonist Dan Willis, a native of Buffalo now residing in New York City, drove into town last night bearing gifts.  The gifts ranged from his reaching back to the years he left the area at the age of 24, to his arrangement of works by Satie, and […]

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Jazz In Town: Colorful Fall Jazz In Buffalo!

A fall jazz festival featuring Cyrille Aimée and guests from New York City and upstate New York make appearances in Buffalo this week.  Read on… Featured Events CMC International JazzFest October 11-13 Friday, October 11 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm |Recurring Event (See all) Historic Colored Musicians Club, 145 BroadwayBuffalo, NY 14203 United States + Google Map $37.50 – $150 The CMC […]

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