Will You Attend Jazz Concerts In The Future? Take This Jazz Survey!

As we all know, the performing arts, in particular jazz, has been devastated by the COVID-19 public health crisis. The stay at home or shelter in place orders across the country – and the world – has meant that live concert venues of all types are shuttered. From the very small to the very large […]

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#SaveOurStages Movement Is Formed As Concert Venues Struggle to Survive

Like a light switch turned to off, the live music scene found itself in the dark overnight in mid-March. The COVID-19 pandemic causing many states to shut down restaurants, music clubs, and concert venues. Nearly two months later, concert venues and music clubs find little prospects for a quick reopening. These include the many jazz […]

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Jazz At Home: Mother’s Day Celebrated With Jazz

We celebrate Mother’s Day this weekend and give thanks to all the Moms out there who find themselves providing extraordinary special care in these times of uncertainty.  This weekend is a good time to give them ample time and room to enjoy the sounds of jazz as they are celebrated.  There is an abundance of […]

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Jazz Live Streaming Explodes Amid COVID-19 Shutdown – And It Is Not Going Anywhere Soon

Listening to public health and political officials, whether it is the incessant news on CNN, MSNBC, or Fox News or the daily briefings from the White House Coronovirus Task Force or Governor Andrew Cuomo, performing arts is mentioned as “phase 4.” As in the last phase to reopen in the economy post-COVID-19. Estimates on phase […]

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Jazz At Home: Celebrating Jazz Day

(Photo: In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month and Women In Jazz, a photo of Artemis, the modern-day all-women super-group featuring a septet of jazz giants: Allison Miller, Noriko Ueda (with bass), Melissa Aldana, Anat Cohen, Ingrid Jensen, music director Renee Rosnes, and Cécile McLorin Salvant..) The month of April ends, as it has the last […]

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Jazz At Home: Exploring Jazz In Many Ways

(Photo: In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month and Women In Jazz, a photo of Melba Liston.  Liston was one of the great trombonists and arrangers in jazz in the 1950s until her death in 1999.) Exploring jazz, while at home or at work, has become different.  In this week’s edition of the JazzBuffalo newsletter, you […]

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Jazz At Home: Settling In With Jazz

(Photo Credit: Tom Marcello  In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month and Women in Jazz, a photo of Mary Osborne – guitar, Marian McPartland – piano, Lynn Milano – bass, Dottie Dodgion – drums, Vi Redd – saxophone) We are settling in with staying home.  New routines.  New habits.  New discoveries.  New home-schooling challenges.  New work-from-home […]

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25 Plus Jazz Live Streams To Enjoy This Weekend (April 16 – April 20)

We are all settling in for the long haul. It is increasingly looking like large scale concerts will not happen anytime soon. Music has always found a way to persevere no matter the crisis. In this case – Jazz Live Streams. Jazz continues to reinvent with live streams. Yes, the quality of the video may […]

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Mike Jones Displays Mastery Of Jazz Piano In Virtual Quarantine Series

On Saturday, April 18, the jazz pianist extraordinaire was to make an appearance in his native hometown. At the MusicalFare Theatre Premier Cabaret Lounge presented by JazzBuffalo. That is, until our world was upended by the COVID-19 pandemic. Living in Las Vegas as a part of the Penn & Teller show, Mike Jones has been […]

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20 Plus Jazz Live Streams To Enjoy This Easter Weekend

This Easter weekend, many of us will be staying at home to protect ourselves and our loved ones from the COVID-19 virus. A time to reflect and use our faith, including those observing Passover and Ramadan, to stay faithful that what we are doing now will help all of us to get through this crisis. […]

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