Donny Frauenhofer Trio Is About To Up The Ante With New Album Release

DF3 takes pride in being a hard-working innovative band. They now gather the culmination of a decade of hard work and take the next step as a live band.  Donny Frauenhofer Trio, also known as DF3, consists of Isaiah Griffin on drums, Colin Brydalski on bass, and Frauenhofer on keys. Coined as “The Weirdest Music […]

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John Irabagon Film, “Legacy”, To Debut Online October 15

First-generation Filipino-American saxophonist Jon Irabagon, the restlessly inventive composer and bandleader, founder of Irabbagast Records, in-demand sideman with Dave Douglas, Mary Halvorson, Barry Altschul and many more, is showcased as never before in the innovative performance film LEGACY Jon Irabagon, A Solo Tenor Odyssey. Directed by Julian Melanson and produced by Stephanie Matthews, the film […]

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Jazz In Town: Buffalo Welcomes A 9-Time GRAMMY® Nominee!

(Photo: This week Sunday, we host a JazzBuffalo Premier Concert as we welcome 9-time GRAMMY® Nominee, Tierney Sutton Band, to Buffalo.) This Sunday, October 17, we welcome one of the leading voices in jazz during the past 20 years, the Tierney Sutton Band.  Tierney Sutton makes only her second public visit to Buffalo at the […]

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Jazz In Town: More Memorable Experiences Forthcoming

(Photo: This week’s CMC Jazz Festival is dedicated to the late legendary upright bassist and Buffalo native, Juini Booth.) The JazzBuffalo Community had one memorable experience this past Saturday as we welcomed the marvelous international jazz artist Janet Evra and her ensemble.  The entire experience of the music of the French ConéXion in the Seneca […]

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Janet Evra: “A Night in Paris” Makes For A Memorable Night of New Beginnings For JazzBuffalo

The first-ever JazzBuffalo Premier Concert in the Seneca One Auditorium proved to be a momentous occasion.  The jazz artist from the U.K., bassist/vocalist Janet Evra, led her ensemble in “A Night In Paris” / French Jazz-themed concert to the delight of the audience.  The setting of the auditorium and the Seneca One Lobby and Bar […]

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Jazz In Town: Special Jazz Ahead!

(Photo: Buffalo gets a special visit from the UK. jazz artist Janet Evra this Saturday!) We begin to look ahead to fall JazzBuffalo events and jazz back indoors.  Much different than last year!   Your support for keeping jazz alive is appreciated! A Special Tribute To Thelonious Monk We get a visit from jazz guitarist Charlie […]

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An Inspiring Birthday Celebration Of John Coltrane Takes Place In Buffalo

Reverence for John Coltrane was on display this past weekend as the Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Collective, in association with Burchfield Penny Arts Center celebrated the birthday of the jazz icon.  The event marked the return of the annual celebration as a live in-person event after a hiatus due to the pandemic.  A most welcomed […]

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Jazz In Town: Falling In Love With Jazz!

(Photo: Celebrate John Coltrane’s Birthday this weekend!) Although we have one more JazzBuffalo “Summer of Jazz” event this Friday, we look ahead to fall with jazz moving indoors.  Exciting events are ahead!  Although we are in a different environment than last year at this time, proceeding with parameters regarding being vaccinated and wearing masks makes […]

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9-Time GRAMMY® Nominee, Tierney Sutton, To Appear In Buffalo Sunday, October 17th!

One of the leading voices in jazz today is that of the widely heralded jazz vocalist, Tierney Sutton. Sutton is a 9-time Grammy nominee; a remarkable feat for any jazz musician and vocalist. Sutton has received eight consecutive nominations for Best Jazz Vocal Album from the Grammys. One for every album she has released over […]

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Coltrane Birthday Celebration Makes Welcomed Return For 2021

After a hiatus due to the pandemic, the John Coltrane Birthday Celebration returns to the Burchfield Penny Art Center September 24-25.  The celebration is presented by the Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Collective in partnership with Burchfield Penny, as well as, through the generous support provided by the Cullen Foundation.  A welcome return of an in-person […]

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