Miles Davis, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Sonny Rollins And Other Jazz Artists Highlight 2019 Grammy Hall Of Fame Inductees

Each year, the GRAMMY® (The Recording Academy) selects twenty-five recordings comprised of singles and albums to induct into its growing Hall of Fame. This is the 46th year of the GRAMMY® Hall of Fame that now lists a total of 1,088 recordings. Recordings selected must be twenty-five years or older. This year, jazz is well […]

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25 Favorite Jazz Albums Of 2018

The year 2018 unfolded with a multitude of recordings well-deserving of acclaim.  From the release of lost tracks from John Coltrane to continued excellence by many jazz artists.  In this article, we take a favorite point of view as opposed to a “best of” critic point of view.  There a few favorites, however, that did […]

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Reflections On A 2018 Pivotal Year For Jazz In Buffalo

2018 marked a pivotal year in the history of jazz in Buffalo.  We are seeing a pronounced jazz resurgence unlike any seen in quite a few decades.  The most encouraging aspects of the resurgence are this – the expansive breadth and depth of jazz are becoming an integral element of the Buffalo Arts and Cultural […]

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Nancy Wilson, Grammy-Winning Jazz Vocalist, Has Died At The Age Of 81

Nancy Wilson

The Associated Press and other news sources have reported that Grammy-winning jazz and pop singer Nancy Wilson has died.  According to manager Devra Hall Levy, Wilson died peacefully at her home in Pioneertown, a California desert community near Joshua Tree National Park. Her manager Devra Hall Levy stated Wilson died late Thursday night at the age of […]

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