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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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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Historic Colored Musicians Club Announces Line-Up For The CMC International Jazz Festival, Presented By M&T Bank

The Historic Colored Musicians Club of Buffalo, New York Inc., announced its artist line-up for the CMC International Jazz Festival Presented by M&T Bank.  The three (3) day festival runs from Friday, October 11th thru Sunday, October 13th, 2019.  A full schedule of events and Tickets are available at  www.cmcjazzfest.com The festival this year will […]

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Jazz In Town: All Ears On The Northwest Jazz Festival

All eyes and ears are on the largest jazz festival in the region – the 2019 Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY.  Read on… Featured Event Roberta Gambarini at the 2019 Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY Friday, August 23 @ 8:45 pm – 10:15 pm Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY, Center StreetLewiston, NY United States + Google […]

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How To Reserve Main Stage Seating Tickets For 6 Northwest Jazz Festival Headliners And Performers

The 2019 Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY, held on Friday, August 23rd and Saturday, August 24th this year, will feature a full lineup of international jazz artists on its Main Stage. Featuring six Grammy-nominated and Juno-nominated jazz artists, as well as, rising stars in the jazz world. What follows are links to more […]

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8 Videos To Watch Before Attending The Northwest Jazz Festival

The 2019 Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY will present 30 performances on 5 stages. Six of the performances will feature international jazz artists on the festival’s Main Stage. Here are 8 videos about the artists headlining on the Main Stage from Friday, August 23rd to Saturday, August 24th. Mike Jones and his “Show […]

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30 Seconds Of Monty Alexander: Monk’s “Bye-Ya” Makes His Northwest Jazz Festival Appearance Must-See

On Friday, August 23rd, the iconic American Jazz Legend, Monty Alexander, will release his much anticipated Wareika Hill: Rastamonk Vibrations to the world. The release comes one day before his appearance at the Northwest Jazz Festival on Saturday, August 24th. The album and project represent one of Alexander’s most significant works in the past few […]

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Northwest Jazz Festival In Lewiston, NY Is Reaching New Heights In 18th Year

The 2019 Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY, celebrating its 18th year, will reach a significant milestone this year. The festival, taking place Friday, August 23rd and Saturday, August 24th, marks a year in which the Main Stage will feature six headlining performances by international jazz stars and artists. In addition, bring together, from […]

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2019 Northwest Jazz Festival Frontier House Stage Brings Soulful Jazz To Audience

As the crowd of festival-goers navigates along Center Street, they are often stopping and hearing the music coming from the historic Frontier House porch. This year, the six groups performing will bring a blend of modern soulful jazz to the festival. Performers will include members of the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame, the originator of […]

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Lucia Jackson To Blend Dance And Jazz At 2019 Northwest Jazz Festival

Lucia Jackson, the emerging jazz vocalist and Alvin Ailey dancer (as well as multiple dance company guest appearances) will offer a unique blending of dance and jazz at the 2019 Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY. Arriving from New York City, Lucia Jackson, along with the highly regarded jazz guitarist Ron Jackson (her father) […]

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