Jared Tinkham Reimagines “The Nearness Of You” To Reflect Our Current Times

Back in April, JazzBuffalo profiled jazz guitarist Jared Tinkham and his original tune “The Gaze.” A song addressing the suddenness of the COVID-19 global pandemic and its impact on our daily lives. If you missed it, you can read the article at this link: “The Gaze” As we learned then, Jared has an imaginative mind […]

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12 Global Jazz Live Stream To Watch This Weekend (June 11 – June 15)

The Jazz Live Stream movement continues to expand. Some are taking what they have learned and charting new directions. We also welcome new additions, such as the Village Vanguard, to the growing list of live streams available. The jazz live streams have been a silver lining for many jazz fans. They have provided the opportunity […]

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Village Vanguard To Stage Comeback With First-Ever Live Streaming

On February 22, 2020, the Village Vanguard, the world’s oldest continuously operated jazz club, celebrated its 85th year in the basement at 178 7th Avenue South in New York City. Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit New York City severely. Causing the venerable club to have to shut it doors on March 16th. Forcing the club […]

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10 Plus Global Jazz Live Stream To Watch This Weekend (June 4 – June 8)

Despite the prospects of opening in various parts of the country, the live streaming of jazz continues as the primary means of seeing and hearing live jazz. We are getting consistent streaming now from clubs such as Blue Note and Dizzy’s Club as well as newcomers as well. For the full listing of jazz live […]

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JazzBuffalo Takeout Music: Easy Street Big Band Are “Just Friends”

What to do when you have a big band and all of you are friends? Nowhere to go and nowhere to perform in the COVID19 world of shelter-in-place. Paul Siekierski, the bassist for the Easy Street Big Band, decided that if they could not do it physically – let’s try digitally. Wading through the waters […]

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12 Plus Global Jazz Live Stream To Watch This Weekend (May 28 – June 1)

The prospect of reopening is something to be positive about. Yet, we still face the reality that returning to houses packed with jazz audiences for jazz concerts is a long way off. The silver lining is we continue to see, however slight, improvements in live streams. More exceptional jazz is appearing online. This week, Smalls […]

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SFJAZZ To Rebroadcast Four Tribute Concerts To Raise Funds For Wayne Shorter

SFJAZZ, the Bay Area venue and nonprofit dedicated to jazz performances, is set to live stream four Wayne Shorter tribute concerts from January 2019. The special live streams are intended to raise money for ongoing medical needs the jazz legend requires. The live streams will mark the first time these concerts have been broadcast and will feature […]

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15 Global Jazz Live Stream Picks To Watch This Memorial Day Weekend (May 21 – May 25)

It is hard to believe Memorial Day Weekend is here. The past two months have made time and place feel different. Many of us are turning to jazz and other art forms to help pass the time. More exceptional jazz is appearing online. The quality is improving and more are dipping their toe into presenting […]

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12 Global Jazz Live Stream Picks To Watch This Weekend (May 14 – May 18)

The trend to utilize live streaming as a substitute for in-person jazz concerts continues unabated. For some jazz fans, it has opened up a whole new world of jazz artists they may not have had exposure to before. For artists, they are building up a new fan base. Notable venues are now dipping their toes […]

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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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