New York State SLA Responds To Questions On Phase 3/4 Guidelines

In a commentary on Saturday, August 23, JazzBuffalo joined a chorus of other news media, venue owners, and musicians unsettled about a clarification on guidelines by the New York State Liquor Authority. As first reported by Syracuse.com, the SLA issued this initial statement of clarification: “Please note that only incidental music is permissible at this […]

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12 International Jazz Live Streams To Watch This Weekend (August 20 – August 24)

More favorite Where To Watch Jazz Live Streams picks here by JazzBuffalo. For solo pianos to duos and trios to view. Including the annual induction of NEA Jazz Masters. Be sure to check out the multiple dates and performers for some of the events and series. For the full listing of jazz live streams happening […]

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The Lasting Legacy Of Charlie “Bird” Parker At 100

On Saturday, August 29, the jazz world celebrates the 100th birth date of Charlie “Bird” Parker. The 100th centennial is no ordinary celebration. Parker is a revered figure whose short-lived life carved a lasting stone of innovation in music. His impact continues to influence venerable and budding jazz artists alike more than sixty-five years after […]

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12 Plus International Jazz Live Streams To Watch This Weekend (August 13 – August 17)

More favorite Where To Watch Jazz Live Streams picks here by JazzBuffalo. New series and live streams this week to check out. Some as far away as Japan. Be sure to check out the multiple dates and performers for some of the events and new series. For the full listing of jazz live streams happening […]

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10 National Jazz Live Streams To Watch This Weekend (August 6 – August 10)

More favorite Where To Watch Jazz Live Streams picks here by JazzBuffalo featuring international jazz artists in various jazz live stream series. Be sure to check out the multiple dates and performers at such clubs as Dizzys and others have for each date. For the full listing of jazz live streams happening this weekend as […]

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Jazz Legend John “Spider” Martin Honored With Niagara Falls Street Naming

If you travel any time soon to the intersection of Main and Ontario Streets in the city of Niagara Falls, you will find a new street name sign. The new street sign, John “Spider” Martin Way, honors the late jazz musician and legend from Niagara Falls. The intersection is just down the block from where […]

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12 Plus National Jazz Live Streams To Watch This Weekend (July 30 – August 3)

Live stream jazz series across the country continue. More favorite picks here by JazzBuffalo featuring international jazz artists in various series. Be sure to check out the multiple dates and performers they have for each date. For the full listing of jazz live streams happening this weekend as well as the next week and beyond, […]

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15 National Jazz Live Streams To Watch This Weekend (July 23 – July 27)

Many of the online live jazz streaming is shifting from individual efforts to that of series. You will see in the favorite picks here by JazzBuffalo a listing for the series. Be sure to check out the multiple dates and performers they have for each date. For the full listing of jazz live streams happening […]

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Bill Crump: A Great Day in Harlem’s “Mystery Man”

The most iconic group photograph in the history of jazz, entitled “A Great Day in Harlem” was taken on August 12, 1958, in front of a brownstone at 17 East 126th St. The photographer was Art Kane who was on assignment from Esquire Magazine. The image was to become the centerpiece of the January 1959 […]

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Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival To Celebrate 25th Year With Virtual Live Stream

For many, an annual summer rite has been to attend the two consecutive weekend Sundays of the Pappy Martin Legacy Masten Jazz Festival. Held annually every summer in July on the grounds of the Buffalo Science Museum, this year marks the 25th anniversary of the festival. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the festival will host […]

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