Jazz In Town: Jazz About To Spring

(Photo: Lazara Martinez reopens Pausa Art House this weekend with her own performance of Havana Loops.) Optimism continues to grow as vaccinations ramps up.  For many, however, live streams remain at their comfort level for experiencing music.  Others, eager to hear the sounds of live jazz, have the chance to return to Pausa Art House […]

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Jazz In Town: Jazz On The Stage

This week, we highlight two of our musical theater and the BPO organizations that will be jazzing up their performances.  Check them out and support in our Where To Watch Local Jazz Live Streams portion of the newsletter.  And, there is a tremendous amount of jazz live streams happening on a national level also. Where […]

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Jazz In Town: Saying Farewell To The Hotel Henry

(Photo: A typical packed night at the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series.) This week, we were rocked by the news of the Hotel Henry closing operations.  A tremendous blow for the community.  JazzBuffalo will always be grateful for the fabulous partnership, which produced many memorable jazz concerts in the past few years.  Including the glimmer […]

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Jazz In Town: Celebrating Love and Mardi Gras!

(Photo Credit – Jack Zuff: you can catch jazz vocalist DeeAnn DiMeo this Sunday at The Terrace at Delaware Park Valentine’s Day Dinner.) A celebratory weekend is ahead as we enjoy Valentine’s Day and celebrate Mardi Gras.  There is a tremendous amount of events to revel in – both live jazz and jazz live streams.  […]

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Jazz In Town: Super Jazz Weekend

(Photo by Jack Zuff: you can catch jazz saxophonist Dalton Sharp as part of the Jay/Shap-tet Wednesday live stream.) We are hopeful that we have begun the decline we have wished for.  And, that live jazz becomes increasingly available.  Despite the vaccine rollout challenges, optimism is in the air.  As is also wariness with news […]

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Jazz In Town: Staying Warm With Jazz

(Photo: Jazz guitarist Gilad Hekselman who live streams from the Jazz Gallery.) The Governor has lifted zone restrictions for Erie County.  This means the county is back to Phase 3 guidelines that were in place before November 2020.  Dining with some live jazz music may make a sporadic and slow comeback.  While COVID-19 cases and […]

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Jazz In Town: New Beginnings

(Photo credit: by Jack Zuff.  Paper Roses return to Sportsmen Tavern for a live performance.) A momentous week as the country witnessed the inauguration of the new President, Joe Biden.  A lengthy yet insightful article by special guest author, jazz guitarist David Stern, is included.  Stern examines how the Biden Administration may help jazz music […]

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Jazz In Town: Virtual Jazz In A Covid-19 World

At this writing, we are still in an online world for jazz.  There is fantastic jazz throughout the country and locally.  For the next few months, it is anticipated that live music performances will be predominantly online as we endure a difficult time of the surging pandemic. Where To Watch National Jazz Live Streams JazzBuffalo […]

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Jazz In Town: A Quiet Start In Music

(Photo: WNY/Buffalo native jazz pianist Mike Jones.  Read more below about the new release of a digital album of solo piano performance.) A Quiet Start To The Year, In Music A tumultuous week in America it has been.  We are all shaken to the core with the rising numbers related to COVID-19 and the images […]

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Jazz In Town: Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Universally, the year 2020 is one year we all want to put behind us.  A tumultuous year that saw much hardship and pain.  And, at the same time, saw the goodness of many who rose to the occasion.  We were fortunate, as a jazz community, to have some respite and opportunities to […]

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