JazzBuffalo Takeout Music: Donny Frauenhofer Makes Music Videos Via Pandemic Collabs

Since the middle of March, when the entire jazz and music scene shut down, there has been one individual not sitting idle. Donny Frauenhofer, one of our rising stars and leaders in the community, began Thursday Evening and JazzBrunch Sundays with his partner, Ellen Pieroni. Ellen is another rising star jazz musician and community leader […]

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12 Favorite Global Jazz Live Stream Picks For The Weekend (May 7 – May 11)

In the jazz world, it looks like live streams are here to stay for a while. Ebbing and flowing in numbers weekly, we are seeing a significant number of live streams by jazz artists each week as they try to stay connected. Read the JazzBuffalo article Jazz Live Streams Explodes Amid COVID-19 for more perspective […]

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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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JazzBuffalo Takeout Music: Cheryl Ferris Makes Us Smile

Both locally and around the world, sad news involving the loss of friends and jazz artists continue to be heard. In times like these, certain songs remind of simple human gestures that help. One such song is the Charlie Chaplin song, Smile, from his 1934 movie, Modern Times. The song remained an instrumental until 1954 […]

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12 Favorite Global Jazz Live Stream Picks For The Weekend (April 30-May 4)

Today, April 30th, we celebrate International Jazz Day around the world. The annual Global Concert, originally scheduled for Cape Town, South Africa, is now a virtual event hosted by Herbie Hancock. You will find more details available plus additional jazz live streams favorite picks for this weekend. For the full listing of jazz live streams […]

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JazzBuffalo Takeout Music: Tyler Westcott Leads Group in 1919 Trad Jazz Song

You have to love the ingenuity of our next generation of jazz artists in our area. One such individual is Tyler Westcott. The multi-genre bending guitarists/vocalist can be found playing in jazz, Dixieland, NOLA, Gypsy Jazz, blues, and more. Here in this instance, Tyler Westcott uses digital technology to lead a group of friends and […]

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12 Favorite Global Jazz Live Stream Picks For The Weekend (April 23-27)

Many jazz artists are struggling to adjust to a “new normal” taking them away from their vocation of performing before a live audience. In these modern times, their main source of making a living. The coronavirus pandemic has jazz artists beginning to innovate on how to survive what could be a year or more with […]

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Lázara Martinez Takes Us To Havana Loops To See Her Musical Gifts

Many of us have come to know Lázara Martinez as the busy sole proprietor behind the bar at Pausa Art House. Scurrying nimbly to take care of patrons and getting the music underway with her standard speech to respect the purpose of Pausa as a listening space. Launched in 2013, Pausa Art House has become […]

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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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