The Essay by Martin Luther King, Jr. That Lives Large In Jazz

King spoke to the significance of jazz in culture In 1964, Martin Luther King, Jr. penned an essay concerning the significance of jazz. The essay was written at the request of the organizers of the 1964 Berlin Jazz Festival. While one of Dr. King’s lesser-known speeches, it remains as one of the most profound essays […]

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Jazz In Town: A Trio of Stars

(Photo: Catch the dynamic and versatile and recent BMHOF inductee, Maria Sebastian, this Friday at Jazz in the Pan Am Room!) The influence of jazz continues to evolve and is felt in a wide variety of music genres and community events.  What we see happening in our city is how jazz is creating and supporting […]

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Jazz In Town: A New Year Of Jazz Begins – With Challenges!

As the old saying goes, it can only get better from here.  The latest Omicron variant surge is wreaking havoc on live theater, live music, and live jazz.  Causing cancelations and postponements.  We will have to exercise patience as this surge will surely end.  We hope soon and may this be the last one! Despite […]

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Jazz Night In America Produce Stirring Tribute To Jazz Legends We Lost In 2021

In the past year, the effect of Covid-19, natural causes, aging, and health-related issues all contributed to the worldwide jazz community experiencing the loss of over 50 departed legends. In the JazzBuffalo community, 2021 saw the loss of three jazz icons with roots in Buffalo. NEA jazz master Dr. Lonnie Smith, legendary bassist Arthur “Juini” […]

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Jazz In Town: Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas from JazzBuffalo!  Warm wishes to the JazzBuffalo community and the great people of our city to have a joyous holiday time filled with blessings.  A time to once again thank all of you for continuing to support JazzBuffalo’s efforts to enrich our community through music and special events! Jazz During Holiday Mid-Week It […]

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Live at Seneca One Jazz Series Begins January 2022

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The Art of Jazz Returns to Kleinhans Music Hall in 2022!

SPECIAL OFFER Art of Jazz at the Philharmonic Bruce Eaton, Producer Tony Zambito, Associate Producer $10 off Series Subscription through December 31 with Discount Code ARTOFJAZZ22 The Art of Jazz Returns to the Mary Seton Room of Kleinhans Music Hall in 2022! The 2022 Art of Jazz Series at the Philharmonic is right around the corner with an incredible line-up […]

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Jazz In Town: Countdown to Christmas Time!

(Photo: JazzBuffalo and the Curtiss Hotel team up for “Jazz Night at the Curtiss” with a special preview night!) We’ve come upon the final weekend before Christmas time in 2021.  There is plenty of jazz to help us with holiday cheer and to enjoy the festive spirit of this holiday season. Jazz Night at the […]

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Buffalo Musicians Create A Musical Christmas Tribute To Tony Bennett

The recent concert featuring Tony Bennett with Lady Gaga that aired recently on CBS evoked an avalanche of emotions. It was heralded as the final concert performance Tony Bennett would ever give. Afflicted by advancing Alzheimer’s disease and aging into his late 90s, his performance that evening was a remarkable moment in music history. Tony […]

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Northwest Jazz Festival Returns August 2022! Performer Applications Now Open!

After two consecutive years of cancelations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY is making plans for the summer of August 2022. The return of the largest free jazz festival in the region is scheduled for Friday, August 26 and Saturday, August 27. Not counting the two years lost […]

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