NYS SLA Ban On Advertising Music Ruled Unconstitutional By NYS Supreme Court

In a significant win for venues across New York State, Justice Frank Sedita ruled in favor of the plaintiff’s contesting the state’s ban that live music cannot be advertised and ticketed. In an effort led by Dwane Hall of Sportsmen Tavern and attorney Paul Cambria, the previous “incidental music” definition and guideline originated in a […]

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Listen To 10,000 Maniac’s Mary Ramsey’s Interview With NPR’s “All Things Considered” Dave Lawrence

On September 3 and 4 of this year, Mary Ramsey of 10,000 Maniacs and jazz vocalist, violist, and violinist, was interviewed by Dave Lawerence of National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered.” Hosting from Hawaii’s Public Radio, Lawerence has been conducting “Off The Road” interviews with national musicians about how their experiences as well as lives […]

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Burchfield Penney Checks-In With Dawn Berry Walker

During the past five years, one of the most anticipated jazz events has been the John Coltrane Birthday Celebration. The annual event is spearheaded by the Executive and Artistic Director of the Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Collective, Dawn Berry Walker. Walker has kept the promise echoed by the legendary jazz artist Pappy Martin, her father, […]

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JazzBuffalo And MusicalFare Theatre Launch New Live Streaming Jazz Concert Series

New Live Streaming Jazz Concert Series Will Present Regional And New York City Favorites Live From The Premier Cabaret Lounge In High-Quality Video and Sound JazzBuffalo and MusicalFare Theatre are teaming up once again to help provide an alternative way to enjoy jazz.  The launch of “Live From Premier Cabaret Lounge” is a new live […]

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Jazz In Town: Going Virtual With Jazz!

(Photo by Jack Zuff: Musician and vocalist Sara Rogers who you can catch at Dinner Jazz at Hotel Henry) We look ahead now to fall and winter.  Despite the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, we look forward to continuing efforts to keep jazz music alive and to present jazz in new innovative ways.  We are […]

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17 National Jazz Live Streams To Watch This Weekend (September 24 – September 28)

Favorite Where To Watch Jazz Live Streams picks here by JazzBuffalo. Weekly live streams throughout the country from jazz clubs and beyond to check out. This week, we get two virtual jazz festival live streaming opportunities to enjoy! For the full listing of jazz live streams happening this weekend as well as the next week […]

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Jazz In Town: Fall Into Jazz

(Photo by Jack Zuff:  Alex McArthur who will appear in a live stream with George Caldwell.) As our seasons tend to do in our region, it seems like summer has come to an abrupt end.  And, with it, several of the outdoor jazz we were fortunate to experience.  Thank you to all who supported JazzMondays […]

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12 National Jazz Live Streams To Watch This Weekend (September 17 – September 21)

Favorite Where To Watch Jazz Live Streams picks here by JazzBuffalo. Weekly live streams throughout the country from jazz clubs and beyond to check out. For the full listing of jazz live streams happening this weekend as well as the next week and beyond, view on JazzBuffalo’s Upcoming Events. Here are 12 favorite global jazz […]

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Frankie Dunlop: Monk’s Drummer – Part 4

Musically, shortly after leaving Monk, Dunlop signed with Atlantic Records. In 1964, Frankie recorded several rather commercial singles under this own leadership, Frankie Dunlop & His Orchestra, including Latin Twist, Lowdown Waltz, and Uptown Downtown.  He freelanced on some small group recordings with Mose Allison, Sonny Rollins, and bassist Richard Davis. The Davis album, The […]

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Frankie Dunlop: Monk’s Drummer – Part 3

The story of Thelonious Monk’s engagement at the Five Spot in the summer of 1957 has entered into jazz lore as possibly the most consequential club engagement in the history of jazz, bringing together Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane and serving to rapidly propel both careers forward. But Frankie Dunlop’s very short role in it […]

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