Jazz In Town: Designed With You In Mind

We hope you are liking the new homepage design!  The new homepage was designed with you in mind and we thank all those who gave us valuable feedback on how to change it.  Look for more new features in the future.  Read more about the new homepage design in the article near the end of […]

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Jane Bunnett Describes Her Connection To Cuba On NPR

On Sunday, December 15 at 3 pm, Buffalo gets a special visit from the 3-time Grammy Nominee in Latin Jazz, Jane Bunnett and her all-Cuban females’ ensemble Maqueque. Jane Bunnett’s Maqueque concept began five years ago and has evolved into one of the premier Latin Jazz and Cuban Jazz ensembles today. Their previous release, Oddara, […]

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JazzBuffalo Interview: Saranaide’s Break Out Year Continues With New Single Release

Sara Rodriguez, who goes by the name Saranaide when performing, is having a break-out year in Buffalo.  She had a sold-out capacity show at the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series where she featured her love for Bossa Nova.  Nearly 250 people, some dancing, gained a further appreciation for this multi-talented artist.  Saranaide followed up with […]

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Monty Alexander Brings The Sounds Of Freedom To The Bravo Niagara! Voices Of Freedom Festival

JazzBuffalo was invited to attend the Voice of Freedom Festival and the headliner concert performed by Monty Alexander and the Harlem-Kingston Express.  Without a doubt, freedom rang loud and clear last night at the event presented by Bravo Niagara! Festival of the Arts at the First Ontario Performing Arts Centre in St. Catharines, Ontario.  The […]

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South African Jazz Pianist Nduduzo Makhathini Set To Make Debut With Blue Note Records

Blue Note Records, in perhaps its most significant signing in a few years, will introduce South African jazz pianist extraordinaire, Nduduzo Makhathini, to the global jazz community.  The visionary South African pianist and composer is set to release his Blue Note Records debut Modes of Communication: Letters from the Underworlds in the spring of 2020.  By way […]

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Jazz In Town: A Night At The Movies Meets Jazz

 A special “Night at the Movies” presentation featuring, from New York City, the talented Svetlana and the New York Swing Collective will take place at the Hotel Henry Jazz Concert Series on Wednesday, November 13.  They will perform from their highly-touted “Night at the Movies” album.  In addition, there is plenty of extraordinary jazz happening.  […]

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Jazz In Town: November Ushers In More Jazz To Enjoy

 We enter November with more incredible jazz for us to enjoy.  Visits from out of town in the month as well as great local jazz.  Read on… Featured Events Mareike Wiening “Metropolis Paradise” Friday, November 1 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm Pausa Art House, 19 Wadsworth StreetBuffalo, NY 14201 United States + Google Map $10 The outcome is an extraordinary program […]

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On Firm Ground With The Third Incarnation of Jane Bunnett And Maqueque

Jane Bunnett’s enduring Maqueque project has been bringing a fresh new sound to jazz and Latin Jazz alike.  Garnering award-winning recognition along the way.  The ensemble released their third album this past September with new original songs and the introduction of new members of Maqueque.  What is evident is that their sound continues to evolve.  […]

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Elio Villafranca’s “Cinque” Continues To Make Waves In Jazz

Elio Villafranca, the Cuban-born jazz pianist, composer, and arranger continues to make reverberating waves in the jazz universe. Cinque, the sweeping themed album has put Villafranca in the unique category of composers who carry on the Ellingtonesque style of epic music movements. The album received a Grammy nomination in 2018. Since the nomination, Villafranca has […]

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Jazz In Town: Music Notes From New York

This week we welcome jazz notes from New York as the Bill Charlap Trio makes an apppearance at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery Art of Jazz Seies.  Plenty of amazing jazz happening this fall also!  Read on… Featured Events The Bill Charlap Trio concert at the Art of Jazz Series is SOLD OUT!!  There will be […]

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